50: The Evolution of CSS

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In episode 50 we talk with CSS master Tab Atkins Jr. (@tabatkins) about the history of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) & how they have evolved into what we use today. We also cover preprocessors, lesser known specs, css as a programming language, and more.

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Direct download: episode-50_the-evolution-of-css.mp3
Category:CSS -- posted at: 11:18am EST
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49: An Interview with Eric Elliott

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In episode 49 Danny Blue (@dee_bloo) has a one-on-one talk with Web Application Master & JavaScript Guru Eric Elliott (@_ericelliott).  Danny & Eric cover several exciting development topics including event based development, functional programming, Web Assembly, teaching JavaScript, helping to stop homelessness with code, & more.

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Danny Blue (@dee_bloo) - Sr. Front End Engineer at Deloitte Digital

Direct download: episode-49_an-interview-with-eric-elliott.mp3
Category:JavaScript -- posted at: 8:04am EST
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48: Web Accessibility in Polymer

In episode 48 we chat with Chrome team member & Accessibility champion Alice Boxhall (@sundress) and Polymer team #a11y heroes, Chris Joel (@RoboDynamo) & Daniel Freedman (@danfreedman) about the Polymer 1.0 and what is new in web accessibility of the library as well as what we should expect looking forward. Chris & Joel work a lot on the testing and managing of elements and their compliance with web accessibility features.

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Direct download: episode-48_web-accessibility-in-polymer.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 11:37am EST
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47: X-Tag - The X Generation

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Danny Blue (@dee_bloo), Erik Isaksen (@eisaksen), and Tyler McGinnis (@tylermcginnis33) talk to Daniel Buchner (@csuwildcat) about the X-Tag project and some if its interesting features, such as mixins. We discuss the Web Component spec as well as the features that have been agreed upon and which ones may still need some work. Big companies like Google have thrown their full support behind the Web Components technology umbrella. Will others such as Microsoft follow suit? and what will it take for browser vendors to implement web components natively.

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Direct download: episode-47_x-tag-the-x-generation.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 12:45pm EST
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46: Polymer 1.0

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Polymer 1.0 is here! Lean mean and production ready. On episode 46 we talk to a Proverbial Packed Panel of Professional Polymer People. Polymer has grown a ton since its developer preview and has been streamlined for performance. A big show where we talk to a panel of both GDE’s and members of the Polymer team to get a better idea of just how this project has grown and why Polymer and web components as a whole are important for the modern and future web platform.

 

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Direct download: episode-46_polymer-1.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 8:24am EST
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