Season 1

Sept. 29, 2022

Embracing New Tech, JavaScript, and the W3WC NFT Launch

The beauty of tech is that it keeps evolving. As a developer, it’s important to keep evolving too. Whether that’s trying new fram…

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Sept. 22, 2022

Balancing Engineering Management, Side Hustles, and Porsches with Kel…

We all have at least one friend who somehow finds enough hours in a day to have a full-time job and take on several side projects…

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Sept. 15, 2022

A11y Hour with Crystal Preston-Watson

Accessibility is like learning a new language, leaving many developers wondering where to start. The answer is pretty simple, sta…

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Sept. 8, 2022

The Release of Nuxt 3 with Daniel Roe

The best way to win over a developer is to make their job simpler. The release of Nuxt 3 promises an even better developer experi…

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Sept. 1, 2022

HTML Accessibility, Package Managers, and the Whiskey Web and Whatnot…

Devs have a lot on their plate, but the key is to find time for what’s important. Championing accessibility is only possible if d…

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Aug. 25, 2022

Tech Rants, Supporting Open Source, and Great TV Shows

Building products is hard. And devs can often feel hamstrung by competing priorities. The battle between revenue and quality is e…

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Aug. 18, 2022

Web Frameworks, the Launch of Astro 1.0, and National Parks with Nate…

Introducing a new framework can be challenging, especially when developers are loyal to old favorites. But Astro 1.0 is bridging …

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Aug. 11, 2022

A11y Hour with Mark Steadman

Like many developers, Mark Steadman began working in web development with just a couple of goals in mind: write something that ru…

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Aug. 4, 2022

Conventional Commits vs. Release-It and Chatting About the Changelog

There are two types of engineers. The “normal” ones who strive to make their day-to-day lives as easy as possible and the Robbie’…

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July 28, 2022

Emerging Tech, a Resource Renaissance, and Embracing Ember with Prest…

A few years into Preston Sego’s coding career, a colleague working on increasing interactivity on the company’s interface chose E…

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July 21, 2022

A11y Hour with Eric Bailey

In recent years, accessibility has evolved from a way to avoid legal landmines, to a specialization developers are taking a serio…

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July 14, 2022

Developing Orbit and the Future of Cross Framework Solutions with Dan…

Years ago, Dan Gebhardt was mapping out data needs for an app he was building. In a struggle to make sense of every requirement a…

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July 7, 2022

Matt Johnson: When Web3 Is Worth It and Learning to Lead

In high school, Matt Johnson followed in the footsteps of his older brother, pursuing similar hobbies like sports and music. Aft…

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June 30, 2022

Polaris, Starbeam, and the Future of Ember with Godfrey Chan

In 2022, the future of Ember is taking shape thanks to developers like Godfrey Chan. Alongside Yehuda Katz and other engineers, G…

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June 23, 2022

Reacting to React, WWDC22, and Bun.sh

Robbie has spent years trying to improve his experience in the terminal. Fortunately, he’s learned a few things about customizati…

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June 16, 2022

A Battle of Two Worlds and Mentorship Above Milestones with Cory Brown

It’s not often that a blog post sets the internet on fire. But a recent post by Cory Brown about async/await led to an uproar and…

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June 9, 2022

A Framework for Ember TypeScript with James C. Davis

In 2017, James C. Davis moved to Charlottesville, Virginia to work at a non-profit tech company that used Ember in their original…

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June 2, 2022

Mystery Maker's Monday, Testing, and GraphQL

They say if it’s not broken, don’t fix it. So why are we running tests on tests on tests that aren’t business-critical? There’s a…

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May 26, 2022

Leading From the Top, Creating a Community, and Balancing It All with…

Great things come in unexpected places. For Tracy Lee, an ex-boyfriend’s T-shirt sporting the Ember Tomster is what tipped her of…

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May 19, 2022

Bringing Types to Ember with Chris Krycho

In early 2017, Chris Krycho was working at one of the few startups using Ember, searching for a way to bring types to the emergin…

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May 12, 2022

Are Monorepos and NFTs Worth It?

