Chris Coyier (@chriscoyier) returns to the show to chat about his most recent publication ‘Practical SVG’. Chris walks us through the ins and outs of working with SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics). Chris is most known for on the web for masterminding codepen.io (an in-browser social code application), creating & maintaining css-tricks.com, and podcasting on ShopTalk Show & CodePen Radio.

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Direct download: episode-116_practical-svg.mp3
Category:svg -- posted at: 9:27am EDT
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Cornel Stefanache (@_cstefanache, @isMonkeyUser) talks about Monkeyuser.com,, laughter, and finding happiness at work & home.

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Direct download: episode-115_humor-and-happiness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:08am EDT
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Erik Isaksen(@eisaksen) & Mark Nadal (@marknadal) talk about trends in web development as an industry. They discuss technology communities and how they got involved. Mark grills Erik on how technology has changed over the years & what patterns he’s seen across his career. Mark predicts the future of web technology…machine learning on AST’s. Do not resist, the future is already written.

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Direct download: episode-114_trends-and-the-future.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 2:37pm EDT
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Tal Ater (@TalAter), creator of Annyang, a powerful speech recognition library for the web, has now created UpUp, an Offline First library using the power of Service Workers.  UpUp is an incredible asset for web developers wanting to build Progressive Web Applications (PWA’s)

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Direct download: episode-113_upup-and-away.mp3
Category:offline -- posted at: 8:12am EDT
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A summary of the second Polymer Summit, a two day Web Component conference focused on Polymer. Chris Lorenzo (@chiefcll) & John Riviello (@johnriv), spoke on day 2 of the Summit on Comcast’s Polymer experiences. They share their thoughts with us on the event and much more.

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Direct download: episode-112_polymer-summit-2016.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 10:56am EDT
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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 EDT
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Paul Bakaus (@pbakaus), Google Engineer, has recently been leading the AMP Project which is an open source initiative to optimize content for mobile devices using the web. AMP is heavily supported by several global news & media groups and has the SEO community in an uproar. Paul takes us through the core concepts of project and the reasoning behind it. Additionally, AMP leverages many newer technologies such as Service Workers, ES2015, and Custom Elements (One of the four Web Component pillars) making it an exciting project for developers to contribute to.

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Direct download: episode-110_the-amp-mobile-revolution.mp3
Category:mobile -- posted at: 1:25pm EDT
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Harry Roberts (@CSSWizardry) talks with us about scaling CSS in code and across large teams. We also discuss the CSS in the Web Platform standards, the history of CSS, refactoring code, as well as projects like Houdini which aims ‘to jointly develop features that explain the “magic” of Styling and Layout on the web.’

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Direct download: episode-109_css-performance-and-maintenance.mp3
Category:CSS -- posted at: 9:54am EDT
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It’s been awhile since we have chatted about Elm Lang. Richard Feldman (@rtfeldman), Developer at No Red Ink, returns to the podcast with Conner Ruhl (@connerruhl), Developer Operations at Carfax, in his podcast debut. The two Elm fanatics chat about their experiences with Elm and how it’s made their productivity exponentially better.

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Direct download: episode-108_elm-revisited.mp3
Category:elm -- posted at: 1:42pm EDT
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Daniel X Moore (@STRd6) and Pirijan (@pketh) join our panel to discuss Hyperdev, A web based code editor aimed at making developers as productive as possible as quickly as possible. Is a web based IDE really a viable option for full stack production apps? Can Hyperdev be built with Hyperdev!? These questions and many more are on this week’s episode of The Web Platform Podcast.

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Direct download: episode-107_hyperdev-in-12-parsecs.mp3
Category:nodejs -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT
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