Archives

June 2016

Episode #59

In this episode, we talk about Front-end Front, Adventures in Typography, CodePen Posts, Presentable, and Dan’s favorite newsletters.

Episode #58

In this episode, we talk about form validation UX, anchors vs. buttons, code reviews, Google Fonts, and performance budgets.

Episode #57

In this episode, we talk about using JavaScript in SVG, Drizzle, progressive web apps, jQuery 3.0 release, and Airtable.

Episode #56

In this episode, we talk about not needing JavaScript, HyperDev, helping the browser optimize, front-end jobs, and PostCSS in your workflow.

Episode #55

In this episode, we talk about reducing JPG file size, isometric 3D grids, sticky footers, meaningful CSS, and HEAD.

May 2016

Episode #54

In this episode, we talk about being where the people are, image effect performance, CSS Purge, object-fit, and going from Zero to Front-end Hero.

Episode #53

In this episode, we talk about !important in CSS, fluent typography, CSS comments, testing accessibility, and front-end architecture.

Episode #52

In this episode, we talk about PostCSS plugins, refactoring, CSS pseudo-classes and elements, animation technologies, and HTML5 accessibility support.

Episode #51

In this episode, we talk about design systems, WebKit prefixes, breaking grids, animation technologies, and JavaScript closures.

April 2016

Episode #50

In this episode, we talk about lists, details, and flows; the web being larger than Doom; Flexbox Patterns; cubic bezier; and the cost behind Unsplash.

Episode #49

In this episode, we talk about web font loading patterns, future CSS, modular CSS with React, links and accessibility, and iframify.

Episode #48

In this episode, we talk to Alyssa Nicoll, content producer at Code School and teacher of Code School’s latest course, You, Me & SVG.

Episode #47

In this episode, we talk about the CSS Grid syntax, automated regression testing, SVG icons, external data in React, and a UI system.

March 2016

Episode #46

In this episode, we talk about responsive web components, upcoming Houdini APIs, web typography quirks, teaching the web platform, and units for media queries.

Episode #45

In this episode, we talk about Normalize v4, cleaning up CSS, a CSS survey, Expressive CSS, and progressive web apps.

Episode #44

In this episode, we talk about effective Google Analytics, state-of-the-art JavaScript, styling broken images, responsive tables, and edge case code.

Episode #43

In this episode, we talk about not using jQuery, animating icons, FOUSVG, motion for digital designers, and a UI archive.

Episode #42

In this episode, we sit down to chat with Jon Bellah, lead front-end engineer at 10up.

February 2016

Episode #41

In this episode, we talk about defining front-end roles, getting ready for HTTP/2, GitHub’s new issue and pull request templates, managing typography on large apps, and estimating front-end development.

Episode #40

In this episode, we talk about CSS @supports, creating content wireframes for responsive design, web performance, Net Promoter Score, and PostCSS.

Episode #39

In this episode, we ask five questions to Dudley Storey, author of Pro CSS3 Animation, Smashing Magazine contributing editor, teacher, and speaker.

Episode #38

In this episode, we talk about animated loading buttons, button markup, React and the DOM, working with the web, and JavaScript modules.

January 2016

Episode #37

In this episode, we talk about leaner responsive images with Client Hints, the woes of date input, how to create visually effective CTAs, refactoring with ITCSS, and using CSS in JavaScript.

Episode #36

In this episode, we talk about the top Pens, improving web fonts performance, the “Average Page” myth, FFFFALLBACK, and building the Casper homepage.

Episode #35

In this episode, we talk about the CSS @supports rule, the website obesity crisis, managing performance of third-party scripts, optimizing SVGs for web use, and free web accessibility tools.

Episode #34

In this episode, we talk about Codrops resources, JSON, JavaScript articles, videos as backgrounds, and Utility OpenType.

December 2015

Episode #33

In this episode, we talk about web accessibility basics, animated clipped elements in SVG, CSS Modules, image performance with BPG, and alternatives to SMIL.

Episode #32

In this episode, we talk about flexbox secrets, design trends, blur up images, deliverables, and feature workflow.

Episode #31

In this episode, we talk about shipping functional CSS, splitting and splicing JavaScript strings, CSS calc(), native CSS variables, and writing code that humans can read.

Episode #30

In this episode, we talk about not using icon fonts, mixing color for the web with Sass, Classy CSS, CSS readability, and visual regression testing with PhantomCSS.

