Front End Happy Hour

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A podcast featuring panelists of engineers from Netflix, Evernote & LinkedIn talking over drinks about all things Front End development.

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Episode 087 - Open bar - all things open source
00:47:27
As engineers we have a lot of excellent tools and resources to help us do our jobs well, one of those resources is open source code. In this episode, we will be talking about all things open source. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Picks: Ryan Burgess - Hyperdrive Ryan Burgess - Unbelievable Jem Young - The Boys Jem Young - Hamilton Mars Jullian - Queer Eye - Japan Mars Jullian - Blue Star Donuts Portland
Sep 16, 2019
Episode 086 - A new brand of bourbon - code migrations
00:36:19
We’ve all faced some form of code migration in the past and wanted to share some of the things we’ve learned. In this episode, we’re joined by Micah Ransdell, a Software Engineering Manager at Netflix to talk with us about migrating a codebase. Guests: Micah Ransdell - @micahransdell Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Picks: Micah Ransdell - React Rally Ryan Burgess - Wemo light switches Jem Young - How Brokerages Make Money Jem Young - Managing Yourself Jem Young - Forge Ryan Anklam - Conditional types in TypeScript Ryan Anklam - Roomba
Aug 19, 2019
Episode 085 - The art of mixology - creative coding
00:51:50
In this episode, we are joined by a returning guest, Shirley Wu to talk with us about the combination of code and art. Guests: Shirley Wu - @sxywu Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Shirley Wu - Team lab Tokyo crystal universe Shirley Wu - Misaki Nakano Shirley Wu - Matt DesLauriers Shirley Wu - Tyler Halves Shirley Wu - Matt’s Frontend Masters creative coding Ryan Burgess - Joshua Davis Ryan Burgess - Nikka Coffey Grain Whiskey Ryan Burgess - Like-so app Augustus Yuan - @beesandbombs Augustus Yuan - Zdog Mars Jullian - A Single Div Mars Jullian - Aphantasia Stacy London - Simon Stålenhag Stacy London - make8bitart.com by Jenn Schiffer Stacy London - Once Upon a Forest by Maruto (aka Joshua Davis)
Aug 04, 2019
Episode - 084 - Niagara Falls, on the rocks - development process
00:56:06
There are quite a few ways to organize a team to build out a new feature. Two of the most talked-about are Waterfall and Agile. In this episode, we’ll be talking through the pros and cons of some of the development processes we’ve encountered. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ryan Burgess - Lacasa De Papel (Money Heist) Ryan Burgess - How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk Augustus Yuan - Karat Augustus Yuan - FoodieLand Night Market Jem Young - This toaster Jem Young - Dark season 2 Jem Young - Pock Stacy London - Anima - Thom Yorke Stacy London - Anima Stacy London - Holly H
Jul 22, 2019
Episode 083 - Behind the bar - Collaborating with the Backend
00:41:42
In this episode, we are joined by Ujjwal Tyagi and Eric Eiswerth to talk with us about how Backend and Frontend engineers can be most effective collaborating. Items mentioned in the episode: Growth Engineering at Netflix — Accelerating Innovation Guests: Ujjwal Tyagi - @urstyagi Eric Eiswerth - @eeiswerth Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Picks: Ujjwal Tyagi - Chicago Ujjwal Tyagi - Spicy chicken at Peri Peri Eric Eiswerth - Free Solo Eric Eiswerth - Montana M28 Guitar Eric Eiswerth - Expack Ryan Burgess - Google Home Hub Ryan Burgess - Hawkins Cheezies Ryan Burgess - Bad Blood Season 2 Jem Young - Valley Silicon: Toaster Jem Young - Mechanical movements Jem Young - It’s Bruno
Jun 24, 2019
Episode 082 - Product management - Pouring Martinis
00:55:34
In this episode, we’re joined by product managers, Michael Spiegelman, Cathy Conk, and Eddy Wu from Netflix to talk with us about the relationship between engineers and product managers. Guests: Michael Spiegelman - @mspiegelman Cathy Conk - @CathyConk Eddy Wu Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Picks: Cathy Conk - Everybody Matters Cathy Conk - Severance Cathy Conk - The OA Eddy Wu - Gully Boy Eddy Wu - Campfire Stout Eddy Wu - Rust: the longest war Michael Spiegelman - Thinking Fast and Slow Michael Spiegelman - Predictably Rational Michael Spiegelman - Sapiens Michael Spiegelman - The world until yesterday Ryan Burgess - Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Ryan Burgess - React Day New York Jem Young - Fast Fourier Transform Jem Young - Vite Ramen Jem Young - Chewie IPO
Jun 09, 2019
Episode 081 - CSS - continually sipping sazeracs
00:39:00
In this episode, we are joined by Tyler Childs, a Senior Software Engineer at Netflix to talk with us about building out scalable CSS and share some of the exciting new features in the latest version of CSS. Guests: Tyler Childs - @TylerChilds Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Picks: Tyler Childs - Fantasy Survivor Game.com Tyler Childs - Laphroaig Triple Wood Whisky Tyler Childs - Marvel 1602 Tyler Childs - Batman Hush Tyler Childs - The Wake Ryan Burgess - The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable Jem Young - Pathfinding with A* Jem Young - Writing a game loop Ryan Anklam - Hooka Speedgoat Ryan Anklam - Milwaukee Bucks
May 26, 2019
Episode 080 - User experience - what if users are drunk?
00:52:07
In this episode, we are joined by Randall Koutnik, a Senior Software Engineer at Slack to talk with us about how we should be thinking about ways to build better user experiences. Guests: Randall Koutnik Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Randall Koutnik - Swords on Amazon Randall Koutnik - Factorio game Ryan Burgess - The Highwaymen Ryan Burgess - Santa Clarita Diet Season 3 Augustus Yuan - Svelte 3: Rethinking Reactivity Augustus Yuan - Parable of the blender - Randall Koutnik Augustus Yuan - Personas and Jobs-to-be-Done Jem Young - Build Reactive Websites with RXJS Jem Young - The Dream Podcast Mars Jullian - 2019 Front-end developer handbook Mars Jullian - Litter robot Mars Jullian - Xkcd comic Stacy London - Schitt’s Creek Stacy London - May Day by Mike Slott
May 14, 2019
Episode 079 - Home-brewing front end culture
00:47:28
In this episode, we are joined by Katie Sylor-Miller, a Staff Software Engineer from Etsy, to talk with us about ways to help build and foster a frontend culture within your companies. Guests: Katie Sylor-Miller - @ksylor Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Katie Sylor-Miller - The Fascinating Chimera Project Katie Sylor-Miller - Karbon.now.sh Katie Sylor-Miller - Tiki bar - Pagan Idol Katie Sylor-Miller - Tiki bar - Tonga room Katie Sylor-Miller - Tiki bar - Smugglers Cove Katie Sylor-Miller - Tiki bar - Last Rites Katie Sylor-Miller - Tiki bar - Frankie’s Tiki room Ryan Burgess - Skywalk.er Ryan Burgess - Humza Deas Jem Young - Spiderman: Into the spider-verse Jem Young - Deadpool 2 Jem Young - Plus codes Mars Jullian - Inside deals Mars Jullian - Routing with React hooks Stacy London - Stimulation by Ellen Allien Stacy London - Pour by Recondite
Apr 28, 2019
Episode 078 - Our drinks are overrated
00:34:48
In this episode, Jem and Ryan each toss out frontend terms, languages, technologies, and patterns to debate if they are underrated or overrated. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Picks: Ryan Burgess - Martha & Bros. Coffee Ryan Burgess - True Detective Season 3 Jem Young - Losers
Apr 14, 2019
Episode 077 - Career growth - beers and careers
00:48:30
In past episodes we’ve shared our thoughts on helping others grow or how to help interns in your company, but we haven’t discussed our thoughts on our own career growth. In this episode, we’ll share our thoughts and opinions on career growth. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ryan Burgess - Photos with iCloud Ryan Burgess - Workin’ Moms Ryan Burgess - The OA season 2 Augustus Yuan - Silicon Valley Smash Augustus Yuan - Chrome 73 update (installing PWAs via Chrome in Mac!) Augustus Yuan - three.js/editor Jem Young - Casper Glow Jem Young - Oakley Prizm Jem Young - Love, Death, and Robots Stacy London - Screenshots in Chrome (Cmd+Shift+P with DevTools open then type ‘screenshot’) Stacy London - Daniel Avery’s Song for Alpha album
Mar 31, 2019
Episode 076 - Bandersnatching our drinks
00:39:34
Bandersnatch is an exciting Netflix interactive film that’s not only an amazing story, it has seamless experience that Netflix engineering teams have created. In this episode, we are joined by engineering managers, Maria Kazandjieva, Maxine Cheung, and Courtney Kennedy to talk about the work their teams have done to make Bandersnatch possible. Guests: Maria Kazandjieva - @stranger_quark Maxine Cheung Courtney Kennedy Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Picks: Maxine Cheung - Tidying Up with Marie Kondo Maria Kazandjieva - Sour Beer - Alvarado Street Brewing Maria Kazandjieva - Autotune Cats Maria Kazandjieva - Amusing Ourselves to Death Maria Kazandjieva - Arctic Monkeys - Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino Maria Kazandjieva - Scott Manley Courtney Kennedy - Quincy Documentary Courtney Kennedy - The Upside of Stress Ryan Burgess - Foam Back Roller Jem Young - The Umbrella Academy Jem Young - Young Blood
Mar 04, 2019
Episode 075 - Component libraries - sharing our drinks
00:44:36
In this episode, we are joined by Jeeyun Linn, and Cole Turner to talk with us about building and using component libraries in a company. Guests: Jeeyun Linn - @jeeyunit Cole Turner - @coleturner Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Picks: Jeeyun Linn - Learn Git Branching Jeeyun Linn - Flexbox Froggy Cole Turner - Russian Doll Ryan Burgess - FYRE Ryan Burgess - Atomic design Jem Young - Good UI Blog Jem Young - It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Ryan Anklam - Counterrpart Ryan Anklam - Elevate for Strava
Feb 19, 2019
Episode 074 - Beer money - negotiating salaries
00:52:14
We’ve talked about interviewing for engineering jobs, but once you have an offer, how do you negotiate the salary? In this episode, we’re joined by Matthew Gerstman, an engineer from Dropbox to talk with us about salaries, and stock. Guests: Matthew Gerstman - @MatthewGerstman Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Matthew Gerstman - Be More Chill Musical Matthew Gerstman - Puffs the play Ryan Burgess - Double your salary with this one simple trick - Matthew Gerstman Ryan Burgess - Engineering Management: The Pendulum or the ladder Augustus Yuan - Fearless Salary Negotiation Augustus Yuan - Project Alias Jem Young - 2018 Logo Trends Jem Young - Hired Stacy London - 2nd World by HVOB Stacy London - Phaedra - 1995 Remaster by Tangerine Dream
Feb 04, 2019
Episode 073 - Drinks to go - Native mobile solutions
00:48:24
There are a lot of great solutions available to support a native mobile experience for your application, but what’s the best option? In this episode we are joined by Jordanna Kwok from Netflix, to talk with us about some of the solutions and how to think through the best solution. Guests: Jordanna Kwok - @jordeewok Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Picks: Jordanna Kwok - Veronica Lewis Birdbox Tweet Ryan Burgess - You Ryan Burgess - Black Mirror Bandersnatch Ryan Burgess - Netflix UIE JavaScript Talk Bandersnatch Jem Young - The Gymkhana Files Jem Young - ForwardJS
Jan 21, 2019
Episode 072 - Pacing our drinks - Engineering Performance
00:51:06
Creating performant websites and applications continues to be really important, but what about engineering performance. How do we make sure we are improving our productivity as engineers. In this episode, we are joined Jacques Favreau and Michael Paulson from Netflix to hear more about their thoughts on being more productive.
