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The Front End Coach

The Front End Coach

By James Robinson
The Front End Coach Podcast is hosted by self-taught developer, James Robinson. With Interviews, tips, advice on learning how to build your front-end skillset, getting your first job in the tech industry, and more!
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Insights from a Tech Community Lead – Part 2
In this second interview with Michael Strutt, a Tech Community Lead at Potato, we talk about the interview and job application process. Michael shares some of his own experiences and tips on how to stand out and give yourself the best chance of landing your first dev job.
May 05, 2021
Insights from a Tech Community Lead
In this episode, I interview Michael Strutt, a Tech Community Lead at Potato. Michael shares his thoughts on what it takes to become a great developer, alongside tips regarding job applications and how to handle imposter syndrome. Michael has also written about mental health and development – please check out his recent article.
December 22, 2020
From Sport Science to Software Engineer
In this episode I interview David Bayley, a former Sport and Exercise Science graduate who is now a very successful software engineer for Lloyds Bank in London. David is a self-taught developer and has some fantastic insight into the tech world along with his own tips and advice for learning and breaking into the industry.  Visit for more details.
November 19, 2020
Welcome to The Front End Coach Podcast!
I am very excited to share with you the first episode of The Front End Coach Podcast! This very first episode is a little different in format from regular episodes. Instead, it’s an introduction to me, the podcast, what you can expect, and The Front End Coach itself. Any feedback, or requests for content I should cover in later episodes would be greatly appreciated. Please reach out to me at: Visit for more details.
November 03, 2020