The Versioning Show

Tim Evko's avatar'Tim Evko M. David Green's avatar'M. David Green

The Versioning Show discusses the industry of the web from development to design, with some of the people making it happen today, and planning where it's headed in the next version.

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EPISODE 20

In this episode, David and Tim are joined by Guy Routledge, a front-end developer, teacher, and presenter of SitePoint’s AtoZ CSS video series. They discuss switching from Sass to PostCSS, the complexity of front-end development, jumping into frameworks versus learning the basics, building the Taj Mahal with Lego, and the joys of #HolidayCode.

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EPISODE 19

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Glenn Goodrich, aka Ruprict, a developer by day and SitePoint’s Ruby Channel editor by night. They discuss the benefits of Ruby, building websites with Rails, the confusion between languages and frameworks, writing articles, dealing with impostor syndrome, whether or not Turbolinks are cool, and the story behind that intriguing nickname.

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EPISODE 18

In this episode, David and Tim are joined by Hampton Catlin, creator of Sass, Haml and other tools and services such as Wikipedia Mobile, Tritium and Moovweb. They discuss being inventive, being first, being vulnerable, and being yourself, as well as electric razors, mohawks, saying sorry to cows, and keeping it weird.

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EPISODE 17

In this one-on-one episode, Tim and David talk about what makes a good engineer. Topics include the technical and soft skills of a good developer; the qualities of humility, curiosity, discipline and pride; time management and working effectively with others; exposing impostor syndrome for what it is; the challenges of HTML email; and … David’s intriguing “leg day” routine.

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EPISODE 16

In this episode, David and Tim are joined by Ethan Marcotte, a well-known designer who coined the term Responsive Web Design. They discuss the inspirations behind responsive design, the challenge of tailoring content to users, the advantages of responsive prototypes over static comps, and dealing with self doubt.

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EPISODE 15

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Christian Heilmann, well-known developer, speaker, author and Developer Evangelist at Microsoft. They discuss the pressure to know everything in tech, dealing with impostor syndrome, encouraging human growth in tech jobs, new perspectives on progressive enhancement, and avoiding the “happy path” in web development.

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EPISODE 14

In this episode, David and Tim are joined by Nicole Sanchez, the Vice President of Social Impact at GitHub. They discuss the challenges of ensuring cultural and gender diversity in technology, the economic benefits of diverse communities … and David’s private room in Slack for doing politically incorrect things with the new /giphy plugin.

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EPISODE 13

In this one-on-one episode, Tim and David discuss the ins and outs of job interviews in the web industry, including tips for preparing for and getting the most out of interviews, the pros and cons of recruiters, the merits of whiteboards, and curly questions you definitely don’t want to be asked.

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EPISODE 12

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Rachel Andrew, co-creator of Perch CMS and leading expert on CSS Grid Layouts. Rachel demonstrates her dancing skills as she glides from her Perch, pirouettes across CSS Grids, moonwalks along Flexbox axes, and cartwheels over CSS Box Alignments, Multi-columns, Shapes and Regions.

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EPISODE 11

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Vitaly Friedman, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Smashing Magazine. Vitaly takes Tim and David by the hand as they circumnavigate the world of the early web, freelancing, founding an online magazine, amazing free wallpapers, classic failures, editorial guidelines, and the mysterious haunts of foreign writers.

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EPISODE 10

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Alex Fitzpatrick, Deputy Tech Editor for Time Magazine. They discuss the viability of the web as a mass publishing tool, the challenges of monetizing content in the age of the ad blocker, and the battle between walled gardens, silos, paywalls and the open web.

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EPISODE 9

In this one-on-one episode, Tim and David discuss how compatible today’s technologies will be with future systems, how long software should last, project organization and progressive enhancement, the curly question of whether a piece of software retains its identity even with an entirely new codebase, and web ghost towns (#webGhostTown).

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EPISODE 8

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Miriam Suzanne, best known for Susy, a responsive layout toolkit for Sass. They discuss going from being a lurker to finding your voice, the importance of writing about what you’re learning, stumbling into fame, approaching new projects, and unit testing in Sass.

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EPISODE 7

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Ken Wheeler, a Formidable JavaScript programmer well known for open-source projects like Slick Carousel. They discuss the ups and downs of creating and maintaining open-source software, balancing open-source and commercial work, the challenges of fatherhood, and making rap music.

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EPISODE 6

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Jen Simmons, Designer Advocate at Mozilla, award-winning podcaster and regular conference presenter. They discuss the future of CSS layouts with grids, regions and @supports, being a rebel with a cause in the workplace, and inventing French fry cheeseburgers with Houdini.

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EPISODE 5

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Rachel Smith, a front-end developer at CodePen. They discuss creating art with code, learning the skills of animation, the future of animation on the web, and being limitlessly creative with code.

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EPISODE 4

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Chris Coyier, well-known creator of CSS-Tricks and co-founder of code-sharing site CodePen and the ShopTalk podcast — to discuss getting started on the web, the future of web technologies, approaches to coding projects, and least favorite things on the web.

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EPISODE 3

In this episode, Tim and David are joined by Alex Walker, SitePoint’s Design & UX editor and manager of design and front-end development — to discuss writing popular articles, pushing web technologies to the limit, tips for designers looking for a web career … and cicadas, talking clocks, and TV shows.

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EPISODE 2

In this episode, Tim and David speak with Mat Marquis, a web designer well known for his work on responsive images, the Boston Globe redesign, and CSS container queries. In this hitchhiker’s guide to starting a web career, Mat talks about web standards, making a name for yourself on the web, and finding meaning in your web career.

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EPISODE 1

In this episode, Tim and David speak with freelance web consultant and prolific SitePoint author Craig Buckler — about writing for the web, how the web has changed over time, and the best technologies to focus on in 2016.

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EPISODE 0

Episode zero? We recorded a test episode of The Versioning Show, and had so much fun doing it we thought we’d make it public. In this episode of the Versioning Show, hosts Tim and David introduce themselves to the audience, and discuss the meaning of the name “Versioning”, the future of web technologies, and their visions for the future of the podcast.

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