The Launch Pad with Cassidy Williams, Michael Chan, and Alex Trost
PodRocket - A web development podcast from LogRocket
In our first-ever panel episode, PodRocket Producer Emily brings together Cassidy Williams, Michael Chan, and Alex Trost to talk about breaking up with React, web components, and the pros and cons of using Prettier. Plus, hot takes that will make you ask, is this a web development podcast? Links Is it time to break up with React? React I Love You, But You're Bringing Me Down Dan Abromov’s response Should we finally stop using web components? Theo (Ping.gg CEO) talks about his frustrations Brian Vaughn makes his opinion known Matthew Phillips chimes in with a blog post 2019 blog post from Rich Harris about not using web components Should we stop using Prettier? Anthony Fu details why he doesn’t use Prettier Cassidy Williams https://cassidoo.co/ https://twitter.com/cassidoo https://cassidoo.co/newsletter/ https://github.com/cassidoo https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassidoo/ Michael Chan https://chan.dev/ https://www.youtube.com/c/chantastic https://github.com/chantastic discord.gg/lunchdev Alex Trost https://twitter.com/trostcodes https://frontend.horse/ https://discord.com/invite/MVymXFPtBE https://www.twitch.tv/trostcodes https://twitter.com/frontendhorse https://www.youtube.com/c/AlexTrosts https://www.linkedin.com/in/trostcodes/ https://trost.codes/ Tell us what you think of PodRocket We want to hear from you! We want to know what you love and hate about the podcast. What do you want to hear more about? Who do you want to see on the show? Our producers want to know, and if you talk with us, we’ll send you a $25 gift card! If you’re interested, schedule a call with us or you can email producer Kate Trahan at email@example.com Follow us. Get free stickers. Follow us on Apple Podcasts, fill out this form, and we’ll send you free PodRocket stickers! What does LogRocket do? LogRocket combines frontend monitoring, product analytics, and session replay to help software teams deliver the ideal product experience. Try LogRocket for free today.Special Guests: Alex Trost, Cassidy Williams, and Chantastic.
Cassidy Williams and Tobi Pfeiffer on Elixir Programming at Remote
This double guest episode features Cassidy Williams, Head of Developer Experience and Education and Tobi Pfeiffer, Staff Engineer from Remote. This fast growing Elixir company provides HR support to clients who are hiring internationally. In this fascinating fast-paced conversation Cassidy and Tobi discuss how Remote works, the explosive growth it has seen and what Cassidy and Tobi have most enjoyed in their time there. Also, we learn more about Cassidy's content creation projects, why Tobi's handle is PragTob, and the strangest laws they have come across when working internationally. We also learn about Cassidy's love of mechanical keyboards and about Tobi's adorable pet rabbits. We wrap up the episode with some great book recommendations and what's upcoming at Remote. Key Points From This Episode: Welcome to Cassidy Williams (Head of Developer Experience and Education) and Tobi Pfeiffer (Staff Engineer) at Remote. Why Cassidy recommends the app Centered for achieving flow state. How different types of music affect everyone’s concentration while coding. Getting to know Tobi: Rails Girls community member, wearer of green and keyboard player. Who Cassidy is: a dweeb who likes memes and how she found the world of coding. What Remote is and how it works. How Tobi came up with the handle PragTob! The explosive growth Remote has seen, and how they stay on top of it. What's coming on the open-source front of Remote. The challenges Remote faces when employing people from different countries. The strangest laws Tobi and Cassidy have come across internationally. Why Cassidy enjoyed the well-practiced onboarding aspects of Remote, and the company values Tobi most appreciates. Tobi’s secret role in the formation of Remote! The people Tobi and Cassidy see moving into Elixir and which skills benefit them the most. Why Tobi's GitHub picture has a rabbit and his favorite game. Cassidy’s passion for mechanical keyboards! Book club recommendations: the books you should be looking out for, and why! Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode: Cassidy Williams on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassidoo/ Cassidy Williams on TikTok — https://www.tiktok.com/@cassidoo Cassidy Williams’ Newsletter — https://cassidoo.co/newsletter/ Tobi Pfeiffer on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/tobiaspfeiffer Tobi Pfeiffer on GitHub — https://github.com/pragtob Remote — https://remote.com/ Remote GitHub — https://github.com/remoteoss Centered — https://www.centered.app/ Benchee — https://elixirschool.com/en/lessons/misc/benchee SimpleCov — https://github.com/simplecov-ruby Rails Girls Berlin — http://railsgirls.com/berlin The Agile Samurai: How Agile Masters Deliver Great Software — https://www.amazon.com/Agile-Samurai-Software-Pragmatic-Programmers Netlify — https://www.netlify.com/ Devs for Ukraine — https://www.devsforukraine.io/ Jose Valim — https://www.linkedin.com/in/josevalim Marcelo Lebre — https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelolebre RubyConf — https://rubyconf.org/ Rust — https://rust.facepunch.com/ Go — https://go.dev/ Node.js — https://nodejs.org/en/ React — https://reactjs.org/ Astro — https://astro.build/ Supabase — https://supabase.com/ Thea 2: The Shattering — https://store.steampowered.com/app/606230/Thea_2_The_Shattering Mechanical Keyboard — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Model_M_keyboard QMK Firmware — https://docs.qmk.fm/#/ Brandon Sanderson — https://www.brandonsanderson.com/ Dark Matter — https://www.amazon.com/Dark-Matter-Novel-Blake-Crouch SmartLogic — https://smartlogic.io/ SmartLogic Jobs — https://smartlogic.io/about/jobsSpecial Guests: Cassidy Williams and Tobi Pfeiffer.
