Potluck - Headless WordPress, Databases, Regex

June 15, 2022, 10 a.m. (1 year, 5 months ago)

In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott answer your questions about headless WordPress, Regex, their health and fitness, CSS custom properties in media queries, and more.

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Show Notes

  • 00:10 Welcome
  • 03:30 If I host a NextJS app on Digital Ocean, should I use a Digital Ocean database?
  • 09:14 Will either of you ever do a regex course?
  • Regex101
  • 13:58 Is it possible to use the WordPress users database as the same database that the app uses?
  • WPGraphQL
  • 18:46 Sponsor: Sentry
  • 19:43 How is health and fitness going for the both of you?
  • 26:08 Does Wes know who Gendo Ikari is?
  • 27:36 Dart popularity follow up
  • 29:40 Is it vital that I should learn another programming language?
  • 33:42 Sponsor: Sanity
  • 34:54 If I’m trying to get my first job in web development, do I need to be familiar with design software?
  • Figma
  • 40:01 Thank you for the confidence to apply for a web dev job
  • Syntax 463 with Tom Preston-Werner
  • 41:55 What advice will you give in terms of setting up core important things around network, state management, folder structure?
  • 45:37 .TECH Domain Names
  • 46:22 I just had an interview with a “major tech company” and your article on using string templates was really helpful.
  • Template Strings
  • 48:43 If 80% of the time ew need to use preventDefault on form submission, why don’t the simply change the HTML spec?
  • 50:01 What’s the rationale for not supporting CSS custom properties in media queries when using max/min width?
  • CSS Env
  • MDN CSS Env
  • 55:37 ××× SIIIIICK ××× PIIIICKS ×××


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