98: Adam Covers for Derrick


August 8th, 2019

37 mins 7 secs

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About this Episode

Derrick’s short notice about not co-hosting this episode because of being on a plane, and Ben not knowing or planning what to discuss, who and what’s left?

Updates and reports on Tuple and Tailwind. Welcome back Adam Wathan!

Today’s Topics Include:

  • Today’s Trend: Advisor/investor/founder journals and reports of accomplishments
  • Serves as a way to stay in touch, build relationships, ask questions, and get feedback
  • Three Tuple Reports Later: Things are still going good
  • Programming meets Business: Gary Bernhardt commits to being future podcast guest
  • Successful Tuple Shipments: Significant use of Webcam feature
  • Pricing Options: Ben expresses concern over free trials or pre-paid plans to capture credit cards and emails
  • Invite-only vs. Public Launch: Continue as is, or open Tuple up to all
  • Tuple Update: Revenue is growing quickly, receiving 70-100 support tickets weekly, and room to add customers
  • Tailwind Update: Adam launched first set of videos for Tailwind CSS course
  • Tailwind Subscription/Price Structure: Yet to be determined
  • Adam’s Prediction: Education and documentation determine open source winner

Links and resources:

Adam Wathan on Twitter

Full Stack Radio

Tailwind CSS

Refactoring UI by Adam Wathan and Steve Schoger

Steve Schoger

Tyler Tringas on Twitter

Brian Casel

Gary Bernhardt on Twitter


David Heinemeier Hansson (DHH) on Twitter

Giant Robots Episode 26: Deep into the psyche of Gary Bernhardt

Giant Robots Episode 27: Fabulous new mistakes with Joe Ferris

Giant Robots Episode 28: Farther, further, faster with David Heinemeier Hansson



Ruby on Rails






Art of Product on Twitter

Derrick Reimer Website

Derrick Reimer on Twitter

Ben Orenstein Website

Ben Orenstein on Twitter


Tuple’s Pair Programming Guide



Level Retrospective

Level Manifesto