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 10 2019
· Episode 112
In this episode, Adam talks to
Guillermo Rauch building and deploying serverless web applications with Now.
How Now is trying to bring the CDN experience to your server-side code
How the constraints of serverless can nudge you to build more robust solutions
How to talk to a database in a stateless serverless environment
Best practices for deploying serverless code when you have a centralized data store
Why routing should be handled at the Now configuration level instead of in application code
How Now functions are different from microservices, and how you share code between them
How Now bundles your project using builders
Creating a monolithic project with Now that uses different programming languages for each endpoint
How the upcoming "now dev" feature will enable you to simulate a serverless environment locally
A behind-the-scenes look at the Now dashboard, how it's built, and the third-party services that power it
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.
Nov 21 2018
· Episode 102
In this episode Adam talks to Paul Jarvis about defining your own version of success and why you might not need to build a big business to achieve it.