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Public Function

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036: Peak Phone
Sep 17 • 98 min
036 - Peak Phone This week, Albert and Greg discuss the hardware of the day. Greg pontificates on peak premium products. Albert watches the giants leave the wheelhouse. We talk smartphones, laptops, computing hardware, gaming, cameras, and more! Contact:…
035: With a Wide Enough Net
Aug 20 • 95 min
This week, Albert and Greg talk React tools and toys. Greg has an eye out for the visuals. Albert don’t need no stinkin’ GUI. We discuss lifecycles, prototyping, awesome lists, and more! Contact: Discord: Public Function Discord Albert on Twitter: @alpark…
034: The Aristocrats
Aug 13 • 103 min
034 - The Aristocrats This week, Albert and Greg bring you the news. Greg ponders pipeline product providers. Albert sees both the beginning and the end of things. We open source projects, Javascript features, and more! Contact: Discord: Public Function…
033: Ketchup
Aug 8 • 44 min
033 - Ketchup This week, Albert and Greg are coming at you from the past! Enjoy these clips from the show covering CSS, Typescript, Shopify, project management, Microsoft, and more! Contact: Discord: Public Function Discord Albert on Twitter: @alpark Greg…
032: Studio Time
Jul 30 • 81 min
032 - Studio Time This week, Albert and Greg talk about our podcasting gear and setup. Greg seeks clarity in USB mics and workflows. Albert brings you behind the scenes of the making of Public Function. We talk XML, famous acoustics, guitar amps, and…
031: 1000 Keepers
Jul 23 • 101 min
031 - 1000 Keepers This week, Albert and Greg discuss pair programming. Greg seeks help with a difficult Google API, and gets homework. Albert wants to see how other coders work. We talk Java, photography, keymappings, luggage, and more! Contact: Discord:…
030: Be Better
Jul 16 • 112 min
030 - Be Better This week, Albert and Greg talk tips for becoming a better developer. Greg searches GitHub for good examples and dead branches. Albert explains ergonomics effects with primetime quotes. We talk cameras, lenses, editors, and more! Contact:…
029: Cacophony of Voices
Jul 9 • 111 min
029 - Cacophony of Voices This week, Albert and Greg discuss fresh gear. Greg seeks headphone nirvana, and sets up a new machine. Albert collects compact keyboard layouts. We talk software, editor configs, npm, theming, and more! Contact: Discord: Public…
028: Long Long Text
Jul 2 • 93 min
028 - Long Long Text This week, Albert and Greg are back from hiatus. Greg looks for Markdown solutions for his site. Albert finds fascinating feature flags. We talk blogging, backups, new networking protocols and more! Contact: Discord: Public Function…
027: Infinity Cough
Jun 18 • 71 min
027 - Infinity Cough This week, Albert and Greg talk games and gaming. Greg envisions a cloud-based computing future. Albert breaks down big gaming businesses. We talk hardware, Google Stadia, internet possibilities, and more! Contact: Discord: Public…
026: A Compendium of Fantastic Achievements
Jun 11 • 99 min
026 - A Compendium of Fantastic Achievements This week, Albert and Greg continue chatting about portfolio sites. Greg seeks internet fame through words, spoken and written. Albert gets lazy with his CSS. We talk blogging, fonts, website design, writing…
025: The Accordion
Jun 4 • 91 min
025 - The Accordion This week, Albert and Greg talk about portfolio sites. Greg deftly defines dynamic domain distribution. Albert formulates form function fundamentals . We talk coding on Linux, CSS, testing APIs, lazy developers and more! Contact:…
024: The Constant Gardener
May 28 • 116 min
024 - The Constant Gardener This week, Albert and Greg discuss continuous integration/delivery. Greg contemplates a post-Macbook future and waters the garden. Albert reads the announcements. We talk switching to Linux, git flow, marketing and more!…
023: Book Club: Rework
May 21 • 97 min
023 - Book Club: Rework This week, Albert and Greg bring you the first Public Function Book Club! Greg finally reads Rework and has thoughts. Albert destroys meeting culture and picks a fight. We talk startups, management, email vs Slack and more!…
022: Fifth Year Senior
May 14 • 88 min
022 - Fifth Year Senior This week, Albert and Greg discuss the differences between junior, mid, and senior level developers! Greg wants to go galaxy brain on management. Albert touts top teammates. We talk experience, decisions, teamwork and more!…
021: Arrivals and Departures
May 7 • 106 min
021 - Arrivals & Departures This week, Albert and Greg are talking home office setups! Greg muses on massive modern monitors. Albert runs his entire life on Linux. We talk street food, computer hardware, bad software and more! Contact: Albert on Twitter:…
020: Lord’s Work
Apr 30 • 100 min
019 - Lord’s Work This week, Albert and Greg are following up on 20 episodes. Greg reviews his dev tooling open sourcery. Albert finds a code editor and a desk. We talk space race, Twitter fame, rap music and more! Contact: Albert on Twitter: @alpark Greg…
019: Not Forgotten
Apr 30 • 86 min
019 - Not Forgotten This week, Public Function is back from a short break. Greg explains the meta for Destiny PvP, and loses to 14-year-olds. Albert still hasn’t seen Game of Thrones. We talk monitors, Digital Ocean services, gaming APIs and more!…
018: Clown Time
Apr 16 • 86 min
