A Podcast about Design + Development

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How To Become A Designer

What does it take to become a designer? We discuss the personality traits, principles and tools you need.


Health and Fitness

Time to check in on how we're keeping up with our new year's resolutions of keeping fit.


Working From Home Tips

Here are some simple tips for working from home during the COVID-19 / Coronavirus social distancing measures.

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This time we discuss the different ways we estimate and quote for a piece of work.


2020 Goals

As the year comes to an end, we discuss some of our goals and resolutions for 2020.


Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Check out our alternative Holiday Gift Guide 2019 for the Designers and Developers in your life.


Design Criticism

Share your designs online and suddenly everyone becomes a design critic. This week we discuss the pro's and con's of design criticism online.


Should Designers Code?

It's a question thats been debated over and over. Here's our take on whether designers should also learn to code.


Cloud Storage

In this episode we discuss different cloud storage options.

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They're absolutely everywhere across the web in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Buttons are one of the most fundamental HTML elements, so lets make sure we're using them correctly.


Semantic HTML

HTML is the backbone of the internet but are you structuring your code correctly? This week we discuss semantic HTML.



This week we talk about where we go to get design and development inspiration and show some appreciation for the individuals and companies that inspire us.


Top 10 VS Code Extensions

This week we run down our top 10 VS Code extensions and discuss a little more about our IDE customisations.


Our setups

What do we use to do the work we do? This week we discuss our desk setups, podcasting gear, software and more.


How We Unwind

This week we discuss ways we unwind and how we handle a work-life balance.


Our Process

What does the process of taking a project from design to development to completion look like.


Time for a Reboot

After a lengthy hiatus, Inspect is back with a new format, new co-host and a new lease of life.

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Interview with Jonathan Cutrell

My guest this week is Jonathan Cutrell, host of Developer Tea, a podcast about the skills required to be a good developer. We discuss introversion, podcasting methods, the Spec network and more.


Sponsor: Reactive Conf

I've teamed up with Reactive Conf. A three day tech conference about the future of development. Find out more about the show's first sponsor.


Listener Question: Am I a good developer?

Listener Kalpesh asks about self evaluation and how to determine if he is a good developer. I share some tips on assessing your current skills, levelling up and getting second opinions.


Listener Question: How do you podcast?

Listener Rohit asks about how to start his own podcast and what are the minimum requirements. I talk about the equipment and software I use and what is involved in recording an episode.


Interview with Chris Coyier

My guest this week is Chris Coyier —a household name in the world of CSS. Chris talks about his involvement with CSS Tricks, Codepen and his experience with podcasting.


Interview with Wes Bos

This week I had the pleasure of catching up with Wes Bos about his transition from MySpace theme designer to one of the most influential people in web dev. We discuss his latest courses, his journey with JavaScript and how developers love stickers.

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Jekyll and other Static Site Generators

This week I talk about Static Site Generators, and in particular a tool called Jekyll. What are SSGs? How do you get started? What are they good for?


WooCommerce for non-devs (feat. Jordan Dwyer)

This week I'm joined by Jordan Dwyer, a digital marketing manager who is venturing into the world of setting up his own ecommerce project. We talk about Wordpress, Woocommerce and the state of modern digital marketing.



In this week's episode I talk about Mastodon - a new open source social network which is growing fast and taking on Twitter.


CSS Grid and Apple updates

This week I talk about the new CSS Grid features which are available in all modern browsers and some of the recent updates from Apple.


Humble Beginnings (feat. Les McCutcheon)

In this week's episode I'm joined by Les McCutcheon where we talk about our backgrounds with details about where we grew up, how we got into the tech industry and some anecdotes along the way.



This teaser episode is just an introduction to the show and what is to come. It's a chance to set up our iTunes and RSS feeds and give us an outlet to start promoting the show.