Potluck - Handling Auth × Are Web Dev Real Developers? × Handling Git Conflicts × Converting PNG to Box-Shadow × Bad Docs vs No Docs × Making Shopify Headless


In this potluck episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott answer your questions about handling auth, are web dev real developers, handling Git conflicts, converting PNG to Box-Shadow, bad docs vs no docs, making Shopify headless, and more.

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Show Notes
  • 00:10 Welcome
  • 01:32 Fool’s winter
  • 03:25 How do you handle authentication in an app?
  • 09:42 Responding to people who don’t think developers are real developers?
  • 12:21 How do you handle git conflicts in package-lock.json and/or yarn.lock files?
  • 14:42 I built a small project which converts .png images to CSS box-shadow values.
  • Img to Box Shadow
  • 16:37 January 19th, 2038 at 03:14:08 is the end of epoch
  • Office Space
  • 20:31 Sponsor: Sentry
  • 22:44 Should I begin to add PropTypes to my packages and projects?
  • 25:59 What’s worse: bad documentation or no documentation?
  • 27:37 How do you find the motivation or discipline to follow through in side projects?
  • 29:48 I need to take an existing Shopify site and make it headless - what should I use?
  • 37:55 Sponsor: Sanity
  • 39:18 You have a ?token= query param and some token value for it. Could you explain a bit more on what is that for?
  • 44:05 Have you thought about selling Syntax.fm shirts?
  • 46:05 Can I migrate my Express routes to Next.js’ API and get the same httpOnly cookies workflow?
  • 52:03 Sponsor: Freshbooks
  • 52:52 Sick Picks
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