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The Function Call

The Function Call

By Austin Gil
The Function Call is a show about friends, and it’s also a show about programming. We get together and talk about tech, what we're working on, and the little things, like what we had for dinner last night. Come hang out, have a laugh, and maybe learn something new.
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Breaking into Tech Twitter with Sarah Shook
In this episode, Austin sits down to chat with Sarah Shook all about her experience breaking into the Twitter tech scene. We covered tips on growing an audience, how to make friends, can Twitter help with your job search, and does it make you a better developer? Sarah is a very nice person and was a great guest. 
39:18
November 10, 2020
Thocks > Clacks: Our thoughts on mechanical keyboards.
In this episode, our senior mechanical keyboard expert, Grant, tells us all about mechanical keyboards. A bit of history, a lot about different options, and we go into what we like or dislike about keyboards.
1:04:26
September 29, 2020
Grant schools us on CSS-in-JS
In this episode, we take a whirlwind tour of CSS-in-JS, lead by our trusty pilot, Grant. We get an overview on what it is, why we need it, and what some good options are. ** spoiler alert ** Austin does not approve.
58:48
September 12, 2020
What do you call a restaurant with no waiters? Serverless!
In this episode, we talk about serverless architecture. What it is, how it works, and what we think about it. ** Spoiler alert ** Grant doesn't like serverless. 
1:08:32
September 11, 2020
SSR: You mean it's not Sweet Sticky Raspberries!?!?!?
Sitting down with Austin and Grant to talk about Server Side Rendering (SSR). We covered some of the benefits, some of the myths, and different ways to can accomplish it.
1:26:24
August 7, 2020
Stacks: Where Pancakes & Technology Meet.
In this episode, we walk through some of the tech stacks we're currently working with, what we would pick today if we were starting a greenfield project, and what technology we are interested in but have little to no experience. Give it a listen and let us know what your favorite tech stacks or pancake stacks are.
55:56
August 7, 2020
Origin Stories: Get to Know the Crew
We walk through a little history of our developer journeys. Where we were before programming, how we broke in, and what we're doing today. Give it a listen and get to know us a little better.
41:53
August 7, 2020