Chris from Scotch.io talks with John, Ward, and Dan about his experience building Scotch.io, how he's incorporated Jamstack elements, using Cloudflare to speed up the site around the world, how to design for boring business sites, and CMS options to consider if he was to rebuild Scotch.io today.

const podcast = { 
  episode: 84,
  title: 'Lessons on Building Scotch.io',
  topics: [ 
    'courses', 'jamstack', 'react',
  ],
  guest: 'Chris on Code',
  hosts: [
    'John Papa', 'Ward Bell','Dan Wahlin'
  ]
};

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Timejumps

  • 04:26 What is Scotch.io?
  • 07:57 How has the Jamstack worked out?
  • 09:59 Sponsor: Nrwl
  • 10:31 Why look for a Jamstack model?
  • 15:17 How does React help?
  • 18:30 What is Algolia?
  • 23:32 How do you design for boring business sites?
  • 27:43 What's the security and authentication aspect?
  • 30:41 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 31:47 What kind of CMS do you use?
  • 41:37 Any regrets or great choices made along the way?
  • 43:50 Final thoughts