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Best Adam Wathan podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best Adam Wathan podcasts we could find
Updated January 2020
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A podcast for developers interested in building great software products. Every episode, Adam Wathan is joined by a guest to talk about everything from product design and user experience to unit testing and system administration.
 
Join us for exciting conversations about UI/UX design, SaaS products, marketing, and so much more. My awesome guests are industry experts who share actionable knowledge — so that you can apply it in your business today.
 
Modern Web is a podcast that explores next generation frameworks, standards, and techniques. Visit http://modern-web.org for more.
 
A podcast focused on Computer Science, Software Engineering, and all of the topics in between. Hosted by Matt Machuga.
 
Yo! is a celebration of great design and development online. The Yo! Newsletter (robhope.com/yo) curates quality new resources each week while the Yo! Podcast spotlights the incredible people building these resources.
 
A podcast for entrepreneurs who love 💪🏼 fitness. Hosted by Erick Arbé, a web developer, entrepreneur and CrossFit addict - each episode will dive into the minds of incredible developers, athletes, and everyone in between. With interviews from top athletes and business owners from around the world, it's his goal to bring short, concise, and useful information that you can immediately apply to your life.
 
The Laravel Podcast brings you Laravel and PHP development news and discussion. Season 3 consists of interviews conducted by Matt Stauffer; previous seasons featured Taylor Otwell and Jeffrey Way as regular cohosts.
 
Join us each week as we discuss an interesting article or link in the world of business, software, teams and open source. Hosted by Chris White, Sr. Software Engineer @ Zeal
 
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Can developers build beautiful software on their own, without relying on a designer? One team decided to teach this knowledge, and scored massive success. Meet the brains behind Refactoring UI, Adam Wathan and Steve Schoger. You'll learn the story of their project, their favorite design tips, and how much work goes into every bit of content they pu…
 
No matter how great your software is, poor copy can still ruin the entire user experience. How do we choose the right words then? Our guest today is Yael Ben-David, a UX writer and thought leader. We talk how UX writing process works in real life, how to develop (and capture) voice and tone for your product, and how to improve your microcopy using …
 
In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), as he sits down with special guest, Douglass Sillars (@Dougsillars). Guests: Douglass Sillars (@Dougsillars) - Freelance Developer Evangelist This episode is sponsored by Syncfusion & This Dot Labs.By Tracy Lee
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Caleb Porzio about his new UI library Alpine.js. Topics include: What is Alpine and what does it replace? How does Alpine compare to Vue? How does Alpine compare to Stimulus? “Why not just use vanilla JavaScript you dummy?” How Alpine works internally Patterns for extracting reusable behaviours with Alpine The Alpine …
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Ryan Singer of Basecamp about how they plan, structure, and execute on new features. Topics include: Why "fixed time, variable scope" is so important for actually getting things done Integrating development and design into a single process instead of design first, develop later What it means to "shape" work before dec…
 
Getting your first SaaS customers is inevitably a grind; but it helps to be methodical about your process. Our guest today is the incredible Asia Matos, founder of DemandMaven. You'll learn what a typical funnel looks like for a SaaS business, how to recruit your early users, and what strategies can help you scale later. Podcast feed: subscribe to …
 
In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), as he sits down with special guests, Moshe Milman (@MosheMilman), Eva Howe (@evahowe), and Chris Whited (@cmwhited) to discuss the the benefits of companies supporting open source! Guests: Moshe Milman (@MosheMilman) - Co-founder and COO of Applitools Eva Howe (@eva…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to David Khourshid about using state machines to build UI components that are simpler and more resilient to bugs. Topics include: What exactly is a finite state machine? Why trying to keep track of a component's status using boolean flags is leads to bugs and complex code Why it makes so much more sense to keep track of …
 