Jan 07, 2019
Episode 071 - Web Performance - Chugging our drinks down fast
00:46:01
Creating performant websites and applications continue to be more and more important. In this episode, we are joined by Addy Osmani to talk with us about web performance and some future web platform APIs that help improve performance. Guests: Addy Osmani - @addyosmani Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Addy Osmani - The Great British Baking Show Addy Osmani - Chrome User Experience Report Ryan Burgess - Addy’s Netflix Case study Ryan Burgess - PhotoPills Ryan Burgess - Final Table Jem Young - Yoshi App Jem Young - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Ryan Anklam - All Systems Red Ryan Anklam - Android Call Screening Mars Jullian - Guides by Lonely Planet Stacy London - React Profiler Stacy London - Daydream by Shelf Nunny
Dec 10, 2018
Episode 070 - Senior Engineer - Master Brewer
00:38:11
We are often asked, what makes you a Senior Software Engineer. It’s not an easy answer, there are a lot of interesting thoughts and responses. In this episode, we are joined by Lauren Tan to help discuss our thoughts on what makes someone be a Senior Software Engineer over a Software Engineer. Guests: Lauren Tan - @sugarpirate_ Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Picks: Lauren Tan - DotJS Ryan Burgess - React JS Hooks - Harry Wolff Ryan Burgess - Joy Buolamwini: How I'm fighting bias in algorithms Jem Young - Haunting of Hill House Jem Young - El Mal Querer Jem Young - The Fifth Season Ryan Anklam - Code Runner plugin for VSCode Ryan Anklam - Redux Sagas
Nov 26, 2018
Episode 069 - Internships - Intern-sips
00:50:37
Starting your career is a daunting task. You’ve learned these brand new skills, but how do you apply them and get experience? In this episode, we are joined by Moira Huang, to help us talk about internships and how best leverage an internship into a full time job. Guests: Moira Huang - @MoiraHuang_ Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Picks: Moira Huang - Chihuly Garden Moira Huang - Priscilla Chan Ryan Burgess - Tales by Light Ryan Burgess - Github Actions Augustus Yuan - Code Black Augustus Yuan - The Mentorship Ryan Anklam - Recovery - August Bell Ryan Anklam - Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35 Mars Jullian - Spotify workday lounge playlist Mars Jullian - Moleskine Voyageur notebook
Oct 29, 2018
Episode 068 - Progressive Web Apps - Pale Wheat Ale
00:52:36
Progressive Web Apps have been hailed as the next big leap forward in building web applications. In this episode we’re joined by Aaron Gustafson from Microsoft to talk all about PWA’s and the future of the web. Guests: Aaron Gustafson - @AaronGustafson Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Aaron Gustafson - Seeing White Aaron Gustafson - Uncivil Aaron Gustafson - Homegoing Ryan Burgess - Ng-Atlanta Ryan Burgess - Culture Code Augustus Yuan - Celeste Augustus Yuan - Bao Jem Young - Supreme Brick Jem Young - LoFi Hip Hop Jem Young - Farfetch Stacy London - Wrong Days by Sun Glitters Stacy London - Atome de danse by Mark Romboy Stacy London - Aaron Gustafson
Oct 15, 2018
Episode 067 - Ethics - to drink or not to drink?
00:41:44
In this episode, we recorded a special live discussion on ethics in software development. The panel discussion was part of Certified Fresh Events with host Brian Rinaldi.
Oct 01, 2018
Episode 066 - Type systems - a static drink list
00:50:34
Static type systems in JavaScript provide a lot of value and have been growing in popularity. In this episode, we’re joined by Lauren Tan and Kunal Bohra to talk with us about the benefits of leveraging a type system in your codebase. Guests: Lauren Tan - @sugarpirate_ Kunal Bohra - @do_i_need_1 Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Picks: Lauren Tan - Marvel's Spider-Man Lauren Tan - Ken Wheeler - Love Songs For your Mother Kunal Bohra - The Seventh Seal Kunal Bohra - What I Talk About When I Talk About Running Ryan Burgess - Toddler Tattoos Ryan Burgess - Ozark Ryan Burgess - Stay Here Ryan Burgess - Lauren Tan's talk at React Rally Jem Young - Kill or Cure Jem Young - Luke Cage Ryan Anklam - Infinite Ryan Anklam - Panic Cord Remix
Sep 17, 2018
Episode 065 - Recruiting - do you have time for a quick beer?
00:58:50
We’ve had a lot of great recruiting discussions on previous episodes. In this episode, we’re joined by 3 recruiters, Matt Stephenson, Zack Skelly, and Chris Ahsing from 3 different startups to talk with us about how to stand out as an engineer, and what questions to ask recruiters about opportunities. Guests: Matt Stephenson Zack Skelly - @zorkary Chris Ahsing Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Matt - interviewing.io Zack - Y Combinator Podcast Zack - Crypto Canon Ryan Burgess - Front End Happy Hour at React Rally Ryan Burgess - Ken Wheeler - Love Songs for Your Mother Jem Young - NDB Jem Young - Godspeed You! Black Emperor Stacy London - Somewhere Else by Elsa Hewitt Stacy London - Visualize your NPM package dependencies
Sep 03, 2018
Episode 064 - Librations - JavaScript libraries
00:46:03
In this episode, we’ll be discussing JavaScript libraries. We talk about when to use a library and when it might not be that practical. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ryan Burgess - Cleanshot Ryan Burgess - So You Want To Talk About Race Jem Young - Equity Compensation Jem Young - Warframe Jem Young - Chicken Diapers Stacy London - Itty Bitty Stacy London - Dust by Nicolas Bougaïeff Stacy London - Dust - Max Cooper Remix
Aug 20, 2018
Episode 063 - IoT - Internet of Tequila
00:51:13
In this episode, we share our thoughts on IoT and smart devices in the home. We also talk about how JavaScript can be used to create your own smart devices. To talk with us about the smart devices, we’re joined by our guest, Sarah Showers from LinkedIn. Guests: Sarah Showers - @sarahlshowers Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Picks: Sarah Showers - Twenty Thousand Hertz podcast Sarah Showers - D’cappella Ryan Burgess - Hannah Gadsby: Nanette Ryan Burgess - Amazing Interiors Jem Young - Hoover Cordless Jem Young - Battletech Derrick Showers - Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain Derrick Showers - Three identical strangers Derrick Showers - NYC Mars Jullian - Amazing Hotels: life beyond the lobby Mars Jullian - SureFeed microchip pet feeder
Aug 06, 2018
Episode 062 - Web Components - shots of shadow dom
00:42:56
In this episode, we talk with Ravi Srinivas and Erick Purino from Netflix to share how they are leveraging Web Components to create dynamic advertisements across the web. Guests: Ravi Srinivas - @ducktyped Erick Purino - @superbokbok Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Picks: Ravi Srinivas - Muzzle App Erick Purino - Osaka, Japan Ryan Burgess - The Gaslight Anthem - God’s Gonna Cut You Down Ryan Burgess - Nest + Yale Smart Lock Jem Young - Valley Silicon: Dyson Fans Ryan Anklam - Jak Jones - Breath Ryan Anklam - Nativefier
Jul 23, 2018
Episode 061 - Build tooling - brewing complex bundles
00:51:59
The front end ecosystem of build tooling continues to grow and become more powerful over the years. In this episode, we’re joined by Jamie Kyle and Maia Teegarden to talk with us about the power of build tools. Guests: Jamie Kyle - @jamiebuilds Maia Teegarden - @padmaia Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Jamie Kyle - Queer Eye Maia Teegarden - The Break with Michelle Wolf Ryan Burgess - Wild Wild Country Ryan Burgess - Rise Against - House on Fire Augustus Yuan - AllBirds Tree Runners Augustus Yuan - Figma Stacy London - Horizon - Poolside Remix by Tycho, Poolside Stacy London - Echospace Island by Robert Babicz (Bab-itch)
Jul 09, 2018
Episode 060 - Shots to growlers - finding the right size drink
00:57:20
In this episode, we are joined by Shirley Wu and Brian Holt to talk with us about the various experiences we’ve had with startups, large companies, agencies, and freelance work. Guests: Shirley Wu - @sxywu Brian Holt - @holtbt Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Shirley Wu - Team Lab Brian Holt - Kubernetes Ryan Burgess - Evil Genius Augustus Yuan - Model Zoo Augustus Yuan - Human Benchark Jem Young - Google Doubleclick Mozilla Jem Young - The Strong Web Mars Jullian - Hiya Mars Jullian - Explained on Netflix Stacy London - CSS Conf - Laura Schneck algorithms of CSS talk Stacy London - JS Conf EU - Beaker browser by Tara Vancil Stacy London - JS Conf EU - Empathy driven development by Marcy Sutton
Jun 25, 2018
Episode 059 - A/B testing - Ale or Bourbon?
