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.

82 Episodes

82: Sarah Drasner - Animating the Web with CSS and JavaScript

In this episode, Adam talks to Sarah Drasner about using animations and transitions to create more intuitive user interfaces, as well as technical tips, tricks and best practices for implementing them well.

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14 February 2018 • 50 minutes

81: Evan You - Advanced Vue Component Design

In this episode, Adam talks to Evan You the creator of Vue.js about advanced component design patterns, and using features like scoped slots and render functions to build components that are much more than just UI widgets.

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31 January 2018 • 48 minutes

80: Tom Schlick - Building Multitenant Applications

In this episode, Adam talks to Tom Schlick about tackling challenges faced when building multitenant apps.

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17 January 2018 • 56 minutes

79: Kent C. Dodds - Building Reusable React Components with Render Props

In this episode, Adam talks to Kent C. Dodds about building "downshift", a React autocomplete component he designed for experiences he needed to build at PayPal. Kent gives a behind-the-scenes look at how the library uses the render prop pattern to allow maximum customizability without complex confi...

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21 December 2017 • 51 minutes

78: Ben Orenstein - Our All-Time Favorite Refactorings

In this episode, Adam and Ben Orenstein share nine of their favorite refactorings that you can use to clean up your code.

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6 December 2017 • 50 minutes

77: Tailwind CSS Q&A and the Road to 1.0

In this episode, Adam and Jonathan Reinink continue their discussion about Tailwind CSS, answering listener questions about the framework and sharing details behind the roadmap to 1.0.

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21 November 2017 • 1 hour, 27 minutes

76: Tailwind CSS vs. the World

In this episode, Adam is joined by Jonathan Reinink to discuss Tailwind CSS, a new utility-first CSS framework that they just released. They talk about what Tailwind is, how it works, and what makes it different than component-based frameworks like Bootstrap or other utility frameworks like Tachyons...

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8 November 2017 • 1 hour, 1 minute

75: Diana Mounter - Design Systems and Utility Classes at GitHub

In this episode, Adam talks to Diana Mounter of GitHub to talk about using design systems to tame legacy CSS, and how GitHub is using utility classes to make it easier to build more consistent, maintainable user interfaces.

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25 October 2017 • 44 minutes

74: Steve Schoger - Tactical Design Advice for Developers

In this episode, Adam is joined by Steve Schoger to talk about five ways developers can get better at designing their own projects.

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12 October 2017 • 1 hour, 7 minutes

73: Justin Jackson - Making a Living From Your Own Projects

In this episode, Adam is joined by Justin Jackson to talk about how to start working towards making a full-time living from your own projects.

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27 September 2017 • 1 hour, 6 minutes