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 : January 27, 2023 6:00am

Last Scanned : 4.9 hours ago

Episodes

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Supper Club × Caleb Porzio
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In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with Caleb Porzio about Livewire, Alpine.js, what is it with PHP devs making cool stuff, TypeScript thoughts, and more.

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Published Friday
We React to State of JS 2022
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In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott look through the results of the State of JS survey for 2022.

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Published Wednesday
Container Queries Explained
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes explain what container queries are, use cases for them, new units of measurement, and possible issues with container queries.

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Published 01/23
Supper Club × Simen Svale Skogsrud and Espen Hovlandsdal from Sanity
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In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with Simen & Espen from Sanity about what Sanity is, who uses Sanity, what is a content lake, how Sanity works with React or TypeScript, what GROQ is, how portable text works, and of course, the supper club questions.

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Published 01/20
Potluck × JS Modules × HTML Tags × Recession × Budgeting
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In this potluck episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott answer your questions about HTML tags, budgeting, recession proofing your business, software dev vs software engineer, taking payments, and more.

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Published 01/18
Buy It or Build It? A Service is Not a Solution
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about the differences between building it yourself vs paying for a service to do it for you, such as cron jobs, checkout, hosting, images, video, and more.

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Published 01/16
Katherine Mello on Liberal Arts → Coding, Bootcamps, and Sustainability
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In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with Katherine Mello about her journey into coding from liberal arts to bootcamp education, data visualization, and coding for a sustainable focused company.

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Published 01/13
2023 Goals × Learning and Doing
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In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk through their goals for 2023 including coding, tooling, courses and platforms, social media, and fitness.

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Published 01/11
TypeScript Fundamentals × Satisfies and as const
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about Satisfies and as const.

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 export const currencies = { USD: 'US Dollars', CAD: 'Canadian Dollar', EUR: 'Euro', } as const;  export type Currency = typeof currencies; export type CurrencyCode = keyof Currency;  

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Published 01/09
Supper Club × Sarah Drasner on Engineering Management
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In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with Sarah Drasner about her new book, Engineering Management for the Rest of Us, what it’s like moving from management to coding and back, the book writing process, and her Fortnite VS Code theme.

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Published 01/06
Our Predictions for 2023
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In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk about their predictions in web development for 2023.

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  • 00:07 Welcome
  • 01:25 SSR JS sites more the norm
  • 03:32 React doing forms
  • 05:39 TypeScript Inferred becomes hot
  • 08:11 Deno gets hotter
  • 12:51 JS Runtimes Mature
  • HTMX
  • 15:00 We will see a new TS Type Checker written in Rust
  • 19:20 New JS APIs
  • 23:37 Writing towards Winter CG Spec Popular. “Worker Ready” script
  • STC
  • 27:05 A new JS framework
  • SolidJS
  • Qwik
  • 29:44 Page Transitions API
  • 32:40 Scott was right / Scotts gonna be right
  • 34:06 Rust becomes more Popular
  • 36:00 React Beta Docs launch after 5 year dev cycle
  • 37:45 CSS Container Queries in Production
  • 41:07 Svelte and Sveltekit Glow Up
  • 43:38 CSS Subgrid
  • 49:19 WASM
  • 51:51 AI
  • Open AI
  • 53:16 Houdini
  • 54:30 People souring on React, Eslint
  • 57:47 Machine learning
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Published 01/04
TypeScript Fundamentals × Type Narrowing, Guards, and Predicates
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In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk through some TypeScript Fundamentals around type narrowing, type guards, and type predicates.

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Published 01/02
Supper Club × Polypane with Kilian Valkhof
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In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with Kilian Valkhof about his work on Polypane, a browser for developers. How is Polypane built? Why does he have a focus on accessibility in Polypane?

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Published 12/30
Were We Wrong? 2022 Predictions Revisited
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In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott revisit their 2022 predictions and see which ones they got right, and which they got wrong.

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Published 12/28
554: Desktop apps in JS × Electron and Tauri
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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about the current state of building desktop apps with Electron or Tauri.

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Published 12/26