Episode 81 - Is CSS a programming language?
0:27In today’s episode, I talk about whether or not CSS is a programming language.
Episode 79 - How I setup and configure all of my websites
8:56In today’s episode, I talk about how I setup and configure the dozens of website I manage. Links Go Make Things Pocket Guides Vanilla JS Academy Vanilla JS Toolkit Kitchen Table Adventure DigitalOcean ServerPilot Hugo My Hugo Starter Template 11ty Automatic SSG Deploys Scheduled posts with SSGs Build Tool Boilerplate Mailchimp Convertkit Easy Digital Downloads
Episode 74 - Hacking the hiring process
14:30In today’s episode, I talk about why job hunting sucks, and how to hack the process to make it suck less. Links Your resume will only get looked at for 6 seconds Web Developer Career Guide
Episode 72 - Web development and climate change
7:15In today’s episode, I talk about web development, climate change, and how we can be more sustainable in our work. Links Pacific Northwest Heatwave US Northeast Heatwave Jacobabad, Pakistan’s extreme heat and humidity World Wide Waste (book) Matthew Lewis’s tweet about wet bulb temperature Boston Globe on minorities and climate change Sustainable Web Manifesto Sustainable Web Design Website Carbon Calculator The Green Web Foundation ClimateAction.tech The Sustainable Web Design Book from A Book Apart
Episode 71 - Images and screen readers
4:25In today’s episode, I talk about how to make images more accessible.
Episode 70 - The mobile IS the web
2:05In today’s episode, I talk about changes in how people are using the web, and why we should be building with more of a focus on mobile devices. Links Laurie’s tweet Nielsen Total Audience Report
Episode 68 - Tech interviews suck
2:28In today’s episode, I talk about why tech interviews suck so much, and how we might fix them. Links The Vanilla JS Toolkit
Episode 67 - Accessibility is hard. It's also your job.
5:55In today’s episode, I talk about accessibility, our role as web developers, and some tools that could make it easier. Links Previous Episode: Theres no such thing as a website or web app that doesn’t need to be accessible A11Y Spec Documents I was wrong about dropdown menus I was wrong about subheadings Web Components WebAIM Accessibility Survey
Episode 66 - The tools you use don't matter... except when they do
2:23In today’s episode, I talk about the tools we use to build things for the web, when they matter, and when they don't. Links Dwayne’s tweet