00:49:23
In our previous episode, we talked about user testing and to better understand how a product or application resonates with users. In this episode, we’re joined by Lisa Burgess to help talk with us about another great way to get user feedback, A/B testing. Guests: Lisa Burgess - @_lisaburgess Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Picks: Lisa Burgess - Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife Ryan Burgess - Safe Ryan Burgess - Hiya Augustus Yuan - The Pudding - Stand Up Augustus Yuan - NYC Buildings Jem Young - Syre Jem Young - American Hero
Jun 11, 2018
Episode 058 - User testing - Even a drunk person can do it
00:47:03
A lot of the work we do impacts the people using the product or application we’ve made and it’s important to understand how our users resonate with the products we create. A great way to better understand what works for a user is by doing user testing. In this episode, we’ll be discussing user testing. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Picks: Ryan Burgess - 3M Command Strips Ryan Burgess - Sonos speakers Augustus Yuan - Talk to Books Augustus Yuan - Pocket Developer Dice Jem Young - The Little Prince Jem Young - Slack incubator
May 28, 2018
Episode 057 - Falcor - Modeling our drinks
00:48:33
In this episode, we’re joined by the Netflix Software Engineer, Anup Bishnoi to talk with us about the Netflix, open source, virtual JSON graph library, Falcor. Guests: Anup Bishnoi - @asyncanup Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Picks: Anup Bishnoi - IPFS Anup Bishnoi - Everything Sucks Anup Bishnoi - The Daily Ryan Burgess - Up Next Ryan Burgess - Electron Jem Young - Comply Ear Plugs Jem Young - Jarv Nmotion ear buds Jem Young - Fastest Car Ryan Anklam - Orphan Master’s Son Ryan Anklam - Barkley Marathons - The Race that Eats its Young
May 14, 2018
Episode 056 - Drink-a-thon onstage at Reactathon
00:30:18
In this episode, we were live on stage at Reactathon conference in San Francisco discussing how to scale a React application. We share our thoughts on to best approaches to creating a good structure for your codebase at scale. We also share our experiences we’ve learned over the years how to scale our React applications. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Stacy London - @stacylondoner
Apr 29, 2018
Episode 055 - A mixologist's tools
00:53:39
In this episode, we discuss how we stay productive in our jobs. To help us with the discussion, we’re joined by Ellen Chisa, CEO, and Cofounder of Dark. We talk about tools and strategies we’ve found useful to help stay productive. Guests: Ellen Chisa - @ellenchisa Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ellen Chisa - Dark - Frontend Engineer Ellen Chisa - SkeletonCSS Ellen Chisa - Manual.is Ryan Burgess - Soapbox Ryan Burgess - Tales from the Script Jem Young - NPM Compare Jem Young - Raw Water Mars Jullian - Texture Mars Jullian - PseudoLocalizer Stacy London - Bolt Stacy London - Emerald Rush by Jon Hopkins
Apr 17, 2018
Episode 054 - Wasted on Elm
00:41:19
In this episode, we are joined by Richard Feldman to talk about the functional language Elm, which compiles to JavaScript. In the episode, we learn about the benefits to leveraging Elm and how to get started. Guests: Richard Fledman - @rtfeldman Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Richard Feldman - Predictably Irrational Richard Feldman - Richard Feldman: CSS as Bytecode Richard Feldman - Elm Town Ryan Burgess - Absentia Ryan Burgess - Seven Seconds Augustus Yuan - Workbox Augustus Yuan - Evernote Spaces Brian Holt - Secret of Mana Stacy London - Kubo and the Two Strings Stacy London - Fever Ray’s new album Plunge
Apr 01, 2018
Episode 053 - Bar-tending to your codebase
00:51:16
In this episode, we recorded live at SacJS event in Sacramento, California. On stage we discuss the challenges of migrating a codebase and when to make the decision its the right time to refactor. We share lessons we’ve learned from past experiences. Panelists: Jem Young - @JemYoung Augustus Yuan - @augburto Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Augustus Yuan - Flavors of Engineering management Augustus Yuan - Thanks (github) Jem Young - Sealab 2021 Jem Young - Four Semesters of CS Part II Jem Young - Petro Derrick Showers - Twenty Thousand Hertz Derrick Showers - Timbuk2 Derrick Showers - Master of None Brian Holt - Luis.ai Brian Holt - Full Stack 2 on Frontend Masters Brian Holt - Second Career Devs w/ Madison Kanna Mars Jullian - Lovesick Mars Jullian - Inside Dev newsletter Stacy London - Unfolding by Rival Consoles Stacy London - Git for Humans by David Demaree
Mar 18, 2018
Episode 052 - Looking Forward to a drink
00:38:25
In this episode, we recorded live on stage at Forward JS conference in San Francisco. We were joined by our special guest, Allen Wirfs-Brock to talk about how the web has changed over the years and how JavaScript has been a large influence. Guests: Allen Wirfs-Brock - @awbjs Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Brian Holt - @holtbt Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner
Mar 04, 2018
Episode 051 - Gin and toxic culture
00:54:02
In this episode, we’ll be discussing things we’ve noticed in companies that have unhealthy culture, shady business practices, moving business targets and more. We talk about ways to avoid an unhealthy culture and how to help improve one. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ryan Burgess - Altered Carbon Ryan Burgess - Framework Summit Augustus Yuan - Year in Pixels Augustus Yuan - Haven Jem Young - Uphill Conf Jem Young - Bitcoin Mars Jullian - The Grand Tour Mars Jullian - The noun project Stacy London - Carbon.now.sh Stacy London - Sunder by Nathan Fake
Feb 19, 2018
Episode 050 - Angling for a drink
00:45:33
For our 50th episode, we are on stage live at the 2018 ngATL conference. We are joined by four of the talented speakers, Aimee Knight, Simona Cotin, John Papa, and April Wensel to talk about the state of Angular. Guests: Aimee Knight - @Aimee_Knight Simona Cotin - @simona_cotin John Papa - @John_Papa April Wensel - @aprilwensel Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Picks: Aimee Knight - Zackary Chapple Aimee Knight - What does code readability mean? Aimee Knight - BCAA - Gummy Worm Simona Cotin - Code: Debugging the gender gap Simona Cotin - CodeBar John Papa - Readable Code John Papa - The Greatest Showman April Wensel - The Power of Full Engagement April Wensel - The Beyond Burger April Wensel - Viva La Vegan Ryan Burgess - Dark Ryan Burgess - Ng-Atlanta Jem Young - Harry Wolff - The Console Log Jem Young - Neat Beats - Cosmic Surgery Jem Young - Flamethrower
Feb 05, 2018
Episode 049 - Independent taste testing
01:09:50
We are back in 2018, for the first episode of the New Year we have two special guests, Shirley Wu and Amy Wibowo to talk with us about freelancing and running your own business. We discuss how to start freelance work, how to manage clients and how to handle difficult clients. Guests: Shirley Wu - @sxywu Amy Wibowo - @sailorhg Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Shirley Wu - Bubblesort Zines Shirley Wu - Coding like a girl by Amy Wibowo Shirley Wu - OpenVis Conf Shirley Wu - Kimi No Na Wa (Your name) Amy Wibowo - The Hate U Give Ryan Burgess - ConferCal Ryan Burgess - Black Mirror Season 4 Augustus Yuan - Smog Free Tower Augustus Yuan - Speedometer 2.0 Jem Young - Cowarobot Jem Young - Code Problems Jem Young - Babel Time Travel Derrick Showers - Gramercy Tavern Derrick Showers - My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman Brian Holt - Creating a Vue.js Serverless Checkout Form: Setup and Testing Brian Holt - Bussed out - How America moves its homeless Brian Holt - 5 Things Episode 1: Five Things About Create React App Stacy London - Git it gurl from BubbleSort Zines from Amy! Stacy London - Change the Paradigm by Austra Stacy London - World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts by Don Hertzfeldt
Jan 22, 2018
Episode 048 - Toast to a new year
00:59:34
It’s been a great year! With 2017 coming to an end, we’ve decided to talk the highlights, trends, and disappointments of the year. We also talk about what we’re excited about in 2018. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Picks: Ryan Burgess - 2018 Conferences Ryan Burgess - Kevin Marr Augustus Yuan - Mozilla Voice Project Augustus Yuan - Algorithmic Art by Tyler Hobbs Jem Young - Perf Matters Conference Jem Young - Slow TV Jem Young - Surface Book 2 Derrick Showers - Castro Derrick Showers - try! Swift Brian Holt - Babel Brian Holt - Henry Zhu Brian Holt - Webpack Brian Holt - Parcel Brian Holt - SFO
Dec 19, 2017
Episode 047 - Speak(easy)
00:49:40
Often times in our careers we’ve wanted to speak at conferences, meetups or even within our companies. It’s been a great way to share ideas and things we’ve learned. Giving a tech talk isn’t always the easiest thing. In this episode, we’ll be discussing what we’ve learned from our experiences and share advice on ways to help improve your next talk. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ryan Burgess - Obey Giant Documentary Ryan Burgess - Southpaw Augustus Yuan - Seashells.io Augustus Yuan - The Working Man (animation) Jem Young - The Room Jem Young - Firefox Quantum Mars Jullian - HTML5 Meetup Mars Jullian - Dickens Fair Stacy London - Illumina by Lamb Stacy London - Rodent by Burial
Nov 27, 2017
Episode 046 - Locking down the liquor
00:49:56
In this episode of the Front End Happy Hour podcast, we discuss how as front end engineers we can impact security vulnerabilities in the applications and websites we are creating. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ryan Burgess - Engineer Manager Resources Ryan Burgess - Netflix JavaScript Talks - Building Performant Signup Flows in React Jem Young - Puppeteer Jem Young - Stranger Things Derrick Showers - Certbot Derrick Showers - Airbnb Experiences Derrick Showers - DripDrop Stacy London - Lisbon, Portugal Stacy London - Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon
