Front End Happy Hour

Nov 29 2020 50 mins 7.6k

A podcast featuring panelists of engineers from Netflix, Twitch, & Atlassian talking over drinks about all things Front End development.


































































































Episode 035 - Top shelf style guides
Jun 04 2017 59 mins  
In this episode, we’re joined by Jyri Tuulos and Josh London to help discuss reusable components and building style guides. Jyri is a Staff Engineer at AdRoll and Josh is a Senior Designer at Netflix. We discuss best practices companies are leveraging style guides and reusable components. We also share the positives and negatives to having a style guide. Items mentioned in the episode: AdRoll, Netflix, JavaScript, CSS, CSS Preprocessor, PHP, LinkedIn, LinkedIn Learning, Jennison Asuncion, Accessibility episode, Atlassian, Bitbucket, Evernote, Storybook, npm, Slack, Laurie Voss, React, Angular, React plus X: Best Practices for Reusable UI Components, Forward JS, React Style Guide Generator, Pattern Lab, Brad Frost, Dave Olson, Atomic Design, JQuery, JQuery Widgets, Sketch, SASS, Bootstrap, React Bootstrap, Starbucks Style Guide, Styleguides.io Guests: Jyri Tuulos - @jtuulos Josh London - @joshualondon Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Jyri Tuulos - AdRoll style guide Jyri Tuulos - Reasonably Sound Josh London - InspiRock Josh London - React Sketch App Ryan Burgess - XLR8 Connect Diaper Backpack Ryan Burgess - Bosch Augustus Yuan - Quick Draw! Google Dataset Augustus Yuan - Style Guides Augustus Yuan - Google I/O videos Jem Young - Why did the chicken cross the road Jem Young - ES6 Proxies and Reflection Derrick Showers - Instacart Derrick Showers - Blue Apron Mars Jullian - Single Div Mars Jullian - Detour Stacy London - AtlasKit Stacy London - Actually Smiling by Geotic





Episode 030 - Static site generators and dynamic drink drinkers
Mar 24 2017 55 mins  
Websites have gotten a lot more complicated over the years. What happened to static HTML? In this episode we’re joined by Harry Wolff, the creator of Reptar, to talk about leveraging build tools to create static generated sites. We talk about the pros and cons of leveraging a static site generator for a website. We also discuss some of the tools available to help you get started. Items mentioned in the episode: Reptar, MongoDB, Github, Jekyll, Dropbox, Wordpress, Markdown, Atom, AWS, Express, Restify, FTP, React, Webpack, Medium, Gist, Highlight JS, Prisim, Yarn, npm, Facebook, Rugrats, Ghost, Metalsmith, Segment, Hugo, Go, Hexo, Markdown-it, YAML, Joi, Redux, StaticGen, Gatsby JS, Nunjucks, Browserify, Less, Sass, Babel, ES2015, Async await, Graph QL, Relay, Closure, Handlebars Guests: Harry Wolff - @hswolff Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Harry Wolff - Node 7.6 Harry Wolff - Legion Harry Wolff - Calvin Harris - Slide Harry Wolff - Reptar Ryan Burgess - CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap Ryan Burgess - ZippGo Augustus Yuan - Metasmoke Augustus Yuan - Open Source Guides Jem Young - Ultimate Beast Master Jem Young - Shibesbot Derrick Showers - Distiller Derrick Showers - Pac-man Multiplayer Brian Holt - Home Brewing Beer Stacy London - Webpackbin Stacy London - Arthur Russell - Home Away From Home (Andy Stott Refix)


Episode 028 - JavaScript Universi-LongIslandIce-ty
Feb 26 2017 53 mins  
We’ve all started somewhere. JavaScript isn’t always an easy language to learn. In this episode, we’re joined by Gordon Zhu, who teaches workshops on JavaScript at Watch and Code. We are also joined by Luis Vargas, a Senior Manager on Global Payments at Netflix who has recently been learning JavaScript and has attended one of Gordon’s workshops. In this episode, we all talk about our journey of learning JavaScript and ways we’ve worked through it. Items mentioned in the episode: ColdFusion, PHP, Flash, ASP.NET, jQuery, MooTools, Dojo, Backbone, Python, Reddit, Eclipse, Eloquent JavaScript, You Don't Know JS, Speaking JavaScript, CD Baby, Frontend Masters Guests: Gordon Zhu - @gordon_zhu Luis Vargas Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Gordon Zhu - Watch and Code Gordon Zhu - Ten Things I Have Learned - Milton Glaser Luis Vargas - Watch and Code Luis Vargas - Industrial noise blocking headphones Luis Vargas - Derek Sivers Ryan Burgess - Austin Maples - Idle Hand Tattoo Ryan Burgess - Fluid Paint Ryan Burgess - Abstract Ryan Anklam - The Expanse Ryan Anklam - Kahn Academy - Intro To Storytelling Ryan Anklam - New Day - Radio Edit by Xavier Eleven Brian Holt - Schiit Fulla Brian Holt - Synology Mars Jullian - Forward JS Stacy London - Chrome Canary - Loads CSS Progressively Stacy London - Code School Stacy London - RVK by Nathan Fake



