Whiskey Web and Whatnot: Web Development, Neat

RobbieTheWagner and Charles William Carpenter III

Veteran web developers RobbieTheWagner and Charles William Carpenter III host this informal, whiskey-fueled fireside chat with your favorite web devs. They discuss all things web development including JavaScript, TypeScript, EmberJS, React, Astro, SolidJS, CSS, HTML, Web3, and more. They take a unique approach and focus on getting to know the human side of developers and their hobbies outside of work, all while sampling a new whiskey that they rate on their unique tentacle scale. read less
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From Data Lakehouses to Penis Botox: An Unfiltered Journey through Tech and Life w/ Mal
4d ago
From Data Lakehouses to Penis Botox: An Unfiltered Journey through Tech and Life w/ Mal
In this episode of 'Whiskey Web and Whatnot', hosts RobbieTheWagner and Charles William Carpenter III (Chuck) kick things off by playfully anticipating Chuck's landscaper interruptions due to his Phoenix area recording location. They introduce their special guest, Mal (short for Malissa) from Canada, who shares about her career as an analytics engineer and her ventures into content creation. The episode takes a fun turn into reviewing Rabbit Hole Cave Hill Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, discussing its unique mash bill, and sharing tasting notes despite Mal's limited whiskey experience. The conversation then transitions into various topics including the technicality of job titles in tech, hot takes on developer tools and practices, amusing personal anecdotes, and discussions on data, cooking, and their personal preferences in pets, tech tools, and lifestyle choices. The episode is filled with light-hearted banter, insightful discussions on technology, personal stories, and a deep dive into the nuances of whiskey tasting. Key Takeaways [00:40] - Special Guest Introduction: Mal[01:44] - Diving into Rabbit Hole Cave Hill Bourbon[02:59] - Mal's Drink Preferences and Sugar Revelations[07:04] - The Art of Tasting Whiskey[09:05] - Shipping Alcohol Challenges and Canadian Living[13:30] - Tech Talk: Hot Takes on Development Tools[25:15] - Data Talk: Analytics Engineer Insights[33:48] - Decoding Data Lakes vs. Data Warehouses[34:37] - Celebrity Neighbors and Lakeside Living[35:59] - Exploring Voice Flow and AI Automation[36:24] - The Journey of Finding Passion Projects[38:42] - AI Misconceptions and Realities[46:37] - Navigating Remote Work and Team Dynamics[46:49] - The Quest for the Perfect Home Office Setup[54:48] - Culinary Adventures and the Costco Hotdog Dilemma[01:01:06] - Reflections on Personal Branding and Online Presence Links Mal TwitterMal YouTube Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyWhiskey Web and Whatnot React Miami We'll be at React Miami hitting the streets and getting answers from the people on hard hitting questions like "is Tailwind cool?". Will we see you there? If you haven't gotten tickets yet, you can go to ⁠https://www.reactmiami.com/⁠ and use code WhiskeyWebMiami for $50 off your ticket. Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Unleash Developer Superpowers: Tracksuits, Productivity Hacks & Wordpress on Vercel w/ Joel Griffith
04-04-2024
Unleash Developer Superpowers: Tracksuits, Productivity Hacks & Wordpress on Vercel w/ Joel Griffith
In this episode of 'Whiskey Web and Whatnot,' hosts RobbieTheWagner and Charles William Carpenter III welcome Joel Griffith, founder and CEO of Browserless.io. The trio initially clarifies the common confusion between whiskey and bourbon, setting the tone for a detailed discussion. Joel shares his unique journey from a jazz trumpet player to a software engineer, and eventually to the CEO of a company dedicated to streamlining the usage of headless browsers for various applications, including web scraping, automation, and testing. Additionally, the episode ventures into a vibrant discussion on gaming, with a focus on 'The Legend of Zelda' series, comparing the immersive experiences of 'Ocarina of Time' and 'Breath of the Wild.' The conversation also touches upon issues like the technicalities of deploying WordPress on Vercel, reflections on nostalgia-driven gaming, and candid insights into potential alternative careers away from tech. This episode offers a blend of information, personal anecdotes, and opinions, driven by a shared passion for technology, gaming, and, of course, whiskey. Key Takeaways [00:33] - Introducing Joel Griffith and the Not-So-Whiskey Bourbon[01:22] - Joel's Journey: From Jazz to JavaScript[01:27] - Diving into the World of Browserless.io[03:03] - The Star of the Show: Blanton's Bourbon Review[07:16] - Rating the Bourbon: Tentacles and Tastes[13:15] - Hot Takes on TypeScript and Tailwind vs. Vanilla CSS[28:10] - The Great Debate: Tailwind, Vanilla CSS, or JSS?[33:55] - Diving into Dining: IHOP vs. Applebee's[37:43] - The Birth of Browserless: A Developer's Journey[37:55] - Exploring the Versatility of Browserless[42:55] - The Future of Secure Online Banking with Browserless[49:37] - Gaming Nostalgia: From Zelda to Diablo[59:20] - Career Paths Outside of Tech: From Music to Junk Removal Links Joel Griffith LinkedInBrowserless Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyWhiskey Web and Whatnot React Miami We'll be at React Miami hitting the streets and getting answers from the people on hard hitting questions like "is Tailwind cool?". Will we see you there? If you haven't gotten tickets yet, you can go to ⁠https://www.reactmiami.com/⁠ and use code WhiskeyWebMiami for $50 off your ticket. Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
FEHH x WWW: AI, VR, and the Future of Web Development
28-03-2024
FEHH x WWW: AI, VR, and the Future of Web Development
