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Assigning Weight Dynamically, CoPilot vs Other AI, and Monorepos

We're talking about assigning a weight to items in a layout, differentiating between banger posts and regular blog posts, using social engineering to get PR's accepted, monorepo thoughts, using CoPilot vs other AI programming support bots, has TypeScript benefited from AI, and what happens if you turn off CoPilot?

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Website Rendering, Updating Software, and Edge Gets Faster

We're talking website rendering, server side rendering, Astro's server islands, perf hits for navigation elements, updating software because the docs aren't available for older versions, and a new Microsoft Edge was released.

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Setting Up Prettier and Linting, Comparing Colors, and Accessibility Overlays

We've got follow up on Cloudflare and Cara from last episode, a question about setting up Prettier and auto linting, a cool tool from a listener on comparing colors, a question about using tooling like Craft or more user friendly apps like Webflow when working with clients, and our takes on accessibility overlays.

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Cloudflare #HotDrama, Auth, and Prototyping Thoughts

We dive a bit deeper into the Cloudflare drama of the past couple of weeks, Instagram ads vs Cara art, what to do about Auth in your app, pre-negging any sponsorships, prototyping and feedback on projects, and ideas for future topics.

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Svencodes

Sven Neumann aka Sven Codes talks with us about SudokuPad, developing a cross-platform app, integrating new puzzles and features, the benefits of being easy to use, building a community, and monetizing an app while not upsetting your user base.

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Matt Visiwig on SVGBackgrounds

Matt Visiwig stops by to chat with us about his site, SVGBackgrounds.com, a membership site for copy-and-paste website graphics built around SVG. We talk about why he built the site, how he decided to monetize it, competing with AI garbage on the web, pricing membership options, and how he's running the site.

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Economic & AI Vibes with Jason Grigsby

We're chatting with Jason Grigsby about what a white-collar recession means, how the sources and methods of consuming news shape our perspectives, whether the current economic conditions represent a market correction and if a rebound is imminent. We explore the critical decision of whether to embrace AI advancements or risk being left behind. We also talk about AI-generated voices, large language models and ethics, and the impact of social media signals in an AI world.

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Strum Machine with Luke Abbott

Luke Abbott is the creator of Strum Machine, an app that simulates backing tracks by stitching together individual notes, chords, and strums recorded on guitar, standup bass, and mandolin. We talk about what Strum Machine does, why he decided to build it, how bringing on a professional designer helped, pricing thoughts, and the "fun" of building a version on iOS.

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Dave Goes Windows For Real

Dave's got job news to share, as well as insight into the process of what applying for a job in tech is like in 2024. We also talk about styling, scoping, positioning, and floating UI.

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CSS Grid Level 3 aka Masonry with Adam Argyle

Adam Argyle stops by to chat about the conversation that's happening around CSS Grid / Masonry. What do we want? What might Apple's response to Google be? And nitpicking the spec just for fun.

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Recording Live Music, WebC, Open Source, & WordPress Studio

Chris bought recording gear off an Instagram ad, our thoughts on WebC, CodePen upgrades Yarn, thoughts on the commercial value of open source, Automattic releases an app to install WordPress locally, IBM buys Hashicorp, income tax software, and a hack for getting Safari to respect background colors used in a pseudo selector.

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Matt Haughey on a Fantasy Blogging CMS Setup

Matt is here to talk about creating the perfect fantasy CMS for blogging, moderating comments at Metafilter, building sane defaults into programs, how difficult the web is, do we want AI in our CMS, and where is content headed on the internet?