Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

Full Stack Developers Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski dive deep into web development topics, explaining how they work and talking about their own experiences. They cover from JavaScript frameworks like React, to the latest advancements in CSS to simplifying web tooling.

Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

Wed Aug 30 2023

Anything but Coding - Landscaping, Fitness, and more!

PodcastLandscapingHome GymSewing MachinesInternet Connectivity

In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes discuss various topics outside of web development. They talk about attending a concert at Red Rocks, share funny stories about falling asleep in unexpected places, and discuss their experiences with landscaping and maintaining their lawns. The conversation also covers home gym projects, sewing machines, internet connectivity, TV watching habits, and steam cleaners.

Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

Fri Jul 14 2023

Supper Club × with Steve Krouse

Social CodingWeb DevelopmentProgramming LanguagesTeaching Kids to CodeJavaScript

Val.Town is a social website for writing and running code, combining the features of GitHub and AWS Lambda. Val allows users to run code easily and draws inspiration from Twitter and spreadsheets. Valtown aims to combine the benefits of a query language like Excel with the flexibility of coding. It provides features like emailing, scheduling cron jobs, and APIs for evaluating code. The development stack includes Express endpoint, Hano.js package, CodeMirror6, Remix React, and Dino platform. Valtown is used for various use cases, including IoT monitoring and plug-in systems. The podcast also discusses teaching kids to code, the next step in programming progression, and choosing the first language to learn.

Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

Wed Jul 12 2023

Stump’d × JavaScript × GraphQL × Memory Safety × Web History

Web DevelopmentJavaScriptWeb TechnologiesNode.jsCSS

This episode covers the history of web development, JavaScript and web technologies, web technologies continued, ECMAScript and CSS, and web design and miscellaneous topics. It explores the origins of JavaScript, the launch of Netflix, the development of cascading style sheets, event-driven programming in Node.js, memory safety in programming languages, HTTP/2 multiplexing, strategies for optimizing HTML5 video, function declarations vs function expressions in JavaScript, criticisms of CSS and its developments over the years, CSS Zen Garden, and recommendations for high-quality cables and error tracking tools.

Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

Mon Jul 10 2023

Roundup - Sick AI Tools For Developers

AI ToolsCode GenerationCody AIGitHub

The episode discusses the use of AI tools in development, focusing on Cody AI and GitHub Copilot. It explores their capabilities, limitations, and benefits. Other tools like and Open Commit are also mentioned. The episode highlights the importance of clear prompts and context for AI tools to generate accurate code. It concludes with insights on the role of AI tools in reducing manual effort and the evolving nature of the field.

Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

Fri Jun 30 2023

Supper Club × Messaging Queues and Workers with Armin Ronacher

Messaging QueuesMicroservicesTask HandlingSystem DesignEvent Ingestion

This episode covers the fundamentals of messaging queues, their applications in microservices, task handling and scheduling, system design considerations, event ingestion architecture, challenges faced in queuing systems, development challenges in Python and Rust, complexities in the JavaScript ecosystem, and insights on maintaining personal health in open source projects.

Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

Wed Jun 28 2023

WTF is an ORM


This episode covers the basics of ORM (object-relational mapping) and dives into the benefits of using an ORM. It explores Prisma, a powerful ORM with TypeScript support, and discusses its features and integrations. Other ORMs and database solutions are also mentioned. The episode explains the concept of database schemas and models, as well as the importance of migrations. Additional insights include the use of hooks in ORMs and a recommendation for the show 'I Think You Should Leave'.