In this crossover episode, Chuck and Robbie join Jem Young and Ryan Burgess from Front End Happy Hour for an engaging discussion over whiskey. They share their career backgrounds, touching on their work with major tech brands like Netflix, Amazon, and National Geographic, and their personal passions within the tech industry, including open source contributions and a love for TypeScript and Ember. The conversation delves into the implications of emerging technologies like AI, VR, and the Apple Vision Pro on their industry, exploring how these advancements could influence web development, cybersecurity, and the job market. The hosts weigh in on the importance of foundational knowledge in the ever-evolving tech landscape, their views on using AI tools like Copilot during coding processes, and the potential impacts of AI on the authenticity of digital interactions. They also discuss their excitement for older web technologies making a return and share their favorite cocktails, highlighting how personal interests and professional insights blend in this insightful and relaxed discussion. Key Takeaways [00:00] - Kicking Off with Whiskey and Introductions[05:12] - Diving into the Apple Vision Pro Discussion[17:07] - Exploring the Implications of AI and Digital Avatars[24:18] - Exploring the Impact of AI and VR on Engineering and Tech[25:08] - AI's Potential Laziness and the Dual Nature of Technology[26:07] - The Power and Limitations of AI in Decision Making[28:12] - AI as a Tool for Efficiency and Creativity in Engineering[30:51] - The Risks and Challenges of AI in Professional Settings[35:04] - Navigating the Integration of AI Tools in the Workplace[39:17] - The Future of Job Skills and Interview Processes in the AI Era[45:46] - Closing Thoughts: Excitement for Future Technologies and Cocktails Links Ryan Burgess TwitterRyan Burgess LinkedInJem Young TwitterJem Young LinkedInFront End Happy Hour Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot React Miami We'll be at React Miami hitting the streets and getting answers from the people on hard hitting questions like "is Tailwind cool?". Will we see you there? If you haven't gotten tickets yet, you can go to ⁠https://www.reactmiami.com/⁠ and use code WhiskeyWebMiami for $50 off your ticket. Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Curling, Coding, and Deno with Kevin Whinnery
21-03-2024
Curling, Coding, and Deno with Kevin Whinnery
In this episode of 'Whiskey Web and Whatnot,' hosts RobbieTheWagner and Charles William Carpenter III are joined by Kevin Whinnery, a member of the Deno team. They discuss Kevin's work with JavaScript, his journey with Deno, and his previous experience at Twilio, including the creation of TwilioQuest. The conversation also covers the hosts' and guest's passion for whiskey, with a tasting of Templeton Rye, exploring its unique flavors and aroma. Furthermore, Kevin talks about his involvement in curling, his perspective on key-value databases, and potential alternate career paths outside of technology. The episode also delves into discussions on various developer tools, runtime options like Deno and Bun, and the competitive yet cooperative atmosphere within JavaScript and web development. Toward the end, Kevin shares insights into the upcoming Deno 2.0 launch and his personal interests outside of tech. Key Takeaways [00:35] Introducing Kevin Whinnery from the Deno Team[01:46] Diving into the World of Whiskey: Templeton Rye Tasting[06:56] Whiskey Rating Time: How Does Templeton Rye Stack Up?[11:17] Tech Talk: TypeScript, Tailwind, Git, and More[22:21] Exploring Deno: The Future of JavaScript Runtimes[24:12] Navigating the Wild West of JavaScript Modules[24:54] The Future of TypeScript and ECMAScript Modules[25:29] Deno vs. Node: The Battle for JavaScript Runtime Supremacy[27:36] The Ecosystem of Developer Tools and Frameworks[36:54] Exploring Key Value Databases: Use Cases and Best Practices[41:46] The Art of Content Creation and Teaching in Tech[44:31] A Deep Dive into the World of Curling[52:21] Alternate Career Paths and Final Thoughts Links Kevin Whinnery TwitterKevin Whinnery LinkedInDeno Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot React Miami We'll be at React Miami hitting the streets and getting answers from the people on hard hitting questions like "is Tailwind cool?". Will we see you there? If you haven't gotten tickets yet, you can go to ⁠https://www.reactmiami.com/⁠ and use code WhiskeyWebMiami for $50 off your ticket. Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
From React Miami to Fly Fishing: Diving Deep with ThePrimeagen and Friends
15-03-2024
From React Miami to Fly Fishing: Diving Deep with ThePrimeagen and Friends
This episode uniquely blends a variety of discussions, ranging from Prime Barrel whiskey tastings with RobbieTheWagner, Charles "the Plumber" Carpenter, and ThePrimeagen, to in-depth explorations of tech, fitness, and lifestyle optimization. The hosts share personal anecdotes, humor, and insights across topics like the appeal of living in Bozeman, Montana, web development complexities, and the importance of simplicity in daily routines. Highlights include a special whiskey tasting session, examining brands like Angel's Envy and New England Barrel Company, and engaging thoughts on the health aspects of nicotine, exercise-induced cortisol production, and the impact of digital interactions on social well-being. The dialogue encapsulates a spirited debate on achieving a productive work-life balance, the influence of tech and social media, alongside a passion for whiskey appreciation. Key Takeaways [00:47] - Diving into ThePrimeagen's Whiskey Selection[01:20] - First Taste: Angel's Envy Bourbon Review[11:24] - Exploring