Sunny Commutes

Burn out

An episode of Sunny Commutes

By Sunny Singh
The worlds of web development and business, combined. Hosted by Sunny Singh.
Available on 11 platforms
57: Running a software business for free
I'm back! This time I share how you can host your websites and apps absolutely for free and what services I used. 📺 Watch on YouTube: 💡 Vote on the next episode topic: Follow me on other platforms: Twitter: YouTube: Instagram: 📖 New to web development? Check out my course on Skillshare: 🎵Music by Niko Naman:
December 4, 2018
56: How I built a SaaS to solve my own problem
On this episode I talk about IronMic, a new service that I built to solve my own problem and hopefully others' as well. IronMic: New podcast site: Music by Niko Naman: New to web development? Check out my course on Skillshare:
August 20, 2018
55: Revisiting burn out
Discussing the topic of burn out and how I've learned to handle it. Video version: First episode when I initially talked about burn out: Follow me on other platforms: Twitter: YouTube: Instagram: New to web development? Check out my course on Skillshare:
July 12, 2018
54: Microsoft acquires GitHub
Microsoft recently acquired GitHub, an open source software platform, for $7.5 billion. With lots of developers "freaking out", I wanted to share my opinion on why I don't think this acquisition is necessarily a bad thing. Video version: Episode Links: News article from The Verge: Charged article by Owen: Follow me on other platforms: Twitter: YouTube: Instagram: New to web development? Check out my course on Skillshare:
June 5, 2018
53: Building APIs
Recently I've been working on building an API in Node. On this episode I want to explain what APIs are and my transition from building them in PHP to Node. Video version: Episode Links: Feathers: Laravel: Taylor Otwell's Twitter: Follow me on other platforms: Twitter: YouTube: Instagram: New to web development? Check out my course on Skillshare:
May 30, 2018
52: Q&A - Overcoming excuses & Finding creators
On this episode I feature some call-ins and talk about overcoming excuses and finding creators. My review episode of Crushing It by Gary Vaynerchuck: Tweet me feedback: Daily featured creators: Website:
May 7, 2018
51: CSS in JS - Benefits, issues, and libraries.
On this episode I talk about CSS in JS, a fairly new concept where you write your CSS inside of JavaScript. Why would you want to do this, what are some common issues, and which libraries should you use? Tweet me questions for the next Q&A episode: @sunnysinghio Follow @slkmediaco on Twitter for daily featured creators. YouTube channel: Episode Links: styled-components: glamorous: Aphrodite: Polished:
April 24, 2018
50: Review of Crushing It by Gary Vee
I recently listened to the Crushing It audio book by Gary Vaynerchuk (Gary Vee). I provide my thoughts and recommendations. Buy the book here: Tweet me feedback @sunnysinghio or call me on the Anchor app.
April 16, 2018
49: How we used Gatsby to relaunch Ninjality
This episode is about Gatsby, a static site generator, and how we used it to relaunch Learn to build a site - course on Skillshare: Tweet me feedback @sunnysinghio: Send a call-in using Anchor: Gatsby: GraphQL: JAMstack: styled-components: Feather icons: Ninjality source code:
April 12, 2018
48: Teaching and video workflow
My thoughts on teaching, benefits from teaching, and documenting your learning instead of being an expert. I also share my workflow in making videos and screencasts. Watch my Skillshare class: You'll get 2 free months with my special link. ScreenFlow: Let's connect: Twitter: Instagram: YouTube: Website:
March 2, 2018
47: State management in UI
Talking about two different ways of managing state in a user interface. The traditional imperative way, and the new declarative way. This is helpful in learning modern JavaScript frameworks like React, Vue, and Angular. Like the episode? Tweet me your feedback and other topic suggestions @sunnysinghio and subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or Google Play.
February 6, 2018
46: Componetize everything
Talking about components, and the concept of componetizing everything. What problems do components solve in design and code, and what popularized them? Tweet me feedback and topic suggestions @sunnysinghio.
January 29, 2018
45: My CES trip to Vegas
I went to the CES tech conference this year. I explain what it is, why I went, and what I saw. Check out Digital Bounds: My YouTube:
January 23, 2018
44: Evergreen content
What is evergreen content and how can it benefit you?
January 6, 2018
43: Goodbye 2017
An update episode. Thanking everyone that listened, and I also share my goals in personal branding. Subscribe to my YouTube:
December 29, 2017
42: Net neutrality
Talking about the recent repeal of net neutrality. What is it, and how does this affect how we use and build for the Internet? Tweet me what you think @sunnysinghio.
December 18, 2017
41: Crypto and blockchain
Let's learn together about cryptocurrency and blockchain. I share my experience in making a profit off Litecoin.
December 13, 2017
40: Cross-browser development
