A podcast for developers interested in building great software products. Every episode, Adam Wathan is joined by a guest to talk about everything from product design and user experience to unit testing and system administration.
Apr 24 2019
· Episode 113
In this episode, Adam talks to
Justin Jackson about growing his new SaaS business Transistor to $10,000 in MRR.
Why you need more than just a product, and what Justin brings to the table in his partnership with Jon
How having an audience helped him get his first customers, even in a crowded market
Why you should use every advantage you have to get people in the door, even though the only thing that will make customers stay is a great product with great service
"People like us do things like this" vs "scratching your own itch"
How their affiliate program has been working surprisingly well for them, and how affiliate programs compare to traditional advertising
What Justin's day looks like working on Transistor as the marketing focused side of the partnership
How Justin and Jon are paying themselves, inspired by Profit First
Apr 10 2019
· Episode 112
In this episode, Adam talks to Guillermo Rauch building and deploying serverless web applications with Now.
Mar 28 2019
· Episode 111
In this episode, Adam talks to Jeffrey Way about the process of building the brand new Laracasts.com with Tailwind CSS.
Mar 14 2019
· Episode 110
In this episode, Adam talks to Caleb Porzio about Livewire, a new library he's working on that lets you build interactive user interfaces using server-side code.
Feb 27 2019
· Episode 109
In this episode, the tables are turned as Sam Selikoff interviews Adam about the upcoming release of Tailwind CSS v1.0.
Feb 14 2019
· Episode 108
In this episode, Adam talks to Jonathan Reinink about a new approach he has been using to build Laravel and Vue.js apps that lets him match the UI fidelity of an SPA, without abandoning server-side routing or data fetching.
Jan 30 2019
· Episode 107
In this episode, Adam continues his discussion with Sam Selikoff about building single page applications, this time focusing on strategies for keeping your API layer as simple as possible, so all of your complexity lives in your client-side codebase instead of being spread across both.
Jan 16 2019
· Episode 106
In this episode, Adam talks to Sam Selikoff about single page application architecture, and why you should think of client-side applications like desktop applications.
In the spirit of the new year, Adam and Ben Orenstein talk about getting in shape through strength training.
Dec 19 2018
· Episode 104
In this episode, Adam talks to Jonathan Reinink about strategies for off-loading resource intensive work from your application code and into your database.
In this episode, Adam and Steve Schoger answer listener questions about UI design, and share all of the details about their upcoming book and design resource Refactoring UI.