Friends Talk Frontend

Friends Talk Frontend
Welcome to Friends Talk Frontend.

#29: Vaidehi Joshi
Nov 30, 2018 • 51 min
Today we’re talking to Vaidehi Joshi about basecs and about how she learned computer science!
#28: Helen Durrant
Oct 26, 2018 • 58 min
Today we’re talking to Helen Durrant about self-care, mental health, music, impostor syndrome, and traveling!
#27: Jeremy Keith (Part 2)
Jul 30, 2018 • 43 min
This is Part 2 of our recording with Jeremy Keith! We talk about the untold stories of people (especially women) who built the Internet, progressive enhancements, and people’s struggles with JavaScript.
#26: Jeremy Keith (Part 1)
Jul 10, 2018 • 40 min
Jeremy Keith is a web developer, author, and musician. We talk about the history of computing and his new book Going Offline.
Minisode: Welcome, Katherine!
Apr 23, 2018 • 44 min
I have a co-host now! In this episode Katherine and I talk about our plans, hopes, and dreams for this podcast.
#25: Rachel Nabors
Apr 16, 2018 • 67 min
Today I interview Rachel Nabors who, as you might know, is really big in the web animation world. She’s written a book called Animation at Work, and she’s also published two online courses on her website: One is Web Animation Essentials and the other is…
#24: Claudina Sarahe
Jan 21, 2018 • 69 min
Hey everyone! I’m Jag Talon, and you’re listening to Friends Talk Frontend—it’s a show where we talk to amazing people about their habits, how they got to where they are now, and what their day-to-day life is like. Our guest today is Claudina Sarahe or CS…
#23: Antoinette Janus
Dec 29, 2017 • 57 min
Today we’ll be talking to Antoinette Janus who is a web developer and designer at PBS Kids and who’s also a co-organizer of CodePen DC. Make sure to listen to this episode because Antoinette has a lot to say about art and how it all mixes in with her work…
#22: Amber Stickel
Nov 14, 2017 • 67 min
Check out our new episode with Amber Stickel! We have a brand-new format as well so tell me what you think! Amber is a designer and developer who was actually working for IBM at the time of this recording. Now, she is a design technologist at Indeed; the…
#21: Lara Callender Hogan
Oct 25, 2017 • 38 min
Hey, everyone! This is Jag Talon and you’re listening to Friends Talk Frontend. Today we interview Lara Hogan who is the VP of engineering at Kickstarter and the author of three books: Designing for Performance, Building a device lab, and Demystifying…
#20: Dave DeSandro
Oct 10, 2017 • 78 min
Today, I’m talking to Dave DeSandro who is a designer and developer running Metafizzy. His code is used everywhere, and if you’re a developer you’ve probably run into it already. His code is used by Tumblr, Nasa, Whole Foods, and the Tonight Show with…
#19: Sarah Bray
Sep 21, 2017 • 65 min
Our guest today is Sarah Bray. She is on the cover of Offscreen magazine, and spends a lot of time thinking about how our design and marketing choices affect people, including ourselves. So listen up, and stick around!
#18: Saron Yitbarek
Sep 13, 2017 • 32 min
Today we’re talking to Saron Yitbarek of Codenewbies. She’s here to talk about how she started the Codenewbies community and Codeland. We also talk about weightlifting, bootcamps, and her podcast setup on this show. So, stick around!
#17: Monica Dinculescu
Aug 10, 2017 • 56 min
Our guest today is Monica Dinculescu and she is an emojineer at the Polymer project at Google and before that she used to work on Google Chrome. She writes and talks a lot about emojis, cats, and web components. So, stick around!
#16: Kim Goulbourne
Aug 6, 2017 • 53 min
Our guest today is Kim Goulbourne. She is a very productive human being. She has so many cool projects—she is doing all the projects! She is currently working at Thoughtbot doing strategy, design, and development. Listen to her talk about her amazing…
#15: Jess Lee
Jul 25, 2017 • 78 min
Our guest today is Jess Lee, and she talks about her work at—it’s a place where programmers share ideas and help each other grow. She is the J in’s PB&J. Listen, as she talks about building a community for developers, and running a website.…
Better Late Than Never, Friends Talk Frontend Trailer!
