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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

Playing: 180: Potluck - Why Webpack? × Serverless × Agencies × Recruiters × CSS Grid × MQ in Styled Components

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Sep 18th, 2019

Potluck - Why Webpack? × Serverless × Agencies × Recruiters × CSS Grid × MQ in Styled Components

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It's another potluck! In this episode, Scott and Wes answer your questions about webpack, serverless, agencies, recruiters, CSS Grid, media queries and more!

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Show Notes

5:06 - Q: What do you think about webpack vs parcel vs the old way (gulp, etc.)?

11:30 - Q: What is your opinion on AWS Lambda functions?

15:42 - Q: How do you push new Syntax.fm episodes into production? Each episode is written in markdown. Do you have a different branch for each episode and merge into master? What's your strategy to avoid releasing the episode before the intended date?

21:25 - Q: Can Scott share some of his experiences working at an agency? Are there any red flags for when you should jump ship?

30:45 - Q: Whats the deal with recruiters? How do they work, and should you use one to land a new job?

36:46 - Q: What do you think about Upwork? Is it possible to find cool full-time jobs there or is it only 'work for beer'?

41:27 - Q: If my website is already fast, why should I sacrifice my developer experience and learn a new syntax?

44:18 - Q: Will there be a CSS grid inspector on Chrome? Do you use any 3rd party grid inspectors or stick with Firefox's CSS grid inspector?

46:38 - Q: What the best way to handle media queries in Gatsby with styled components?

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