JAMstack Radio

JAMstack Radio

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A show all about the JAMstack, a new way to build fast & secure apps or websites.


#61, Putting Stripe on the JAM with Nick DeJesus
Aug 4 • 31 min
In episode 61 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with T7 Chicken creator Nick DeJesus. They discuss developer sponsorships, coding bootcamps, Gatsby themes, and Nick’s personal experience maintaining use-shopping-cart.
#60, Building Fullstack React Apps with Brandon Bayer
Jul 24 • 23 min
In episode 60 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Brandon Bayer. They explore the complexity behind building fullstack applications and how deployment-agnostic tools like Blitz.js could change the developer landscape.
#59, The Component Marketplace with Alexander Karan of ClimateClever
Jul 8 • 38 min
In episode 59 of JAMstack Radio, Brian talks with Alexander Karan of ClimateClever. They discuss front-end microservices, breaking down developer projects into individual components, and building applications with Bit.
#58, Bootstrapping Your API with Pierre Burgy of Strapi
Jun 24 • 24 min
In episode 58 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Pierre Burgy of Strapi. They discuss bootstrapping APIs, marketing open source projects as products, and the importance of tutorials over documentation for the adoption of new technology.
#57, JSX in Markdown with Chris Biscardi
Jun 11 • 25 min
In episode of 57 of JAMstack Radio, Brian talks with Chris Biscardi, an independent engineer and startup consultant. They discuss MDX, the struggles of website migration, and why more projects are adopting JAMstack.
#56, Simpler Deployment with Joseph Cooper of KintoHub
May 19 • 29 min
In episode 56 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Joseph Cooper of KintoHub. They discuss Joseph’s background, deploying full stack apps in the cloud, and the software tools they personally enjoy using.
#55, Smaller Builds, Less Tooling with Fred Schott of Pika
Apr 30 • 28 min
In episode 55 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Fred Schott of Pika. They discuss the Pika project, ES Modules in Javascript, and how bundling code has shifted over the years.
#54, From Crisis to Creation with Rami Sass of WhiteSource
Apr 15 • 22 min
In episode 54 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Rami Sass of WhiteSource about securing and managing open source components in your software, and the tools available for identifying vulnerabilities in packages.
#53, Community Metrics with Georg Link of CHAOSS
Apr 1 • 27 min
In episode 53 of JAMstack Radio, Brian joins Georg Link of CHAOSS to discuss the importance of community metrics, which metrics are most useful for modern projects, and what open source tools are available for collecting and analyzing metrics.
#52, Open Sourcery with Tanner Linsley of Nozzle
Mar 19 • 29 min
In episode 52 of JAMstack Radio, Brian and Tanner Linsley discuss the enterprise keyword rank tracker Nozzle, how the open source ethos has shifted in recent years, and finding sponsors to elevate open source projects.
#51, Community Over Code with Shawn Wang of Netlify
Feb 27 • 27 min
In episode 51 of JAMstack Radio, Brian joins Shawn Wang to discuss his role as a developer experience engineer at Netlify, the open-source JavaScript framework Svelte, and scaling community above code.
#50, Real-time Editing with Scott Gallant and Jordan Patterson of Forestry.io
Nov 27, 2019 • 28 min
In episode 50 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Scott Gallant and Jordan Patterson, the founders of Forestry.io. They discuss next-generation CMS and real-time editing with their open-source toolkit TinaCMS.
#49, Auth in the JAMstack with Sam Julien of Auth0
Nov 13, 2019 • 22 min
In episode 49 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Sam Julien of Auth0 to discuss an elegant workflow for authentication and authorization in the JAMstack, dependencies in Gatsby, and storing JSON web tokens safely.
#48, Dynamic Static Sites with Shalom Volchok of Digital Optimization Group
Oct 24, 2019 • 24 min
In episode 48 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Shalom Volchok, CEO & Co-Founder of Digital Optimization Group. They discuss Shalom’s background in online herbal products, and reintroducing dynamic content into static sites.
#47, CMS Simplification with Andrew Sprouse of TakeShape
Oct 9, 2019 • 24 min
In episode 47 of JAMstack Radio, Brian joins Andrew Sprouse, Co-Founder and CTO of TakeShape. They discuss the lesson-laden founding story of TakeShape, and how an accessible JAMstack community empowers developers to explore new tools.