the Nashville Rye: Smashville[26:19] - Wilderness Trail Tasting: Memories and Pencils[30:49] - Tech Talk: The Simplicity of Django and Go[39:07] - New England Whiskey: A Go Team's Happiness[40:40] - Exploring New England Barrel Company's Bourbon[40:56] - The Intricacies of Blood Orange in Whiskey[42:50] - Travel Tales and Montana Adventures[44:15] - The Art of Fly Fishing and Secret Spots[48:22] - Whiskey Tasting Notes and Preferences[50:07] - React and Tech Twitter: A Candid Discussion[56:01] - The Whiskey Selection Process: Final Thoughts[01:07:37] - Lifestyle Choices: Workout Clothes and Minimalism[01:12:40] - Unveiling the Best Barrel Picks[01:13:17] - Pre-React Miami Party Plans and Travel Woes[01:14:35] - The Evolution of Tech Influence and Twitter Culture[01:16:32] - Reflecting on the Future of Tech Twitter and Content Creation[01:30:50] - The Prime Barrel Whiskey Tasting: A Deep Dive[01:45:57] - A Unique House Purchase Story[01:49:56] - Wrapping Up with Primeagen's Recommendations Links ThePrimeagen TwitterThePrimeagen YouTubePrime Barrel New England Barrel Co Pick Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot React Miami We'll be at React Miami hitting the streets and getting answers from the people on hard hitting questions like "is Tailwind cool?". Will we see you there? If you haven't gotten tickets yet, you can go to https://www.reactmiami.com/ and use code WhiskeyWebMiami for $50 off your ticket. Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Empowering Black Women in Tech: Shaundai's Insightful Discussion on Self-Promotion and Career Growth
07-03-2024
Empowering Black Women in Tech: Shaundai's Insightful Discussion on Self-Promotion and Career Growth
The Whiskey Web and Whatnot podcast welcomes Shaundai Person, a senior software engineer at Netflix, to discuss her impressive career transition from sales to software engineering. Aside from some light-hearted banter about whiskey, pants confusion with her tall six-year-old son, love for rap, and previous experience with older technology, Shaundai shares how she leverages her transferable skillset, specifically soft skills she developed in sales, to excel in the tech industry. Shaundai emphasizes the importance of self-promotion to stand out and offers advice to other people transitioning into tech. She also touches on her upcoming TypeScript course and her strategic collaboration with Egghead. Key Takeaways [00:37] - Meet the Guest: Shaundai Person[01:24] - Whiskey of the Day: Uncle Nearest 1884[03:00] - Tasting and Discussing the Whiskey[10:04] - Hot Takes on Tech Topics[21:59] - Deep Dive into GraphQL[24:10] - Career Advice and Personal Stories[34:29] - Confidence in Interviews[34:50] - Personal Responsibility and Evangelizing Your Skills[35:42] - Diversity, Representation, and Authenticity[38:45] - Capitalizing on Natural Skills[42:10] - Cultural Appreciation vs Appropriation[45:20] - Hip Hop and Cultural Influence[53:44] - The Journey of Creating a Tech Course[57:45] - Growing Up Fast: A Parent's Perspective[59:28] - Social Media Presence and Personal Branding Links Shaundai Person TwitterShaundai Person LinkedInTS for JS Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot React Miami We'll be at React Miami hitting the streets and getting answers from the people on hard hitting questions like "is Tailwind cool?". Will we see you there? If you haven't gotten tickets yet, you can go to https://www.reactmiami.com/ and use code WhiskeyWebMiami for $50 off your ticket. Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Inclusive Experiences in React Applications: Championing Neurodivergent Accessibility w/ Amera White
01-03-2024
Inclusive Experiences in React Applications: Championing Neurodivergent Accessibility w/ Amera White
In this episode of Whiskey Web and Whatnot hosts Robbie and Charles discuss various aspects of coding and web development with special guest, experienced front-end Engineer, Amera White. She shares her personal journey of transitioning from a career in aviation to the tech sector and the experiences that deepened her passion for web accessibility. They highlight the challenges for neurodivergent individuals on the web and discuss how to improve this through better design and coding practices, emphasizing the importance of personalization and empathy in development. The discussions also include a walkthrough on various coding topics such as the use of TypeScript, Tailwind CSS, dealing with neurodivergent audiences and the benefits of using accessible web development strategies. Key Takeaways [00:19] - Getting to Know the Guest: Amera White[01:05] - Whiskey Tasting: Teeling Single Grain[04:31] - Whiskey Rating and Discussion[07:00] - Hot Takes: Tech Edition[15:01] - Understanding Neurodivergence[18:27] - Improving Website Accessibility for Neurodivergent Users[28:02] - The Power of Netflix and Platform Accessibility[28:23] - The Struggles of Web Accessibility[29:16] - The Importance of Incorporating Accessibility in the Process[30:06] - The Challenges of Corporate Responsibility[30:37] - The Impact of Lawsuits and Regulations on Web Accessibility[31:19] - The Benefits of Accessibility for Everyone[31:54] - The Disconnect Between Business and Employee Experience[32:09] - The Importance of Teaching Accessibility Early[32:49] - The Role of SEO in Promoting Accessibility[33:21] - The Impact of AI on Accessibility[38:49] - The Challenges and Fun of Working in TSA[48:06] - The Transition from TSA to Coding[55:51] - The Importance of Beyoncé in Web Design Links Amera White TwitterAmera White LinkedInBeyoncé's Internet Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Next.js's Speed vs. RedwoodJS's Strength: The Web Development Drama You Can't Ignore
22-02-2024
