Frontend First

Tech debt vs. platform risk

Episode Notes

Sam and Ryan talk about adding an authenticated backend to using Hasura, Heroku and Netlify. They also talk about the differences in risk between using paid third-party services vs. depending on open-source libraries.


Topics include:

- 3:47 – Adding a backend to

- 13:03 – Environment variables in frontend apps

- 20:48 – Adding privileges to the anonymous role

- 28:00 – Should Hasura let you configure permissions for unauthenticated requests?

- 31:36 – Setting up a webhook using Netlify cloud function

- 37:19 – Risk profile of paid services vs. OSS libraries



- Hasura


- Netlify Functions