S08E018 Modern Web Podcast - Staying Curious with Michael Chan
In this episode, Lindsay and Michael talk about Michael's perspective on building communities, and how to stay curious and growing as a developer. They talk about how Michael and Lindsay both started in tech by taking small bits of time to grow and learn, and how that has served them in their tech careers. Michael also talks about his time on React Podcast, and what brought him to hosting the show. They end by discussing curiosity, and how specifically to stay curious in life and in a development career.
Adoping Vue at Wikimedia with Eric Gardner - VUE 165
Lindsay and Steve talk with Eric Gardner, Senior Software Engineer at the Wikimedia Foundation, about his journey from graphic design to Vue and the adoption of Vue at the Wikimedia Foundation. They discuss the challenges faced in MediaWiki, the core application behind Wikipedia, and how and why the foundation moved to adopt Vue as its frontend framework of choice. They also discuss some of the future developments at the Foundation, as well as some of the challenges that they still face.
Deep Dive into Nuxt with Mike Gallagher - VUE 164
Lindsay and Steve talk to Mike Gallagher, Software Architect at Hip eCommerce, about his blog post exploring server-side rendering and how Nuxt functions under the hood. They explore Mike's specific use case of needing to manage routing on the client, rather than the server, and how he was able to find a solution.
Exploring Code Design - VUE 163
Lindsay, Luke, and Steve talk about different ways to organize Vue code. They discuss the Composition API, comparing it to the Options API, and the available options for abstracting code from components to be reusable. They also discuss Evan You’s comments about the Composition API becoming the recommended path for using Vue in the future.
Scaling Vue Up and Down with Shawn Wildermuth - VUE 162
In this episode, Lindsay and Steve talk with Shawn Wildermuth, author and teacher, about how he sees Vue as a tool for building applications both large and small. We talk about his start giving talks at conferences, and pivoting into education as his primary focus in the developer community, and why he prefers to use Vue for his personal projects. We discuss his recently article on different state management techniques, and explore the Composition API and the new features of Vue 3.2.
S08E016 Modern Web Podcast - Quasar with Luke Diebold
In this episode, Lindsay talks with Luke Diebold, web developer and creator of QuasarCast.com, about Quasar, the amazingly flexible framework for building applications using Vue. They talk about how Luke got into programming from his interest in music, and how he got started using Quasar for personal and professional projects. They discuss what Quasar is, and discuss where it fits into the web ecosystem. They explore some of the basics of using Quasar, including its CLI and the ability to make web, mobile, and desktop apps. They wrap up the discussion talking about how Quasar is one of the first major frameworks to support Vue 3, and what that looks like from the framework.
Using Vue without an SPA with Ariel from Maison Futari - VUE 159
Lindsay, Steve, Luke, and Solomon talk with Ariel from Maison Futari about using Vue without building a full single-page application. We talk about using Vue with Wordpress and other backend frameworks to build widgets, as well as using Vue to build web components. We also explore libraries like Livewire and Inertia to integrate with a Laravel backend.
Episode 176: Product Design and Authentication with David Atanda - VUE 158
In this episode, Lindsay, Steve, and Luke talk with David Atanda, product designer and developer. We talk about his path from building products into development, and some of the products he has built. We also talk about how David looks at products and determines what to build next. After that, we discuss his blog post on authentication in Vue, and some of the decisions that need to be made for authenticating an SPA.
Turning a Side Project into Business with Ire Aderinokun - She's in Tech 015
Lindsay and Lyndsey talk with Ire Aderinokun about her journey into tech, and how she founded Buycoins, a cryptocurrency exchange based in Nigeria. They talk about how Ire got involved with Web3 and blockchain development, and how a side project became a business. They also talk about The Feminist Coalition, a group based in Nigeria to champion equality for women in Nigeria, and how Ire became comfortable giving tech talks to large audiences.
