August 24, 2023
Brian, Brad, and Amy get into their preferred work flow and strategies for tackling their long lists of projects.
This is a snippit of a conversation that happened before episode 146 with Jakub. James, Amy, Brad, and Jakub discuss keeping interviewing skills shart and what's important on a resume.
Brian, Brad, and Amy get into their preferred work flow and strategies for tackling their long lists of projects.
Jakub joins Amy, James, and Brad to give a look into how he uses open source as well as the start of his YouTube channel.
Ruben speaks on how to utilize micro-frontends and why issues arise and what to do when they do.
Welcome Kevin to Compressed where he discusses one of Amy's favorite topics, CSS!
Tom joins James and Amy to talk all things React and Redwood and give a convincing pitch for the very first RedwoodJS conference.
Tate joins James to discuss the great features CloudCannon offers and how to integrate it into your coding experience.
Amanda and Tom join the Compressed podcast to give an inside look at the low and no code option of Wix and to explain how they make website building accessible for the non developer.
In this episode of Compressed FM, hosts Amy Dutton and Josh Medeski discuss creating a development environment in the terminal for web designers and developers. They talk about their personal experiences with the terminal, including initial fears and struggles, and offer tips for becoming more efficient and productive using terminal-based environments. This episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to improve their web development skills and workflow.
Leticia tells Brad and Amy about her new book, her transition into tech, and all about her experience working at Stripe.
Brandon gives us an inside look at his App, Flight Control, and all of it's applications.
James and Amy answer questions from their livestream audience.
Austin joins James and Amy to take a deep dive into Web Forms.
Alex from Coding Cat joins James and discusses why he switched over to Svelte and how he's using it to his advantage.
James and Amy discuss all things current in tech as well as answer your questions from the livestream.
Ankita joins James and Amy to explain her steps into leadership as well her knowledge of React framework.
Alan joins James and Amy to discuss the need that led to Ngrok and all of the features it has to offer.
In this episode we discuss ChatGPT and all things AI. Where is this going?
Kapehe and Knut join to talk about how Sanity.io makes working with content easier!
J.D. explains why he loves his local developer community and gives great tips on job searching and getting started in conference speaking.
Welcome Erik to the podcast as he tell us how he went from the unhappiest developer to the happiest.
Sami joins James and Amy to discuss Mitosis and talk all about frameworks.
Simon joins James to discuss all things content creation and the perks and difficulties of creating content full time.
Bryan joins James and Amy to discuss the JAMstack, all the hot takes and even some old school technology.
Michael gives some insider tips on how to get your first conference speaking gig as well as highlighting the Momentum conference.
Tom spills all his tips on big career transitions, emphasizing your skills, and ways to learn coding.
Nick joins James to discuss why authentication is so important and why passwords might not be the best solution.
Amy and Brad discuss when to adapt to new technologies and the best systems and practices for migrating your sites over to them.
Ely is a developer experience engineer at Cypress and loves all things web and mobile. He lives in Denver with his wife and four kids.
Izzy joins James and Amy to talk about community, learning new things, and how to keep passion in your work.
Jonathan Wilke joins to talk about his building products, favorite developer tools, and his personal side project, Supastarter.
Michael speaks about his experience at Amplify and the benefits of going serverless and what are some of the logistics of utilizing it.
Ben joins James and Amy to showcase all the wonderful things you can do with Astro as well as to have some fun.
Todd discusses the importance and the logistics of making sure that what you code is accessible to all users.
Juri joins James and Amy to discuss Monorepos and the benefits of using them on your projects as well as his work at Nrwl.
Moe joins James and Amy to discuss his work with Buildable.
Brad and Amy discuss some of their favorite new features in Node.js and how you can get the most out of them.
Brad, Amy, and James, talk with Erik about the things he’s been building for Twitch and how to excel in the developer world.
Brad and Amy discuss different testing methods and the importance of properly tested code.
Lane Wagner joins Brad, Amy, and James to discuss how to set your portfolio up for success and how to use it to get the perfect job for you.
Brad and Amy discuss the great features of Remix and some of their favorite ways to utilize it.
Max discusses his start in coding as well as his work with Homebrew and his love for Open-source.
Rizel from GitHub discusses the benefits to learning in public as well as her favorite parts of different frameworks.