Nov 14, 2017
Episode 045 - Getting the bartender's attention
00:53:47
In a previous episode, we discussed working with a recruiter during a job interview process. In this episode, we’re joined by Netflix recruiter, Bianca Bortolussi to discuss ways to help your engineering profile stand out to recruiters and hiring managers. Guests: Bianca Bortolussi - @biancabmorey Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Picks: Bianca Bortolussi - Apple Watch 3 Bianca Bortolussi - Netflix JS Talks Ryan Burgess - Women in Tech Show Ryan Burgess - Kotlin Conf Jem Young - Firefox Focus Jem Young - Sony MDR 1000x Ryan Anklam - Spotify Time Capsule Playlist Ryan Anklam - Dirty Hacks From The Dark Corners of Front-End Mars Jullian - November 17th HTML5 Meetup Mars Jullian - Interactive Visualization of Every Line in Hamilton by Shirley Wu
Oct 30, 2017
Episode 044 - Champagne ideas and caviar dreams
00:50:29
Writing great code isn’t always the only part of our jobs. In order to impact changes on our teams or the business, we need to be able to persuade others to buy into your ideas. This could be in the form of migrating to a new technology, process or even adding a new feature to a product. In this episode, we are joined by Shirley Wu to help us discuss how we can best sell our ideas and make an impact on our teams or clients. Guests: Shirley Wu - @sxywu Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Shirley Wu - D3 Unconf Shirley Wu - The Stormlight Archive Ryan Burgess - Social Network soundtrack Ryan Burgess - American Vandal Augustus Yuan - Essential Image Optimization Augustus Yuan - LeetCode Articles Brian Holt - size-limit Brian Holt - Choir of the Mind by Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton Stacy London - Vallis Alps - Oceans Stacy London - Beeple
Oct 15, 2017
Episode 043 - Our first drink
00:58:49
We all had to start somewhere. In this episode, we are joined by Preethi Kasireddy to talk with us about her and our experiences of being a beginner to coding. Guests: Preethi Kasireddy - @iam_preethi Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Preethi Kasireddy - Front End Happy Hour Preethi Kasireddy - Changelog Preethi Kasireddy - Software Engineering Daily Preethi Kasireddy - Twitter Preethi Kasireddy - freeCodeCamp Ryan Burgess - We All Started Somewhere - Preethi Kasireddy - React Rally Ryan Burgess - Fed Up Derrick Showers - CS50 Derrick Showers - Pocket Casts Derrick Showers - Fatal Error Stacy London - Frontend Masters Stacy London - Nordic.js Stacy London - Fjords near Flåm in Norway
Oct 01, 2017
Episode 042 - Work hard, drink hard
00:56:09
There’s always a lot to be done, but having a good work life balance is extremely important. In this episode, we are joined by Sarah Showers from LinkedIn, to talk with us about work life balance. We share our thoughts on what work life balance means to us and how our companies help foster a healthy work life balance. Guests: Sarah Showers - @sarahlshowers Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Picks: Sarah Showers - Best Self Journal Ryan Burgess - Movo Photo MTP-11 Ryan Burgess - SVG Animations - Sarah Drasner Augustus Yuan - How to fix a toilet Augustus Yuan - Sketch 2 After Effects Derrick Showers - One World Observatory Derrick Showers - Shake Shack Derrick Showers - JetBlue Brian Holt - Focus app Brian Holt - Todoist
Sep 14, 2017
Episode 041 - Maintaining a healthy buzz
00:54:11
Maintaining and scaling code is an important aspect of our careers. In this episode, we discuss and share ideas to help keep a healthy code base that will scale with your company. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Stacy London - @stacylondoner Jem Young - @JemYoung Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Picks: Ryan Burgess - Brazil JS - Jem’s talk on code maintenance Ryan Burgess - Senior UI Engineer at Netflix Augustus Yuan - Ali Wong Augustus Yuan - AI with DeepMind and Blizzard Stacy London - Blurred by Kiasmos Stacy London - Particles by Ólafur Arnalds Jem Young - Stacy’s haircut Jem Young - The Defenders - Episode 3 Jem Young - Best Practices for Reusable Components Mars Jullian - Plant nanny Mars Jullian - MindNode
Aug 28, 2017
Episode 040 - React Native - Mix Once, Drink Everywhere
00:47:03
In this episode, we’re joined by Naoufal Kadhom, a Software Engineer from Netflix who’s also just released a payment library for React Native. In the episode, we’ll be discussing React Native and what it’s like to leverage it for Android and iOS applications. Guests: Naoufal Kadhom - @naoufal Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Augustus Yuan - @augburto Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Naoufal Kadhom - Detour Naoufal Kadhom - React Native Europe Ryan Burgess - React Native Payments Ryan Burgess - Robinhood Augustus Yuan - Lottie Augustus Yuan - Pismo Beach ATV sand dunes Derrick Showers - Realm Academy Derrick Showers - Py App Brian Holt - Hackages Brian Holt - Prettier + eslint-config-airbnb + Flowtype is the ultimate workflow for writing JS Stacy London - CodeSandbox Stacy London - Slow Motion by Lusine
Aug 15, 2017
Episode 039 - Smashed after a Swift shot
00:51:29
In this episode, we’re joined by Stefan Stumpfl, a mobile software engineer at LinkedIn working on LinkedIn Learning. During the past 5 years as an iOS developer, he has experience ranging from building his own app on a small 2-person team to larger teams like his current role at LinkedIn. In this episode, we will discuss the Swift programming language – how it compares to languages like Javascript and some of the advantages and disadvantages to writing and learning it. Guests: Stefan Stumpfl - @sust86 Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Stefan Stumpfl - Natasha the Robot Stefan Stumpfl - Turner’s Kitchen Ryan Burgess - The Pitch Ryan Burgess - Ng-Atlanta Ryan Burgess - Moment Jem Young - Plume Wifi Jem Young - Injury Reserve - ttktv Jem Young - Gullivers Travels Derrick Showers - Swift Playgrounds Derrick Showers - Swift Unwrapped Derrick Showers - Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime Derrick Showers - Watermelon Funk Stacy London - Linting styled-components Stacy London - Weak by Maya Jane Coles
Jul 30, 2017
Episode 038 - Plotting our drinks
00:56:34
In this episode, we’re joined by Shirley Wu, a Freelance Software Engineer who focuses on Data Visualization. Shirley shares a lot of knowledge about Data Visualization using JavaScript. Guests: Shirley Wu - @sxywu Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Shirley Wu - Domestic Data Streamers Shirley Wu - Openviz Shirley Wu - D3 Unconf Shirley Wu - Data Stories Podcast Ryan Burgess - Shop Talk Show - React with Netflix Ryan Burgess - Amplifi Stacy London - svgomg Stacy London - Ellen Allien’s new album Nost Augustus Yuan - Pokemon Terminal Augustus Yuan - How Selections Work Augustus Yuan - D3-Annotation Jem Young - Web Typography for Non-Designers Jem Young - The Story of O.J.
Jul 18, 2017
Episode 037 - Amazing Manhattans Anywhere
00:57:47
We’ve received a lot of great questions from our listeners and wanted to take the time to answer them as an AMA (Ask Me Anything) episode. Thank you all for the great questions, we had a lot of fun answering them. Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ryan Burgess - Breaker app Ryan Burgess - PhoneSoap Augustus Yuan - Front End Guide Augustus Yuan - Summer sale on Steam Jem Young - A crash course in memory management Jem Young - The Discovery Derrick Showers - The Obesity Code Derrick Showers - Headspace Ryan Anklam - Children of Time Book Ryan Anklam - Darigold Old Fashioned Chocolate Milk Brian Holt - Bing Brian Holt - OneNote Brian Holt - Regina LC Tattoo Brian Holt - City Pups SF Mars Jullian - Clif nut butter filled bars Mars Jullian - iShows app Stacy London - Green Machine rolls at Bamboo in Portland Stacy London - Hands Down (feat. jennylee) by Trentemøller
Jul 05, 2017
Episode 036 - First drink in a new bar
00:44:59
Starting a new job is never easy, but a good onboarding process can make all the difference. In this episode, we talk about our experiences with onboarding at companies we’ve worked at and share our thoughts on what makes a good experience when starting a new job. Items mentioned in the episode Evernote, MySQL, Brew, Tomcat, Atlassian, Docker, Reed Hastings, Java, Struts, Stash, Gulp, npm, Bitbucket, Confluence, PostgreSQL, Django, Python, Accidently destroyed production database Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ryan Burgess - Masters of Scale Ryan Burgess - Mr. Chilly Augustus Yuan - Stockstream Augustus Yuan - Scrimba Ryan Anklam - Sam Felt’s House Party Playlist Ryan Anklam - Yarn determinism Stacy London - A Unified Styling Language Stacy London - Outgoing Society by Shed
Jun 18, 2017
Episode 035 - Top shelf style guides
00:59:30
In this episode, we’re joined by Jyri Tuulos and Josh London to help discuss reusable components and building style guides. Jyri is a Staff Engineer at AdRoll and Josh is a Senior Designer at Netflix. We discuss best practices companies are leveraging style guides and reusable components. We also share the positives and negatives to having a style guide. Items mentioned in the episode: AdRoll, Netflix, JavaScript, CSS, CSS Preprocessor, PHP, LinkedIn, LinkedIn Learning, Jennison Asuncion, Accessibility episode, Atlassian, Bitbucket, Evernote, Storybook, npm, Slack, Laurie Voss, React, Angular, React plus X: Best Practices for Reusable UI Components, Forward JS, React Style Guide Generator, Pattern Lab, Brad Frost, Dave Olson, Atomic Design, JQuery, JQuery Widgets, Sketch, SASS, Bootstrap, React Bootstrap, Starbucks Style Guide, Styleguides.io Guests: Jyri Tuulos - @jtuulos Josh London - @joshualondon Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Jyri Tuulos - AdRoll style guide Jyri Tuulos - Reasonably Sound Josh London - InspiRock Josh London - React Sketch App Ryan Burgess - XLR8 Connect Diaper Backpack Ryan Burgess - Bosch Augustus Yuan - Quick Draw! Google Dataset Augustus Yuan - Style Guides Augustus Yuan - Google I/O videos Jem Young - Why did the chicken cross the road Jem Young - ES6 Proxies and Reflection Derrick Showers - Instacart Derrick Showers - Blue Apron Mars Jullian - Single Div Mars Jullian - Detour Stacy London - AtlasKit Stacy London - Actually Smiling by Geotic