Episode 175: Developing Desktop Apps With Vue - VUE 157
The panel talks with prolific JS developer The Jared Wilcurt about developing cross-platform desktop apps using nw.js and vuejs. Jared covers the history of tools to create cross-platform apps, how they all work, and then dives into his GitHub repo that provides the boilerplate to start and create a new app using Vue
S08E014 Modern Web Podcast - Elm with Richard Feldman
In this episode, Lindsay Wardell talks with Richard Feldman about Elm, the delightful functional programming language for creating web applications. They discuss how Richard got into programming and his first experiences with Elm, then dive into some of the key features of Elm such as no runtime exceptions and its helpful compiler. They then discuss where Elm is going, and some of the great community tools that exist in the Elm ecosystem.
Episode 174: Developing Vuetify with John Leider and Kael Watts-Deuchar - VUE 156
Luke and Lindsay talk with John Leider and Kael Watts-Deuchar from the Vuetify team. We discuss the history of Vuetify development, and the experience of writing Vuetify 3 with Vue 3. We also talk about some of the technical hurdles experienced in the past and present, and how the Vuetify team overcame them.
Episode 173: Diving into StackBlitz with Eric Simons - VUE 155
Lindsay, Solomon, and Luke get to talk with Eric Simons, CEO of StackBlitz about their recent release of WebContainers and the future of Vue in StackBlitz. We talk about how Eric came to tackle the impossible task of running Node in the browser, what to expect for Vue support in StackBlitz, and upcoming developments for the browser-based IDE.
Episode 172: A Tale of Refactoring with Mariana Picolo - VUE 154
In this episode, Lindsay, Steve, Luke, and Solomon talk with Mariana Picolo about her experience refactoring a large Vue application. They discuss the problems developers face with ever-growing applications, actionable steps to discuss these issues with management, and solutions for large bundle sizes, coding best practices, and reducing duplicated code in your codebase.
Episode 171: Localize Any Vue App in Less than an Hour with Titus Decali - VUE 153
Luke and Lindsay discuss localization with Titus Decali, developer and UI/UX product designer. We discuss his journey from design to development, and dive into his workflow for localizing Vue applications. We talk about tools that Titus uses to improve the localization workflow, reducing the time it takes to set up a translation pipeline. We also discuss handling currencies and SEO.
Episode 170: Panelist Career Retrospective - VUE 152
In this episode, Steve, Lindsay, and Luke discuss things they wish they'd known earlier in their careers, and things newer developers could benefit from today. They talk about their early days in programming, and the lessons they learned along the way about being developers.
Episode 168: Reactivity in Vue with Timi Omoyeni - VUE 150
Timi Omoyeni joins the podcast to discuss reactivity in Vue. Timi and the panel discuss the react and the ref methods and how they fit into a reactive paradigm within Vue and wander through Timi's story and the use cases for reactive programming within Vue apps.
S08E012 Modern Web Podcast - Modern CSS & Accessibility with Stephanie Eckles
In this episode, Lindsay Wardell talks with Stephanie Eckles about her work with Modern CSS and accessibility. They discuss how Stephanie got into programming, and what drew her to start writing ModernCSS.dev, an excellent resource for learning the latest supported concepts in CSS. They also talk about some of the features in CSS that developers may not be aware of, as well as, some upcoming features that aren't released yet. Stephanie also talks about accessibility, and how CSS can be impacting your site's users' ability to use it. We end talking about Stephanie's upcoming workshop, and how she uses 11ty to build her sites and projects.
Episode 166: Talking SEO in Nuxt with Anamol Soman - VUE 149
Lindsay, Steve, and Luke Diebold discuss SEO in Nuxt with Anamol Soman. We talk about how he got started with Vue, and his initial blog posts on Nuxt. We dive into SEO, what it is and why it's important, and how to integrate plugins with Nuxt to improve search engine optimization. We also discuss some of the difficulties developers run into with optimizing their sites.