Josh joins on the podcast to discuss Pulumi, Copilot, and all the tech buzzwords.
Amy and James celebrate their 100th episode live at Magnolia.js. Here, they share their wins, disappointments, and learnings over the past year and a half.
Jacob discusses the ways he uses Svelte in his work at Stylitics as well as some of his personal projects.
Debbie discusses the importance of end to end testing as well as her work at Microsoft.
Edan discusses personal and professional challenges he faced throughout his transition into a tech career.
Hassan discusses his inspiration for Nuna and his philosophy behind coding.
Josh talks with James and Amy about teaching TypeScript and ESLint to beginners.
Kenny joins us to discuss the uses for Plasmic and the advantages of its integration features.
Amy discusses with James his recent job change and how he plans to move forward in full time content creation.
Michael discussed his work at Chromatic with Brad and Amy and his favorite aspects of Storybook.
Joe talks with Amy and James about utilizing open source as a beginner and his interest in TypeScript.
In this Episode guest Ben Haynes tells us about his work at Directus and where the software is headed next.
Kent discusses his role at Remix and why he loves the product so much.
In this episode guest Tessa Mero talks to James and guest cohost Brad about what it's like working in Dev Rel and how she transitioned to her job there.
In this episode James Perkins talks about unexpected job changes and what it’s like to work with start ups.
In this episode, James and Amy talk about the Chrome Developer Tools including familiar tabs like Elements, Console, Network, and a few you've probably never heard of! They also share some of their favorite tips and tricks along the way.
In this episode, James and Amy answer questions from the audience about Github Copilot, modern frameworks, Serverless vs Express.js, PlanetScale vs Supabase vs Firebase, and more!
In this episode, James talks about his experience using SvelteKit to re-create the famous guessing game, Wordle.
In this episode, Amy and James explain Github Actions: what they are, how they work, use cases, and more. Amy also shares some of her personal experience in setting up Github Actions in a recent project.
Anthony Campolo (AJC) joins us to talk about leveraging blockchain infrastructure for decentralized Web3 applications and his experience working as a Developer Advocate at QuickNode.
James and Amy discuss common accessibility mistakes that you should avoid in your web applications.
Corbin Crutchley joins to talk about how to learn frontend frameworks better with his upcoming eBook The Framework Field Guide, https://unicorn-utterances.com/collections/framework-field-guide.
Adam Bradley joins to talk about some amazing new projects to help increase performance and productivity in Web Development: Partytown, Builder.io, and Qwik.
James and Amy talk about everything Serverless and how it fits into modern Web Development. They discuss Serverless Functions, hosting platforms (Netlify, Vercel, and Cloudflare), frameworks and tools, benefits, Edge Functions, and more.
Colby Fayock joins the show to talk about his developer background, experience as a Content Creator, and his role as a Developer Advocate at Cloudinary.
In this episode, Amy talks through the details of Dev Operations and setting up a CI/CD (Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment) pipeline on a recent project, using RedwoodJS, Husky, Postgres, Render, and GitHub Integrations.
In this episode, James shares all the juicy details about Developer Relations / Developer Advocacy / Technical Evangelism and all the things that happen behind the scenes.
Our featured guest for this episode is Nadar Dabit. He explains blockchain, decentralization, Web3, its future, volatility, and how you might get started in this space.
In this episode, Amy shares her experience with working with Storybook, the pros and cons, and how it's changed her developer workflow.
In this episode, James shares common mistakes people make with their API Keys and explains the appropriate way to handle them.
In this episode, the tables are turned and you get a different perspective. Sunjay Armstead, is a UI/UX Designer and Developer at ZEAL. Here, he interviews Amy and asks her about leading a team and being a female in the tech industry.
In this episode, James explains how to apply to speak at conferences, how to properly prepare for a speaking engagement, and how to get started.
In this episode our guest, Brad Garropy explains his setup for increasing the developer experience and making his developer experience better. He's created several tools along the pipeline
This episode features Allan Villa. He transitioned into tech by teaching himself how to code in seven months and then landed his first job in tech.
This episode features Ken Jones, his side project Birdables that's he's turned into an NFT and printed actual trading cards. Ken also runs a small web agency and builds websites in various technologies.
In this episode, Amy and James talk about the process of validating an application idea, planning it out, and determining which features get built first.