Do you use monorepos? Do you love NFTs named after dogs? Chuck and Robbie have mixed feelings on both monorepus and Shiba Inu tok…

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April 21, 2022

Getting Lost in Git and Goodbye tsc

It’s been a while since Chuck and Robbie dove headfirst into trending tech topics without a guest to bounce their ideas off of. T…

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April 14, 2022

Developing as a Developer, Appreciating Workers, and Navigating Frame…

When someone hands you an opportunity to specialize, to do something crazy with people you like, to learn from people building so…

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April 7, 2022

Prioritizing Performance and the Future of the Terminal with Zach Llo…

The terminal is a constant in the dev world. Every developer will interact with the terminal in one way or another. So what if th…

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March 31, 2022

Setting Standards, Community Lifelines, and the Beauty of Open Source…

As developers, advancing in our careers can feel like the wild west. No guardrails, no handbook, and no standard path to success,…

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March 24, 2022

Transitioning to Tech and Writing What You Know with Kara Luton

When it seems like everyone around you has worked in the same field for a really long time, making a career pivot with confidence…

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March 17, 2022

Alternatives to Relay, the GraphQL Stack, and Adulthood with Charles …

Just because something is widely used doesn’t always mean it’s your best solution. Frontside Founder Charles Lowell and CEO Taras…

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March 10, 2022

Machine Learning in JavaScript, Remix Plus Netlify, and Why DX Engine…

Charlie Gerard loves to experiment. Her love for experimentation and JS has propelled Charlie into the world of machine learning …

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March 3, 2022

Creating CodePen, Tackling Tailwind, and Keeping It Simple with Chris…

Ten years after launching CodePen, Co-Founder Chris Coyier still thinks of his company as a scrappy startup. That’s because CodeP…

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Feb. 24, 2022

Runspired vs. Chris Manson on Solving the Number One Open Source Main…

As Chris Thoburn (otherwise known as runspired) began prepping for his own Whiskey Web and Whatnot, he found himself driving alon…

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Feb. 17, 2022

Work-Life Balance, React, and Why Accessibility Is Everything with Me…

In this episode, Robbie and Chuck talk with Melanie Sumner, web developer and member of the Ember Core Team. As a graduation gift…

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Feb. 10, 2022

Astro, Dashboards, NFT Memberships, and a TV Roundup

From Astro, Vite, and Snowpack, to VR, and some favorite TV shows, today’s episode is the perfect opportunity to catch up on tech…

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Feb. 3, 2022

The Right Way to NFT, Blockchain, and Making Your Mark in the Digital…

In a world of invaluable yet intangible artwork and every developer fighting for a space on the blockchain, it’s hard to sort out…

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Jan. 27, 2022

Discovering Ember, Adopting Orbit, and Unlocking Optimization with Ch…

Runspired’s journey with Ember began just like Chuck’s, Robbie’s, and many who’ve come before them — with confusion, hesitancy, a…

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Jan. 13, 2022

Decentralized Gaming, IntelliJ, Twitch, and the Shortcomings of Moder…

What do web development, Twitch, VR, and blockchain all have in common? More than you might think. After years as a game develope…

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Jan. 6, 2022

Chuck’s Origin Story: Career Pivots, and Learning to Love Ember

After diving into Robbie’s backstory in episode 017, today we’re panning the camera to Chuck. If you’ve ever wondered how he ende…

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Dec. 30, 2021

Robbie’s Origin Story: Learning to Code, Learning to Hire, and Taking…

If you’ve ever wondered where Ship Shape got its shape and how Robbie became Ember’s number one fan, this episode is for you. Rob…

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Dec. 23, 2021

The Beauty of Remix, Falling for Tailwind, and Why NFTs Are a Scam wi…

Kent Dodds spends much of his professional life helping emerging developers learn. Earlier this year, as he began refreshing a st…

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Dec. 16, 2021

Next.js 12, React vs. Svelte, and the Future of Frameworks with Wes B…

Between constantly changing frameworks, updates, and languages, web dev life is anything but stagnant. Shiny object syndrome is a…

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Dec. 9, 2021

Ember vs. React, Jamstack, and Holes in the Hiring Process with Chris…

They say if it’s not broken, don’t fix it. But if it is broken...keep iterating? While not everyone may agree on how to solve the…

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Dec. 2, 2021

RedwoodJS, Developer Experience, and Developing for Scale with Tom Pr…

Every developer straddles the fine line between creating a unique space and reinventing the wheel. Tom Preston-Werner has lived b…

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