523: Quality Design in Apps, Headless WordPress Shopify, GitHub Action Notifications

How much polish do you put into internal apps? Can you create custom Gutenberg blocks for Shopify? How difficult is it to publishing a VS Code plugin? Thoughts on GitHub Copilot, notification options with GitHub Actions, and thoughts on static site builders such as Statimic.


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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

  • 00:23 Overalls and mankinis
  • 01:53 How much polish do you put into captive audience apps?
  • 11:15 Can I create custom Gutenberg block for Shopify API?
  • 17:54 Sponsor: axe DevTools by Deque
  • 18:59 Do you have experience publishing VS Code plugins?
  • 23:07 GitHub Copilot revisted
  • 32:29 Sponsor: Wolvic XR Browser, by Igalia
  • 33:30 GitHub Action follow up notification
  • 38:42 What are your thoughts on static site builders that look to compete with WordPress such as Statamic?
  • 44:44 Have you heard of the Block Protocol?
  • 51:44 Is the term widget too web 1.0?

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