How can custom illustration make your product truly shine? Our guest today is Krystal Lauk, the founder of an illustration-led design agency. You'll learn why illustration is an integral part of the entire user experience, what brands set a good example, and how to approach the creative process. Podcast feed: subscribe to https://feeds.simplecast.c…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Evan You about all of the changes and improvements coming to Vue.js 3.0. Topics include: What were the first feature/change ideas that got the wheels turning for Vue 3 How Vue's underlying VNode data structure is changing and how that affects users who work directly with render functions How the h function works in Vu…
 
Our first guest from my home town of Erie, PA, Mat Silva, walks us through his journey of moving from being a full time engineer, moving into a CTO role as a cofounder of a company with a small team, and ultimately transitioning back to an independent contributor role. Additionally, we get to learn about his "Tech Shed" office for remote work. Link…
 
Testimonials and case studies hold enormous marketing potential (without coming off as salesy). Our guest today is Joel Klettke, the founder of Case Study Buddy. You'll learn what makes a powerful case study, how to produce one yourself, and how to use them in your sales & marketing process. Podcast feed: subscribe to https://feeds.simplecast.com/4…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Alasdair Monk about how they approach CSS at Heroku, and how using a utility-based approach has kept their team happy for the last three years. Topics include: Why Heroku introduced BEM to try and solve their CSS issues and why it didn't work How custom tooling and Ember's component system alleviated any maintainabili…
 
Adam Wathan is 1 part metalhead, 2 parts online education juggernaut. Over the past few years, Adam has distilled his obsessive development research into several online courses and books, achieving millions of Dollars in sales. We rap about SaaS vs once-off payments, Pantera vs Slayer, why he uses Gumroad, the advantage of multi-tier pricing and of…
 
Growing a SaaS company is such a slow process. How do you know if you're on the right track? Our guest today is Derrick Reimer, a founder of several SaaS companies and a fellow podcaster. You'll learn the story of his previous SaaS product, multiple ways to validate your product idea, and what are the signals that a product-market fit is happening …
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Jonathan Reinink about Inertia.js, a new framework he recently released that lets you build single page applications with Vue, React, or Svelte, without having to give up the productivity benefits of traditional server-side development workflows using tools like Laravel or Rails. Topics include: What Inertia.js is and…
 
The tech world is complex enough to puzzle adults, not to mention children. How shall we teach them about computers? Our guest today is Miriam Tocino, the author of Zerus & Ona book series. We discuss the challenges of parenthood, how Miriam has used intuitive writing to create an engaging book experience, and how to bring up our kids with the righ…
 
In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, join our our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), as he sits down with special guests, Adam Jahr (@AdamJahr) and Gregg Pollack (@greggpollack) from Vue Mastery. Guests: Adam Jahr (@AdamJahr) - Instructor at Vue Mastery Gregg Pollack (@greggpollack) - Instructor at Vue Mastery This episode is sponsored by NativeScri…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to James Long (creator of Prettier) about building Actual, a local-first Electron application with no central database that syncs data peer-to-peer. Topics include: How do you keep data synchronized between two different clients when all of the data is stored locally instead of in the cloud? Understanding conflict-free r…
 
Ben Aiken is a fitness trainer, certified CrossFit coach, and all around fantastic human being. We sat down and spoke about his journey through fitness, coaching, and fitness for the everyday desk worker. He gives me some great tips on how to deal with stress, being tight, and most importantly - SLEEP. We get into a lot of great information for peo…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Rob Walling about choosing, validating, and marketing a viable software product. Topics include: Brainstorming ideas vs. paying attention to your own problems Why it's smart to start with a product that might never make a million dollars a year Should you avoid markets with competition? Why it's a good idea to build s…
 
Great copy can turn your SaaS marketing website into a money-making machine. But how do you get it right? Our guest today is Josh Garofalo, a SaaS copywriter and consultant at Sway Copy. You'll learn why customer research is the most important step in the copywriting process, how exactly to approach the key pages of your website, and what mistakes …
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Leslie Cohn-Wein and Rafael Conde about designing and implementing new UI features at Netlify. Topics include: Creating pixel-perfect mockups in advance vs. designing and implementing in tandem Working with existing JS libraries for interactive UI features vs. hand-rolling a custom implementation from scratch How desi…
 