November 2015

Episode #29

In this episode, we talk about lerp, UX tactics, how to animate box-shadow, and Google+ going responsive.

Episode #28

In this episode, we talk about going from pages to patterns, service workers, Big Rig, a performance snapshot, and using system fonts in the browser.

Episode #27

In this episode, we talk about accessibility in frameworks, flexbox interfaces, CSS specificity, mdcss, and page load jank.

Episode #26

In this episode, we talk about CSSGram, applying flexbox to a video player, PostCSS Time Machine, NavNav, and NPR.org being twice as fast as before.

October 2015

Episode #25

In this episode, we talk about the web performance today, how Google’s Primer team approached UX, hiding things with CSS, 13 user experience statistics, and Flexbox myth busting.

Episode #24

In this episode, we talk about the Front-end Handbook, web font anti-patterns, multiline truncation, reversing text color, and the Feltron Annual Report.

Episode #23

In this episode, we talk about sectioning content in HTML, motion UI, defining and dealing with technical debt, tools that help inform design decisions, and element queries for CSS.

Episode #22

In this episode, we talk about clipboard.js, flat design, U.S. Web Design Standards, 'Design Disruptors,' and the fallacy of keeping up.

September2015

Episode #21

In this episode, we talk about going back to the :roots, choosing a responsive grid system, use cases for CSS calc(), Lost Grid, and styling and customizing file inputs the smart way.

Episode #20

In this episode, we talk about CSS protips, test-driven product design, enterprise CSS, Modernizr 3, and anticipatory design.

Episode #19

In this episode, we are joined by Wes Bos to talk about his journey into the web, Flexbox, its difficulties, and things he’d like to see in the future of Flexbox.

Episode #18

In this episode, we talk about @font-face implementation struggles, responsive images, how “it depends”, and refactoring your CSS.

August 2015

Episode #17

In this episode, we talk about CSS Modules, the CSS element() function, Bootstrap 4 alpha, working with color in CSS, and laying out a flexible future for web design with flexbox.

Episode #16

In this episode, we talk about critical CSS, selector specificity, gzip, an animated SVG hero slider, and localizing time zones.

Episode #15

In this episode, we talk about how to become a great front-end engineer, Perf-tooling, BEMIT, web typography with TypeKit, and debugging CSS keyframe animations.

Episode #14

In today’s episode, we talk about when to use em vs. rem, Material Design, PostCSS, proxy browsers, and Flexbox.io.

July 2015

Episode #13

In this episode, we talk about front-end development being development, tech designers using data, things learned about CSS, a year using Sketch, and nesting in Sass and Less.

Episode #12

In this episode, we talk about Atomic OOBEMITSCSS, enhancing user experience with animation, PostCSS, web design not being dead, and 12 little-known CSS facts.

Episode #11

In this episode, we talk about websites on a 14kb budget, credit card forms, 10 ways to minimize reflows, the new Facebook friends icon, and a React.js introduction.

Episode #10

In this episode, we talk about the CSS debate, Apple Music onboarding, mobile Reddit performance, SaaS UI/UX, and container queries.

June 2015

Episode #9

In this episode, we talk about responsive typography with Sass maps, empty states in design, alignment shifting wrapping with Flexbox, drop downs as a UI pattern, and practical questions around Web Components.

Episode #8

In this episode, we talk about contextual styling, bling.js, PurifyCSS, lesser used CSS selectors, and a practical guide to SVG on the web.

Episode #7

In this episode, we talk about improving front-end performance, practical techniques on designing animation, and more!

Episode #6

In this episode, we talk about Sass Vary, physics in JavaScript, modular CSS (and its issues), hacking :visited, and the state of SVG animation.

Episode #5

In this episode, we talk about performant CSS animations, Sass theming, Polymer 1.0, how to code a live Twitter feed in an HTML email, and Myth.io.

May 2015

Episode #4

In this episode, we talk about optimizeLegibility, SVG Bezier curves, :visited, the fast web, and performance differences.

Episode #3

In this episode, we talk about definitive answers in CSS being the only wrong ones, choosing performance, guidelines for animation times, Animate Transition, and how designers and developers are no longer completely separate groups.

Episode #2

In this episode, we talk about the desktop conundrum, SVG transforms, obvious UI, moving on scroll, and accessible SVG.

Episode #1

In this episode, we cover extending in Sass, designing front-end components, forcing a WebKit repaint, SVG, and a Sass mixin for creating a hamburger menu.

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