Episode 162: Ecstatic for XState with Maya Shavin - VUE 147
Lindsay and Steve talk with Maya Shavin about XState, a library for building finite state machines. We talk about what XState is, how it compares to global state management tools like Vuex, and how to integrates it with Vue. We also discuss XState's visualizer, which helps developers see how their state machines work.
Episode 158: Building Scalable Applications with Quasar - VUE 146
In this episode, Lindsay and Steve talk with Luke Diebold and Paolo Caleffi (Callo) about Quasar, a Vue framework that provides a path to build applications for web, desktop, and mobile platforms, while providing a highly customizable Material Design component library. We talk about what it is, how it works, and how to get started, as well as integration with a backend such as Laravel. We also discuss the pain points developers may run into, and what's coming next with Quasar 2.
S08E09 Modern Web Podcast - Sides Projects with Shawn Wang
In this episode, Lindsay Wardell and Hunter Miller talk side projects with Shawn Wang. We discuss the projects they do on the side, and what kind of side projects they enjoy working on. Shawn also talks about his book, "The Coding Career Handbook", and how it started as a side project as well. We also talk about the importance of writing your own blog posts, and sharing your experience and learning in public to help both yourself and others, rather than blogging for numbers. We wrap up with a discussion on being a part-time creator, and finding a company that supports their employees and match what you're looking to do.
Episode 156: VUE 145: Vue 3 and Socket.io with Solomon Eseme
Lindsay and Steve talk with Solomon Eseme, Software Engineer and Technical Writer. They discuss how Solomon got into web development, his journey from the frontend to the backend (and back again), and how he came to use Vue. They dive into Solomon's blog post on building a chat app with Socket.io and Vue 3, and its impact at an enterprise that read it. We also talk about Solomon's upcoming project, Profaily.
Episode 154: VUE 144: Web Workers in Vue with Martins Onuoha
Lindsay and Steve discuss Web Workers with Martins Onuoha. They talk about Martins' start in programming, and how he came to love Vue for its simplicity. Martins explains what Web Workers are, when they are useful, and how to integrate them with a Vue application.
Episode 147: VUE 142: From Nuxt to React - Catching up with Debbie O'Brien
Lindsay and Steve talk with Debbie O'Brien, Head Developer Advocate at Bit and former Head of Learning at Nuxt about her new position. We talk about what Bit is, and how they are bringing a new approach to component development. We also talk about how Debbie is having to learn React, what that looks like for an experienced Vue developer, and ways we learn new frameworks and libraries.
S08E06 Modern Web Podcast - Tailwind JIT and Utility CSS
In this episode, Rob Ocel discusses the recent release of Tailwind's Just-In-Time (JIT) CSS compiler with Hunter Miller and Lindsay Wardell. They discuss the new features the JIT compiler provides, as well as, the performance boost developers can expect on their own projects. They also talk about the benefits of utility CSS compared to other methods, and how Tailwind can be used to build out many types of design systems. They also explore other utility CSS frameworks, including Windi CSS, and discuss the future of utility CSS in the development world.
Episode 146: VUE 141: Diving into Nuxt 3 with Daniel Roe
In this episode, Lindsay and Steve talk Nuxt 3 with Daniel Roe, Framework Engineer at Nuxt. We talk about upcoming features, including Nitro (the new server-side renderer for Nuxt), serverless deployment with Netlify or Vercel, Nuxt Kit, and an upcoming Nuxt CLI. We also dive into deployment options, and how to deploy you application in Nuxt 2 and 3. We end with a discussion on release date, and how you can participate in the private alpha for Nuxt 3.
Episode 144: VUE 140: Exploring Vitesse with Anthony Fu
In this episode, Lindsay talks with Anthony Fu, full-time open source contributor and author of Vitesse, an opinionated template for using Vite. We explore some of Anthony's work in open source, and what inspired him to use Vite to rebuild his site.
Episode 143: VUE 139: Exploring Inkline with Alex Grozav
In this episode, Lindsay and Steve talk to Alex Grozav, creator of the Inkline UI framework. We discuss how he came to web development, and what led him to creating his own UI framework. We talk about the differences between Inkline and other common frameworks, as well as the driving principles behind Inkline's design. Alex also shared his advice for anyone looking to build a UI framework or library.
