Episode 333

How to Think Like a Front-End Developer with Trent Walton

We're joined by 1/3 of Paravel, Trent Walton, to continue our How to Think Like a Front-End Developer series and talk about his thoughts on what the characteristics of a front-end developer are, caring about performance, and getting back to the grain of the web.

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Trent Walton

Web // Twitter

A designer and web builder who works with two of my best friends at Paravel.

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Time Jump Links
  • 2:30 Are you a front-end developer Trent?
  • 5:00 Are there front-end developers that don't deal with design?
  • 6:20 What are the characteristics of a front-end developer?
  • 9:00 Can you be a front-end developer and not care about performance?
  • 13:00 What's your ideal client and process with that client?
  • 21:10 Is your process what you sell?
  • 23:50 Sponsored by Sanity.io
  • 26:25 Trent: What's the difficult part of the code for front-end developers?
  • 36:44 Sponsored by Netlify
  • 38:40 Dave: What's the difficult part of the code for front-end developers?
  • 44:10 What war would you fight for the web?
  • 48:45 Any hiring practices or contractor advice?
  • 55:30 Dribbble #1 Food for lovers
  • 59:10 Dribbble #2 Socialio
  • 1:02:30 Dribbble #3 Sibling
  • 1:04:30 Dribbble #4 Finance app
  • 1:08:00 Dribbble #5 Festival homepage

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