Aaron Francis

Aaron Francis

Educator at @PlanetScale. Into Laravel, MySQL, and building things. Building https://helloquery.com/

Appears in 39 Episodes

39: Mostly HVAC with Dan Myers, CEO of Flair

Ian and Aaron are joined by Dan Myers, CEO of Flair, for a very special episode about Aaron's HVAC system, Ian's feelings about batteries, why people like "treats in t...

38: Morning Person

Ian & Aaron discuss what's going on with Aaron's course and Ian's feistiness on Twitter before diving into what's going on with Aaron's HVAC system (seriously) and a l...

37: S-Tier Software with Taylor Otwell

Ian and Aaron are joined this week by Taylor Otwell, founder & CEO of Laravel, to discuss the Laravel vs. JS Twitter wars, new stuff coming down the road from Laravel,...

36: Business Dad

Ian & Aaron discuss Aaron's DHH interview, Ian's phishing fiasco, and are joined by special guest Sam Rose to talk about high effort content & a lot more.Sponsored by ...

35: Laravel vs. JavaScript with Dax & Adam Elmore

Ian & Aaron are joined this week by Dax & Adam Elmore to discuss the Laravel vs. JavaScript discourse, selling coffee over the command line, and a lot more.Sponsored b...

34: It's All Vibes

Ian & Aaron discuss Aaron's new SQLite course, identifiers in Laravel, New York City, and last but not least - socks.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Interest...

33: The Secret

Ian & Aaron discuss cheese boards, Aaron's lunch adventure, high performance database consulting, and the Drake vs. Kendrick Lamar beef with special guest Dave Hicking...

32: AI Therapy Connoisseur

Ian & Aaron discuss men's fashion, DHH, location sharing follow-up, AI therapy hot takes, Laravel Octane, upcoming course update, is MySQL over?, non-competes and conc...

31: Fight or Win

Ian & Aaron discuss HelpSpot's future, Aaron reveals his next course, the secret to building courses, the "edge", spouse GPS tracking, the Doordash tax. Sponsored by L...

30: We're Gonna Make It

Ian & Aaron return after a few weeks off to check in on Aaron's new business, his studio, and yes, his healthcare woes.  Sponsored by Laracasts, Buttondown, LaraJobs, ...

29: Super Epic Crazy with Adam Wathan

Ian and Aaron are joined by Adam Wathan (our first returning guest!) to talk about Aaron's future plans for courses & consulting, Adam's plans for hiring at Tailwind, ...

28: Try Hard Studios

Ian & Aaron discuss Chilipad, the Aaron Francis Studio of Light and Sound, the week of calls, how to properly apply to a job, Shibboleth secret passwords, what's next ...

27: The Layoff

Ian & Aaron discuss being laid off, what comes next for Aaron, why layoffs always go bad, good free tiers vs. bad free tiers, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencast...

26: Indie Tycoon

Ian & Aaron discuss config files in Laravel 11, having ambitious goals, the merits of checking vs. not checking your bag, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting....

25: Careful, Careful!

Ian & Aaron discuss morning people, PHP/Laravel origin stories, using ChatGPT to write blog posts, Diet Coke vs. Coke Zero, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencastin...

24: What's The Good Word?

Ian & Aaron discuss the joy of Diet Coke, Ian's deep dive into DTOs, Inertia vs. Livewire, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Sent questions or feedback ...

23: Real Dad Stuff

Ian & Aaron discuss everything from cryotherapy to the ugliness of most B2B apps to Aaron's first time doing meditation and a lot more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screenca...

22: My Mind Vise

Ian & Aaron give out their Super Bowl Predictions, recap the first wave of announcements from Laracon EU, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Sent questio...

21: Your Glove Situation

Ian & Aaron discuss getting sick, something called 'The Suburban Dad Zone', using gloves to change diapers (!?!), and more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Se...

20: A Man of Culture

Ian & Aaron discuss the Laracon US announcement, going on ski vacations, route model bindings in Laravel, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Sent questio...

19: It's Content, Baby!

Ian & Aaron are back(!) to discuss whatever happened with Ian's DB woes, what it's like to parent two sets of twins, the brand new PlanetScale Studio, & more.Sponsored...

18: You Need Tinker Time with Adam Wathan

Ian & Aaron are joined by Adam Wathan, founder of Tailwind, to discuss everything from the upcoming Tailwind Catalyst UI kit to hiring to a hypothetical Tailwind marke...

17: Ecosystem of Cards

Ian & Aaron discuss Laravel Pulse, DHH's upcoming Slack competitor, Rails copying Laravel, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Sent questions or feedback ...

16: We Didn't Have JSON In My Day

Ian & Aaron return after a mini break to talk about Aaron's new twin babies, Ian's MySQL 8 upgrade woes, the origin story of Eloquent, and a lot more.Sponsored by Lara...

15: Farming, Threadbois, & Meme Lords with Jeffrey Way

Ian & Aaron are joined by Jeffrey Way to discuss everything from the ethics of retweeting compliments to the pros & cons of hiring people to help you and a *lot* more....

14: Nobody Uses Trucks For That

Ian & Aaron follow up on last week's component conversation, talk about Ian's new truck, debate if Laravel devs get paid less, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencas...

13: The SQL Injection Slide with Sam Selikoff

Ian & Aaron are joined by Sam Selikoff to discuss React Server Actions & Server Components, why it's important to have one set of opinions, and yes, the infamous SQL I...

12: All Things Livewire with Caleb Porzio

Ian & Aaron are joined by Caleb Porzio to talk about all things Livewire - how it makes money, the future of Livewire screencasts & components, and a ton more.Sponsore...

11: Your Computer Is Your Sanctuary

Ian & Aaron discuss Aaron's 'This Week, Last Week', Texts.com, the importance of socks, combining React with Livewire, & more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com...

10: Late Night Bite

Ian & Aaron discuss time zones, tunnels, Aaron's hatred of NYC, static site generators, and more.Sponsored by LaraJobs & Screencasting.com.Sent questions or feedback t...

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