Podcasts

Auditing in Rails & Andrew's Cursed Idea
In this episode, Chris and Andrew dive into the intricacies of tracking changes in Rails models using gems like Paper Trail and Audited. They discuss challenges faced in bulk actions like 'update all' and 'destroy all' that don't trigger Active Record callbacks. The conversation explores potential solutions, including overr..
21 hours ago
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785: What’s Next for NextJS with Tim Neutkens
Scott and Wes dive into the world of Next.js with special guest Tim Neutkens from Vercel. They explore the latest updates, including the React Compiler and React Server Components, discussing their impact on developer workflows and the future of Next.js development. Show Notes 00:00 Welcome to Syntax! 00:30 What does the React Compiler do? 05..
22 hours ago
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784: Logging × Blogging × Testing × Freelancing
In this Potluck episode, Scott and Wes tackle listener questions on modern blogging, website environmental impact, and using LangChain with LLMs. They also cover CSS hyphens, unit vs. integration testing, and balancing web development with new parenthood. Show Notes 00:00 Welcome to Syntax! 00:13 How to submit a question for future episodes. P..
2 days, 22 hours ago
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Is Go evolving in the wrong direction?
This week we’re catching up on the news! Kris is joined by Ian to discuss some of the recent news from around the Go community. Listen in to hear whether the co-hosts believe there’s software that shouldn’t be written in Go, their thoughts on if Go is evolving in the right direction & whether common nouns make good package names. Leave us a co..
3 days, 11 hours ago
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783: How We Built a Netflix Style “Save for Offline” Feature Into Syntax
Scott and Wes dive into the world of browser caching for audio files, exploring the File System API and the Cache API. They discuss size restrictions across different browsers, how tools like Riverside.fm leverage IndexedDB, and walk through code examples for creating, retrieving, and managing cached audio data. Show Notes 00:00 Welcome to Synta..
4 days, 22 hours ago
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567: So Long sudo
Your Linux box is a-changin'. systemd has a huge new release; we'll get into the most impressive features, including the new sudo replacement. Plus, our thoughts on the new Linux Arm laptops that are just around the corner.Sponsored By:Core Contributor Membership: Take $1 a month of your membership for a lifetime!Tailscale: Tailscale is a programma..
5 days, 8 hours ago
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EP484 – Whose WordPress is it anyway?
On this episode, Jason Tucker and Sé Reed discuss the concept of who “owns” the WordPress open-source project and the broader question of who controls WordPress, highlighting the tension between the open-source community’s ideals and the reality of centralized control. The episode concludes with a call for transparency and accountability in the Wor..
6 days, 4 hours ago
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Rails 7.2 beta 1 with the GoRails Gang
In this episode, host Chris and his GoRails team, Collin Jilbert and Kent Crutchfield,discuss the latest release of Rails 7.2, highlighting major new features like developmentcontainers, browser version guard, and the new minimum Ruby version. They alsodelve into community reactions, including some criticisms about Rails' speed and thelarge..
1 week ago
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782: The Developer’s Guide To Fonts with Stephen Nixon
Scott and CJ are joined by Stephen Nixon of ArrowType to delve into the world of fonts and type for developers. They explore the intricacies of font creation, the utility of variable fonts, and offer tips for making visually appealing typography on the web. Show Notes 00:00 Welcome to Syntax! 00:57 Who is Stephen Nixon? Process Type Foundry. ..
1 week ago
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How things get done on the Go Team
Angelica is joined by Cameron Balahan, Sameer Ajmani & Russ Cox from the Go Team at Google to talk about how things get done on the Go Team, how do they decide what to improve and then how do they go about improving it. We also discuss how they decide what to work when & what the future of Go might look like. Leave us a comment Changelog+..
1 week, 2 days ago
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781: Potluck - The Value of TypeScript × Vue vs Svelte × Leetcode
In this potluck episode of Syntax, Scott and CJ serve up a variety of community questions, from the nuances of beginner vs. advanced TypeScript to the pros and cons of SvelteKit. They also discuss falling out of love with React, shipping private packages via NPM, and the eternal struggle of always starting but never finishing projects. Show Notes ..
1 week, 2 days ago
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174: Devops
Intro topic:  Social Media Auto Responder LLMNews/Links:Amazon releases Amazon Qhttps://press.aboutamazon.com/2024/4/aws-announces-general-availability-of-amazon-q-the-most-capable-generative-ai-powered-assistant-for-accelerating-software-development-and-leveraging-companies-internal-dataCheap RiscV “Super Cluster” from BitluniDIY 256-Core RISC-V s..
1 week, 4 days ago
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