Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

Full Stack Developers Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski dive deep into web development topics, explaining how they work and talking about their own experiences. They cover from JavaScript frameworks like React, to the latest advancements in CSS to simplifying web tooling.

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Last Episode : September 30, 2022 6:00am

Last Scanned : 1.4 hours ago

Episodes

Episodes currently hosted on IPFS.

Supper Club × Open Sauced With bdougie
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In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with bdougie about his work on Open Sauced, thoughts on getting into open source development, and his live streaming set up.

Hasura - Sponsor

With Hasura, you can get a fully managed, production-ready GraphQL API as a service to help you build modern apps faster. You can get started for free in 30 seconds, or if you want to try out the Standard tier for zero cost, use the code “TryHasura” at this link: hasura.info. We’ve also got an amazing selection of GraphQL tutorials at hasura.io/learn.

FireHydrant - Sponsor

Incidents are hard. Managing them shouldn’t be. FireHydrant makes it easy for anyone in your organization to respond to incidents efficiently and consistently. Intuitive, guided workflows provide turn-by-turn navigation for incident response, while thoughtful prompts and powerful integrations capture all of your incident data to drive useful retros and actionable analytics.

Get started at Firehydrant.com/syntax

Storyblok - Sponsor

Storyblok is a headless component-based CMS with a real-time visual editor. It offers the flexibility for developers to craft their perfect tech stack, but it also empowers content creators to make changes independently. The result is that every team has the freedom to quickly and easily create the ideal website with limitless extensibility. Other key features include robust Storyblok SDKs and APIs, powerful internationalization options, and an eCommerce-ready platform.

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Published Friday
Wes’ New Soundproof Office
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In this episode of Syntax, Wes talks through all the gear, renovations, and upgrades he’s made to his new home office. Lighting, soundproofing, desk, windows, and more!

Prismic - Sponsor

Prismic is a Headless CMS that makes it easy to build website pages as a set of components. Break pages into sections of components using React, Vue, or whatever you like. Make corresponding Slices in Prismic. Start building pages dynamically in minutes. Get started at prismic.io/syntax.

LogRocket - Sponsor

LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, helping you reproduce bugs and fix issues faster. It’s an exception tracker, a session re-player and a performance monitor. Get 14 days free at logrocket.com/syntax.

Freshbooks - Sponsor

Get a 30 day free trial of Freshbooks at freshbooks.com/syntax

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Published Wednesday
WTF Is Enhance Framework?
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about a new framework called Enhance. What is Enhance and how does it differ from other new frameworks like Astro?

Sentry - Sponsor

If you want to know what’s happening with your code, track errors and monitor performance with Sentry. Sentry’s Application Monitoring platform helps developers see performance issues, fix errors faster, and optimize their code health. Cut your time on error resolution from hours to minutes. It works with any language and integrates with dozens of other services. Syntax listeners new to Sentry can get two months for free by visiting Sentry.io and using the coupon code TASTYTREAT during sign up.

Sanity - Sponsor

Sanity.io is a real-time headless CMS with a fully customizable Content Studio built in React. Get a Sanity powered site up and running in minutes at sanity.io/create. Get an awesome supercharged free developer plan on sanity.io/syntax.

Show Notes

 export default function HelloWorld({ html, state }) {   const { attrs } = state   const { greeting='Hello World' } = attrs   return html`          

${greeting}

` }

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Published Monday
Supper Club × Arc Browser with Hursh Agrawal
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In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with Hursh Agrawal of The Browser Company about Scott’s favorite browser, Arc. How do you make a browser in 2022? Will there be a Windows version? And who is the target market for Arc?

FireHydrant - Sponsor

Incidents are hard. Managing them shouldn’t be. FireHydrant makes it easy for anyone in your organization to respond to incidents efficiently and consistently. Intuitive, guided workflows provide turn-by-turn navigation for incident response, while thoughtful prompts and powerful integrations capture all of your incident data to drive useful retros and actionable analytics.

Gatsby - Sponsor

Today’s episode was sponsored by Gatsby, the fastest frontend for the headless web. Gatsby is the framework of choice for content-rich sites backed by a headless CMS as its GraphQL data layer makes it straightforward to source website content from anywhere. Gatsby’s opinionated, React-based framework makes the hardest parts of building a performant website simpler. Visit Gatsby.dev/Syntax to get your first Gatsby site up in minutes and experience the speed. ⚡️

Auth0 - Sponsor

Auth0 is the easiest way for developers to add authentication and secure their applications. They provides features like user management, multi-factor authentication, and you can even enable users to login with device biometrics with something like their fingerprint. Not to mention, Auth0 has SDKs for your favorite frameworks like React, Next.js, and Node/Express. Make sure to sign up for a free account and give Auth0 a try with the link below. https://a0.to/syntax

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Published 09/23
The Productivity Episode
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In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk through what they do to get things done - apps for to do list tracking, calendar blocking, and how they determine a productive day.

