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Front End Nerdery Podcast

Front End Nerdery Podcast

By Todd Libby
A podcast focusing on front end development but also covering a wide range of web development and design topics.
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12 - Nic Steenhout
In this episode, I spoke with Nic Steenhout. Independent Accessibility Consultant, speaker/trainer, host of the a11y Rules Podcast and a11y Rules Soundbites. We talked a lot about Accessibility and a lot of different aspects of accessibility. Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/steenhout/ Show Notes:   https://incl.ca/ - Nic's personal site  https://twitter.com/vavroom - @vavroom on Twitter https://a11yrules.com/ - A11y Rules Podcast https://a11yrules.com/series/a11y-rules-soundbite/ - A11y Soundbites Podcast
44:48
September 25, 2021
11- Dan Cederholm
In this episode I spoke with Dan Cederholm. Founder of SimpleBits, co-founder of Dribbble, author, accidental entrepreneur and "cautious advencherer" and we talked about Dan's books, past and present, the web today, web design and development, and fonts and font-making. Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/cederholm/ Show Notes:    https://www.simplebits.com/ - SimpleBits   https://twitter.com/simplebits - @simplebits on Twitter  https://instagram.com/simplebits - SimpleBits on Instagram  https://medium.com/dribbble/what-i-learned-co-founding-dribbble-8680f6816e3d - What I Learned Co-Founding Dribbble  https://dribbble.com - Dribbble  https://simplebits.com/pages/books - All of Dan's books https://abookapart.com/products/css3-for-web-designers - CSS3 For Web Designers  https://abookapart.com/products/sass-for-web-designers - Sass For Web Designers  https://glyphsapp.com/ - Glyphs App
01:31:04
September 11, 2021
10 - Miriam Suzanne
In this episode, I chat with co-founder of OddBird, Sass core contributor, and W3C CSSWG Invited Expert, Miriam Suzanne. We talked about CSS and Sass. The work being done in the W3C CSS Working Group, and some conference talk. Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/suzanne/ Show Notes:   https://www.miriamsuzanne.com/ - Miriam's Personal Site  https://www.oddbird.net/ - Oddbird  https://twitter.com/TerribleMia - @TerribleMia on Twitter  https://github.com/mirisuzanne - Miriam Suzanne on GitHub  https://codepen.io/miriamsuzanne/ - Miriam Suzanne on CodePen  https://www.w3.org/TR/css-color-5/ - CSS Color Module Level 5  https://css.oddbird.net/ - Specs/Issues/Links  https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts - W3C CSS Working Drafts GitHub  https://github.com/sass - Sass GitHub  https://wiki.csswg.org/ideas/mistakes - CSS Mistakes Wiki  https://codepen.io/ivorjetski/pen/xxGYWQG - Ben Evans, https://diana-adrianne.com/ - Diana Smith - CSS Art
59:42
August 15, 2021
9 - Rahat Chowdhury
In this episode, I spoke with Cofounder of Whimser.io and Software Developer, Rahat Chowdhury. We talked about creating startups as a junior developer, Whimser.io, a mental health app that uses CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), self-care and mental health, and other developer related topics! Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/chowdhury/ Show Notes   https://rahat.dev - Rahat's personal site  https://twitter.com/rahatcodes - @rahatcodes on Twitter  https://www.whimser.io/ - Whimser  https://www.sylarproject.com/ - The Sylar Project  https://fig.io/?ref=hn - Fig   https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=CoenraadS.bracket-pair-colorizer  - Bracket Pair Colorizer for VS Code  https://chain.link/bootcamp - Chain Link
53:29
July 27, 2021
8 - Preston So
