Hasty Treat - Workshops — Syntax Podcast 149

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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

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Jun 3rd, 2019

Hasty Treat - Workshops

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about how to give a killer workshop, as well as benefits and best practices!

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Show Notes

3:00 - Types of workshops

  • Public
  • Private

4:29 - Choosing a topic

  • Create original content
  • Create custom content for companies

5:55 - Building content

  • Choose seven to eight different little things
    • ES6
    • Progressive web apps
  • Build a single application throughout the day, introducing a new feature or two at a time and then implementing it into your own application
    • Gatsby website
    • React Beer application
    • React Notes Application
  • Process:
    • Build the app
    • Rewind back to starter files
    • Build it again while writing notes
    • Follow your own notes to see if it makes sense

13:25 - General information

  • How long should it be?
  • Fixed price vs split cost
  • How many people?

16:46 - Other Tips:

  • Break away from your app and show other apps using - gives better context
  • Stop often and ask if anyone needs help
  • Give large breaks
  • Give challenges for those who need more to do

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