Episode 142: VUE 138: Vue and Ruby with Austin Story
Episode 141: VUE 137: Using Laravel and VueJS in an Enterprise Application
The panel talks with Jay Hariani, CTO of GovTribe. GovTribe is an enterprise application built with Laravel and VueJS that provides government contractors with a centralized location for available government contract and grant information that is easily searchable and customizable. The discussion covers why GovTribe went with Laravel and Vue, what their strengths are, and other tools that GovTribe uses to get very good SEO results and customer satisfaction.
Episode 138: VUE 136: Ionic and Vue with Michael Tintiuc
In this episode, Lindsay, Steve, and Raymond talk with Michael Tintiuc, tech lead at Modus Create and author of the Ionic Vue library. We discuss what Ionic is, how Michael integrated it with Vue, and how everything works together for building mobile applications. We also discuss Michael's experience as a designer and using multiple languages, and how that impacts his work as a developer.
Episode 137: VUE 135: Netlify CMS and Nuxt with Daniel Kelly
Episode 135: VUE 133: Teach VueJS with Erik Hanchett
Steve and Lindsay talk with Erik Hanchett about his experience teaching VueJS. Erik is a published author, prolific Youtube video creator, and has created multiple online courses all for the purpose of teaching Vue. The discussion ranges from how he creates runs his courses, to the benefits of writing for an established publisher, to developer job interviews, and finally certifications for developers.
Episode 134: VUE 132: Vue Reactivity with Oscar Spencer
In this episode, Lindsay, Steve, and Raymond talk with Oscar Spencer, developer at Tidelift and creator of the Grain programming language. We discuss Vue's reactivity engine, both how it worked in Vue 2 and how it's changed for Vue 3. We also talk about some use cases, both within Vue and outside of it. Finally, we talk a bit about Grain, a strongly-typed functional language that compiles to WASM.
Episode 132: VUE 131: Creating Content with Mitchell Romney
In this episode, Lindsay talks with Mitchell Romney about his journey into programming and video content creation. They discuss how Mitchell got started with IT, and found a passion for writing code. They also explore Mitchell's streaming and YouTube content, and his free course on Vue 3 for beginners. They discuss the importance of giving back to the community, working together, and having fun while programming.
Episode 131: VUE 129: GraphQL and Vue with Anjolaoluwa Adebayo-Oyetoro
In this episode, Lindsay, Steve, and Raymond talk with Anjolaoluwa Adebayo-Oyetoro (Jola), lead front-end developer at RevelFinance and technical writer at LogRocket. We discuss how his team found itself making too many API calls, and decided to move to GraphQL. We talk about what GraphQL is, its strengths, and how to solve common problems like usage in Vue and authentication. Jola also gives his tips on learning GraphQL, and where to go to learn it.
Episode 130: VUE 130: Nuxt and Storyblok with Alba Silvente Fuentes
Lindsay and Steve talk with Alba Silvente, senior frontend developer at Blue Harvest and ambassador for Nuxt and Storyblok. We talk about how she came to use Vue, and some of the technologies that she loves to use. We discuss her blog series on building a dashboard with Tailwind, Nuxt, and Storyblok. We also explore how to integrate Storyblok into a Nuxt app.
Episode 128: VUE 128: Templates to Scoped Slots - Reusable Components with Michael Thiessen
In this episode of Views on Vue, Lindsay and Raymond talk with Michael Thiessen about his new course, Reusable Components. We discuss Michael’s six levels of reusability, and his process in building the course to help developers have their own ‘aha’ moments with these concepts. We also talk about the tools Michael used to build the course, from coding in Vue 3 to hosting and authentication to video editing. We also gets Michael’s tips for someone wanting to build their own course.