Jun 04, 2017
Episode 034 - npm install beer --save-in-mouth
00:53:26
In this episode, we are joined by Laurie Voss, the COO and former CTO at npm. Npm, also known as Node Package Manager has been an important tool in the JavaScript community and has helped engineers share their code. In today’s episode, we’ll be discussing how we leverage npm and find out what we can expect from npm 5. Laurie also teaches us some cool tricks that exist in the npm cli. Items mentioned in the episode: Node, npm, Ruby, Python, Java, Back End Happy Hour, CommonJS, CocoaPods, Stack Overflow, Github, Babel, Webpack, Closure Compiler, Rollup, Browserify, Yarn, npm Enterprise, Left-pad, Express, Google, Monster Cable, Gold Apple Watch, I am rich, Semver.org Guests: Laurie Voss - @seldo Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Picks: Laurie Voss - npm 5 Laurie Voss - Slides.com Laurie Voss - Next.js Ryan Burgess - Moment Lens Ryan Burgess - Lin Clark - A Cartoon into Fiber - React Conf 2017 Ryan Burgess - The Founder Augustus Yuan - Deco IDE Augustus Yuan - Mocktails Mixer by Deeplocal Jem Young - Aviation Jem Young - Music to Draw To: Satellite Derrick Showers - How I built this podcast Derrick Showers - Containers podcast Derrick Showers - Jackbox TV Mars Jullian - Spotify Mood playlists Mars Jullian - SkyGuru
May 22, 2017
Episode 033 - One part beer, three parts web components. Add lemon to taste
00:47:46
In this episode, we are joined by Trey Shugart who is a front-end developer (Principal Developer) at Atlassian, proponent of web components, and author of SkateJS to talk about Web Components. Items mentioned in the episode: Fast and the Furious 8, Skate JS, Preact, React, Chrome browser, Rust episode, Polymer, X-Tag, jQuery, Flux, Functional Programming, Safari, Firefox, Web Assembly, W3C, Progressive Web Apps, Ken Wheeler, Service Workers, Lighthouse, TypeScript, Flow, nwb, Nest, React, Angular, Ember, Jason Miller, Knockout, Dart Guests: Trey Shugart - @treshugart Panelists: Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Trey Shugart - Flow Type Trey Shugart - Line 6 helix Trey Shugart - Skate Maintainers Trey Shugart - Jason Miller Jem Young - Ryan Anklam Jem Young - The Wee Baby Burgess - Austin Ryan Burgess Jem Young - Iron Fist Ryan Anklam - Spotify Discover Weekly Playlist Ryan Anklam - Ancillary Justice Brian Holt - Flow Type Brian Holt - Babel Preset Env Brian Holt - Planned Parenthood Stacy London - Web Developer Roadmap Stacy London - Broken Social Scene - Halfway Home
May 08, 2017
Episode 032 - Imposter Syndrome - These are not the drinks you're looking for
00:44:36
What’s it like to deal with Imposter Syndrome? In this episode, we are joined by Jessica Grist, a Software Engineer at Adroll to discuss how we’ve all experience Imposter Syndrome in our careers and share ways to help deal with it. Guests: Jessica Grist - @thehackstress Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Picks: Jessica Grist - Stuff You Missed in History Class Ryan Burgess - React Conf 2017 videos Ryan Burgess - Iron Fist Derrick Showers - Ember Conf 2017 Derrick Showers - Codepen Projects Derrick Showers - Alamo Drafthouse Brian Holt - Full Stack for Front End Engineers Mars Jullian - Nordic JS Mars Jullian - How I Built This Stacy London - Glitch Stacy London - Empty Promise by Butane
Apr 23, 2017
Episode 031 - A flaming shot of burnout
00:47:28
Burnout is not a rare phenomenon that engineers deal with. In this episode, we talk about the ways we’ve been affected by burnout and how we’ve dealt with it. We discuss past experiences that have created burnout for us and ways we can prevent it from happening in the future. Items mentioned in the episode: Twitter, Trello, Headspace, Fitbit, Apple Watch, Slack, Netflix Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ryan Burgess - Rove Ryan Burgess - Charles Proxy Ryan Burgess - React Native Augustus Yuan - Periscopic.com Augustus Yuan - System Design Primer Ryan Anklam - Hacking Node Seralize Ryan Anklam - Rocket Brian Holt - Horizon Zero Dawn Stacy London - Spindrift by Colin Stetson Stacy London - It's not how many hours of sleep you get...
Apr 10, 2017
Episode 030 - Static site generators and dynamic drink drinkers
00:55:40
Websites have gotten a lot more complicated over the years. What happened to static HTML? In this episode we’re joined by Harry Wolff, the creator of Reptar, to talk about leveraging build tools to create static generated sites. We talk about the pros and cons of leveraging a static site generator for a website. We also discuss some of the tools available to help you get started. Items mentioned in the episode: Reptar, MongoDB, Github, Jekyll, Dropbox, Wordpress, Markdown, Atom, AWS, Express, Restify, FTP, React, Webpack, Medium, Gist, Highlight JS, Prisim, Yarn, npm, Facebook, Rugrats, Ghost, Metalsmith, Segment, Hugo, Go, Hexo, Markdown-it, YAML, Joi, Redux, StaticGen, Gatsby JS, Nunjucks, Browserify, Less, Sass, Babel, ES2015, Async await, Graph QL, Relay, Closure, Handlebars Guests: Harry Wolff - @hswolff Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Harry Wolff - Node 7.6 Harry Wolff - Legion Harry Wolff - Calvin Harris - Slide Harry Wolff - Reptar Ryan Burgess - CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap Ryan Burgess - ZippGo Augustus Yuan - Metasmoke Augustus Yuan - Open Source Guides Jem Young - Ultimate Beast Master Jem Young - Shibesbot Derrick Showers - Distiller Derrick Showers - Pac-man Multiplayer Brian Holt - Home Brewing Beer Stacy London - Webpackbin Stacy London - Arthur Russell - Home Away From Home (Andy Stott Refix)
Mar 24, 2017
Episode 029 - Alcoholic Angular
00:53:50
In this episode, we’re joined by our special guest, Ayşegül Yönet, a Software Engineer Autodesk, who will help us discuss the popular Google JavaScript framework Angular. In the episode, we discuss the benefits of leveraging Angular and what the major differences are from Angular 1 and Angular 2. Items mentioned in the episode: Angular, Autodesk, Reddit, React, Scope, Knockout, Igor Minar, ASP.Net, Vue JS, Laravel, PHP, Visual Studio, Google Wave, Google Reader, Zone JS, Ember, TypeScript, Forward JS, RxJS, Frontend Masters, Angular.io, Pluralsight, John Papa, Angular Style Guide, Angular CLI, Closure Guests: Ayşegül Yönet - @AysSomething Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ayşegül Yönet - Yoga Trapeze Swing Ayşegül Yönet - Google Home Ayşegül Yönet - Girl Develop It Ayşegül Yönet - Annie Cannons Ryan Burgess - NG-Cruise Ryan Burgess - Astral Jem Young - Private Internet Access Jem Young - Elcomsoft Derrick Showers - Omni Derrick Showers - Fernet Brian Holt - Aysegul's Twitter Brian Holt - Southern Poverty Law Center Brian Holt - Todd Motto Stacy London - Lighthouse Stacy London - Peak Magnetic by Clark
Mar 13, 2017
Episode 028 - JavaScript Universi-LongIslandIce-ty
00:53:34
We’ve all started somewhere. JavaScript isn’t always an easy language to learn. In this episode, we’re joined by Gordon Zhu, who teaches workshops on JavaScript at Watch and Code. We are also joined by Luis Vargas, a Senior Manager on Global Payments at Netflix who has recently been learning JavaScript and has attended one of Gordon’s workshops. In this episode, we all talk about our journey of learning JavaScript and ways we’ve worked through it. Items mentioned in the episode: ColdFusion, PHP, Flash, ASP.NET, jQuery, MooTools, Dojo, Backbone, Python, Reddit, Eclipse, Eloquent JavaScript, You Don't Know JS, Speaking JavaScript, CD Baby, Frontend Masters Guests: Gordon Zhu - @gordon_zhu Luis Vargas Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Gordon Zhu - Watch and Code Gordon Zhu - Ten Things I Have Learned - Milton Glaser Luis Vargas - Watch and Code Luis Vargas - Industrial noise blocking headphones Luis Vargas - Derek Sivers Ryan Burgess - Austin Maples - Idle Hand Tattoo Ryan Burgess - Fluid Paint Ryan Burgess - Abstract Ryan Anklam - The Expanse Ryan Anklam - Kahn Academy - Intro To Storytelling Ryan Anklam - New Day - Radio Edit by Xavier Eleven Brian Holt - Schiit Fulla Brian Holt - Synology Mars Jullian - Forward JS Stacy London - Chrome Canary - Loads CSS Progressively Stacy London - Code School Stacy London - RVK by Nathan Fake
Feb 26, 2017
Episode 027 - A drink for the "Rust" of us
00:45:49
Rust is an exciting systems programming language that’s being developed in Mozilla. In this episode, we’re joined by Jafar Husain to talk about the Rust and what the benefits of leveraging a language like Rust. We also talk about why a JavaScript engineer would want to learn Rust and how it can help them in their JavaScript coding. Guests: Jafar Husain - @jhusain Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Jafar Husain - PureScript Jafar Husain - Denotational Semantics Ryan Burgess - Santa Clarita Diet Ryan Burgess - React Native at Instagram Jem Young - Santa Clarita Diet Jem Young - What is a Promise? Ryan Anklam - Focal Mobis II Chair Ryan Anklam - Hiya Brian Holt - Stephen Kawaguchi Brian Holt - Ireland Stacy London - Max Cooper - Distant Light - Rival Consoles Remix Stacy London - Jeremy Geddes' art Stacy London - Bitbucket Cloud is hiring a Senior Front End Developer
Feb 16, 2017
Episode 026 - Design, neat
00:54:59