In this episode, our guest, Swyx talks about how part-time creators have an advantage over full-time content creators, leading indicators when creating content, networking and engaging with your audience, and creating luck.
In this episode, James explains how he built a custom Discord Bot for the Learn Build Teach Community that allows users to give out kudos for learning, building, or teaching.
This episode features Nikolas Burke, Head of Dev Rel at Prisma. Prisma is an abstraction layer for managing and interacting with your database.
In this episode, Amy and James share 61 of their favorite apps for web design, development, and boosting productivity.
In this episode, our guest, Brittney Postma talks about the Developer Experience (DX) and how it important it is to the work that we do and the frameworks that use.
This episode features Bekah Hawrot-Weigel as she talks about how Virtual Coffee got started, the role of storytelling within communities, and the importance of learning the basics in development.
In this episode, James and Amy, explain all the buzz words: authentication, authorization, JWTs, sessions, and cookies. And what's the best implementation for your site?
In this episode, James Perkins talks about the SaaS he built, Roll Your Tweet, the tech behind it, and how much it costs to run.
This episode is Part 2 of Amy and James's favorite VS Code Hot Tips and Tricks for improving the developer experience. They share their favorite extensions, plugins, and themes for getting the most out of VS Code, including some hot takes on GitHub CoPilot.
In this episode, Amy and James share some of their favorite keyboard shortcuts and workflows for using within VS Code.
In this episode, Shaundai Person talks about her interview experience at Netflix and what it’s like to work there. She has several tips for landing your first or next job.
In this episode, Amy and James decode Flexbox and CSS Grid. How do you use them? and when do you reach for one over the other?
In our very first guest episode, Brian Douglas, Director of Developer Advocacy at GitHub, joins us to talk about Open Source projects and the benefits of contributing.
In this episode, Amy and James cover the Terminal: commands to use, shortcuts, and power features.
In this episode, James and Amy talk about all the ways that you can make money online, as a developer. This includes everything from content creation, to sponsored content, to creating a SaaS, to freelancing.
This episode is all about hooks within React: useState, useEffect, useReducer, useContext, useRef, useMemo, and useCallback.
This episode is all about design systems! Why use them, atomic design, specifics, examples, maintaining, and what to do if you don't have a current system.
In this episode, Amy and James talk about their experiences on actual development teams and the different processes and workflows that work best.
New year, new you. If you're thinking about getting started or are new to dev, this episode is for you! Amy and James talk about where they started, where they would begin today, and any and all advice for beginners.
In this episode, Amy and James share all their goals for 2022, including 2 big announcements for Compressed.fm!
In this episode, Amy and James reflect back on 2021, things they accomplished, goals they met, places they fell short, and areas to improve upon.
In this episode, Amy and James look discuss design trends to look forward to in 2022, including gradients with grain, large typography, and interactivity.
In this episode, Amy and James discuss the future of web development: Astro, Veet, Supabase, SvelteKit, Redwood.js, Blitz.js, GitHub Co-Pilot, Web Assembly, Blockchain, w3, no-code, and low-code.
This episode is full of picks! Amy and James talk about all of their favorite things, just in time for the holidays.
In this episode, Amy and James discuss all the things that go into course creation: why? What? How? Where to Host? Building the right audience.
In this episode, Amy and James discuss all things SVGs: what is, why and when to reach for it, and seven different ways to get an SVG on the page, and the pros and cons of each method.
This is a crossover episode with our friends, Alex Patterson and Brittney Postma from the Purrfect.dev podcast. In this episode, we all discuss our jobs. Even though we're all in tech, our day-to-day work looks vastly different.
In this episode, Amy and James explain the fundamentals of git and their most-used commands. They also explain basic different workflows, if you're working with a team or by yourself.
In this episode, Amy and James talk about small design tweaks that you can make that will make a big difference. These recommendations are helpful if you're looking for basic principles and guidelines to take your site to the next level.
In this episode, James and Amy discuss everything you need to know to get up and running with TypeScript: what is TypeScript, why use TypeScript, the basic types, and how and where to go to get started.
In this episode, Amy and James are honest about some of the things they struggle with. -- Things they struggled with early in their tech career and some of the things they continue to struggle with even now.
In this episode, Amy and James discuss the state of WordPress in 2021. Is it still relevant? Is it worth learning? What does the developer experience look like? What does the future of WordPress hold?