Responding to some call-ins today. Talking about some tools that can help.with Cross-browser development. Check out these stations/podcasts who called in: - - Links from this episode: - - - - Tweet me @sunnysinghio for topic suggestions and feedback. Call-in or leave comments by downloading the Anchor app and searching Sunny Commutes.
December 8, 2017
39: Build for all browsers
A PSA on why you shouldn't just optimize for Google Chrome. Article from TNW:
December 5, 2017
38: Releases
Three tips that help you release software smoothly. Tweet me feedback and new topics: @sunnysinghio or @sunnycommutes
November 29, 2017
37: Giving thanks
In honor of this upcoming Thanksgiving, I give thanks to some of the things that have happened and the people that helped me. I'll get back to regular episodes after i recover from this cold. Let me know what you're thankful for @sunnysinghio on Twitter.
November 21, 2017
36: Featured on Product Hunt!
We just launched a new product at Ninjality, and it was featured on Product Hunt today! It's a search engine for brands where you can easily find colors, style guides, and logos. Site: Twitter: Product Hunt: Tweet me feedback @sunnysinghio
November 7, 2017
35: What makes a good UI?
I share my small list of things that I follow when building a UI. Tweet me @sunnysinghio for your suggestions.
November 2, 2017
34: No pre-roll ads!
I'm late on the news, but apparently Anchor has removed pre-roll ads! I talk about why I think it's important and the story of how I came to know. Tweet me @sunnysinghio
October 30, 2017
33: Value in HTML/CSS
Is there value in people that only know how you write HTML and CSS? Should you look for JavaScript developers? Some of my thoughts on this topic in this episode. Tweet me @sunnysinghio
October 23, 2017
32: Question everything
Quick spurt of thoughts about why you should question even when talking to experts.
October 17, 2017
31: Accessibility in depth
Daily implementation tips for web accessibility. Tweet me suggestions at @sunnysinghio
October 11, 2017
30: Web accessibility
Talking about accessibility on the web. Mistake on the URL, it's Tweet me @sunnysinghio and call in on the Anchor app.
October 5, 2017
29: 🍁Fall
I love the fall season! Some updates and what I'll be doing.
October 2, 2017
28: Job automation?
Is it okay to automate your job?
September 29, 2017
27: Free DDoS protection
Talking about CloudFlare's announcement of DDoS protection for all users.
September 27, 2017
A project of mine that I dogfood daily. Tweet me @sunnysinghio for feedback and topic suggestions.
September 22, 2017
25: Facebook's React license
Talking about the BSD+Patents license.
September 20, 2017
24: Evil marketing tactics
I rant about annoying marketing schemes.
September 16, 2017
23: Estimating technical effort
Talking about how to deal with when technical effort is underestimated. Thanks to Marcus Blankenship for the great article.
September 13, 2017
22: Simplifying design
Talking about concepts related to Don't Make Me Think by Steve Krug.
September 11, 2017
21: Welcome to Sunny Commutes
Talking about rebranding the podcast.
September 6, 2017
20: Frontend frameworks
My thoughts on frontend frameworks.
August 31, 2017
Backend frameworks
Talking a little bit about Laravel, Sails, and Feathers frameworks. Suggest a future topic by tweeting me @sunnysinghio.
August 28, 2017
Start podcasting!
I talk about how easy it is to start your own podcast and what my setup is like.
August 25, 2017
Email lists
How important is email and building up a newsletter for your business?
August 21, 2017
Blogging benefits
I talk about some benefits to blogging for your business.
August 17, 2017
Domain names
When should you purchase a domain name? A .com or vanity? What's the best place to buy them? I answer these in this episode.
August 15, 2017
Technical debt
What is technical debt and how can you prepare for it?
August 10, 2017
Mixed roles
How having knowledge and experience in other roles can help your own.
August 7, 2017
Follow-up to Imposter Syndrome
I follow-up my episode on imposter syndrome by featuring some comments and call-ins. Tweet me new topics @sunnysinghio
August 3, 2017
My failed product
Talking about CodeBee, how a good idea ended in failure. Sharing the lessons I learned.
July 31, 2017
Imposter syndrome
Small talk on imposter syndrome.
July 27, 2017
Storing user assets
Talking about a common problem with storing images on a web server.
July 24, 2017
What is bikeshedding and how does it save you time?
July 19, 2017
Universal JavaScript
Talking about how a simple programming language can run your business.
July 17, 2017
Are meetings useful?
July 14, 2017
Advice on distributing and marketing your product and when to do it.
July 12, 2017
Static websites
What are static websites and the benefits of them versus dynamic websites? I answer these questions and more on this episode.
July 10, 2017
Side projects
Announcement from Ninjality and finding motivation in side projects.
July 6, 2017
Web apps
Talking about the future of mobile and the web platform.
July 3, 2017
Burn out
burn out • Response to burn out.
June 29, 2017
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