018 - Clown Time This week, Public Function is old enough to vote! Greg discusses the future of e-commerce and Shopify. Albert launches a spaceship from his phone. We talk gaming hardware history, 8k monitors, big desks and more! Contact: Albert on…
017: Schrodinger’s Comma
Apr 9 • 88 min
016 - Schrodinger’s Comma This week, Albert and Greg are bike shedding. Greg has opinions on semicolons. Albert is torn over ordering CSS properties. We discuss tabs versus spaces, premature optimization, and browser support. Check the post show! Contact:…
016: President Qwerty
Apr 2 • 85 min
016 - President Qwerty This week, Albert and Greg talk ergonomics. Greg holds down the turbo button for too long. Albert describes proper programmer seating position. We talk expensive chairs, computer mice, distractions, and more! Contact: Albert on…
015: Dan the Homie
Mar 26 • 79 min
015 - Dan the Homie This week, Albert and Greg talk about Redux. Greg makes a friend by being wrong on the internet. Albert tells you why not to use Redux. We talk Redux alternatives, middlewares, arrow keys, and more! Contact: Albert on Twitter: @alpark…
014: The One with the Hooks
Mar 19 • 90 min
014- The One with the Hooks This week, Albert and Greg discuss all things React Hooks. Greg teaches us how to avoid infinite loops. Albert uses hooks to avoid Redux. We talk render priority, React suspense, dangerously set flags, and more! Contact: Albert…
013: Albert’s Guitar Strings
Mar 12 • 113 min
013- Albert’s Guitar Strings This week, Albert and Greg are talking devops! Greg gives an oral history of webmasters. Albert helps you translate devops tech to business talk. We talk server rooms, load balancers, acts of God, and podcasting Pulitzers!…
012: Dumb and Optimistic
Mar 5 • 76 min
This week, Albert and Greg are hangin’ loose! Greg works on a personal project. Albert hates on Apple for no reason (surprise!). We talk portfolio sites, GraphQL, and our favorite podcasts. Stick around for the post show! Contact: Albert on Twitter:…
011: Editor Wars
Feb 27 • 104 min
011 - Editor Wars This week, Albert and Greg talk code editors. Greg tells us about his one true love. Albert gets particular about colors. We talk paying for software, Electron apps, keybindings, and strongly-typed languages. Contact: Albert on Twitter:…
010: Edge Case Machine
Feb 19 • 87 min
010 - Edge Case Machine This week, Albert and Greg discuss dev tooling. Greg wants to organize his files. Albert focuses on localhost. We talk boilerplate code, unit testing, page performance, and mechanical keyboards. Links: Wallaby Prettier Laravel Mix…
009: CSS is Hard
Feb 14 • 111 min
009 - CSS is Hard This week, Albert and Greg talk about CSS. Greg thinks about Bootstrap. Albert declares his CSS House. We talk styled components, CSS modules, and the full stack developer myth. Be sure to check out the post show! Links: CSS Tricks…
008: Data Jiu Jitsu
Feb 5 • 100 min
008 - Data Jiu Jitsu This week, Albert and Greg are back! The guys deep dive on content management systems and building web apps around them. Greg has complex data problems. Albert is afraid of schemas. We talk Linux updates, Gatsby CMS integrations,…
007: Super Blood Wolf Moon
Jan 23 • 96 min
007 - Super Blood Wolf Moon This week, @alpark and @gregorskii talk photography and cameras. Greg and Albert are going in different directions. Albert ponders podcast competition. Greg worries about lefties. We talk iPads, Moment gear, and lens flares.…
006: Space Force Sniff
Jan 18 • 92 min
006 - Space Force Sniff This week, @alpark and @gregorskii try to find some focus. Albert issues corrections from last week. Greg tries to solve a Rubik’s Cube during the show. We talk keyboards, browsers and project management. Links: Reddit bans things…
005: Everything is C
Jan 8 • 98 min
005 - Everything is C This week, Albert and Greg talk Microsoft’s grand plan, how all programming languages are actually just C, listener feedback, Gatsby follow-up, Webpack struggles, 2019 predictions lightning round, and our Xmas gifts. Links: Mark…
004: Year of the Dog
Dec 24, 2018 • 54 min
004 - Year of the Dog This week, Albert and Greg talk about their best and worst of of 2018, including home automation, voice assistants, and Macbook Pros. Links: Philips Hue Google Dingus Amazon Dingus (affiliate link) Nest Camera Contact: Albert on…
003: The Great Gatsby
Dec 18, 2018 • 39 min
003 - The Great Gatsby This week, Albert and Greg go deep on the pros and cons of Gatsby, discuss React lifecycle woes, and talk headless content management systems. Links: GatsbyJS Contentful GraphCMS Contact: Albert on Twitter: @alpark Greg on Twitter:…
002: Open Sourcery
Dec 4, 2018 • 73 min
002 - Open Sourcery This week, Albert and Greg talk about going to the Schiitr, communicating with open source maintainers, Christmas shopping, and best of/ end of year lists. Links: Visit the Schiit Factory Sindre Sorhus, prolific open sourcerer…
001: Greg Hates Typescript
Nov 26, 2018 • 67 min
001 - Greg Hates Typescript This week, Albert and Greg go in-depth on the pros and cons of Typescript, discuss Facebook / Microsoft / Google as stewards of web standards, give you the picks, and more! Links: Facebook adds Typescript support to…
000: Everyone Hates Linux
Nov 18, 2018 • 68 min
000 - Everyone Hates Linux Welcome to the Public Function Show! Today your hosts Albert Park and Greg Parsons discuss Blizzard’s Linux problem, keyboard shortcuts, and if Windows is a good development environment. Links: Destiny 2 player banned for…