A Podcast about Design + Development

Favourite Mac Utility Apps
Aug 9 • 33 min
This time we show some love to some of our favourite utility apps on the Mac.
Health and Fitness
Apr 20 • 33 min
Time to check in on how we’re keeping up with our new year’s resolutions of keeping fit.
Interview with Eric Windmill
Mar 30 • 37 min
We’re joined by Eric Windmill, author of Flutter In Action.
Working From Home Tips
Mar 22 • 18 min
Here are some simple tips for working from home during the COVID-19 / Coronavirus social distancing measures.
Mar 15 • 35 min
This time we discuss the different ways we estimate and quote for a piece of work.
2020 Goals
Dec 23, 2019 • 46 min
As the year comes to an end, we discuss some of our goals and resolutions for 2020.
Holiday Gift Guide 2019
Dec 9, 2019 • 43 min
Check out our alternative Holiday Gift Guide 2019 for the Designers and Developers in your life.
Design Criticism
Dec 1, 2019 • 27 min
Share your designs online and suddenly everyone becomes a design critic. This week we discuss the pro’s and con’s of design criticism online.
How To Get Into Development… For Free!
Nov 20, 2019 • 32 min
It’s easier than ever to become a developer. In this episode we discuss how you can get started, virtually for free.
Should Designers Code?
Oct 22, 2019 • 39 min
It’s a question thats been debated over and over. Here’s our take on whether designers should also learn to code.
Cloud Storage
Sep 30, 2019 • 41 min
In this episode we discuss different cloud storage options.
Favourite Mobile Apps
Sep 17, 2019 • 56 min
In this episode we discuss our most used and favourite mobile apps.
Sep 5, 2019 • 22 min
They’re absolutely everywhere across the web in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Buttons are one of the most fundamental HTML elements, so lets make sure we’re using them correctly.
Semantic HTML
Aug 29, 2019 • 41 min
HTML is the backbone of the internet but are you structuring your code correctly? This week we discuss semantic HTML.
Aug 21, 2019 • 59 min
This week we talk about where we go to get design and development inspiration and show some appreciation for the individuals and companies that inspire us.
Top 10 VS Code Extensions
Aug 12, 2019 • 37 min
This week we run down our top 10 VS Code extensions and discuss a little more about our IDE customisations.
Our setups
Aug 5, 2019 • 55 min
What do we use to do the work we do? This week we discuss our desk setups, podcasting gear, software and more.
How We Unwind
Jul 29, 2019 • 41 min
This week we discuss ways we unwind and how we handle a work-life balance.
Our Process
Jul 22, 2019 • 48 min
What does the process of taking a project from design to development to completion look like.
Time for a Reboot
Jul 15, 2019 • 34 min
After a lengthy hiatus, Inspect is back with a new format, new co-host and a new lease of life.
Interview with Jonathan Cutrell
Sep 18, 2017 • 79 min
My guest this week is Jonathan Cutrell, host of Developer Tea, a podcast about the skills required to be a good developer. We discuss introversion, podcasting methods, the Spec network and more.
Sponsor: Reactive Conf
Sep 3, 2017 • 6 min
I’ve teamed up with Reactive Conf. A three day tech conference about the future of development. Find out more about the show’s first sponsor.
Listener Question: Am I a good developer?
Jul 31, 2017 • 12 min
Listener Kalpesh asks about self evaluation and how to determine if he is a good developer. I share some tips on assessing your current skills, levelling up and getting second opinions.
Listener Question: How do you podcast?
Jul 11, 2017 • 18 min
Listener Rohit asks about how to start his own podcast and what are the minimum requirements. I talk about the equipment and software I use and what is involved in recording an episode.
And That Question’s For Dave (feat. Dave Nott and Dave Wood)
Jun 25, 2017 • 69 min
I’m joined this week by Dave Nott and Dave Wood, two iOS developers who also host their own podcast called Waiting For Review. We discuss life as an indie developer, a roundup of WWDC 2017 and podcasting.
Interview with Chris Coyier
Jun 11, 2017 • 56 min
My guest this week is Chris Coyier —a household name in the world of CSS. Chris talks about his involvement with CSS Tricks, Codepen and his experience with podcasting.
Interview with Wes Bos
May 29, 2017 • 50 min
This week I had the pleasure of catching up with Wes Bos about his transition from MySpace theme designer to one of the most influential people in web dev. We discuss his latest courses, his journey with JavaScript and how developers love stickers.
Speaking about speaking (feat. Helen V. Holmes)
May 22, 2017 • 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.
Jekyll and other Static Site Generators
May 15, 2017 • 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?
WooCommerce for non-devs (feat. Jordan Dwyer)
Apr 23, 2017 • 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.
Apr 16, 2017 • 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.
CSS Grid and Apple updates
Apr 5, 2017 • 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.
Medium and other mediums (feat. Les McCutcheon)
Mar 30, 2017 • 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.
Love-Hate Relationship with LinkedIn (feat. Les McCutcheon)
Mar 22, 2017 • 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.
Humble Beginnings (feat. Les McCutcheon)
Mar 12, 2017 • 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.
Mar 7, 2017 • 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.