Jeremy Keith (@adactio), web guru & co-founder of ClearLeft, talks with us about the potential pitfalls and hopes on Progressive Enhancement with Web Components.

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Direct download: episode-111_extensible-web-components.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 1:11pm EST
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Denis Radin (@PixelsCommander), Web Component advocate, has started work on a project called Polymer Native to enable developers to create part-hybrid, part-native applications using Web Components.

This project aims to make it easier to get device specific look and feel in your applications by leveraging native elements on devices. Currently, the project supports iOS and it is hoped that more people will come onboard to help the open source project grow to other platforms such as Android and even TV platforms.

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Direct download: episode-99_polymer-native.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 12:51pm EST
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Software developer at Softwire, Tim Perry (@pimterry), has created a set of “Server Components”. These are simple, lightweight tools for “composable HTML rendering in Node.js, broadly following the Web Components browser specification, but on the server side”. Rob Dodson (@rob_dodson), Google Developer Advocate & Polymer Legend & Trey Shugart (@treshugart), Atlassian superstar & SkateJS creator, round out the the guests for this episode discussing the reality & the possibilities of using Web Components on the server. Additionally, we look at other projects like the ‘Express Web Components’ by Jordan Last that take a different approach to this by running Chromium on the server side.

Resources

Express Web Components - https://github.com/scramjs/express-web-components

Direct download: episode-98_server-side-web-components.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 8:43am EST
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The views expressed by Eric Knudtson on The Web Platform Podcast episode 97 do not necessarily represent the views of GE

Eric Knudtson (@vikingux) from GE Digital walks us through their Predix User Interface (Predix UI) Web Components library built on top of Google’s Polymer Project. Predix is a cloud platform built to assist developers build for the ‘Industrial Internet’. Under the Predix family or resources is Predix UI, a set of UI components that “enable designers and developers to quickly and easily create Industrial Internet web applications that run on top of Predix services and data.” Eric also discusses challenges and best practices for managing a component based UI architecture, as well as GE’s new open source initiatives.

Resources

Direct download: episode-97_predix-ui-and-polymer.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 8:32am EST
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This episode is a follow up on episode 59 'Are Web Components Ready Yet?'. Leon, Justin & Erik chat about where we are in Web Component development today and what's happened over the past 6 months.

Direct download: episode-82_are-web-components-ready-now.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 2:16pm EST
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There is more than one set of custom elements out there. In this episode, we speak with Jan Miksovsky about basic web components, a comprehensive set of high-quality web components for common user interface patterns.

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On This Episode

Jan Miksovsky (@janmiksovsky)

Raphaël Rougeron (@goldoraf)

Leon Revill (@revillweb)

Justin Ribeiro (@justinribeiro)

Direct download: episode-79_basic-web-components-and-best-practices.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 5:52pm EST

71: Vaadin Elements

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Danny Blue and Justin Ribeiro chat with Manolo Carrasco (@dodotis) and Moñino Jouni Koivuviita (@jouni) from Vaadin about their work with Web Components in the enterprise world. Vaadin has begun to create enterprise ready web components ‘ready for production’ usage. Built on top of Polymer, Vaadin Elements are helping to push new web technologies to larger companies.

 

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70: Web Components at Microsoft

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Daniel Buchner (@csuwildcat), former Mozillian & Program Manager at Microsoft takes us through the plans for Web Components at Microsoft. Daniel is the creator of the Web Components free open source library, X-Tag which Microsoft is now officially supporting and using as of release 1.5. How are the teams at Microsoft using Web Components now and what is the plan for the future?

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Designers must understand user needs to create any product. But what type of data should you look at? In her new book, Data-Informed Product Design, Pamela Pavliscak outlines a way to use data of all kinds to understand the relationship between people and technology. Generally speaking, big data is quantitative; it gives you the what, where, and when, while “thick data” provides the qualitative perspective—the how and the why.

 

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Direct download: episode-70_web-components-at-microsoft.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 7:57am EST

66: Custom Elements & Skate.js

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Atlassian leaders Trey Shugart (@treshugart) and Jonathon Creenaune (@jcreenaune) chat with us about how and why they created Skate.js. Skate is a lightweight Web Components wrapper created to help the needs of a large and diverse technology stack while providing simplicity and almost no-barrier-to-entry. Only focusing on Custom Elements, Skate has made its code base easy for companies to buy into.

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Direct download: episode-66_custom-elements-and-skatejs.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 12:40pm EST

65: Strand Web Components

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MediaMath (@MediaMath)  has created an open source project built on top of Web Components & Polymer (@Polymer) called Strand. It was created for their internal web product Terminal One but is available and easy to get on Github. Daniel Lasky (@aerolith),  Justin Moore (@jcmmit), & Anthony Koerber (@DrDooganMeister) chat with us about the pains of migrating from Polymer 0.5 to 1.0 as well as what it has been like to drive an open source Web Components library with Polymer Elements ranging from basic buttons to complex grids. Check out Strand’s documentation for further detail

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Up until now, there hasn't been much information on how to combine quantitative big data with qualitative thick data. That's where this report can help. If you're involved in any aspect of product design, this is indispensable reading. It's useful, and we're pleased to offer it to you, for free! Get the free ebook now.

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Direct download: episode-65_strand-web-components.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 9:12am EST