341: BaaS, Agile Methodologies, Human Readable URLs, and More!

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We're back with some thoughts on why you should(n't) fly or go camping, talking about the tech we've been loving recently, and answering your questions about BaaS, agile methodologies, human readable URL's, and web components makes another appearance.



Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert in silly sunglasses and a sign that says Shawp Tawlkk Shough DOT COM

Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert

This episode is with just Chris & Dave, ShopTalk Show's hosts. Chris is the co-founder of CodePen and creator of CSS-Tricks, and Dave is lead developer at Paravel.

Time Jump Links

  • 00:38 Don't fly. Don't go camping.
  • 07:34 What technology are you loving lately?
  • 23:33 Sponsor: Sentry
  • 25:20 Q: Should I manage back-end myself or use "Back-end as a Service" (BaaS)?
  • 35:23 Q: Can you debate the merits of the various 'agile methodologies'?
  • 44:15 Q: Should I change the URLs on my blog to be ID based?
  • 51:39 Sponsor: Gumroad
  • 53:30 Q: The problem I found with Web Components, is how the Shadow Dom doesn’t inherit base level styles (Typography)
  • 03:51 Wrap it up!