In this episode, Amy and James continue their ongoing discussion for redesigning James's personal site, jamesqquick.com. Amy unveils a site redesign and together they talk through James's feedback and what the next iteration of his site might look like.
In this episode, we combine forces with Brad Garropy and Richard Gottleber from Web Dev Weekly for a Crossover Episode. The four of us discuss our favorites: languages, frameworks, CSS methodologies, technologies, testing tools.
In this episode, we hear from 14 of our favorite content creators: their advice, thoughts on content creation, and how content has impacted their careers.
In this episode, Amy and James discuss all the benefits that come from blogging, including the positive effect it can have on your career.
Amy and James continue their creator series for designers and developers, explaining some of the things that they learned while starting their own podcast.
Amy and James talk about starting their own YouTube Channels: the gear and workflows they use, how it has helped their careers, and how growth looks different for everyone.
In this episode, Amy submits a freelance proposal to James for review. They discuss the terms, value-added, and review a mood board for James's rebrand.
In this episode, Amy and James talk about all the components that make up a good designer. If you're hiring, how to interview a designer and what to look for. Or, if you're trying to land your first design job, what to expect in the interview process
In this episode, Amy and James talk about the interview process and how to land your first job in development, covering topics like what to expect, whiteboard interviews, questions to ask, are portfolios important, and tips and tricks.
In this episode, Amy and James talk about learning and building in public: the best ways to get started, some of the benefits, fears, and considerations.
In this episode Amy talks about Figma and how it's perfect for project collaboration -- whether you're a designer, developer, project manager, or stakeholder; everyone can benefit.
In this episode, Amy and James have a discovery call to discuss James's current website and branding. They talk about his current branding, the long-term direction James wants to take his website. If you're curious about what an actual client discovery call sounds like or you're considering rebranding, this episode is for you!
In this episode, James and Amy talk about all the things they've automated. James in particular has several workflows within AirTable for generating stream graphics, sending out tweets, and generating his email newsletter.
In this episode, Amy and James discuss Live Streaming: why do it? how do build a following? planning? editing? engagement techniques? best time to stream? and tooling?
In this episode, James explains the basics of getting started with SvelteKit and how it compares to other frameworks, like Next.js.
In this episode, Amy and James talk about their desk setups and all the gear they use to write code and create audio and video content.
Amy and James talk about various No Code options, how they use it in their work, and how it might affect the future of development.
Amy and James talk everything productivity, from their favorite applications, workflows, and automation.
In this episode, Amy and James talk about 5 more design principles: alignment, emphasis, proportion, white space, and movement, and how they can be applied to real-life projects.
In this episode, Amy and James talk about 5 design principles: unity, contrast, balance, rhythm, and visual hierarchy and how they can be applied to an actual project, including their own.
Amy talks about tech stack (Next.js, Sanity, and Tailwind) and some of the decisions she made while building selfteach.me. James and Amy also discuss form management for static sites and some marketing tactics.
In this episode, James and Amy discuss the tech behind jamesqquick.com. This site was built on top of Gatsby and Sanity. They discuss the decisions James made along the way and the things he might do differently.
Amy and James finish their discussion on freelancing in part 2. This episode covers journey maps, project discovery, vetting clients, submitting estimates and contracts, project management, finances, and business insurance.
In this episode, Amy and James talk about freelancing -- finding the right clients, thoughts on Fivrr and Upwork, planning projects, scope creep, road mapping, time tracking, talking about budgets, charging, and late changes to a project.
In this episode, Amy and James talk about the best methods and tools for starting a brand new design project. Topics include asking the right questions, doing visual research, creating mood boards and wireframes, and getting all the pieces in place.
James and Amy discuss different categories of sites and the best tools and tech stacks to use. Categories include: brochure and marketing sites, eCommerce, Applications, and Membership sites.
Amy and James walk through the tech behind Compressed.fm and some of the unique challenges they faced when building the site.
Amy Dutton shares how she got started in tech by building the original Giphy over 20 years ago. She talks about how she navigated some of her career decisions, ultimately landing a full-time job after seven years of doing freelance full-time.
James Q Quick shares how he got his start in tech and how a couple of job interview rejections turned into a bigger opportunity and ultimately a career path as an evangelist, speaker, and teacher
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