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.
In this episode, Adam talks to
Rob Walling about choosing, validating, and marketing a viable software product.
Brainstorming ideas vs. paying attention to your own problems
Why it's smart to start with a product that might never make a million dollars a year
Should you avoid markets with competition?
Why it's a good idea to build something for fewer people
Strategies for figuring out how many people have the problem you're trying to solve
Why you should start marketing before you start building
When should you start charging money for your product?
Why getting 1,000 customers is extremely hard and how that affects your pricing
Why you don't need an audience to build a software product
Sep 25 2019
· Episode 124
In this episode, Adam talks to Leslie Cohn-Wein and Rafael Conde about designing and implementing new UI features at Netlify.
Sep 11 2019
· Episode 123
In this episode, Adam gets some advice from Ian Landsman of Userscape on marketing and positioning a new Tailwind CSS components directory project he's working on with Steve Schoger.
Aug 28 2019
· Episode 122
In this episode, Adam talks to Matt Biilmann CEO of Netlify about building the Netlify dashboard, and what makes it feel so fast.
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.
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.