Full Stack Radio

by Adam Wathan

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.

64 Episodes

64: "We Solved Something, Maybe! Or It Might Be a Disaster!"

Adam and David are joined by Ian Landsman to talk about his latest project Thermostat.io and discuss some pricing ideas for PushSilver and KiteTail. Topics include: Thermostat.io and NPS surveys Charging more vs. charging less Finding a niche for PushSilver and how to appeal to that niche One-tim...

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9 May 2017 • 1 hour, 17 minutes

63: MicroConf, Dog Food, and Image Previews

In this episode, Adam and David recap their MicroConf 2017 experiences, give some product updates, and chat about topics like: Dogfooding Cron Dog in PushSilver Dealing with complex validation Why we hate auto-saving UIs Validation issues when supporting "draft" models Expanding the scope of KiteT...

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27 April 2017 • 52 minutes

62: Timezones, Webhook Security, and UI Decisions

In this episode, David talks about adding timezone support to Crondog, and Adam wrestles with some decisions about dealing with failed webhooks in KiteTail. We also talk a lot about different strategies for securing webhooks, and what we're looking forward to at MicroConf.

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12 April 2017 • 51 minutes

61: We're Building Products!

Adam welcomes David Hemphill back to the show, but this time as a co-host! David introduces Crondog, the new product he's working on to help developers manage dynamic recurring tasks in their applications. Adam introduces KiteTail, an app that let's you create webhook-driven hosted checkout pages;...

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30 March 2017 • 40 minutes

60: Michelle Bu - Engineering Payments at Stripe

In this episode, Adam talks to Michelle Bu of Stripe about the new Stripe Elements library, Stripe.js v3, and the Sinatra app that powers their API.

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15 March 2017 • 37 minutes

59: Jonathan Reinink - Form Hell Part 2: Complex Validation

In this episode, Adam and Jonathan continue their discussion about forms from episode 54, this time focusing on the complexities of validation.

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24 February 2017 • 47 minutes

58: Noel Rappin - Fixing Common Payment Handling Mistakes

In this episode, I talk to Noel Rappin about common mistakes developers make when handling payments on the web and how to fix them.

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8 February 2017 • 40 minutes

57: Derrick Reimer - Building and Scaling Drip

In this episode, Adam talks to Derrick Reimer about the technical challenges behind building and scaling Drip, a sophisticated email marketing automation platform.

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25 January 2017 • 50 minutes

56: Wes Bos - Getting Things Done and Building Your Own Tools

In this episode, Adam talks to Wes Bos about how he seems to get so much done, why he built his own course platform, and growing an audience.

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5 January 2017 • 41 minutes

55: Ian Landsman - Shady Marketing Tactics That Will Hurt Your Business

In this episode, Adam talks to Ian Landsman about shady marketing tactics that will turn your customers against you, and how to be more authentic with your marketing strategy.

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7 December 2016 • 57 minutes