Next.js's Speed vs. RedwoodJS's Strength: The Web Development Drama You Can't Ignore
Join hosts RobbieTheWagner and Charles William Carpenter III as they delve into a wide variety of topics on their podcast, Whiskey Web and Whatnot. This episode features a detailed tasting of the Booker's Small Batch, Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – the Storyteller Batch. The hosts talk in-depth about the bourbon, its packaging, and flavors. Robbie and Charles go on to share their thoughts on the intricacies of web development, discussing the pros and cons of latest web frameworks. Additionally, they dive into personal anecdotes, talking about the winter and the joys of playing video games. Tune in for an engaging blend of whiskey sipping, tech talk, and casual banter. Key Takeaways [01:07] - Unboxing and Introduction to Booker's Bourbon[01:51] - Tasting and Reviewing the Whiskey[03:06] - Diving into Personal Stories and Jokes[03:28] - Analyzing the Whiskey's Aroma and Flavor[04:37] - Continuing the Whiskey Tasting and Discussion[07:10] - Final Thoughts and Rating of the Whiskey[13:02] - Transitioning to Tech Talk: Web Development[13:08] - Discussing Syntax Swag and Whiskey Web Merch[15:47] - Debate on React and Next.js[26:12] - Exploring Redwood JS and Django[34:39] - Discussing Web Development Frameworks[35:09] - Exploring Astro and HTMX[36:32] - Debate on JSON and JavaScript[38:19] - The Evolution of Web Design[39:10] - The Whiskey Experiment[40:27] - Snowy Adventures and Commuting Challenges[42:59] - The Quest for the Perfect Electric Car[51:23] - The Joys and Pains of Lawn Mowing[53:01] - TV Shows, Video Games, and Time Management[01:01:04] - Wrapping Up with Netflix and Barbie Links Booker's BourbonSyntaxNext.jsRedwoodJSAstroHTMX Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Chris Coyier on Embracing Technology and the Future of Web Development
15-02-2024
Chris Coyier on Embracing Technology and the Future of Web Development
Hosts Robbie Wagner and Charles William Carpenter III welcome special guest, Chris Coyier the co-founder of CodePen and an avid web enthusiast, to share his insights on the latest trends and happenings in the tech world. Pondering over the pros and cons of GitHub desktop, discussing React's influence on teams and efficiency, grappling with the hot topics around CSS and Tailwind, and airing their thoughts on Apple's latest Vision Pro, the conversation bounces around delightfully. All along, they’re savoring a pour from Barrell Craft Spirits and enjoying the occasional detour into pop culture, fitness, and more. Join them as they navigate through this tech-infused whirlwind with a dash of web nostalgia. Key Takeaways [00:48] - Discussing Movies and Pop Culture[02:32] - Introducing the Guest: Chris Coyier[03:05] - Chris's Journey with CodePen[03:56] - Chris's Other Projects and Interests[07:13] - Whiskey Tasting Begins[07:57] - Discussing the Whiskey: Barrel Bourbon[09:39] - Diving into Pop Culture: Movies and Celebrities[11:02] - Back to Whiskey: Rating the Barrel Bourbon[11:59] - Discussing Tech and Coding[25:58] - Hot Takes: Tech Debates[32:27] - Discussing the Evolution of Package Managers[33:16] - Exploring the Transition from Node to Bun[34:33] - The Impact of Vite on Development[34:46] - The Quirks of Tech Terminology[36:24] - The Shift from Global to Personalized Package Management[36:41] - The Influence of Microsoft in the Tech World[39:04] - The Evolution of Web Development and the Role of Abstractions[57:12] - The Future of Web Development: AR, VR, and AI[01:03:27] - The Impact of Tech on Everyday Life[01:03:43] - The Future of CodePen and the Tech Industry Links Chris Coyier TwitterChris Coyier LinkedInCodePen Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Upgrade Your Lifestyle: From the Ballmer Peak to High Tech Toilet Seats
08-02-2024
Upgrade Your Lifestyle: From the Ballmer Peak to High Tech Toilet Seats
In this episode, Robbie and Chuck discuss a variety of topics. They initially discuss a controversial tier list video from Theo. They criticize Theo's technology ranking, particularly his negative view of Ember and his endorsement of React and other frameworks. They also highlight the subjective nature of technology preference and suggest that Theo's tier list is more a reflection of his personal biases than an objective assessment of the tools' merits. They move on to discussing Astro, a new static site builder they've been using. They praise Astro for its easy conversion process, quick build times, and the fact that it uses semantic HTML by default. They express their enthusiasm for Astro and mention how they are using it for their own websites. Lastly, Chuck and Robbie deviate from tech talk and share about their Christmas experiences, with Chuck being especially thrilled about receiving a high-end Toto Washlet (bidet toilet seat) as a present. They end their conversation with a humorous debate about the merits of high-end toilet seats, with Robbie stating that the bidet's functions are surprisingly beneficial and make each bathroom visit enjoyable. Key Takeaways [01:29] - Whiskey Tasting: Sagamore Spirit Rye Cask Strength[04:44] - Whiskey Rating and Discussion[08:53] - Theo's Controversial Tech Tier List[25:09] - The Balmer Peak: Is it Real?[31:05] - Astro Framework Discussion[32:58] - Discussing Fashion and Sponsorships[33:49] - Exploring the Benefits of Astro[34:37] - Debating the Merits of Pages Router vs App Router[36:01] - The Influence of Ember on Modern Web Development[40:15] - The Challenges of Remote Work and Office Politics[45:03] - Deep Dive into Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism[50:10] - The Joys and Challenges of Christmas[58:50] - The Luxury of High-End Toilet Seats Links Sagamore SpiritAstroEmberJSToto Washlet Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