Episode 127: VUE 127: Introduction to Svelte with Mark Volkmann
In this episode of Views on Vue, Lindsay, Steve, and Raymond explore Svelte with Mark Volkmann, the author of Svelte in Action. We talk about what Svelte is, and how it compares to Vue. We also talk about Sapper, and all that it can do for a server-side generated application.
Episode 126: VoV 126: Vue Composition API and Nuxt with Daniel Roe
In this episode of Views on Vue, Lindsay and Steve talk with Daniel Roe, CTO of Parent Scheme, about the Vue 3 Composition API. They discuss what the composition API is, and how it simplifies development of features in Vue. Daniel is also working on composition API hooks for Nuxt, and we dive into how these hooks work to enable SSR with Vue 3. We then talk about Vuex and the composition API, and whether you can (or should) replace it.
Episode 125: VoV 125: React and Typescript for a Vue developer with John Datserakis
Episode 124: VoV 124: Why End-To-End Test using Cypress with Gleb Bahmutov
In this episode of Views on Vue, we talk with Gleb Bahmutov, VP of Engineering at Cypress, about the importance of end-to-end testing, and why to use Cypress for your tests. We discuss how to write tests that cover a majority of your codebase, as well as new features such as component testing. We also talk about code coverage, and generating reports to determine how well your tests work to validate your application.
Episode 123: VoV 123: What To Expect When You're Expecting Vue 3 with Raymond Camden
In this episode of Views on Vue, Lindsay and Steve talk with Raymond Camden about the upcoming Vue 3 release, and how it’s important for open source in general to communicate well with developers. We discuss the needs of developers who just want to get work done, and the need to not break the expectations around a library or framework. We talk about the Composition API, as well as new features like Teleport and Suspense.
Episode 121: VoV 121: Reusable Components with Michael Thiessen
In this episode of Views on Vue, Lindsay talks with Michael Thiessen, who is working on a new course about Reusable Components. We dive into the six levels of reusability, and talk about how to make your components more flexible across your application. We also discuss when is a good time to start abstracting your components, and some ideas on handling large numbers of props.
Episode 120: VoV 120: Vue Formulate with Justin Schroeder
Lindsay talks with Justin Schroeder about Vue Formulate, a form library with some new ideas. We discuss how to build forms, the straightforward API for creating inputs, and how to customize the form. We also discuss how developers can bind directly to the form, rather than each component, and how validation is layered in at every step. Finally, we discuss form generation from JSON or objects, and how to create form groups.
Episode 119: VoV 119: Climate Change and the Tech Community with Callum Macrae
In this episode of Views on Vue, Lindsay talks with Callum Macrae about the impact of the tech community on climate change. We discuss the impact of data centers and data transmission over the internet, some of the tech industry’s support of carbon emissions, and how we as individuals can make a difference.
Episode 118: VoV 118: Nuxtify Everything with Debbie O'Brien
In this episode of Views on Vue, Lindsay and Steve talk with Debbie O’Brien, Head of Learning at Nuxt. We discuss Nuxt becoming a company, the new component and content modules, and the static module. We also talk about enhancements to the Nuxt documentation, providing new ways to learn Nuxt and ways to integrate it with other technologies.
Episode 117: VoV 117: Building Vue Storefront with Filip Rakowski
In this episode, Lindsay talks with Filip Rakowski, co-founder and CTO of Vue Storefront. They discuss how Filip got into programming, frontend development for eCommerce, and what led to the development of Vue Storefront. They also discuss what's coming in Vue Storefront Next, and Filip's experience with the Composition API. Filip also discusses launching open source projects early, and how he build a community around Vue Storefront.
Episode 115: VoV 115: Vue, Vapper, Vite - Frameworks Built Using Vue
This week the Views of Vue panelists discuss the frameworks built using Vue. We start with the Vue CLI, then go into Gridsome and static site pros and cons, Nuxt and server side rendering, and Vuepress for simple setup and development. We also discuss other frameworks like Quasar, Vapper, and the experimental Vite.