StoryBlok - Sponsor

Storyblok is a headless component-based CMS with a real-time visual editor. It offers the flexibility for developers to craft their perfect tech stack, but it also empowers content creators to make changes independently. The result is that every team has the freedom to quickly and easily create the ideal website with limitless extensibility. Other key features include robust Storyblok SDKs and APIs, powerful internationalization options, and an eCommerce-ready platform.

LogRocket - Sponsor

LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, helping you reproduce bugs and fix issues faster. It’s an exception tracker, a session re-player and a performance monitor. Get 14 days free at logrocket.com/syntax.

Freshbooks - Sponsor

Get a 30 day free trial of Freshbooks at freshbooks.com/syntax

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Published 09/21
AI and Coding - Is Github Co-Pilot Worth It?
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk all about GitHub Co-Pilot and whether it’s ethical, secure, worth it, gonna make you dumb, just going to get in your way, or the greatest thing for programmers to use.

Sentry - Sponsor

Sentry Dex conference is a free, one-day event to share best practices, epic fails, and seasoned insights on how to improve productivity.

From controlling chaotic workflows to maintaining stable code, there’s a lot that can drive a developer mad. We’re hosting DEX, the conference for developers by developers, to give us all a chance to come together and sort through that madness.

Sanity - Sponsor

Sanity.io is a real-time headless CMS with a fully customizable Content Studio built in React. Get a Sanity powered site up and running in minutes at sanity.io/create. Get an awesome supercharged free developer plan on sanity.io/syntax.

Sentry Dex conference is a free, one-day event to share best practices, epic fails, and seasoned insights on how to improve productivity.

From controlling chaotic workflows to maintaining stable code, there’s a lot that can drive a developer mad. We’re hosting DEX, the conference for developers by developers, to give us all a chance to come together and sort through that madness.

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Published 09/19
Supper Club × Raycast with Thomas Mann
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In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with Thomas Mann about Raycast - an app that can replace Spotlight on your Mac, and do so much more.

FireHydrant - Sponsor 

Incidents are hard. Managing them shouldn’t be. FireHydrant makes it easy for anyone in your organization to respond to incidents efficiently and consistently. Intuitive, guided workflows provide turn-by-turn navigation for incident response, while thoughtful prompts and powerful integrations capture all of your incident data to drive useful retros and actionable analytics. 

Did we mention that FireHydrant is free? Get started at Firehydrant.com/syntax

 

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Published 09/16
How To Build an API in 2022
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In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk about what APIs are, the API standards that exist, and walk through the various layers of what goes into making an API.

Payments Hub - Sponsor

There are hundreds of payments processing companies out there. Hit up developer.paymentshub.com/syntax to learn more about how Payments Hub Developers not only processes ecommerce and in-person payments, but also boards and underwrites your merchants in as little as 90 minutes. We are currently offering Syntax listeners who become new partners 6 months free data through our Business Reporting API!

LogRocket - Sponsor

LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, helping you reproduce bugs and fix issues faster. It’s an exception tracker, a session re-player and a performance monitor. Get 14 days free at logrocket.com/syntax.

Freshbooks - Sponsor

Get a 30 day free trial of Freshbooks at freshbooks.com/syntax

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Published 09/14
Use Next-gen CSS Today (Post CSS Configs)
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about next generation CSS that you can use today with PostCSS including importing, nesting, variables, media query ranges, custom media queries, and more.

Prismic - Sponsor

Prismic is a Headless CMS that makes it easy to build website pages as a set of components. Break pages into sections of components using React, Vue, or whatever you like. Make corresponding Slices in Prismic. Start building pages dynamically in minutes. Get started at prismic.io/syntax.

Sentry - Sponsor

If you want to know what’s happening with your code, track errors and monitor performance with Sentry. Sentry’s Application Monitoring platform helps developers see performance issues, fix errors faster, and optimize their code health. Cut your time on error resolution from hours to minutes. It works with any language and integrates with dozens of other services. Syntax listeners new to Sentry can get two months for free by visiting Sentry.io and using the coupon code TASTYTREAT during sign up.

Show Notes

 "postcss-import"  @import './elements/headings.css';  
 "postcss-media-minmax"  @media screen and (width >= 500px) and (width <= 1200px)  
 "postcss-custom-media"  @custom-media --below_small (width < env(--small_bp));  @media (--above_small) {}  
 "postcss-env-function"  env(--small_bp)  
  • 20:12 Color Function and Color Function Notation
 /* color-function */ p {   color: color(display-p3 1 0.5 0);   color: color(display-p3 1 0.5 0 / .5); }  

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Published 09/12
Supper Club × The Primeagan - Vim, Streaming, Rust, all Around Interesting Guy
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In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with The Primeagan about his streaming set up, how he decides what to stream, why he makes the kind of content he does, and why he loves Vim.

Hasura - Sponsor

With Hasura, you can get a fully managed, production-ready GraphQL API as a service to help you build modern apps faster. You can get started for free in 30 seconds, or if you want to try out the Standard tier for zero cost, use the code “TryHasura” at this link: hasura.info. We’ve also got an amazing selection of GraphQL tutorials at hasura.io/learn.