Jul 21, 2017 • 2 min
Better late than never, right? I needed a way to easily share the gist of this show to people, so I made a trailer from all the past episodes. Enjoy!
#14: Dan Mall
Jul 14, 2017 • 50 min
Our guest today is Dan Mall and he is a creative director and founder of SuperFriendly, and also the co-founder of a new service called SuperBooked. Listen to him as he talks about his origin story, how he started his companies, and maybe talk a little…
#13: Mat Marquis
Jul 11, 2017 • 64 min
Our guest today is Mat Marquis and he’s also an author, a boxer, and a pretty good baker. Listen to him as he talks about how he got into tech, how he started boxing, and maybe a little bit about his brief stint on TV.
#12: Nicole Dominguez
Jun 4, 2017 • 73 min
Nicole Dominguez is a freelance developer, mentor, and digital nomad. In this podcast we talk about her travels, the conferences that she’s been to, and all her future ambitions. It’s a pretty cool episode so sit back and listen!
#11: Tim Holman
May 31, 2017 • 64 min
This episode was super fun to record. I got to talk to Tim Holman who’s a tinkerer, prankster, and, of course, a developer. He’s currently working at Codepen and if you like weird and zany things, I think you’ll have a lot of fun listening to this…
#10: Val Head
Apr 28, 2017 • 44 min
Val Head is pretty much all about animations. She’s written a book about animations, she talks about animations in workshops and conferences, she makes videos about animations, she has a newsletter about animations, and yes, she’s on podcasts talking…
#9: Stephanie Liu
Apr 22, 2017 • 72 min
I have Stephanie Liu here today, and we talk about bubble tea, JavaScript, CSS. She has a lot to say about teaching, finishing projects, and motorcycles as well so stick around and enjoy the show!
#8: Shanise Barona
Apr 17, 2017 • 59 min
I have Shanise Barona with me today and she’s a web developer right here in Philly! She talks about her adventures and struggles on learning backend and frontend technologies, and what it’s like being the newest Elaconf Organizer.
#7: Gabrielle Wee
Mar 22, 2017 • 56 min
Today we’re talking to Gabrielle Wee on her adventures on web development and web design! I hope you enjoy this show!
#6: Una Kravets
Feb 13, 2017 • 50 min
Today’s guest is Una Kravets! She’s an amazing front-end developer, designer, and all around awesome person. We’re here to talk to her about her day-to-day life, her habits, and other musings. Hope you enjoy this show!
#5: Pam Selle
Feb 3, 2017 • 66 min
Hey, everyone! This is FTF, and our guest today is Pam Selle. She’s very talented and she has worked on a ton of different projects both on frontend and backend. I hope you’ll learn something from her today!
#4: Rachel Smith
Jan 24, 2017 • 56 min
Hey, everyone! Today we’ll be talking to Rachel Smith! She’s a JavaScript and Ruby developer at Codepen, and she has a lot to share in this show! I hope you’ll learn something from her today, and I hope you enjoy this episode!
#3: Alex Lash
Jan 22, 2017 • 42 min
Today we’re talking to my buddy Alex Lash! She’s a designer, front-end developer, and a teacher. She’s very inspiring, and I hope you’ll learn something from her today!
#2: Joni Trythall
Jan 8, 2017 • 72 min
Joni Trythall (or Joni Bologna) is a really cool human being who takes ideas from napkin doodles allll the way to implementation. She’s also a kickass teacher.
#1: Helen V. Holmes
Dec 28, 2016 • 61 min
Helen is an awesome awesome designer and developer. And guess what? She also does hardware shit! She’s a badass. She currently works at Mozilla on the Firefox browser as a designer on the DevTools. You might have even used it yourself.