A Deep Dive into Managed DNS with Jeff Cronstrom
06-02-2024
A Deep Dive into Managed DNS with Jeff Cronstrom
Join hosts RobbieTheWagner and Charles William Carpenter III as they welcome Jeff Cronstrom, a DNS specialist with experience dating back to the 90s and the founder of CloudfloorDNS. In this episode, they dig into the ins and outs of managed DNS, the benefits it provides, and the distinguishing features of CloudfloorDNS. The hosts also engage in lively discussions about technology, touching on various topics such as PHP, Python, DevOps, and the role of DNS in web development. Alongside the tech talk, the episode features a whiskey tasting session with Fort Hamilton rye whiskey. Key Takeaways [01:45] - Whiskey Tasting and Discussion[11:00] - Hot Takes on Tech Topics[27:07] - Deep Dive into CloudFloorDNS[31:41] - Web Application Firewall and Cloudflare[32:02] - Domain Registrations and DNS[32:27] - Google's Shift from Domain Registration[33:53] - Roles in Tech: Network Engineer, System Administrator, and More[35:32] - The Rise of DevOps and DevSecOps[36:28] - The Importance of Security in Development[36:59] - Patch Tuesdays and Software Updates[39:05] - The Syntax Podcast and Sentry.io[39:49] - The Microsoft Debate[42:59] - Boating and Fishing Adventures[48:50] - The Phoenix Lights Mystery[52:11] - Homemade Drink Smoker and Carpentry Skills[54:02] - The Simulation Theory and Solar Flares[53:30] - Choose Your Own Adventure Website Idea[55:30] - Closing Remarks and CloudfloorDNS Plug Links Jeff Cronstrom TwitterJeff Cronstrom LinkedInCloudfloorDNS Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
The Missteps of GraphQL and the Promise of Progressive Enhancement
01-02-2024
The Missteps of GraphQL and the Promise of Progressive Enhancement
In this episode of 'Whiskey, Web, and Whatnot', hosts RobbieTheWagner and Charles William Carpenter III debate podcast names, discuss the feasibility of creating a company, and share insights on tech projects like Biome and Shepherd. They also talk about the importance of leveraging built-in features in tech systems, their take on tech wars, thoughts about the future of JavaScript, and more. Accompanying their tech-related discussions are whiskey tasting notes on Sweetens Cove, Tennessee Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Key Takeaways [00:37] - The Reality of Being a CEO[01:39] - The Mystery of HTMX[02:16] - Whiskey Tasting: Sweetens Cove[03:06] - The Science of Whiskey Aging[03:21] - The Curious Case of Soft Water[03:42] - Pop Culture References and Whiskey[07:33] - Whiskey Rating and Review[15:52] - Tech Talk: GraphQL and Sidebar Placement[20:23] - The Future of OpenAI[26:47] - Social Media Algorithms and Engagement[29:12] - Ubuntu Server and Daily Use Challenges[30:08] - Exploring Framework Laptops and Modular Tech[30:52] - The Linux User Experience: A Developer's Perspective[32:32] - The Pros and Cons of Arch Linux[33:31] - The Future of Linux and the Framework Laptop[34:08] - The Struggles of App Development on Ubuntu[36:27] - The Rise of New JavaScript Runtimes[37:45] - Exploring Biome: A New Web API Framework[49:39] - The Future of Shepherd: A Library for Web APIs[55:19] - Christmas Shopping Habits and Affiliate Programs Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Monthly Malarkey: JavaScript Modules, HTML, and Ryan Reynolds
25-01-2024
Monthly Malarkey: JavaScript Modules, HTML, and Ryan Reynolds
In this episode of Whiskey Web and Whatnot, hosts RobbieTheWagner and Charles William Carpenter III dive into their experiences with the Astro framework and discuss the challenges with JavaScript module types. They also share insights on managing work life around their families and house pets. The casual conversation continues with a discussion on TV series like 'The Last of Us', 'The Changeling', 'Wednesday', and 'Black Bird', as well as an interesting back and forth about international and domestic flight experiences. They sign off with some conjecture about the potential for AI, promising a more detailed conversation about this in the next episode. Key Takeaways [01:11] - Discussing Podcast Popularity and Listener Appreciation[01:39] - Exploring the Challenges of Explaining Podcasts to Older Generations[02:25] - Whiskey Tasting Session: Never Sink Spirits Bourbon Whiskey[11:27] - Diving into the Complexities of JavaScript Modules[14:44] - Exploring the Potential of Astro for Web Development[25:58] - The Power of Tailwind in Web Development[26:24] - Offering Web Development Help to Local Fire Department[28:44] - Discussing the Importance of SEO for Podcast Visibility[30:23] - The Economics of Database Usage[31:24] - The Business Model of Vercel[32:40] - The Art of Infiltration and Persuasion[34:20] - The Challenges of Switching to Vercel[35:24] - The Entertainment Roundup[35:46] - The Dark Side of the American Healthcare System[47:29] - The Joys and Challenges of Hosting Christmas[54:14] - The Pros and Cons of Moving to Italy[01:00:34] - The Injustice of Airline Bailouts Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Promos Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Bearded Talks on Beardless Hosts: VSCode Sidebars, AI, and GraphQL with Kelly Vaughn
18-01-2024
Bearded Talks on Beardless Hosts: VSCode Sidebars, AI, and GraphQL with Kelly Vaughn
