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 EST
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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 EST
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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 EST
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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 EST
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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 EST
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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 EST
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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 EST
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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 EST
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Brian Kardell (@briankardell) joins Erik, Justin, and Danny on the panel along with our guest Marcy Sutton (@MarcySutton) in a discussion on WAI ARIA attributes & how we should or shouldn’t be using these in the context of our applications.

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Direct download: episode-106_aria-for-developers.mp3
Category:web-accessibility -- posted at: 3:15pm EST
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Kenneth Christiansen (@kennethrohde) and Alexis Menard (@darktears) the creators of the crosswalk project talk to us about creating hybrid mobile apps using a consistent and powerful runtime environment across mobile, TV, desktop and IoT devices. We talk in detail about what benefits Crosswalk can bring to the table, general features, its extension system and its compatibility with Cordova/PhoneGap projects. We also talk about how hybrid app development promises to maximize code reuse (“write once deploy everywhere”) and the reality of this promise. Finally we talk about Progressive Web Apps and how Crosswalk can be used to extend PWA exposure by also quickly getting them within the app store.

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Direct download: episode-105_developing-with-crosswalk.mp3
Category:mobile -- posted at: 3:22pm EST
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