Storyblok - Sponsor

Storyblok is a headless component-based CMS with a real-time visual editor. It offers the flexibility for developers to craft their perfect tech stack, but it also empowers content creators to make changes independently. The result is that every team has the freedom to quickly and easily create the ideal website with limitless extensibility. Other key features include robust Storyblok SDKs and APIs, powerful internationalization options, and an eCommerce-ready platform.

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Published 09/09
Potluck - How to Pick a Tech Stack × useEffect × setTimeout × Staying Focused
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In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott answer your questions about picking the right tech stack, whether useEffect is still useful, benefit to use uses setTimeout, and more!

Linode - Sponsor

Whether you’re working on a personal project or managing enterprise infrastructure, you deserve simple, affordable, and accessible cloud computing solutions that allow you to take your project to the next level. Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and easier. Get started on Linode today with a $100 in free credit for listeners of Syntax. You can find all the details at linode.com/syntax. Linode has 11 global data centers and provides 24/7/365 human support with no tiers or hand-offs regardless of your plan size. In addition to shared and dedicated compute instances, you can use your $100 in credit on S3-compatible object storage, Managed Kubernetes, and more. Visit linode.com/syntax and click on the “Create Free Account” button to get started.

LogRocket - Sponsor

LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, helping you reproduce bugs and fix issues faster. It’s an exception tracker, a session re-player and a performance monitor. Get 14 days free at logrocket.com/syntax.

Auth0 - Sponsor

Auth0 is the easiest way for developers to add authentication and secure their applications. They provides features like user management, multi-factor authentication, and you can even enable users to login with device biometrics with something like their fingerprint. Not to mention, Auth0 has SDKs for your favorite frameworks like React, Next.js, and Node/Express. Make sure to sign up for a free account and give Auth0 a try with the link below. a0.to/syntax

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Published 09/07
Big Deno Changes
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about the changes announced by Deno and their thoughts on the changes.

Linode - Sponsor

Whether you’re working on a personal project or managing enterprise infrastructure, you deserve simple, affordable, and accessible cloud computing solutions that allow you to take your project to the next level. Simplify your cloud infrastructure with Linode’s Linux virtual machines and develop, deploy, and scale your modern applications faster and easier. Get started on Linode today with a $100 in free credit for listeners of Syntax. You can find all the details at linode.com/syntax. Linode has 11 global data centers and provides 24/7/365 human support with no tiers or hand-offs regardless of your plan size. In addition to shared and dedicated compute instances, you can use your $100 in credit on S3-compatible object storage, Managed Kubernetes, and more. Visit linode.com/syntax and click on the “Create Free Account” button to get started.

LogRocket - Sponsor

LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, helping you reproduce bugs and fix issues faster. It’s an exception tracker, a session re-player and a performance monitor. Get 14 days free at logrocket.com/syntax.

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Published 09/05
Supper Club × Steve Ruiz Building a Drawing App
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In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with Steve Ruiz about how he built tldraw, how he manages state, what was done to support mobile, and more.

Gatsby - Sponsor

Today’s episode was sponsored by Gatsby, the fastest frontend for the headless web. Gatsby is the framework of choice for content-rich sites backed by a headless CMS as its GraphQL data layer makes it straightforward to source website content from anywhere. Gatsby’s opinionated, React-based framework makes the hardest parts of building a performant website simpler. Visit gatsby.dev/syntax to get your first Gatsby site up in minutes and experience the speed. ⚡️

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Published 09/02
Syntax Highlight
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In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott review the websites you’ve submitted including Ruben Oliveira, Adam Collier, Consolecmnd, Brad Preston, and more!

Sanity - Sponsor

Sanity.io is a real-time headless CMS with a fully customizable Content Studio built in React. Get a Sanity powered site up and running in minutes at sanity.io/create. Get an awesome supercharged free developer plan on sanity.io/syntax.

LogRocket - Sponsor

LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, helping you reproduce bugs and fix issues faster. It’s an exception tracker, a session re-player and a performance monitor. Get 14 days free at logrocket.com/syntax.

MagicBell - Sponsor

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Published 08/31
Margins
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about margins. There are a lot of techniques for dealing with margins - padding instead of margin, only margin or padding bottom, Flexbox for everything, Grid for everything, or a spacing Div.

Sentry - Sponsor

Find out about Sentry’s Dex Conference.

From controlling chaotic workflows to maintaining stable code, there’s a lot that can drive a developer mad. We’re hosting DEX, the conference for developers by developers, to give us all a chance to come together and sort through that madness.

This is a free, one-day event to share best practices, epic fails, and seasoned insights on how to improve productivity. Whether you join us in-person in San Francisco or virtually from your home, you’ll have the opportunity to share your thoughts, engage with other developers, and walk away with your own personal madness sorting algorithm.

Auth0 - Sponsor

Auth0 is the easiest way for developers to add authentication and secure their applications. They provides features like user management, multi-factor authentication, and you can even enable users to login with device biometrics with something like their fingerprint. Not to mention, Auth0 has SDKs for your favorite frameworks like React, Next.js, and Node/Express. Make sure to sign up for a free account and give Auth0 a try with the link below. https://a0.to/syntax

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Published 08/29