#46, Headless CMS with John Kelly of Contentstack
Sep 18, 2019 • 28 min
In episode 46 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by John Kelly, Product Manager at Contentstack. They discuss headless content management systems, and how adopting CMS on the backend encourages the portability and reusability of content.
#45, Embedded APIs with Startup Mentor Jeremy Glassenberg
Sep 4, 2019 • 36 min
In episode 45 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Jeremy Glassenberg, a startup mentor and advisor. They discuss iFrames, external APIs, and how third-party APIs can be embedded into existing platforms.
#44, The Developer Experience with Divya Sasidharan of Netlify
Aug 21, 2019 • 30 min
In episode 44 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Divya Sasidharan, a developer advocate at Netlify. They discuss Netlify’s clever approach to improving developer experience, as well as the journey one makes when switching from React to Vue.
#43, Working in the Open with Jason Lengstorf of Gatsby
Jul 31, 2019 • 27 min
In episode 43 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Jason Lengstorf of Gatsby. They discuss the new spin Gatsby’s putting on theme templates, and the inherent balancing act of catering to the open source community while operating a profitable business.
#42, Structuring Content with Simen Svale Skogsrud and Knut Melvær of Sanity.io
Jul 10, 2019 • 27 min
On episode 42 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Simen Svale Skogsrud and Knut Melvær of Sanity.io to discuss real time collaborative editing, and how the previous shortcomings of market offerings led to the creation of a new, totally customizable…
#41, Simplifying Developer Workflow with Paul Biggar of Dark
Jun 20, 2019 • 25 min
In episode 41 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Paul Biggar, CTO of Dark. They discuss improving developer workflow in the JAMstack, as well as the challenges of developing a holistic programming language from the ground up.
#40, Multi-Language Support with Manvel Saroyan
Jun 6, 2019 • 21 min
In episode 40 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Manvel Saroyan, a developer at eyeo, working on Adblock Plus. They discuss the difficulties of integrating multi-language support into dev projects as well as Manvel’s lifestyle as a digital nomad.
#39, GraphQL Services with Sean Grove of OneGraph
May 16, 2019 • 30 min
In episode 39 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Sean Grove of OneGraph to unpack common misconceptions about GraphQL, and discuss some of the peripheral services and tools available to educate and inspire GraphQL users.
#38, JAM Performance with J.C. Hiatt of DevLifts
Apr 18, 2019 • 21 min
In episode 38 of JAMstack Radio, Brian talks with J.C. Hiatt, Founder of DevLifts. They cover front end frameworks in the JAMstack, scaling up an ultra-lean business, and even developer fitness.
#37, Web Analytics with Ben Schwarz of Calibre
Apr 4, 2019 • 32 min
In episode 37 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Ben Schwarz, founder of Calibre, to discuss the shortcomings and frustrations of the modern web experience for everyday users, and the tooling available to improve it.
#36, Collaboration Tools with Jira’s Zak Islam
Mar 20, 2019 • 24 min
In episode 36 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Zak Islam, Head of Engineering at Atlassian’s Jira. They explore the entire Jira toolset and how to simplify complex projects.
#35, GraphQL Querying with Hasura’s Tanmai Gopal
Jan 8, 2019 • 26 min
In episode 35 of JAMstack Radio, Brian talks to Tanmai Gopal, CEO and Co-Founder of Hasura, about what makes GraphQL popular and how you can start using it instantly with Hasura.
#34, Using MongoDB with Stitch and Atlas
Nov 27, 2018 • 29 min
In episode 34 of JAMstack Radio, Brian talks to Michael Lynn and Drew DiPalma of MongoDB about how developers are using Stitch and Atlas to power their projects.
#33, The Knative Project with IBM Cloud Platform’s Jason McGee
Oct 30, 2018 • 23 min
In episode 33 of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Jason McGee, IBM Fellow and VP and CTO of IBM Cloud Platform, to see how Knative is helping developers build and deploy serverless projects.
#32, Progressive Web Apps with AWS’ Nader Dabit
Sep 27, 2018 • 23 min
In episode 32 of JAMstack Radio, Brian meets with Nader Dabit, developer advocate for AWS Mobile, which is a team within AWS that focuses on solutions for mobile developers to discuss developer tools such as Device Farm, AWS Amplify, and AWS Appsync.
#31, Originless code with Cloudflare’s Kenton Varda
Sep 12, 2018 • 21 min
In episode 31 of JAMstack Radio, Brian meets with Kenton Varda, tech lead for Cloudflare Workers and author of Sandstorm.io to discuss some of the infinite uses for running code at the edge.