Cassidy Williams: TikTok & Social Media Queen, Keyboard Aficionado
Untold Developer Stories
Cassidy Williams first made waves as one of Glamour's 35 Women Under 35 Who Are Changing Tech.... now she's making waves in roughly 100 different ways, including Twitter and TikTok. Join our chat with this very friendly meme-lady and dev advocate, who has a lot to say on everything from mechanical keyboards to how to stay active without getting exhausted. Timestamps 1:48 Learning by teaching 4:00 What's a developer advocate? 12:00 What's her biggest TikTok flop? 15:00 - Trumpets and the all-electric guitar band 17:15 - How do you handle multitasking? 25:00 - "Get glamorous with Cassidy" AKA Glamour Magazine 35 under 35 27:30 - Everything about mechanical keyboards 35:45 - K-drama drama 41:30 - Remote life tips - the stretch & share! 43:00 - Best tracking apps (spoiler: it’s Obsidian) Check out the home for untold developer stories around open source, careers and all the other cool stuff developers are doing at cult.honeypot.io. Honeypot is a developer-focused job platform, on a mission to get developers great jobs. Wanna see what we're all about? Visit honeypot.io to find a job you love. To learn more about Honeypot: http://www.honeypot.io/?utm_source=youtube Follow Them: Website: https://cassidoo.co/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@cassidoo/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cassidoo Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/honeypotio YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Honeypotio/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/honeypot.cult/ Relevant links: https://beat-pose.netlify.app/ https://obsidian.md/ https://www.netlify.com/blog/2021/01/06/developer-experience-at-netlify/
Ace the job interview with Cassidy Williams from Netlify
The Scrimba Podcast
There are two sides to every story, and a job interview can seem very different depending on whether you’re the interviewee or the interviewer. Cassidy Williams (Director of Developer Experience at Netlify and teacher here at Scrimba) has experienced both. She joins us today to share her experience and prove the interview process isn't as scary as it may seem.Contents Introduction (00:00) What does Cassidy do at Netlify? (01:51) How Cassidy stays super productive (and how you can too) (03:58) How to "kill two birds with one scone" (07:31) Why you should learn and work in public (11:21) "The difference between a developer and a senior developer is that the senior developer says, 'I don't know' more." (13:50) How to start your career in tech (17:30) Why rejection is not a reflection of you or your ability (21:48) Should you apply to lots of companies or a few specific ones? (25:48) Small companies or big companies? (29:23) Cassidy's cool sister's (Cammi Williams) experience working at Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook (30:10) The importance of friendship in the developer community (34:00) Networking doesn't have to be gross 😷 - think about it like relationship-building (37:37) Links from the show Getting a Gig: A Guide Mock React job interview (featuring Cassidy Williams and Stefi Rosca) Mock React job interview (featuring Cassidy Williams and Alejandro Aspinwall) Build Your Dream Network by J. Kelly Hoey
Cassidy Williams Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify, featured in Glamour magazine as one of the 35 Women Under 35 Who Are Changing the Tech Industry, and starred in the documentary Big Dream. 𝗪𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗼𝗱𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿, 𝗳𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿? join Code Inspector! https://www.code-inspector.com/We are helping over 10,000 users on our platform to ship better code.
S16:E3 - How to create content and build communities ( Cassidy Williams)
In this episode, we talk about content creation and building communities with Cassidy Williams, principal developer and experience engineer at Netlify. Cassidy talks about her strategy for doing internships, the intersection of content and community, and where she draws inspiration from. Show Links Turing (sponsor) Microsoft (sponsor) Stellar (sponsor) Cassidy Williams rendezvous with cassidoo Cassidy Williams Twitch Netlify I love being a woman on the internet freeCodeCamp .NET Hackathon Black Girls Code Women Innovate Mobile Mums who Code CodePen React React Training Bruno Mars Hackathon Hackers Ladies Storm Hackathons Cassidy WilliamsCassidy likes making memes, dreams, and software. But actually though, she's a Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify, and makes developer-friendly content across the internet to help people learn and laugh.
Niche jokes and niche communities with Cassidy Williams
PodRocket - A web development podcast from LogRocket
In this episode, Brian and Ben talk with Cassidy Williams about being “tech famous,” web developer comedy as a genre, and what it’s like to create content specifically for web developers. We also get into developer experience for a little bit, touching on both the future and importance of niche communities. Links https://cassidoo.co/ https://twitter.com/cassidoo https://github.com/cassidoo https://www.patreon.com/cassidoo https://www.tiktok.com/@cassidoo https://www.netlify.com/ https://www.netlify.com/blog/2021/01/06/developer-experience-at-netlify/ https://www.timirahjames.com/ https://dev.to/dabit3 Contact us https://podrocket.logrocket.com/contact-us @LogRocket firstname.lastname@example.org What does LogRocket do? LogRocket combines frontend monitoring, product analytics, and session replay to help software teams deliver the ideal product experience. Try LogRocket for free today.Special Guest: Cassidy Williams.
Exploring Developer Experience With Cassidy Williams
In this episode, we chat with Cassidy Williams, who works as a Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify. We talk about the difference between developer relations and developer experience, the developer experience team at Netlify, the risks that these teams can face, and mitigating those risks. She also shares some insights into starting a career in DevRel and hiring for these teams.Featuring: Cassidy Williams (twitter.com/cassidoo)Hosts: Tanay Pant (twitter.com/tanay1337)