In this episode, I spoke with Senior Director of Product Strategy at Oracle, developer advocate, speaker, and author, Preston So. We talked about Decoupled Days, a conference focused on headless CMS architectures, his new book from A Book Apart on Voice Content and Usability, and his other book on GatsbyJS coming out in the fall as well as a few other important topics in his new book. Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/so/ Show Notes:   https://preston.so - Preston's Personal Site  https://twitter.com/prestonso - @prestonso on Twitter  https://github.com/prestonso - Preston So on GitHub  https://www.linkedin.com/prestonso - Preston So on LinkedIn  https://abookapart.com/products/voice-content-and-usability - Voice Content & Usability  https://preston.so/books/gatsby/ - Gatsby, The Definitive Guide  https://decoupleddays.com/ - DecoupledDays 2021  https://www.apress.com/gp/book/9781484240717 - Decoupled Drupal In Practice   https://georgia.gov/chat - AskGeorgiaGov
01:09:37
July 13, 2021
7 - Mike Monteiro
In this episode, I talk with designer, one half of Mule Design, speaker and author, Mike Monteiro. We discuss what the hell is going on in design. We talk about his books, the web, why is everything all messed up, and a bunch of other things we ramble on about.  Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/monteiro/ Show Notes https://muledesign.com - Mule Design  https://muledesign.com/workshops - Newsletter signup (bottom of page) https://abookapart.com/products/design-is-a-job - Design Is A Job  https://abookapart.com/products/youre-my-favorite-client - You’re My Favorite Client https://www.ruinedby.design/ - Ruined By Design https://www.eventbrite.com/o/mule-design-studio-16799800133 - Presenting With Confidence/My People Were In Shipping https://robbieconal.myshopify.com/ - Robbie Conal’s Art Attack  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gran_Fury - Gran Fury https://janeyang.org/2021/04/27/an-open-letter-to-jason-and-david/ - Jane Yang's Letter
01:14:49
June 14, 2021
6 - David Dylan Thomas
In this episode, I talk with David Dylan Thomas, a User Experience expert, speaker, author, and filmmaker about bias and his book available at A Book Apart, "Design for Cognitive Bias". We talk about his book, some different kinds of bias, and what inclusive design is and how inclusive design is important. Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/thomas/ Show Notes: https://www.daviddylanthomas.com/ - David’s Personal Site  https://abookapart.com/products/design-for-cognitive-bias - Design for Cognitive Bias @ A Book Apart  You Are Not So Smart Podcast - https://youarenotsosmart.com/ Design Justice Network ten principles: https://designjustice.org/read-the-principles  Rebuild Black Business: https://www.rebuildblackbusiness.com/
54:36
May 16, 2021
5 - Prince Wilson
In this episode, I talk with Prince Wilson, a full stack developer, speaker, and Twitch content creator about streaming, the Rust language which he streams his projects, and the Rust community over at Party Corgi. As well as some front end discussion, how we need to do better regarding bias and community! Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/wilson/ Show Notes https://prince.dev - Prince Wilson personal site https://twitter.com/maxcell - Prince on Twitter https://twitch.com/maxcellw - Prince on Twitch https://www.partycorgi.com/ - The Party Corgi Community https://www.rust-lang.org/learn - Learn Rust https://doc.rust-lang.org/book/ - Official Rust Programming Book https://github.com/rust-lang/rustlings/ - Rustlings https://doc.rust-lang.org/stable/rust-by-example/ - Rust By Example
01:04:15
May 9, 2021
4 - Stephanie Eckles
In  this episode I spoke with Stephanie Eckles. Stephanie is a Front End  focused developer, mom, creator of Style Stage, 11ty.rocks, SmolCSS.dev and laboratory mastermind of CSS and a11y. We spoke about all of  Stephanie's great projects, how she got into web development, and how teaching is one of her favorite things as an instructor at egghead.io!  We also talk about CSS and accessibility a bit! Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/eckles/ Show Notes https://thinkdobecreate.com - Stephanie’s Portfolio Site https://moderncss.dev - Stephanie’s Main Site https://11ty.rocks - Elevety.rocks, An Eleventy resource for developers https://smolcss.dev/ - Minimal snippets for modern CSS layouts and components https://github.com/5t3ph/11ty-netlify-jumpstart - Steph’s Eleventy Netlify Jumpstart theme https://twitter.com/5t3ph/ - Stephanie on Twitter https://github.com/5t3ph/ - Stephanie on GitHub https://codepen.io/5t3ph/ - Stephanie on CodePen https://dev.to/5t3ph - Stephanie on Dev.to https://egghead.io/q/resources-by-stephanie-eckles - Stephanie on Egghead.io
