555: React Documentary, Front of the Front End, Fast Fallacy, and Best Practices

Reacting to the React.js documentary, is there still jobs for front of the front end anymore? The fast fallacy in frameworks, best practices, dealing with too much or too little isolation, and AI test generation.



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

  • 01:01 BBQ and the React Documentary
  • 06:01 Is there a place for the front of the front end anymore?
  • 10:29 Telling the story of React
  • 17:17 Fast fallacy on the web
  • 25:46 Sponsor: Frontend Masters
  • 26:48 Best practices
  • 32:37 Do we have too much isolation or too little isolation?
  • 38:29 Test generation

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