In this episode, hosts RobbieTheWagner and Charles William Carpenter III invite guest Kelly Vaughn for a casual discussion over a glass of Bardstown Fusion bourbon. The conversation meanders around various topics including podcasting, the concept of artificial intelligence, their favorite Taylor Swift songs, and owning sports cars. Kelly also talks about keynoting the THAT Conference in Texas and shares a preview of her presentation. Keep listening for their hot takes on tech Twitter fights and some humorous discussions! Key Takeaways [00:05] - Introduction and Hosts' Banter[00:48] - Guest Introduction and Previous Episode Recap[02:00] - Whiskey Tasting: Bardstown Bourbon Company Fusion Series[04:11] - Whiskey Tasting: Flavor Notes and Ratings[08:23] - Discussion on Whiskey Accessories and Sponsorships[16:32] - Hot Takes: AI and Tech Debates[22:49] - Hot Takes: GraphQL and Sidebar Placement[31:44] - Cincinnati Chili Debate and Closing Remarks[33:08] - A Tribute to Skyline Chili Employee[34:20] - Fast Food Preferences and Discussions[35:32] - Fast Food and Road Trips[36:14] - Co-hosts Banter and Jokes[37:05] - Upcoming Conference and Keynote Preparation[39:55] - Car Enthusiast Conversations[57:05] - Taylor Swift Fan Discussion[01:01:15] - Work-Life Balance in Software Engineering[01:02:43] - Closing Remarks and Future Plans Links Kelly Vaughn TwitterKelly Vaughn LinkedInSpot AI Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Promos Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Tech Conferences, Remote Work and the Intersection of AI and Web Design with Clark Sell
11-01-2024
Tech Conferences, Remote Work and the Intersection of AI and Web Design with Clark Sell
In this episode of Whiskey Web and Whatnot, hosts RobbieTheWagner and Charles William Carpenter III invite Clark Sell onto the show. Clark, the founder of 'THAT Conference' and 'Unspecified', talks about the genesis of the conference, the current state of tech, and his use of artificial intelligence services likeGPT-3 and DALL-E. The hosts and Clark also try out a new whiskey, discuss football and their disdain for certain programming languages. Tune in to hear about the intersection of tech and whiskey, and get some insights into the future of AI and the tech industry. Key Takeaways [00:34] - Guest Introduction: Clark Sell[02:05] - Whiskey Tasting Session[07:11] - Hot Takes: Tech Debates[17:08] - The Journey of That Conference[23:45] - The Future of Tech and Conferences[31:13] - The Reality of Being a Senior Developer[31:26] - The Challenges of Job Hunting in Tech[31:52] - The Impact of AI on Tech Jobs[33:01] - The Shift to Remote Work[34:05] - The Debate on Return to Office[34:37] - The Rise of Online Personalities in Tech[35:07] - The Influence of Social Media on Tech Careers[35:42] - The Role of In-Person Interactions in Tech[36:35] - The Controversy Around React[37:30] - The Evolution of Web Development[38:07] - The Debate on HTML as a Programming Language[39:37] - The Impact of AI on Content Creation[41:07] - The Influence of Cryptocurrency[52:17] - The Role of AI in Education[54:43] - The Future of AI in Content Generation[58:37] - The Importance of Community Involvement in Tech Links Clark Sell TwitterClark Sell LinkedInTHAT ConferenceUnspecified Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck Carpenter Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Promos Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Monthly Malarkey: Cat Pee Problems, French Cuisine and Halloween Costume Plans
04-01-2024
Monthly Malarkey: Cat Pee Problems, French Cuisine and Halloween Costume Plans
Are you ready to swap the smooth strokes of a keyboard for the smooth taste of whiskey? Get set to be whisked away on a "Monthly Malarkey" adventure where H Derringer bourbon whiskey takes center stage, cork shaped like a trusty firearm and all. Sit back and sip along as we share our candid taste test findings, from the intricacies of its flavor profile to whether it truly deserves a spot on your top-shelf. But that's not all – join us as we dissect the online shopping landscape, hunting for those electrifying deals, and rev up the conversation with our thoughts on the latest electric vehicle trends. Ever had a face-off with carpet stains and lived to tell the tale? In this episode, we share our own showdown with the notorious Stanley Steamer and our relentless pursuit to vanquish persistent pet odors. Parenting is tough enough without adding finicky food preferences into the mix, so we're also spilling the beans on our strategies for dealing with the dietary whims of little ones and the ever-present battle over screen time. Plus, we ponder the all-important question: To gaze or not to gaze into the camera? Your insights might just steer the future of our show. As we roll out the red carpet for your ears, we recount an escapade through the cobblestoned streets of France, reliving the epicurean ecstasy and the occasional eyebrow-raising dish – oyster ice cream, anyone? We also get real about the pressures of dining in the lap of luxury and share a slice of our Halloween costume conundrums. So, whether you're here for the whiskey wisdom or to peek behind the curtain of our family dynamics, this episode is packed with laughter, revelations, and the kind of honest chatter that feels like a night in with your best pals. Key Takeaways [00:39] - Introducing a New Segment: Monthly Malarkey[01:15] - Whiskey Web and Whatnot: Derringer Whiskey Review[04:03] - The Whiskey Tasting Experience[05:00] - Rating the Whiskey[05:13] - The Price of Whiskey: Is it Worth it?[08:11] - Moving into a New House[08:56] - The Debate: Online Shopping vs In-Store Shopping[15:06] - The Future of Electric Vehicles[19:31] - The Stanley Steamer Story: A Moving Catastrophe[27:40] - The Cost of Living and Inflation[29:25] - Debate on Food Choices for Kids[29:54] - The Struggles of Parenting Picky Eaters[30:22] - The Challenges of Introducing New Foods to Kids[30:59] - The Evolution of Kids' Food Preferences[31:17] - The Dilemma of Meal Choices for Kids[32:20] - The Impact of Screen Time on Kids[33:12] - The Debate on Looking into the Camera[34:13] - The Fun of Sending Unusual Gifts[35:11] - The Benefits of Beflow Desks[35:36] - The Importance of Cable Management[37:59] - The Joy of Family in Lego[42:59] - The Experience of Dining in France[53:33] - The Excitement of Family Halloween Costumes[57:39] - The Fascination of Kids with Video Games Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck CarpenterShip Shape Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Promos Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Enjoying the podcast and want us to make more? Help support us by picking up some of our fresh merch at https://whiskey.fund/⁠. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Hot Takes, Web Technologies, and Learning to Code with Ken Wheeler
