528: Alex and Andrew on Working in an Agency

Alex and Andrew join us from the Discord to talk about working on client sites and branding at Traina. How do they set up WordPress for development? What's the incentive to invest in tooling? And the benefits of using CodePen as a knowledge library for your brain.

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Guests

Andrew Walpole

Andrew Walpole

Web // Twitter

Andrew Walpole is a full-stack web developer and the Director of Web Development at Traina, a brand-first creative agency. He also enjoys dabbling in 3D printing, living-systems computation, and digital generative art.

Alex Riviere

Alex Riviere

Web // Twitter

Alex Riviere is a Senior Frontend Developer for Traina, Co-Host of the Enjoy the Vue podcast, Co-organizer for the Atlanta Vue.js Meetup as well as PyATL. He spends some of his down time making terrible things over on twitch.

Time Jump Links

  • 00:48 Guest introduction
  • 04:46 What do you use for tech with clients?
  • 11:30 WordPress set up for clients
  • 15:24 Twig in WordPress
  • 17:08 Vue in WordPress?
  • 24:22 Figure out where all the bathrooms are
  • 25:48 Sponsor: Notion
  • 27:32 What's the incentive to build tooling for an agency?
  • 35:48 Alex's Twitch stream learnings
  • 39:09 CodePen as a reference library
  • 47:04 RIP jQuery
  • 49:11 Container queries coming soon

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