A weekly(ish) podcast about web development, design, technology and some other random stuff.
08. Speaking about speaking (feat. Helen V. Holmes)
May 22 • 40 min
I caught up with Helen V. Holmes, a designer and developer from Virginia. We talk about her time at Mozilla, public speaking and tinkering with hardware to create art. Helen on the web Portfolio Twitter Critique is terrifying Mentioned in the show Firefox…
07. Jekyll and other Static Site Generators
May 15 • 14 min
This week I talk about Static Site Generators, and in particular a tool called Jekyll. What are SSGs? How do you get started? What are they good for? Mentioned in the show 457 SSGs Static Gen Jekyll Markdown Liquid Templating Language Who uses Liquid…
06. WooCommerce for non-devs (feat. Jordan Dwyer)
Apr 23 • 55 min
This week I’m joined by Jordan Dwyer, a digital marketing manager who is venturing into the world of setting up his own ecommerce project. We talk about Wordpress, Woocommerce and the state of modern digital marketing. Jordan on the web Blog - DigitalHop…
05. Mastodon
Apr 16 • 11 min
In this week’s episode I talk about Mastodon - a new open source social network which is growing fast and taking on Twitter. Mentioned in the show Mastodon Instances User Guide Apps Full Mastodon Documentation How Mastodon usernames work As mentioned in…
04. CSS Grid and Apple updates
Apr 5 • 13 min
This week I talk about the new CSS Grid features which are available in all modern browsers and some of the recent updates from Apple. Mentioned in the show My tweets about Star Wars Dann Petty’s tweet storm CSS Grid, MDN @MSEdgeDev announcement Grid By…
03. Medium and other mediums (feat. Les McCutcheon)
Mar 30 • 40 min
This week we discuss the role of a personal portfolio and the trend of moving your content to third-party services. Stick around after the outro for some post-show movie talk. Mentioned in the show Paul Jarvis’ tweet Subform Medium post Irvue Ajay’s Dark…
02. Love-Hate Relationship with LinkedIn (feat. Les McCutcheon)
Mar 22 • 34 min
In this week’s episode we go into more depth about our recent redundancy, the experience of finding a new job, our relationship with LinkedIn and the importance of a CV. Mentioned in the show Code Octopus The Hollywood Model LinkedIn Recruiter Sitecore…
01. Humble Beginnings (feat. Les McCutcheon)
Mar 12 • 28 min
In this week’s episode I’m joined by Les McCutcheon where we talk about our backgrounds with details about where we grew up, how we got into the tech industry and some anecdotes along the way. Mentioned in the show .NET A beautiful friendship, Casablanca…
00. Teaser
Mar 7 • 0 min
This teaser episode is just an introduction to the show and what is to come. It’s a chance to set up our iTunes and RSS feeds and give us an outlet to start promoting the show. Show notes Hit subscribe wherever you are listening to this and we’ll catch…