Episode 113: VoV 113: CSS and Components with Maya Shavin
In this episode of Views on Vue, we talk with Maya Shavin, a Senior Frontend Developer at Cloudinary. We talk about CSS component libraries, CSS-in-JS with Vue, and pros and cons with using libraries like Tailwind CSS. We also discuss Storefront UI, a component library focused on eConmerce.
Episode 109: VoV 109: Migrating from Backbone to Vue with Brad Balfour
In this episode, we talk to Brad Balfour, senior developer at Bloomberg, about how his team began to implement Vue in their existing applications. We also discuss how Vue let their team move faster, and how the Vue component ecosystem allows for quick development using existing solutions. We also talk about the experience of learning and implementing Vue on a large project with an existing team.
Episode 108: VoV 108: Inside Vue 3 with Gregg Pollack
In this episode, Lindsay, Steve, and Austin talk with Gregg Pollack of Vue Mastery about his course with Evan You on the new reactivity model in Vue 3. We also discuss the Composition API, and whether it is the right decision to use. At the end, we discuss marketing and building up an audience for your own video courses.
Episode 107: VoV 107: Cypress Testing with Amir Rustamzadeh
In this episode, we talk to Amir Rustamzadeh about the end-to-end testing framework Cypress. We discuss what it is, what it's useful for, and how to test a Vue application. We also discuss mocking APIs, and how easy it is to get started with Cypress.
Episode 101: VoV 101: Real Life Projects Using Vue
Dean and Lindsay talk about the projects they're working on and the technologies they're using. Dean talks about using Apache Cordova and Firebase to build mobile apps. Lindsay is working on building his own card game and short circuited the physical design process by building an electron app. Keep listening to see what else they're working on.
Episode 98: VoV 098: Gridsome and Gridsome Plugins
Lindsay has been working with Gridsome for a while and leads the discussion about what Gridsome is and how it works. A bit of time is spent comparing it to Gatsby from the React Ecosystem. Lindsay also walks the panel through the process of building a Gridsome plugin.
Episode 96: VoV 096: Cordova and Vue with Daniel Purcell
In this episode of Views on Vue the panel interviews Daniel Purcell, asking him about using Cordova with Vue. He starts by explaining what Cordova is and how to get started with Cordova. The panel discusses using VueCLI with Cordova. Daniel explains how to make your app look like a mobile app and recommends some tools to help your app look more native.
Episode 95: VoV 095: New to Vue with Mirjam Bäuerlein
In this episode of Views on Vue the panel interviews Mirjam Bäuerlein, a developer who is new to Vue. Mirjam starts by explaining her coding journey. She has been coding as a hobby since she was 11 and about 3 years ago decided to make it a career. Her work at the time moved her to frontend development in React; giving her the shot that she needed to get a jump on her new career path. Her newest job is using Vue and is the reason she switched to Vue.
Episode 94: VoV 094: Head to Toe Development Set Up
In this episode of Views on Vue the panel shares what their set-ups look like. They start by discussing IDE and text editors. Most of them use VScode for their setups but they like to use others when they need them. The panelist list some of their favorite plugins, Vetur, Prettier, Vue peeks, NPM, word counters, and spell checkers. They talk about Vue CLI and other CLIs they use.
Episode 93: VoV 093: Vuetensils with Austin Gil
In this episode, the panel interviews Austin Gil, author of Vuetensils. Austin begins by explaining that Vuetensils is and why he wrote it. Vuetensils is a UI library filled with naked components that make it easy to build accessible apps. The panel explains that it is not as opinionated as other libraries making it easy to style yourself.
Episode 91: VoV 091: Meet Our New Panel
In this episode of Views on Vue the new panel is introduced. Lindsay Wardell is a full-stack developer from Portland, Oregon. Steve Edwards was in tech support for 20 years and is a self-taught programmer who is now working full time in Vue. Devlin was a registered nurse, who studied development by night. Charles Max Wood, CEO of Devchat.tv, got a degree from BYU and has been in development and podcasting for about 13 years.