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Duck Tapes

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Welcome to the Duck Tapes: A tech podcast for duckheads. You might learn something, but you'll always hear something. Hosted by John Haupenthal

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Mt. Eddy

March 1st, 2020


On this episode I give some quick updates on libraries I'm using in a fresh React Native project and attempt to sell you on the greatness of Mt. Eddy.

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Quick Quack: GraphQL Codegen in a monorepo

February 9th, 2020


This episode is the quickest of the quackest.  Hear about smashing lego trucks from a young Haupenthal, get a pretty high-level overview of an awesome library called Graphql-Codgen and how I use it in a monorepo with …

Week Off

January 27th, 2020


See you guys in a week;  go practice your 3's.

RIP Kobe Bryant

Quick Quacks: Rematch and D-7

January 13th, 2020


This week is the introduction of Quick Quacks aka shorter episodes that I can put out while I'm busy with project work.  Today I go over and awesome state management library that makes using redux feel like you're not …

Native Modules and Blockchain with Adem Bilican

December 23rd, 2019


Adem Bilican plops into the duck pond this week to share his experience coming from native development with Java and Objective-C to working in React Native.  Adem gives his advice (and encouragement!) regarding how to …

Code School life with Alex Aranda

December 9th, 2019


In this episode, I welcome Alex Aranda into the duck pond to discuss his current enrollment in a coding bootcamp, his motivation for switching …

React Native, FastLane, and PWAs with Gant Laborde

November 25th, 2019


This week, fan-favorite Gant Laborde comes around to discuss his work at Infinite Red using React Native and Native development, Progressive Web Apps …

BONUS EPISODE - James Snell talks QUIC

November 18th, 2019


For our first ever BONUS episode, we're bringing you James Snell's recent talk from NodeJS OC.  James discusses his involvement with http/3 and QUIC …

SVGs with Chris Coyier

November 11th, 2019


This week, we talk to Chris Coyier about the image format (language? file extension?) that confuses us all the most (or at least John): SVGs.  Chris gives us the skinny on what makes SVGs so great before we talk about …

Brackeys Mix

October 28th, 2019


This week, we get two guests for the price of one.  Asbjørn Thirslund and Andreas Gielov from Brackeys join us to talk about how they ended up running a Game Development YouTube channel with 800k+ subscribers.  We had a …

The Week Off Mix

October 21st, 2019


Bad news, duckheads.  The duck pond froze over this week, because your two favorite hosts were so busy with projects they forgot to turn the heat on.  Don't fret- we'll be back next week with a huge guest!  In the …

Rachel Valentine Mix

October 14th, 2019


This week, Rachel Valentine swoops in to discuss her role as Head of People at Vincit California, where your two favorite hosts work!  Rachel gives a …

Jonny Burger Mix

October 7th, 2019


Boy, do we have a Whopper© of an episode for you this week!  Software hacker (we make the distinction between hacker vs engineer in the episode) Jonny Burger aka the Burger King jumps head first into the duck pond after …

Laurence Bradford Mix

September 30th, 2019


This week, Laurence Bradford flies in from the East Coast for a dip in the cool, calm waters of the duck pond.  We talk about her inspiration for …

Ben Wurth Mix

September 23rd, 2019


This week, Ben Wurth plops into the pond to talk about his agency experience working with .NET, C#, F#, G#, and A♭.  Some of those are jokes but that's up to you to figure out.  We also discuss where web assembly is …

William Strong: Resources and Testing Mix

September 16th, 2019


Returning guest William Strong comes in hot in this episode, planning to discuss resources for self-learning before quickly getting sidetracked by his two favorite hosts.  Then we talk about when Will utilizes testing …

William Candillon Mix

September 9th, 2019


This week, William Candillon pops in the duck pond to discuss React Native gestures and animations.  We talk about the differences between handling …

John and Tiffany Mix Vol. 2

September 2nd, 2019


No guest this week!  Instead, we pick up where we left off in our last John & Tiffany Mix and answer the questions you, the fans, have been …

Swyx Mix

August 26th, 2019


This week, Shawn "Swyx" Wang joins us in the Duck Pond to take a deep dive into his coding philosophy "Learning in Public."  We take some time to …

Nader Dabit Mix

August 19th, 2019


This week, Nader Dabit jumps on a raft and paddles down the Mississippi to meet us in the Duck Pond.  We discuss AWS Amplify, GraphQL, and React Native, before getting into the important stuff like futurism and the …

John & Tiffany Mix Vol. 1

August 12th, 2019


No new ducks in the pond this week.  Instead, get to know your two favorite hosts, John and Tiffany!  Listen to us ramble for 30 minutes and you'll walk away smarter, happier, and with more muscle tone;  that's the Duck …

Eemeli's Open Source Mix

August 5th, 2019


In this episode, Eemeli Aro flaps his wings and flies all the way from Finland to plop in to the duck pond to discuss coding as artistic expression, …

Scott Tolinski Mix

July 29th, 2019


This week, Scott Tolinski hops in to the duck pond to discuss break dancing, working for Ford, working for himself, among a variety of other topics. …

React Native Mix Vol. 1

July 22nd, 2019


This is a big week for the Duck Tapes as we welcome back our first return guest, Storybook phenom Otto Kivikarki.  Otto joins us to discuss what you can expect getting started with React Native.

Otto Storytelling with …

Kent C. Dodds Mix

July 15th, 2019


In this episode, Kent C. Dodds jumps in to the duck pond to talk teaching, learning, open source, and involvement in the development community in …

Wes Bos Mix

July 8th, 2019


We're coming back hot with an interview with the great Wes Bos!  We talked to Wes about his coding journey, from customizing his friends' Myspace profiles to the javascript guru he is today.  We  also got his thoughts …

We're Back!

July 1st, 2019


Hello dedicated fanbase!  After an impromptu hiatus during which Scott flew off and Tiffany flew in, we're back in your feed with the same high-quality content you duckheads have come to know and love.

We'll be …

Episode 6: CSS, or Mark vs The Button

May 1st, 2019


In this episode, CSS Wizard Mark Youssef trades his cloak in for some swim trunks and takes a dip in the Duck Pond to teach us a few things about styling in web development.  He tells us what potions he had to drink and …

Episode 5 - Meatgate: Social Engineering!

April 21st, 2019


In this episode, we recount a tale of social engineering that we recently unwittingly took part in.  Leaning heavily on the "tangentially related" portion of the phrase "tangentially related to software development," we …

Episode 3 - Storybooks!

March 25th, 2019


In this episode, storybook extraordinaire Otto Kivikärki jumps in to the duck pond.  After a fierce debate about public transportation and what we can do to improve driver-to-user communication, Otto teaches us a few …

Episode 2 - React Hooks!

March 18th, 2019


In this episode, the King of Hooks, William Strong, stops by the duck pond to give us the rundown on what hooks are, when to use them, and when not to.  We also look back at Hook and discuss Dustin Hoffman's overall …

Episode 1 - Refactoring!

March 11th, 2019


In this episode, the Duck Boys welcome all-star developer Mikko Salokangas into the Duck Pond to talk about their favorite topic: refactoring.  Turn on your AC, because things get heated.

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