52:50
May 9, 2021
3 - Homer Gaines
In  this talk with Interactive Designer and Certified Accessibility Professional Homer Gaines, we dive into accessibility, music, have a lot of laughs, and the state of where the web is and how people can leap into accessibility. It was a blast, a lot of laughs, and check out Homer's great music! Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/gaines/ Shownotes https://www.homergaines.com/ - Homer Gaines personal site https://open.spotify.com/artist/0RYjAcmLjU9inmnOyE66aw - Homer Gaines Music on Spotify https://music.apple.com/us/artist/homer-gaines/1224850938 - Homer Gaines on Apple Music https://tidal.com/browse/artist/8673224 - Homer Gaines on TIDAL https://jyocho.com - JYOCHO https://elephant-gym.bandcamp.com - Elephant Gym
01:11:44
May 9, 2021
2 - Jeffrey Zeldman (Part Two)
We're back to finish the inaugural episode of the Front End Nerdery Podcast with Jeffrey Zeldman. We talked about the web of yesterday, web standards, A Book Apart, what makes a good writer and conference speaker, and much more. Enjoy the second half of this very special two-part episode! Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/zeldman2/ Shownotes https://zeldman.com - Jeffrey Zeldman Personal Site https://www.amazon.com/Designing-Web-Standards-Jeffrey-Zeldman/dp/0321616952 - Designing with Web Standards 3rd Edition https://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/21/technology/hillman-curtis-a-pioneer-in-web-design-dies-at-51.html - Hillman Curtis https://www.zeldman.com/2019/12/01/bluebeanieday2019/ - Blue Beanie Day article https://aneventapart.com - An Event Apart conference https://abookapart.com - Books for designers and developers https://alistapart.com - A List Apart resources and articles https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_List_Apart - A List Apart wiki
01:04:47
January 1, 2021
1 - Jeffrey Zeldman (Part One)
For the inaugural episode of the Front End Nerdery Podcast, I interviewed Jeffrey Zeldman. We talked about the web of yesterday, web standards, An Event Apart, A Book Apart, and much, much more that had to be done in two parts. Enjoy the first half of this very special two-part episode! Intro/Outro music graciously given permission to use called, "Settle In" by Homer Gaines. Transcripts can be found at https://toddl.dev/podcast/transcripts/zeldman1/ Shownotes https://zeldman.com - Jeffrey Zeldman Personal Site https://www.amazon.com/Designing-Web-Standards-Jeffrey-Zeldman/dp/0321616952 - Designing with Web Standards 3rd Edition https://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/21/technology/hillman-curtis-a-pioneer-in-web-design-dies-at-51.html - Hillman Curtis https://www.zeldman.com/2019/12/01/bluebeanieday2019/ - Blue Beanie Day article https://aneventapart.com - An Event Apart conference https://abookapart.com - Books for designers and developers https://alistapart.com - A List Apart resources and articles https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_List_Apart - A List Apart wiki
52:20
January 1, 2021
0 - Intro
This is the inaugural episode of the Front End Nerdery Podcast, this episode is a brief introduction into what I have planned for this podcast and what my hopes are with the Front End Nerdery Podcast. Working with what I have to work with, I hope that this will take off into something big. Until then, please subscribe and stay tuned for Season One to start in January 2021. Transcript for this introduction episode can be found here: https://toddl.dev/podcast/
02:44
October 25, 2020