Episode 026 - Design, neat
Feb 07 2017 54 mins  
In this episode, we’re joined by Julie Horvath, a Design Lead at Apple to help us talk about design. We discuss ways to help improve the collaboration between designers and frontend developers. Julie shares her perspective on building great user experiences for low-bandwidth internet speeds and how taking a progressive enhancement approach can be beneficial to the user. Items mentioned in the episode: USF, Yammer, CSS Zen Garden, CodePen, Middleman, Heroku, InVision, Sketch, Principle, Swift, Objective-C, Bootstrap, Photoshop, Illustrator, Skitch, React, Design For Hackers, Hackdesign.org, Github, Graceful degradation, CSS Modules, CSS3 for Web Designers Guests: Julie Horvath - @nrrrdcore Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Stacy London - @stacylondoner Picks: Julie Horvath - Middleman Julie Horvath - CSS Modules Julie Horvath - BEM Julie Horvath - Baskets Julie Horvath - Long Division Julie Horvath - ACLU Julie Horvath - East of West Julie Horvath - Kehlani - Sweet Sexy Savage Ryan Burgess - Adobe Illustrator Ryan Burgess - Homebrew Cask Augustus Yuan - U.S. Web Design Standards Augustus Yuan - Panda Jem Young - ACLU Jem Young - Frontier Derrick Showers - InVision Derrick Showers - Google Voice Ryan Anklam - Smashrun Ryan Anklam - Rollup JS Brian Holt - ACLU Stacy London - InVision Stacy London - Ghostly















Episode 012 - Ninja rockstar whiskey drinker with 10 years IPA experience
Aug 08 2016 55 mins  
As an engineer or developer we currently fortunate enough to have a wide selection of amazing jobs and companies to work for. Although we have a wide selection of jobs, finding the right one is extremely important and may require some additional work. In this episode, we are joined by the guests Chrissy Running and Alayna Ketner who are both talented recruiters at Netflix. Chrissy and Alayna have a lot of experience working with engineers to help find the ideal role. We’ll discuss types of things companies are looking for and how you can best leverage competitive offers in your job searches. Items mentioned in the episode: Firebase, Glassdoor, Ted Talk - Power pose, Ten Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer, Salary Negotiation Guests: Chrissy Running - @ChrissyRunning Alayna Ketner - @AlaynaSK Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Chrissy Running - Culture Map Chrissy Running - The Night Of Alayna Ketner - The Fundamentals of Caring Alayna Ketner - Song Exploder Ryan Burgess - React CLI tool Ryan Burgess - Young, Wild & Free - Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Bruno Mars Augustus Yuan - a.singlediv.com Augustus Yuan - httpoxy Jem Young - Jon Hopkins Jem Young - Star Trek Beyond (sucks) Ryan Anklam - STS 121 Launch Ryan Anklam - Bojack Horseman - Season 3, episode 4 Sarah Federman - Full Width Containers in Limited Width Parents Sarah Federman - The Macro - Interviews



Episode 010 - Raise your glass to women in tech
Jul 13 2016 57 mins  
In the technology industry we’re continually trying to grow the diversity of people who are working in the space. Most recently there have been a lot of great efforts made to increase the number of women in tech. In this episode we are joined by two talented women working at large tech companies in the Bay Area, Lisa Burgess (Uber) and Mars Jullian (Netflix). We discuss what it’s like to be a women working in tech and talk about ways we can help foster a more inclusive industry. Items mentioned in the episode: Apple diversity report, Netflix diversity report, LinkedIn diversity report, Google diversity report, Facebook diversity report, Thoughts on Gender and Radical Candor, Vague Feedback Is Holding Women Back, Textio, State of Girls and Women in STEM, Unconscious Gender Bias Guests: Mars Jullian - @marsjosephine Lisa Burgess - @_lisaburgess Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Brian Holt - @holtbt Picks: Lisa Burgess - Sift Dessert Bar Lisa Burgess - Shiny Mars Jullian - 99% Invisible Mars Jullian - Invisiblia Mars Jullian - TED Radio Ryan Burgess - High West Rendezvous Rye Ryan Burgess - Snak the Ripper - From the Dirt Augustus Yuan - Blameless Post Mortems Jem Young - Ava Jem Young - Music for Programming Jem Young - Women in tech for the past 50 years! Derrick Showers - High West Silver Whiskey Derrick Showers - WWDC iOS 10 Derrick Showers - Mr Robot Brian Holt - Project Include Brian Holt - elk-cli





Episode 005 - Interviews make us drink
Apr 15 2016 70 mins  
In order to work professionally as a front end developer, there is always an intense interview process. In this episode, we share our experiences and thoughts on the interviews we’ve done in the past. Not only have we had experience being interviewed, we’ve also had a lot of experience interviewing other engineers for jobs at our companies. We share things we’re looking for when we interview candidates to join our teams. Items mentioned in the episode: Eclipse, Othello, Big O notation, FizzBuzz, Ryan Anklams famous t-shirt, War of the Worlds radio broadcast Panelists: Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Jem Young - @JemYoung Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Augustus Yuan - @augburto Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Ryan Burgess - Aerial screensaver Ryan Burgess - Amazon Dash Buttons Ryan Burgess - Front End Happy Hour Playlist Ryan Anklam - Escape app Ryan Anklam - Best of Old Time Radio Podcast Ryan Anklam - Dusty Kid - Beyond That Hill Sarah Federman - Lindsey Stirling Sarah Federman - SizeUp (osx windows management) Jem Young - EmpireJS Jem Young - Aphex Swift Jem Young - Netflix Menus Derrick Showers - Code Climate Derrick Showers - Slack themes Augustus Yuan - Massdrop Augustus Yuan - Elevator Saga Augustus Yuan - Pretty Thoughts Alina Baraz & Galimatias Brian Holt - AtHack! Brian Holt - Annie Cannons Brian Holt - Scroobius Pip Brian Holt - Baths Brian Holt - M83






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