#30, Probot with Bex Warner of GitHub Apps
Aug 9, 2018 • 16 min
In episode 30 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by fellow GitHub developer advocate Bex Warner to talk about Probot and the ways its automation tools are improving the GitHub community.
#29, Identity Management with Auth0
May 10, 2018 • 31 min
In episode 29 of JAMstack Radio, Brian talks to Auth0 Developer Evangelist Ado Kukic about how developers can approach authentication and authorization using open standards like JSON Web Tokens, one of the technologies behind Auth0.
#28, Front-End Infrastructure at Coursera
Apr 27, 2018 • 30 min
In episode 28 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Jon Wong, Senior Software Engineer at Coursera. Jon discusses how Coursera has approached front-end architecture in the past, what tools they’re using now (like GraphQL) and how Coursera is helping its…
#27, API Documentation with ReadMe and Netlify
Mar 22, 2018 • 36 min
In episode 27 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Netlify Documentation Engineer Jessica Parsons as well as ReadMe.io founder and CEO Gregory Koberger for a discussion on the future of documentation and how more personalized API docs could benefit…
#26, Video and Image Optimization with Cloudinary
Feb 27, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian and Ben are joined by Cloudinary’s Robert Moseley to discuss how his and other developer tools can help free up a lot of bandwidth taken up by poorly optimized videos and images.
#25, Adopting GraphQL with Graphcool
Feb 6, 2018 • 29 min
In episode 25 of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by the co-founders of Graphcool to discuss the evolution of GraphQL within the developer community.
#24, Server-Side Rendering with Trey Huffine of Postmates
Jan 23, 2018 • 23 min
Brian is joined by Trey Huffine, software engineer at Postmates, to discusses the pros and cons of server-side rendering and the joys of React.
#23, Introduction to Downshift and Glamorous
Dec 14, 2017 • 29 min
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Kent Dodds to the studio for a chat. Kent describes how he manages to actively contribute to open source projects while balancing a full-time job and a family.
#22, Static Site Generation With Gatsby.js
Nov 2, 2017 • 34 min
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio Brian invites Kyle Mathews, founder of Gatsby, onto the show to discuss the project. Gatsby is a framework that lets you build entire websites using React.js.
#21, Why GitLab Chose Vue.js
Oct 5, 2017 • 33 min
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Jacob Schatz and Ben Mischenko into the studio. Jacob explains how he went about deciding on a JavaScript framework for GitLab and what drew him to Vue.js.
#20, Spike: A Full Featured Static Website Generator
Sep 21, 2017 • 41 min
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Jeff Escalante, Lead Developer from Carrot Creative to discuss Spike, a static website generator written in JavaScript.
#19, Elm: A Well Built Compile to JavaScript Language
Aug 16, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian is joined by Richard Feldman and Brooke Angel from NoRedInk for a discussion on Elm, a functional programming language that compiles to JavaScript.
#18, An Introduction to Service Workers
Aug 1, 2017 • 26 min
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio we examine how Pinterest uses service workers to deliver a better offline website experience.
#17, The Rise of Design Systems
Jul 18, 2017 • 32 min
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Rafael Conde, Kaelig Deloumeau-Prigent & Craig Wattrus to share their experiences building design systems.
#16, Contentful: An API-First CMS
Jun 29, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian hosts Stefan Judis and Rouven Wessling to discuss Contentful, a developer friendly API-first CMS.
#15, Algolia’s Out Of The Box Search Experience
Jun 15, 2017 • 28 min
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Vincent Voyer and Emily Hayman to discuss Algolia, a hosted search as a service.
#14, Pitching JAMstack To Customers
Jun 1, 2017 • 32 min
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Christian Bach, Georges Saad and Charles Ouellet to discuss Snipcart, an HTML & Javascript based shopping cart. Georges and Charles show that with Snipcart, a secure shopping cart can be injected into…
#13, Staying Cool With Graphcool
May 11, 2017 • 31 min
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Johannes Schickling and Eli Williamson to discuss Graphcool, a flexible backend platform combining GraphQL & AWS Lambda.
#12, FaaS and the Benefits of Serverless
Apr 27, 2017 • 36 min
In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Ryan Scott Brown and David Wells to examine the rise of Functions as a Service (FaaS). They discuss common use cases for FaaS and break down the cost benefit of using a service like Lambda instead of…