In this episode, we’re joined by Julie Horvath, a Design Lead at Apple to help us talk about design. We discuss ways to help improve the collaboration between designers and frontend developers. Julie shares her perspective on building great user experiences for low-bandwidth internet speeds and how taking a progressive enhancement approach can be beneficial to the user. Items mentioned in the episode: USF, Yammer, CSS Zen Garden, CodePen, Middleman, Heroku, InVision, Sketch, Principle, Swift, Objective-C, Bootstrap, Photoshop, Illustrator, Skitch, React, Design For Hackers, Hackdesign.org, Github, Graceful degradation, CSS Modules, CSS3 for Web Designers Guests: Julie Horvath - @nrrrdcore Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Julie Horvath - Middleman Julie Horvath - CSS Modules Julie Horvath - BEM Julie Horvath - Baskets Julie Horvath - Long Division Julie Horvath - ACLU Julie Horvath - East of West Julie Horvath - Kehlani - Sweet Sexy Savage Ryan Burgess - Adobe Illustrator Ryan Burgess - Homebrew Cask Augustus Yuan - U.S. Web Design Standards Augustus Yuan - Panda Jem Young - ACLU Jem Young - Frontier Derrick Showers - InVision Derrick Showers - Google Voice Ryan Anklam - Smashrun Ryan Anklam - Rollup JS Brian Holt - ACLU Stacy London - InVision Stacy London - Ghostly
Feb 07, 2017
Episode 025 - From bar-back to frontender
00:45:30
We’ve all started out somewhere in our career. In previous episodes, we’ve talked about various ways we’ve learned front end development, but haven’t touched on mentorship. In this episode, Sarah Showers joins us in the conversation about starting out as a junior developer and how mentors helped shape us into senior developers. Guests: Sarah Showers - @sarahlshowers Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Sarah Showers - Girl Develop It Sarah Showers - Reach LinkedIn Ryan Burgess - The Investigator Ryan Burgess - Shepard Fairey - We The People Derrick Showers - Istanbul Derrick Showers - Apple EarPods Derrick Showers - LinkedIn redesign Stacy London - Bonobo - Migration Stacy London - Girls In Tech - Mentorship Program
Jan 25, 2017
Episode 024 - The hangover of 2016
00:52:22
As we look forward to all the great trends and changes that will happen in 2017, in this episode we discuss our thoughts and opinions on the various development trends and notable things that happened in 2016. Looking forward on 2017, we share some of the things we’re excited to see in the new year. Items mentioned in the episode: Preact, React, Inferno, Vue JS, Ember, Angular, Box, Yarn JS, Firefox, Mozilla, Microsoft, Edge, Chakra, Visual Studio Code, Flexbox, CSS Grid, IE, TypeScript, Elm, Flow, Webpack, Progressive Web Apps, React Native, Babel, Redux, WebKit, ES6, Safari, Apple AirPods, Apple MacBook Pro, iPhone 7, Service workers, Web workers, Apple Pay, WebVR, React VR, WebAssembly, Dear JavaScript, OpenSSL, Wearables, Brexit, 2016 US Election, SMACSS, BEM, PostCSS, CSS Houdini, Net Neutrality, Netflix, Atom, Sublime Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Ryan Burgess - Electric Objects Frame Ryan Burgess - 2017 conference list Jem Young - Travelers Jem Young - Everyone Ryan Anklam - VIM - devicons Ryan Anklam - Runner’s World Podcast Brian Holt - Run The Jewels 3 Brian Holt - Fish Shell Mars Jullian - React Status Mars Jullian - Frontend focus Stacy London - Nuclide Stacy London - Yarn
Jan 16, 2017
Episode 023 - Ember - Gin & Tomster
00:44:42
Ember is a growing JavaScript framework that large companies like LinkedIn are using for their web application. In this episode, we are joined by Stacy London from Atlassian to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of leveraging Ember as a JavaScript framework. Items mentioned in the episode: Ember, React, Angular, Ember a11y, Ember Fastboot, Ember Resolver, Frontend Masters, Ember Community Slack, Ember Conf, Ember Docs, Yehuda Katz, Django, Computed Properties, Obervables, Firebase, Handlebars, Mustache, Backbone, ASP.Net, Virtual DOM, Rust, Swift, Tom Dale, Kyle Simpson, Stefan Penner, Nathan Hammond, Chad Hietala, Brendan McLoughlin, Lauren Tan (Sugar Pirate), Erik Bryn, Jafar Husain, Mike North Guests: Stacy London - @stacylondoner Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Picks: Ryan Burgess - Crimetown Ryan Burgess - Hip-Hop Evolution Ryan Burgess - The OA Derrick Showers - Ember Twiddle Derrick Showers - Dockyard Derrick Showers - Ember Community Slack Brian Holt - Webpack Brian Holt - Preact Brian Holt - Mike North Stacy London - CSS Grid Stacy London - Girl Develop It
Dec 31, 2016
Episode 022 - Drinking with more style and less sass
00:52:54
Writing CSS seems pretty straight forward until your project and team starts to grow. CSS has a lot of issues, in this episode we share some advice for making it a little bit easier. We’ll also discuss ways to create a scalable CSS architecture for large projects and teams. Items mentioned in the episode: Sarah Drasner, Chris Coyier, Una Kravets, Sass, Less, Transpilers episode, BEM, Sass-lint, BEM lint, React, Radium, Aphrodite, Webpack, Ruby, Ruby Sass, LibSass, PostCSS, CSS Houdini, SMACSS, SassySass, Wai Lun Poon, Dart, xkcd compiling, Stylus, Jade, TJ Holowaychuk, Express, Koa, Go, Autoprefixer, Flexbox Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Picks: Ryan Burgess - Art of Readme Ryan Burgess - Nas - Wrote My Way Out Augustus Yuan - Google Code-in Augustus Yuan - CSS Stats Jem Young - Sketch Jem Young - Complete Intro to React Derrick Showers - Code Pen Derrick Showers - Nextdoor Brian Holt - CSS Wizardry Brian Holt - mrmrs Brian Holt - Una Kravets Brian Holt - Sarah Drasner Brian Holt - Rachel Nabors Brian Holt - City of Minneapolis Brian Holt - Laphroaig Madeira Mars Jullian - cssreference.io Mars Jullian - The Great Dickens Fair
Dec 17, 2016
Episode 021 - Mixed drinks and mixed languages
00:42:37
Have you had to deal with supporting more than one language in your web application? Offering content in several languages makes a better experience for your users but it can add many layers of complexity in your application’s design and architecture. In this episode, we’ll be discussing the ways we have dealt with supporting multiple languages. Items mentioned in the episode: Google Translate, React INTL, Weebly, Squarespace, Jekyll, Wordpress, Drupal, Pootle, Wasted on Workflows Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Picks: Ryan Burgess - Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States Ryan Burgess - Purity Ring - Another Eternity Augustus Yuan - Serge.io Augustus Yuan - Moral Machine Jem Young - HTC Vive Jem Young - The Crown Derrick Showers - The Setup Derrick Showers - Kitura Brian Holt - SF Chronicle Brian Holt - Washington Post Brian Holt - Quick Draw with Google
Dec 06, 2016
Episode 020 - Wasted on workflows
00:51:26
We are lost without our tools. In this episode, we share the tools and applications we can’t live without. We discuss what development environments we use and plugins we find useful. Items mentioned in the episode: MacOS, Windows, Ubuntu, .NET, C#, Sublime Text, Sublime Text dev channel (nightly/monthly builds), Emacs, Atom, Vim, Eclipse, Visual Code, TextMate, Notepad++, Dreamweaver, iTerm, Apple Time Machine backup, Kaleidoscope, 1Password, Dropbox, Trello, Chrome, Firefox, LastPass, Safari, Homebrew, Node JS, nvm, Browser Stack, Alfred, Bartender, Charles Proxy, Screeny, Skitch, Evernote, Eclipse, Eslint, Sublime DocBlockr, Emmet, GitGutter (Sublime), GitHubinator (Sublime), NERD tree (Vim), Less, Sass, Firefox Nightly, JIRA, Slack, HipChat, Yammer, Workplace by Facebook, Microsoft Teams, LG 34 inch curved monitor, Apple Watch, Treadmill Desk, Fitbit Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Brian Holt - @holtbt Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Picks: Ryan Burgess - Reptar Ryan Burgess - Chance Jem Young - H.264 is magic Jem Young - We Rate Dogs Brian Holt - Jest Brian Holt - The Naked and Famous - Simple Forms Mars Jullian - Bose ear buds Mars Jullian - React Devtools Mars Jullian - Jolene - collaboration with Dolly Parton and Pentatonix
Nov 21, 2016
Episode 019 - Drinking to digital nomads
00:57:47
The idea of working remotely has become more realistic over the past few years, making it easier for engineers to do their work without being tied to a physical location. In this episode, we are joined by Darren Buckner, Founder and CEO of Workfrom, and Sarah Showers from LinkedIn. Both guests will join us to discuss the pros and cons of working from your favorite coffee shop. Items mentioned in the episode: Impact Hub, Slack, Google Hangouts, Project retrospective Guests: Sarah Showers - @sarahlshowers Darren Buckner - @darrenbuckner Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Sarah Showers - Workfrom Sarah Showers - Coffee Bar SF Sarah Showers - Work Shop Cafe Darren Buckner - The 10 Biggest Misconceptions About Remote Work Darren Buckner - Toby: manage your tabs Ryan Burgess - Oversight Ryan Burgess - How To Open Locks With Improvised Tools Augustus Yuan - Why work doesn’t happen at work TED Talk Augustus Yuan - Android 404 page Jem Young - On Style Maintenance Jem Young - Grim Dawn Derrick Showers - Going Remote, Staying Effective Derrick Showers - Yelp Collections Brian Holt - Haelos - Full Circle Brian Holt - Track JS Brian Holt - Frontend Masters Sarah Federman - Indie Hackers Nomad List Sarah Federman - Best Practices for Working with Satellite Developers
Nov 07, 2016
Episode 018 - Shotgunning websites: web performance
00:44:45
Users are extremely sensitive to web performance. The slightest change in a website’s load time can impact a user staying or going. In this episode we talk about ways to help improve web performance and why it’s so important. Items mentioned in the episode: Amazon found every 100ms of latency cost them 1% in sales, Page speed correlates to business metrics at Walmart.com, For Google, 400ms of increased page load time, results in 0,44% lost search sessions, The Social Network, Large DDoS attacks cause outages at Twitter, Spotify, and other sites, Google Page Rank, AMP, 2G Tuesdays, Gzip, Wordpress, Forward JS, WebPageTest, PageSpeed, Gulp, Grunt, npm, Broccoli, Glimmer, GWT, React, Ember, Angular, Debugging Node.js in Production Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Ryan Burgess - Caplansky's Deli Ryan Burgess - React Perf Tool Augustus Yuan - FlameGraph Augustus Yuan - Real-time performance audit with Chrome DevTools Derrick Showers - Week of learning Derrick Showers - Black Mirror Derrick Showers - Man In The High Castle Sarah Federman - Bridge Troll Sarah Federman - Imgix Page Weight Tool Sarah Federman - CSS Triggers
