Steve Edwards has been involved in the IT industry since 1995. His range of experience includes varied roles in the banking software, trucking, and telecom industries. Among these roles are support, analyst, and project manager, and projects serving some of the largest banking corporations in the country. His experience as both a client-facing project manager and a developer give him a diverse skill set that allows him to function in multiple roles.
Steve holds a B.A. in Economics from Colorado College. When not working on web development projects, Steve's time is spent with his family (SMGA is an acronym for the first names of his family members) and church. He is active in sports, and is a volunteer firefighter/EMT, and is a frequent purveyor of the best dad jokes to be found.
October 19th, 2021 | 43 mins 17 secs
Lindsay and Steve talk about other ways to build Vue applications than Vue CLI or Vite templates. Lindsay talks about her experience migrating her personal site from Nuxt to Astro, a new static site generator that provides islands of reactivity in a framework agnostic way. Steve talks about Inertia, and building modern monoliths using Laravel and Vue. They also discuss the release of the Nuxt 3 public beta, and some of the things to keep in mind if you’re looking to migrate from Nuxt 2 to 3.
October 5th, 2021 | 53 mins 51 secs
Steve sits down with Andrew Welch of the devmode.fm podcast and they cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from Andrew’s history with web development and his own companies, to VueJS, Nuxt and Vite, how he uses them with CraftCMS, and what’s he’s looking forward to with Nuxt 3. In addition they discuss the history of a couple of HTML response codes, and Andrew’s unique way of asking guests to explain their subjects on his own podca
September 28th, 2021 | 41 mins 36 secs
Steve and Solomon talk to Henry Eze about Hygen. Hygen is a generic file generator that allows you to dynamically generate files, such as Vue templates, tests, and any other file needed in a project. In addition, they talk about Docuvaluate, an AI-based program Henry is working on that is used to evaluate contract language and structure. As always, they wrap up the show with picks, including Steve’s famous dad jokes of the week.
September 21st, 2021 | 1 hr 54 secs
rom graphic design to Vue and the adoption of Vue at the Wikimedia Foundation. They discuss the challenges faced in MediaWiki, the core application behind Wikipedia, and how and why the foundation moved to adopt Vue as its frontend framework of choice. They also discuss some of the future developments at the Foundation, as well as some of the challenges that they still face.
September 14th, 2021 | 56 mins 27 secs
Lindsay and Steve talk to Mike Gallagher, Software Architect at Hip eCommerce, about his blog post exploring server-side rendering and how Nuxt functions under the hood. They explore Mike's specific use case of needing to manage routing on the client, rather than the server, and how he was able to find a solution.
They also discuss how Mike approaches difficult problems like this, and how he determines the next steps to find a solution. They explore some of the intricate details of Nuxt, including how Mike's company handles caching with Nuxt and other production use cases.
September 7th, 2021 | 55 mins 11 secs
it to the Options API, and the available options for abstracting code from components to be reusable. They also discuss Evan You’s comments about the Composition API becoming the recommended path for using Vue in the future.
August 31st, 2021 | 56 mins 47 secs
In this episode, Lindsay and Steve talk with Shawn Wildermuth, author and teacher, about how he sees Vue as a tool for building applications both large and small. We talk about his start giving talks at conferences, and pivoting into education as his primary focus in the developer community, and why he prefers to use Vue for his personal projects. We discuss his recently article on different state management techniques, and explore the Composition API and the new features of Vue 3.2.
August 24th, 2021 | 48 mins 40 secs
Lindsay and Steve talk with Steffen Baumgart, developer of the “Blood on the Clocktower” virtual town square, about how he developed the online interface for this social deduction game.
August 10th, 2021 | 1 hr 5 mins
Lindsay, Steve, Luke, and Solomon talk with Ariel from Maison Futari about using Vue without building a full single-page application. We talk about using Vue with Wordpress and other backend frameworks to build widgets, as well as using Vue to build web components. We also explore libraries like Livewire and Inertia to integrate with a Laravel backend.