11: The Bosonic Project

Raphael Rougeron joins us from Toulouse, France to talk about The Bosonic Project.  Raphael and his team of developers mostly focus their development efforts working in the Financial Industry, building out secure and robust applications as well as intricate cross browser UI Components. The UI components part of his work is especially interesting in that it led him to create The Bosonic Project.

 

Raphael was frustrated, like most of us, with having to constantly rewrite all of his components every time his team shifted technologies so he created The Bosonic Project. Bosonic, deriving its name from the word Boson, which is a subatomic particle that has zero or integral spin, is a philosophy and supporting tool chain to assist in building better UI components as the standardized Web Component specs (Custom Elements, HTML Imports, Shadow DOM, Templates, and CSS Decorators) describe them. This approach shields components against potential spec changes and provides support for “not-so-modern” browsers like Internet Explorer 9 (IE9).

 

Resources

https://bosonic.github.io/

https://github.com/bosonic/grunt-bosonic

https://github.com/bosonic/bosonic

https://bosonic.github.io/getting-started.html

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/bosonic/bosonic/master/dist/bosonic-polyfills.js

https://github.com/bosonic/transpiler

http://blog.raphael-rougeron.com/

https://twitter.com/goldoraf

Direct download: episode-11_the-bosonic-project.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 7:57am EDT
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