Are staging environments an anti-pattern?

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Sam and Ryan chat about whether staging environments encourage bad practices around test coverage, dev ops processes and more. They also talk about Apple's talk on "Designing Fluid Interfaces", using FastBoot with no runtime dependencies, and how to work with custom fonts.

Topics include:

  • 1:35 – The benefit of no staging environments
  • 10:14 – Using FastBoot without a runtime dependency, and pre-rendered SPAs
  • 17:30 – Sponsor: TrueCoach is hiring!
  • 23:02 – UI feedback, and Designing Fluid Interfaces by Apple
  • 39:24 – Working with custom fonts, and typography lessons learned



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