489: Landing Web Clients, Native App vs Web App, and Dave Wants LinkedIn Friends

What's needed to start a tech business in 2021? Is VS Code on the web usable? Why would you choose a native app over a web app in 2021? And be sure to follow Dave on LinkedIn.


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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

  • 01:17 The new tech business checklist
  • 13:13 Troubleshooting solo
  • 16:44 Sponsor: VideoPress
  • 19:04 VS Code on web
  • 28:34 Why make a native app over a website in 2021?
  • 37:04 How long can you stay logged in on the web?
  • 39:59 Sponsor: CodePen
  • 41:07 Follow Dave on LinkedIn so he can win
  • 45:01 How has Paravel been successful landing big clients?

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