As a founder, you always know why your product is awesome. But how do you explain it to your customers? Our guest today is the amazing April Dunford — a positioning expert and author of Obviously Awesome. You'll learn why positioning is so critical, how April polished her positioning method over the years, and how to find the "secret sauce" for you…
 
In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our host, Rob Ocel (@robocell), discusses mentorship with Ray Gesualdo (@RayGesualdo). Guests:Ray Gesualdo (@RayGesualdo) - Staff UI Engineer, SalesLoft Topics discussed: - What has mentorship meant to our careers- What is mentorship and how does it differ from things like sponsorship or instruction?- Is i…
 
Gilbert Pellegrom is a Scottish software engineer with an impressive resume working with the likes of WooCommerce, ThemeZilla, Dunked and now Delicious Brains. He is also a side-project heavyweight and the man behind the popular NivoSlider jQuery plugin used by thousands including Dell, AOL and eBay. Gilbert and I chat about nightmare NDA situation…
 
In this episode, Adam gets some advice from Ian Landsman of Userscape on marketing and positioning a new Tailwind CSS components directory project he's working on with Steve Schoger. Topics include: Building website templates vs. a UI kit Should the product be positioned as a UI library or an educational resource? One-time purchase pricing vs. subs…
 
In this special episode, three Userlist co-founders — Claire Suellentrop, Benedikt Deicke, and Jane herself — get together to answer a few questions from the audience. They share the strategy behind their recent Product Hunt launch (which scored #1 Product of the Day), their founding story, product management techniques, and so much more. Podcast f…
 
In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our host, Rob Ocel, speaks with Alex Castillo about NeuroJavaScript. Guests: Alex Castillo (@castillo__io) - Co-founder @ Neurosity Topics discussed: - What is Neural JavaScript, neuroimaging, and how do they relate?- How can this technology help with increase the accessibility of our sites/technology?- Wh…
 
Today we're looking into the mobile app ecosystem, which differs dramatically from the cosy world of SaaS. Our guest to day is Sean Casto, the founder of PreApps — a marketing agency that has helped thousands of apps reach millions of downloads. You'll learn about the key ingredients of success in the mobile industry, and different ways to market a…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Matt Biilmann CEO of Netlify about building the Netlify dashboard, and what makes it feel so fast. Topics include: Walking through how a single screen in the app is rendered in step-by-step detail How they separate container components and presentational components to make things easier to reason about How the Redux s…
 
In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our host, Tracy Lee, speaks with Amal Hussein and Jory Burson about the web platform. Our Guests: Amal Hussein (@nomadtechie) - Software engineer at Bocoup Jory Burson (@jorydotcom) -Open Source & Standards Liaison at Bocoup Education This episode is sponsored by NativeScript & This Dot Labs.…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Benedikt Deicke about building Userlist.io, a new email automation product for SaaS businesses that he recently launched with his co-founder Jane Portman. Topics include: The risks and technical challenges of building client-side API integrations and why Benedikt decided to focus on a server-side integration for launc…
 
Integrations are a fantastic way of growing your product while providing value to your customers. However, you need to approach them carefully and strategically. Our guest today is Rob Walling, co-founder of MicroConf, TinySeed, and Drip. You'll learn how to use integrations as a customer acquisition channel, and what goes into a successful integra…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Taylor Otwell about Laravel Vapor, the new serverless platform for Laravel applications that was recently announced at Laracon US. Topics include: What is serverless? What AWS services Vapor manages and how they are billed Using a single RDS instance with multiple databases Understanding cold boots with Lambda and how…
 