Oct 29, 2016
Episode 017 - Managing our drinks
00:50:09
In this episode, we are joined by Chris Saint-Amant from Netflix to help discuss what it’s like to transition from being an engineer to becoming an engineering manager. We share our thoughts on what engineers expect in their manager and share advice for engineers interested in moving into a management role. Guests: Chris Saint-Amant - @csaintamant Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Picks: Chris Saint-Amant - Radical Candor Chris Saint-Amant - Suuns - Hold/Still Ryan Burgess - I'll Sleep When I'm Dead Ryan Burgess - The Advantage Augustus Yuan - Free O’Reilly Books Augustus Yuan - Noto font by Google Jem Young - Infinite Jukebox Jem Young - XOXO Soundtrack Jem Young - TC-39 Jem Young - Ryan Burgess @ Full Stack Toronto Derrick Showers - Being a Manager is Hard Derrick Showers - The State of JS Ryan Anklam - Samsung SmartThings Hub Ryan Anklam - Flume - Skin Brian Holt - Bottle Logic Brewing
Oct 14, 2016
Episode 016 - Spilled beer and epic fails
00:41:46
As an engineer we build things, but we also make mistakes or introduce bugs into the software we write. In this episode, we share horror stories of things that we’ve experienced in our careers and how we’ve learned from them. Hopefully, this episode helps you avoid making similar mistakes. Items mentioned in the episode: Flash, Sass, Python, PHP, Chartbeat, SRE, Reddit Marketplace, Full Stack TO, Wordpress, Nagios, Jenkins Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Brian Holt - @holtbt Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Ryan Burgess - React plus X: Best Practices for Reusable UI Components - Mars Jullian Ryan Burgess - React Rally 2016 videos Augustus Yuan - I got scammed by a Silicon Valley startup Augustus Yuan - React Game Kit Jem Young - A Very Secret Service Jem Young - APEX: The Story of the Hypercar Brian Holt - Polarheart Brian Holt - Traveling Sarah Federman - GitHub Universe conference Sarah Federman - Oh Shit Git
Sep 26, 2016
Episode 015 - A flight of JavaScript frameworks
00:48:35
In the JavaScript community, we have a lot of amazing frameworks that help us in our day to day work. It can be at times overwhelming to understand what framework is the best one to use. In this episode, we discuss our thoughts and opinions on the various frameworks. Items mentioned in the episode: React, Angular, Ember, JQuery, Backbone, Marionette, Knockout, Troop, Prototype, YUI, Webpack, GWT, Brian Holt's React & ES6 workshop, Ghost, Frontend Masters, Egghead.io, Pluralsight, Linda.com, Ember Slack, Paul Irish, John Lindquist Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Picks: Ryan Burgess - React in 7 minutes Ryan Burgess - Mackup Augustus Yuan - AMP Project Augustus Yuan - DoodlesTV Derrick Showers - Fidget cube Derrick Showers - Sully Derrick Showers - Alamo Drafthouse
Sep 13, 2016
Episode 014 - Hangovers and hotels: engineer conferences
00:35:07
Conferences continue to be a great way to learn and grow as an engineer. In the 14th episode of the Front End Happy Hour podcast we discuss the value of conferences and why you might want to attend. It’s a special episode because we recorded at React Rally in Salt Lake City. At the conference we caught up with a lot of great attendees and speakers to hear about their experiences at conferences and the benefits for attending. Items mentioned in the episode: React Rally, Fluent Conference, Scotland JS, FITC, Adobe Max, Jamison Dance, Matt Zabriskie, React JS, Pete Hunt, Stranger Things, Xoxo, Recruiter episode Guests: Tasha Alfano - @TashAlfano Sumana Mohan - @sumana_mohan Henry Zhu - @left_pad Ryan Wachholz - @https://github.com/wachie Quinn Daniels - @https://github.com/aqdaniels Hani Ahir - @HaniAhir Albert Toledo - @toledoalbert Brian Tice - @BrianTice99 Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Picks: Ryan Burgess - V-moda m-100 headphones Ryan Burgess - Deadmau5 Stranger Things Cover Jem Young - Emojipedia Jem Young - Tron Legacy Reconfigured Ryan Anklam - Disclosure - You & Me - Flume remix Ryan Anklam - Zamst Knee Brace
Aug 28, 2016
Episode 013 - Drinking in the present to learn future JavaScript
01:05:33
In episode 13 of the Front End Happy Hour podcast, we’re joined by Jafar Husain from Netflix to talk with us about the future of JavaScript. Jafar is part of the TC-39 committee that helps determine the future specs of ECMAScript. Jafar shares a lot of interesting insights into how the committee works and how a feature makes it's way into the spec. Jafar also talks to us about Observables and cancellable promises. Items mentioned in the episode: TC-39, ECMAScript, Iterators and Generators, Proxies, Observables, Promises, Evan Czaplicki, Yehuda Katz, Rust Language, TypeScript, Elm Language, PureScript, Flow, Jay Phelps, LazyDOM, Tracy Lee Guests: Jafar Husain - @jhusain Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Picks: Jafar Husain - Idris Language Ryan Burgess - Status, process, and documents for ECMA262 Ryan Burgess - Octomore Scotch 07.1 Jem Young - Morbotron Jem Young - Full Stack Toronto Derrick Showers - Glimmer 2 Deep Dive Derrick Showers - Rogue varieties Brian Holt - I Really Like Angular 2 - Trailer for The Jeff Cross Show on Modern Web feat Jafar Husain Brian Holt - Modern Web Podcast
Aug 18, 2016
Episode 012 - Ninja rockstar whiskey drinker with 10 years IPA experience
00:55:18
As an engineer or developer we currently fortunate enough to have a wide selection of amazing jobs and companies to work for. Although we have a wide selection of jobs, finding the right one is extremely important and may require some additional work. In this episode, we are joined by the guests Chrissy Running and Alayna Ketner who are both talented recruiters at Netflix. Chrissy and Alayna have a lot of experience working with engineers to help find the ideal role. We’ll discuss types of things companies are looking for and how you can best leverage competitive offers in your job searches. Items mentioned in the episode: Firebase, Glassdoor, Ted Talk - Power pose, Ten Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer, Salary Negotiation Guests: Chrissy Running - @ChrissyRunning Alayna Ketner - @AlaynaSK Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Chrissy Running - Culture Map Chrissy Running - The Night Of Alayna Ketner - The Fundamentals of Caring Alayna Ketner - Song Exploder Ryan Burgess - React CLI tool Ryan Burgess - Young, Wild & Free - Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Bruno Mars Augustus Yuan - a.singlediv.com Augustus Yuan - httpoxy Jem Young - Jon Hopkins Jem Young - Star Trek Beyond (sucks) Ryan Anklam - STS 121 Launch Ryan Anklam - Bojack Horseman - Season 3, episode 4 Sarah Federman - Full Width Containers in Limited Width Parents Sarah Federman - The Macro - Interviews
Aug 08, 2016
Episode 011 - Transpilers - slow down and drink
00:45:55
Leveraging transpilers is extremely helpful in allowing us to extend the JavaScript language in ways JavaScript engines cannot. There are a lot of amazing transpilers available in the JavaScript community and we all love transpilers, but there are things developers should be aware of when we’re using transpilers. Items mentioned in the episode: Babel, CoffeeScript, TypeScript, Traceur, Sass, Less, Stylus, Chrome V8, Firefox SpiderMonkey, IE Chakra, TC39 Committee, React CLI, ClojureScript, Ohm, CodePen, Racket, Erlang Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Ryan Burgess - Stranger Things Ryan Burgess - Jem Young - Transpilers: not so fast my friend - Empire JS Augustus Yuan - Github Go to Definition Chrome Extension Augustus Yuan - StackOverflow’s Documentation Beta Jem Young - Explosions in the Sky - The Wilderness Jem Young - Digital Ocean Derrick Showers - Babel Try It Out Derrick Showers - Google Inbox Ryan Anklam - Google Keep Ryan Anklam - Wafia - Heartburn Felix Cartel Remix Brian Holt - HyperTerm Brian Holt - Visual Studio Code Sarah Federman - Elle - Women in Tech 2016 Sarah Federman - Less: The World’s Most Misunderstood CSS Pre-processor*
Jul 28, 2016
Episode 010 - Raise your glass to women in tech
00:57:18
In the technology industry we’re continually trying to grow the diversity of people who are working in the space. Most recently there have been a lot of great efforts made to increase the number of women in tech. In this episode we are joined by two talented women working at large tech companies in the Bay Area, Lisa Burgess (Uber) and Mars Jullian (Netflix). We discuss what it’s like to be a women working in tech and talk about ways we can help foster a more inclusive industry. Items mentioned in the episode: Apple diversity report, Netflix diversity report, LinkedIn diversity report, Google diversity report, Facebook diversity report, Thoughts on Gender and Radical Candor, Vague Feedback Is Holding Women Back, Textio, State of Girls and Women in STEM, Unconscious Gender Bias Guests: Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Lisa Burgess - @_lisaburgess Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Picks: Lisa Burgess - Sift Dessert Bar Lisa Burgess - Shiny Mars Jullian - 99% Invisible Mars Jullian - Invisiblia Mars Jullian - TED Radio Ryan Burgess - High West Rendezvous Rye Ryan Burgess - Snak the Ripper - From the Dirt Augustus Yuan - Blameless Post Mortems Jem Young - Ava Jem Young - Music for Programming Jem Young - Women in tech for the past 50 years! Derrick Showers - High West Silver Whiskey Derrick Showers - WWDC iOS 10 Derrick Showers - Mr Robot Brian Holt - Project Include Brian Holt - elk-cli
Jul 13, 2016
Episode 009 - Scotch makes us animated
00:52:04