28-12-2023
Hot Takes, Web Technologies, and Learning to Code with Ken Wheeler
Ken Wheeler is a software engineer with well over a decade of experience. He shares stories about his journey into tech, his life, and his hobbies. Ken fell in love with coding as a kid, building his skills from QBasic to PHP and HTML. He recounts his transition from being a rap producer for a decade to stumbling upon a job listing for a web developer using Flash. After twisting the truth to get through the interview, he spent five years building local restaurant websites with Flash animations. Ken dives into some unfiltered hot takes from TypeScript to CSS and the ongoing debate of sidebar placement in VS Code. He shares his love for inferred types over explicit types, arguing in favor of TypeScript's Hindley-Milner type system. In this episode, Ken talks to Robbie and Chuck about his thoughts on types, Tailwind and VS Code, his coding journey from QBasic to HTML as a kid, and his technique for landing his first job. Key Takeaways [00:48] - Introduction to Ken Wheeler. [01:56] - A whiskey review: Basil Hayden Straight Bourbon Whiskey. [19:03] - Tech hot takes. [40:57] - Ken discusses his New Jersey roots and how he entered the tech field. [49:51] - Chuck, Robbie, and Ken talk about cars. [59:00] - Chuck’s plans to move to Italy. [01:04:41] - Chuck, Robbie, and Ken discuss burgers and sandwiches. Quotes [19:20] - “Typescript is good. It's better than Javascript.” ~ Ken Wheeler [34:50] - “A senior at dickhead.com is not the same as a senior at Google.com.” ~ Ken Wheeler [37:48] - “Webpack actually isn’t that hard, believe it or not, if you just dig into it.” ~ Ken Wheeler Links Ken Wheeler LinkedInKen Wheeler TwitterOpenAITwitterFormidableBasil Hayden Straight Bourbon WhiskeySagamore Spirit Rye WhiskeyBuffalo Trace DistilleryPappy Van WinkleMaker’s MarkCoors LightTopgolfCrocsTimberlandThe Ritz-CarltonDoorDashTaco BellTabascoCholula Tailwind CSSVanilla CSSNPMShepherd JSYAMLServerless UISyntax.FMBefloJoe Rogan PodcastAll-In PodcastDarknet DiariesGoogleAmazonWebpackChatGPTViteNextJSAirbnbRuby on RailsDjangoNational GeographicJuulMarlboroOracleSalesforce jQueryVersace The North FaceRed Wing ShoesThursday Boot CompanyPorsche JeepVolvoSolo StoveFlex SealInter MilanFive GuysJersey Mike’s USAIn-N-OutShake ShackFirst We FeastArby’sBurger KingMcDonald’sReact MiamiThe PrimeagenChick-fil-A Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck CarpenterShip Shape Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Promos Top-Tier, Full-Stack Software Consultants This show is brought to you by Ship Shape. Ship Shape’s software consultants solve complex software and app development problems with top-tier coding expertise, superior service, and speed. In a sea of choices, our senior-level development crew rises above the rest by delivering the best solutions for fintech, cybersecurity, and other fast-growing industries. Check us out at shipshape.io. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Open-Source, Payload, and Sim Racing with James Mikrut
21-12-2023
Open-Source, Payload, and Sim Racing with James Mikrut
The world of programming can be complex, but some developers find beauty in keeping coding clean, simple, and straightforward. This philosophy led developer James Mikrut to write his entire codebase in functional programming. James is the founder and CEO of Payload, an application framework that he describes as a backend with an API and an automatically generated admin panel. The framework is built with React, Node.js, and Typescript. James reveals the evolution of his project from a licensed tool to a thriving open-source platform. He explains the pivotal decision to embrace open-source, and shares how user feedback steered Payload towards greater heights. In this episode, James talks to Robbie and Chuck about the culture of open-source, the reason Payload switched to open-source, and the world of sim racing. Key Takeaways [00:39] - Introduction to James Mikrut. [02:36] - A whiskey review: Coopers’ Craft Bourbon. [17:47] - Tech hot takes. [41:52] - Why Payload switched to open-source. [55:18] - Chuck, Robbie, and James talk about gaming. [57:37] - What career would James choose if he wasn’t in tech? Quotes [01:10] - “I saw the need for a proper application framework in Typescript and all the modern bells and whistles, and I started Payload.” ~ James Mikrut [32:06] - “The web is winning, and I’m a big fan of that.” ~ James Mikrut [48:25] - “Really, what Payload is, it's a back end with an API and an automatically generated admin panel.” ~ James Mikrut Links James Mikrut TwitterJames Mikrut LinkedInPayload Coopers' Craft BourbonOld Forester Brown-Forman BrandJack Daniel’s Tennessee WhiskeyWoodford ReserveNew Holland BrewingFounders Brewing Co.Milwaukee's BestIntuitInternal Revenue ServiceDrizzleSSTReact MiamiReactSvelteKitNext.jsAngular JSNational GeographicBackbone.jsThePrimeagenNext.js ConfCounter-StrikeTailwind CSSVanilla CSSRedditBeekeeper StudioSlackDiscordMicrosoft TeamsGitHubNPMFIFA 23TwitterMacZoomCloudflareLinuxJiraZendeskWordPressFortnitePUBGiRacing Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck CarpenterShip Shape Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Promos Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Need a last minute holiday gift and want to support the podcast? We have just the thing! Pick up a Whiskey Web and Whatnot Holiday Sweater on our new merch store: ⁠https://whiskey.fund/ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Tech Stacks, Building Apps, and Gaming Nostalgia with David Cramer
