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An Introduction to Service Workers

In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian hosts Zack Argyle & Eli Williamson to discuss what service workers are, and examine how Pinterest is using them for notifications and to cache JavaScript files. They also detail the value of service workers for serving international markets with unreliable internet. Finally, they reveal Pinterest’s vision to use service workers to deliver a more comprehensive offline experience.

26 min

Brian Douglas posted this on August 15, 2017

The Rise of Design Systems

In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Rafael Conde, Kaelig Deloumeau-Prigent & Craig Wattrus to share their experiences building design systems. They discuss why companies need to invest in design systems as they begin to feel the pain of scaling design principles. They also examine the benefits of design systems such as improving the designer on-boarding process, and caution against allowing designers to become complacent in design.

32 min

Brian Douglas posted this on August 1, 2017

Contentful: An API-First CMS

In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Stefan Judis and Rouven Wessling to discuss Contentful, a developer friendly API-first CMS. They explain the benefits of decoupling your website’s content from its presentation, including better cross-platform support. With Contentful, you are completely free to write your site in the language you want, while the service takes care of the CMS backend, storing and versioning your data, and backing everything up.

30 min

Brian Douglas posted this on July 6, 2017

The Out Of Box Search Experience

In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Vincent Voyer and Emily Hayman to discuss Algolia, a hosted search as a service.

29 min

Brian Douglas posted this on June 27, 2017

Pitching the JAMstack To Customers

Georges and Charles show that with Snipcart, a shopping cart that can be injected into a website with just a few lines of code.

33 min

Brian Douglas posted this on June 13, 2017

Staying Cool with Graphcool

In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Johannes Schickling and Eli Williamson to discuss Graphcool, a flexible backend platform combining GraphQL & AWS Lambda.

31 min

Brian Douglas posted this on May 11, 2017

FaaS and the Benefits of Serverless

In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Ryan Scott Brown and David Wells to examine the rise of Functions as a Service (FaaS).

36 min

Brian Douglas posted this on May 2, 2017

Exploring GraphQL Through Apollo

In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Sashko Stubailo and Jonas Helfer from Meteor to discuss Apollo, a set of tools developed to make GraphQL easier to use.

28 min

Brian Douglas posted this on April 13, 2017

Learning JavaScript with Free Code Camp

Discuss Free Code Camp’s ‘self study together’ approach that has grown their community

25 min

Brian Douglas posted this on March 29, 2017

Shifting WordPress to the JAMstack

In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian speaks with Daniel Olson, Lead Developer at J2 Design and Shinichi Nishikawa, WordPress enthusiast and key reviewer in WordPress.org’s Theme Review Team.

23 min

Brian Douglas posted this on February 23, 2017

Don’t let your site be slow and vulnerable.