In this episode, Adam talks to Ryan Toronto about his journey from being a full stack Rails developer to focusing on single page applications, and why application developers should be betting on UI-focused frameworks like Ember, React, and Vue.
How modernizing a Flash app drove Ryan to start building SPAs
How products are really just user interfaces to the end user, and why that means it makes sense to make the UI the core of your codebase
Why the backend will continue to be commoditized and application developers will be spending more and more of their time in the UI
What makes something a web app instead of a website, and why almost everything is actually an app
Why application developers still need to write server-side code right now and what areas have the biggest room for innovation and improvement
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