14-12-2023
Tech Stacks, Building Apps, and Gaming Nostalgia with David Cramer
Whether you're a seasoned coder or just starting out, the tech you choose can make a big difference. Sometimes choosing the wrong tech can be frustrating and ruin a great project. David Cramer, Co-Founder and CTO of Sentry, joins Chuck and Robbie to talk about some well-known frameworks in the tech space. They discuss the challenge of selecting a good tech stack. David sheds light on the considerations behind choosing Vercel for Remix apps and the complexities of integrating Fastify for backend services. David also explains the downsides of GraphQL and why it is only relevant for Facebook. Later, he reflects on his gaming nostalgia, sharing experiences of gaming as a teenager and the struggle to find time for immersive gaming as an adult. In this episode, David talks to Robbie and Chuck about hot takes on GraphQL, crucial development stack decisions, and some of the challenges with adult gaming. Key Takeaways [00:42] - Introduction to David Cramer. [01:26] - A whiskey review: High Wire Distilling Co New Southern Revival Jimmy Red Bourbon [10:10] - David talks about the history of Sentry and lessons learned. [14:38] - Tech hot takes. [26:05] - David’s take on work-life balance. [33:36] - Why David built Peated. [42:03] - David talks about his interest in eFoils. [45:07] - Chuck, Robbie, and David discuss gaming. [48:18] - If David wasn’t in tech, what career would he choose? Quotes [19:31] - “The maturity I’ve gotten as a developer over the years is to stop caring about silly things.” ~ David Cramer [27:42] - “Nothing great in history has ever been done without a lot of effort.” ~ David Cramer [34:51] - “One of the best things you can do, if you actually want to get good at something is to have a side project.” ~ David Cramer Links David Cramer LinkedInDavid Cramer TwitterSentryPeatedHigh Wire Distilling Co New Southern Revival Jimmy Red BourbonStarburstJim BeamMaker’s MarkJack Daniel’s Tennessee WhiskeyTwitterDjangoGitHubMicrosoftTailwind CSSVanilla CSSRemixNext JSDropboxFacebookNational GeographicRustGraphQLGoogleBottle Blue BookVercelReact MiamiThe PrimeagenWorld of WarcraftSteamFactorioSimCityThe Legend of Zelda: Tears of the KingdomFIFA 23WalmartSpotify Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck CarpenterShip Shape Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Need a last minute holiday gift and want to support the podcast? We have just the thing! Pick up a Whiskey Web and Whatnot Holiday Sweater on our new merch store: https://whiskey.fund/ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message
Throwback Frameworks, Tailwind Fandom, and CSS with Jhey Tompkins
07-12-2023
Throwback Frameworks, Tailwind Fandom, and CSS with Jhey Tompkins
Have you ever reflected on the tools that shaped your journey as a developer? Jhey Tompkins, Senior DX Engineer at Vercel, takes a trip down memory lane with Chuck and Robbie, even diving into the topic of Tailwind. As a CSS experimenter, Jhey is a fan of Tailwind. He explains how, beyond all the debates, its real value of simplifying CSS shines through. Jhey also walks through his experience with a Backbone Marionette app that's still hanging out on GitHub pages, highlighting one of its most memorable features—event handling in strings. He also touches on modern frameworks like Vue, Astro, and Svelte, sharing his experience with each. In this episode, Jhey talks to Robbie and Chuck about the inspiration behind his bear logo, experimenting with CSS using Tailwind, and the nostalgia for old-school frameworks. Key Takeaways [00:53] - Introduction to Jhey Tompkins. [02:57] - A whiskey review: Eagle Rare 10 Year. [14:36] - Jhey explains the inspiration behind his bear logo. [21:28] - Chuck, Robbie, and Jhey discuss old-school frameworks. [33:20] - Tech hot takes. [44:27] - Chuck, Robbie, and Jhey discuss restaurants in the U.S. and UK. Quotes [18:03] - “That’s one thing I’m driven by. I love learning different stuff.” ~ Jhey Tompkins [29:37] - “One of the things I always say to people is, just have a go at building from scratch and then reach for stuff later on.” ~ Jhey Tompkins [56:47] - “Go beyond the documentation, become it.” ~ Jhey Tompkins Links Jhey TompkinsJhey Tompkins TwitterJhey Tompkins LinkedIn VercelMajor League SoccerEagle Rare 10-yearBuffalo Trace Distillery Inter MilanManchester UnitedMatt Pocock WazeMaker’s MarkPepsiCostcoCodePenThree JSAngularApp Directory React YAMLAstroDjangoAmerican ExpressGitHubNational GeographicEmber JSJSONVue.jsNext.jsSvelteTailwind CSSRoombaRed Hot and BlueTaco BellWendy’sIn-N-Out BurgerJack in the BoxCornish Pasty CoHot PocketOpen UIGSAPDevTools Connect with our hosts Robbie WagnerChuck CarpenterShip Shape Subscribe and stay in touch Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PodcastsWhiskey Web and Whatnot Promos Whiskey Web and Whatnot Merch Need a last minute holiday gift and want to support the podcast? We have just the thing! Pick up a Whiskey Web and Whatnot Holiday Sweater on our new merch store: https://whiskey.fund/. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whiskey-web-and-whatnot/message