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This week Nic Raboy and Matt Groves talk to us about the history and future of the popular Open Source Couchbase project. Learn about some of the great features the noSQL database has to offer and how you can get started with Couchbase today.

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Direct download: WPP_140_Overview_of_Couchbase.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 8:36am EDT
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This week Erik Meyer joins us to talk about the past, present and future of CSS. Delving into some web history, discussing why CSS can be overlooked in regards to app development and the reasons people can be off-put by CSS this episode is a delightful insight into the mind of a web legend.

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  • Angular 4.4.X released. Be sure to update to the latest patch in 4.4 as there was an issue with the initial release
  • Quick shoutout to the npm package ng-packagr for making it simple to package angular modules for npm
  • As of Firefox 57.0a1, U2F is sitting behind a flag, which hopefully land soon the ability to use YubiKeys and the related security keys
  • Polymer 2.1.0 landed, which now allows the setting of Polymer.passiveTouchGeastures to enable better scroll performance
  • iOS 11 begins rolling out today, which means that Safari 11 has a new set of fixes and features, including more standards compliant flexbox, flags to enable experimental features, WebRTC and Media Capture for real-time video/audio, and much more
  • The upcoming iPhone X “notch” does seem to have workarounds for the web which is good news

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Direct download: WPP_139_The_state_of_CSS.mp3
Category:CSS -- posted at: 10:50am EDT
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This week Justin Willis and Adam Bradley join us to talk about Stencil a new tool for building Web Components. We talk about how Stencil came about and what problems it solves and we get into how Stencil works its magic to provide features such as pre-rendering. 

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Direct download: WPP_138_Stencil.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 2:56am EDT
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This week is a special episode! Recorded face-to-face at GDD Europe Amal Hussein interviews Wendy Ginsberg about life working on Polymer and what’s next for the project.

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Direct download: WPP_137_Polymer_Roadmap.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 9:22am EDT
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This week the crew is joined by Lars Knudsen (@denladeside) and Kenneth Christiansen (@kennethrohde) to talk about the recent Polymer Summit and all of the awesome stuff revealed there. Are web components really ready? Who is using web components? Answers to these questions and more on this week’s episode of the Web Platform Podcast.

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Direct download: WPP_136_Polymer_Summit_Recap.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 7:58am EDT
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This week Andrea Giammarchi joins us to talk about his latest project hyperHTML! A lightweight Virtual DOM alternative. Andrea talks us through what the project is all about and what he discovered about template literals to make it happen. We talk about how hyperHTML compares to Virtual DOM implementations and the similarities between hyperHTML and the newly announced lit-html.

 

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Direct download: WPP_135_hyperHTML.mp3
Category:JavaScript -- posted at: 7:27am EDT
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This week Paul Kinlan the lead for Chrome developer relations talks to us about Modern Web APIs including Web Share and Shape Detection! Paul talks us through the origin trials process which allows new APIs such as these to get into developers hands early, allowing platform developers to get all important feedback. We then get stuck into what Web Share is and how it works and chat about the possibilities of the Shape Detection API.

 

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Direct download: WPP_134_Modern_Web_APIs.mp3
Category:browsers -- posted at: 8:49am EDT
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Justin Willis from Ionic joins us this week to talk about hybrid app development with Ionic and some amazing work they have been doing with Web Components. Justin gives us an overview of the Ionic project, its background and how it makes building hybrid apps super easy. We then move on to talk about why Ionic have chosen to rebuild their components as Web Components and the benefits they are seeing from making this move.

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Direct download: WPP_133_Ionic__Web_Components.mp3
Category:web-components -- posted at: 8:46am EDT
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This week we talk about the exciting JavaScript framework Vue.js! Chad Campbell the author of the training course "Vue.js: Getting Started" educates us on the benefits of Vue.js which includes simplicity and performance. We talk about the tooling story for Vue, comparing it to other frameworks such as Angular and learn about Vue’s powerful plugin system which allows developers to add core functionality as it’s needed.

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Direct download: wpp_132_vue_js.mp3
Category:JavaScript -- posted at: 6:57am EDT
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Danny, Justin & Amal get together with Kenneth Christiansen to talk about this year’s Google I/O. With everyone having attended I/O the show is packed full of great content with discussions on AI, Shape detection, PWAs, Polymer, Kotlin and so much more!

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Direct download: WPP_131_IO_Recap.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 8:29am EDT
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