In this episode we learn about animating with JavaScript. We’re joined by a special guest, Sarah Drasner, who is an expert in JavaScript and SVG animations. Having good animations in your product is really important for the overall user experience. In the episode we discuss various libraries to help create animations in your websites or applications. Sarah shares a lot of valuable information. Items mentioned in the episode: Coin, GreenSock, Weighing SVG Animation Techniques (with Benchmarks), Mac Pro parallax, Mo.js, Lego Mushroom, SnapSvg, D3, Sara Soueidan, React Motion, Sarah Drasner's CodePen, Framer JS, React Training, A Comparison of Animation Technologies, SVGOMG, SVGO, IcoMoon Guests: Sarah Drasner - @sarah_edo Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Sarah Drasner - Val Head's book Sarah Drasner - Valio Con Ryan Burgess - Sleep no more Ryan Burgess - Internet trends 2016 Augustus Yuan - Jankfree.org Augustus Yuan - Icon System with SVG sprites Derrick Showers - how2 Derrick Showers - Werker Sarah Federman - Transitions and Animations in CSS Sarah Federman - Alexa / Pebble Core integration
Jun 07, 2016
Episode 008 - A Shot of Silicon Valley
00:59:35
Working in Silicon Valley is very unique. We work in a bubble, immersed in technology. There are billboards about frameworks, technology, and gadgets. Coffee shops are filled with people on Macbooks covered in stickers. Conversations on the train, coffee shops and on the streets are about programming languages. There’s a unique culture from other places we’ve all lived. In this episode, we share our thoughts and experiences living and working in Silicon Valley. Items mentioned in the episode: Silicon Valley, Chelsea Handler Does, Skam, Rover, Sushirrito Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Ryan Burgess - Philz coffee Ryan Burgess - Allbirds shoes Ryan Burgess - City and Colour Augustus Yuan - Tinyletter Jem Young - ES6 Compatibility table Jem Young - Music for programming Jem Young - Rapping, deconstructed Derrick Showers - Periscope Derrick Showers - Firebase Ryan Anklam - Dash app Ryan Anklam - TypeScript Ryan Anklam - Bjork - Army of Me Sarah Federman - Sensel Morph Sarah Federman - OnHub & IFTTT
May 24, 2016
Episode 007 - a11y Cocktail
01:08:06
In this episode, we have a special guest joining us to talk about digital accessibility, Jennison Asuncion who is a leader in the accessibility community and has a lot of information to help us improve our websites and applications be more accessible for all users. We also talk about Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) coming up on May 19th. Find out how you can participate. Items mentioned in the episode: Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Using VoiceOver to Evaluate Web Accessibility, AccessLint, axe Core, Tenon, Chrome Accessibility Developer Tools, list of Meetups on accessibility, Apps For All: Coding Accessible Web Applications eBook, International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN Conference), Accessibility Camp Bay Area (Fall 2016), Boston Accessibility Conference (Fall 2016), Accessibility Camp Toronto (Fall 2016) Guests: Jennison Asuncion - @Jennison Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Jennison Asuncion - Square Cash Jennison Asuncion - The Points Guy Jennison Asuncion - Jazz FM Ryan Burgess - React a11y Ryan Burgess - The Gaslight Anthem Ryan Burgess - Sweet Jesus Ice Cream Derrick Showers - A11y Command-line Tools Derrick Showers - YNAB Sarah Federman - Wakatime Sarah Federman - Hackster.io Sarah Federman - Losant (previously Structure)
May 15, 2016
Episode 006 - Unit testing and whiskey tasting
00:51:03
We’ve all heard unit testing is good, but how do you get started writing unit tests? In this episode of Front End Happy Hour we share our experiences and advice writing unit tests. We discuss why it’s important and beneficial to have unit tests in your JavaScript. We share how we’ve approached unit tests and what a good unit test looks like. We also talk about the various tools and frameworks available to get your code properly tested. Items mentioned in the episode: Selenium, Black-box testing, White-box testing, Ember guides, Mocha, Jasmine, QUnit, Tape, Jest, Webpack, 5 Questions Every Unit Test Must Answer, Ember CLI, React CLI, Karma, What is the difference between a test runner, testing framwork, assertion library, and a testing plugin?, Ember Guides introduction to Unit Testing Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Picks: Ryan Burgess - Caffeine for Mac Ryan Burgess - Odesza Augustus Yuan - Google Doodles Augustus Yuan - OSSU Computer Science curriculum Augustus Yuan - Mura Masa - What If I Go? Augustus Yuan - teamLab: Living Digital Space and Future Parks Jem Young - Flume - the mixtape Jem Young - Programming Sucks Jem Young - Hype Machine Derrick Showers - Google Calendar goals Derrick Showers - $13 bluetooth headset
Apr 26, 2016
Episode 005 - Interviews make us drink
01:10:12
In order to work professionally as a front end developer, there is always an intense interview process. In this episode, we share our experiences and thoughts on the interviews we’ve done in the past. Not only have we had experience being interviewed, we’ve also had a lot of experience interviewing other engineers for jobs at our companies. We share things we’re looking for when we interview candidates to join our teams. Items mentioned in the episode: Eclipse, Othello, Big O notation, FizzBuzz, Ryan Anklams famous t-shirt, War of the Worlds radio broadcast Panelists: Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Augustus Yuan - @augburto Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Ryan Burgess - Aerial screensaver Ryan Burgess - Amazon Dash Buttons Ryan Burgess - Front End Happy Hour Playlist Ryan Anklam - Escape app Ryan Anklam - Best of Old Time Radio Podcast Ryan Anklam - Dusty Kid - Beyond That Hill Sarah Federman - Lindsey Stirling Sarah Federman - SizeUp (osx windows management) Jem Young - EmpireJS Jem Young - Aphex Swift Jem Young - Netflix Menus Derrick Showers - Code Climate Derrick Showers - Slack themes Augustus Yuan - Massdrop Augustus Yuan - Elevator Saga Augustus Yuan - Pretty Thoughts Alina Baraz & Galimatias Brian Holt - AtHack! Brian Holt - Annie Cannons Brian Holt - Scroobius Pip Brian Holt - Baths Brian Holt - M83
Apr 15, 2016
Episode 004 - ES6 and a Six Pack
01:01:09
ECMAScript 6 was a major release for the JavaScript language. There’s a lot of great new features that have been added. In this episode we discuss how you can start using ES6 today and what we’ll start seeing in the next year for the latest update to ECMAScript. We share our favorite features and the best ways to learn and stay up to date with new features. Items mentioned in the episode: ESNext, Ben Lesh - Netflix JavaScript Talks - RxJS Version 5, Ponyfoo blog, 5 Minutes of JavaScript, Compat Table ES6, Facebook Codemod Panelists: Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Augustus Yuan - @augburto Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Ryan Anklam - 1Password Ryan Anklam - Vim Tabular Ryan Anklam - 90s Hip Hop Ryan Burgess - Elegant React with ES6 (and a bit of ES7) - React Rally Ryan Burgess - Lot 40 Whiskey Sarah Federman - HTML5 Please Sarah Federman - Death Medieval Sarah Federman - Microsoft AI Bot Jem Young - ES6 Cheatsheet Jem Young - Cult of the Party Parrot Derrick Showers - Babel’s “try it out” Derrick Showers - Latest greatest webapp Derrick Showers - Trello Augustus Yuan - Tilt Brush Augustus Yuan - Cotton Bureau Augustus Yuan - Spacemacs Brian Holt - The little Schemer Brian Holt - Frontend Masters Brian Holt - Ellee
Apr 05, 2016
Episode 003 - From head to footer
00:52:39
In this ever changing industry of front end development, developers are constantly learning. In this episode of Front End Happy Hour we discuss everything from our school backgrounds and what lead us to front end development. We also share ways we stay up to date with the ever-changing landscape of new technologies. Along with our usual panelists, we are joined by guest Sarah Showers, a front end developer from Apple. Guests: Sarah Showers - @sarahlshowers Panelists: Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Picks: Sarah Showers - Hamilton Ryan Anklam - Massive Attack- Angel Derrick Showers - Apple Music Jem Young - Scotland JS Jem Young - Explosions in the Sky Ryan Burgess - Tycho Ryan Burgess - Comeback Kid
Mar 25, 2016
Episode 002 - RxJS - Async and Drink
00:54:18
In the second episode of the Front End Happy Hour podcast, our special guest, Ben Lesh joins us to talk about all the great things in RxJS 5. Items mentioned in the episode: Rx Marbles Guests: Ben Lesh - @BenLesh Panelists: Brian Holt - @holtbt Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Picks: Ben Lesh - Egghead.io Ben Lesh - Egghead.io - RxJS Creating Observables from Scratch Ryan Burgess - Netflix UIE YouTube Channel Ryan Burgess - Amazon Echo Augustus Yuan - Tilt Brush Jem Young - EcmaScript Proposals Ryan Anklam - VimCasts Ryan Anklam - Ready Player One Audibook Brian Holt - Factorio
Mar 16, 2016
Episode 001 - The state of web development
00:48:08
For our very first episode of the Front End Happy Hour podcast, we have our panelists (Augustus Yuan, Derrick Showers, Jem Young, Ryan Anklam and Ryan Burgess) discuss their opinions on the Medium article posted in early January, titled "The Sad State of Web Development", written by Drew Hamlett. The panel shares their thoughts on front end tools and how they view the current state of web development. Items mentioned in the episode: Gulp, Grunt, Broccoli JS, npm, Babel, Sass, PostCSS, React, Ember, Angular Panelists: Augustus Yuan - @augburto Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Picks: Ryan Burgess - Viking & Lumberjack Series Ryan Burgess - O’Reilly Fluent Conference Ryan Anklam - frinkiac.com Ryan Anklam - Red Rising Trilogy Jem Young - Syntax Con Jem Young - Planet Money Jem Young - MacBook Selfie Stick Derrick Showers - Let’s Encrypt Derrick Showers - Product Hunt Augustus Yuan - Github Scientist
Mar 01, 2016