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.
Aug 14 2019
· Episode 121
In this episode, Adam talks to
Benedikt Deicke about building Userlist.io, a new email automation product for SaaS businesses that he recently launched with his co-founder Jane Portman.
The risks and technical challenges of building client-side API integrations and why Benedikt decided to focus on a server-side integration for launch
Building Userlist with Ember instead of trendier tools like React
How the Ember app authenticates with the Rails API
Strategies for keeping email deliverability high for Userlist's customers
How Benedikt built Userlist's complex segmentation engine by creating a custom AST structure and compiling it to SQL
How the automation and email scheduling system works
Jul 31 2019
· Episode 120
In this episode, Adam talks to Taylor Otwell about Laravel Vapor, the new serverless platform for Laravel applications that was recently announced at Laracon US.
Jul 17 2019
· Episode 119
In this episode, Adam talks to Ryan Toronto about his journey from being a full stack Rails developer to focusing on single page applications, and why application developers should be betting on UI-focused frameworks like Ember, React, and Vue.
In this episode, Adam talks to Aaron Gustafson about authoring semantic HTML in the context of web applications, where choosing the right element can be a lot more complicated than it seems.
Jun 20 2019
· Episode 117
In this episode, Adam talks to Jerod Santo of The Changelog about building their custom podcasting platform using Elixir and Phoenix.
May 22 2019
· Episode 115
In this episode, Adam talks to Jason Lengstorf about Gatsby, and why using React and GraphQL to build something even as simple as a blog is not as crazy of an idea as it sounds.
In this episode, Adam talks to Sebastian De Deyne about learning React from the perspective of a Vue developer, and how to translate all of the Vue features you're already comfortable with to React code.
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.
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.