Summary

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.

Resources

  • 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

Guests

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Direct download: WPP_139_The_state_of_CSS.mp3
Category:CSS -- posted at: 10:50am EDT
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