Healthcare industry involves enormous resources, but has always been "playing catchup" when it comes to software. Our guest today is Chris Kiess, a user experience designer and author. You'll learn about his unique story within the industry, different areas of healthcare UX, typical use cases, professional challenges, and how to pave your own path …
 
In this episode of the Modern Web podcast, our hosts Rob Ocel & Jake Dohm speak with Adam Wathan and Sarah Dayan about Utility-First CSS. Our Guests: Adam Wathan (@adamwathan) - Working on Tailwind CSS Sarah Dayan (@frontstuff_io) - Sr. Software Engineer @ Algolia This episode is sponsored by NativeScript & This Dot Labs.…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Ryan Toronto about his journey from being a full stack Rails developer to focusing on single page applications, and why application developers should be betting on UI-focused frameworks like Ember, React, and Vue. Topics include: How modernizing a Flash app drove Ryan to start building SPAs How products are really jus…
 
Isn't game theory all about points, levels, and badges? Definitely not. These are all just visible mechanics, the superficial icing on the cake. Our guest today is the amazing Amy Jo Kim — a startup coach, game designer, best-selling author, and the founder of Game Thinking. You'll learn how to use her method with early superfans, and fundamentally…
 
Mubashar Iqbal - infamously known as Mubs - is one of the most prolific side-project builders online and even earned the prestigious Product Hunt "Maker of the Year" award. He currently boasts over 80 side-projects including the viral 'Will Robots Take my Job?' microsite - gaining more than 14 million views before it was acquired. We chat about imm…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Aaron Gustafson about authoring semantic HTML in the context of web applications, where choosing the right element can be a lot more complicated than it seems. Topics include: Can you have more than one "h1" on page? How important is heading order? Why not everything that looks like a heading should necessarily be a h…
 
"Build it, and they will come" could not be a bigger lie: an effective launch is crucial to your product success. Our guest today is Keith Perhac, founder of SegMetrics. You'll learn how to turn a few random emails into a cohesive launch experience, "prime the pump" for your product, and measure the outcome — so that you can optimize and iterate. P…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Mitchell Hamilton about writing your styles directly in your JavaScript components using the CSS-in-JS library Emotion. Topics include: What CSS-in-JS even is What Emotion does differently than other CSS-in-JS libraries How to actually use Emotion to style your projects How the JSX pragma works and what it's for How E…
 
Environmental impact of the software industry is unbelievable. Luckily, there are people and companies who want to make a practical difference against global warming (as well as educate others). Our guest today is James Christie, an experience designer and founder of SustainableUX. You'll learn how to make sustainable choices about the way you work…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Jerod Santo of The Changelog about building their custom podcasting platform using Elixir and Phoenix. Topics include: How pattern matching works in Elixir and why it's more powerful than method overloading in other languages How Elixir's pipe operator makes the transition from OO to functional programming more natura…
 
Many SaaS businesses track engagement for each user individually — pretending that companies don't exist. But this approach can be downright dangerous, because B2B software is all about company accounts. Our guest today is Derek Skaletsky, founder and CEO of Sherlock. We talk about best practices in tracking account-level engagement, and ways to ma…
 
Trends come and go, but content marketing — particularly blogging — remains one of the top marketing channels for SaaS companies. Our guest today is the awesome Kaleigh Moore, freelance content writer for SaaS and ecommerce. You'll learn how to produce top-performing blog posts, promote them, leverage different media types, and make your content as…
 
In this episode, Adam talks to Jason Lengstorf about Gatsby, and why using React and GraphQL to build something even as simple as a blog is not as crazy of an idea as it sounds. Topics include: How Gatsby is more than just a static site generator How you create pages with Gatsby and how it's more powerful than traditional static site generators The…
 
Steve Schoger is a Designer and Maker from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. His Refactoring UI book he co-wrote with Adam Wathan was a massive success, so I try break down the full 18 month execution leading to launch. We also go deep discussing low self-esteem, reacting to pricing complaints, influential marketing channels and how he meticulously const…
 
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