519: SSG vs WordPress, Customize Menus, JavaScript Testing, and CMS Tools in JavaScript

Dave is pondering Ariana Grande's voice, should you use a SSG for custom landing pages or WordPress, Chris digs apps that allow menu customization, thoughts on companies getting acquired, where should you start with JavaScript testing, is there CMS tools in JavaScript land, and why choose Remix over Rails / Laravel today?


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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

  • 00:32 Mystery of Ariana Grande
  • 02:05 Should I use a SSG for custom landing pages vs WordPress?
  • 09:33 Customizing menu bar in apps
  • 13:05 Companies getting acquired
  • 18:56 Sponsor: Stackoverflow Podcast
  • 19:44 What goes on behind the scenes
  • 21:56 Where should I start with JavaScript testing?
  • 32:14 Are there any CMS admin data tools in JS land?
  • 42:59 Why would you choose Remix.run over Rails/Laravel today?

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