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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 EDT
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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 EDT
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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 EDT
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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 EDT
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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 EDT
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Paul Lewis (@aerotwist) talks with us about how we can better optimize web page speeds as well as how to avoid glaring light on videos caused by bald headed smoothness...or something to that degree. With the rise of web traffic on mobile devices, developers have had to rethink web performance over the past decade. Bandwidth & Latency have become much larger challenges than ever thought possible. The old ways to optimize performance on web pages just don’t work. The high level RAIL (Responsive, Animated, Idle, Load) & the lower level PRPL (Push, Render, Precache, Lazy Load) patterns are but many strategies Google is using to enable developers to deliver better User Experiences in an ever evolving internet,     

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Direct download: episode-104_rail-and-web-performance.mp3
Category:performance -- posted at: 9:09am EDT
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This week on the Web Platform Podcast Danny Blue and Amal Hussein chat with Tom Greever (@tomgreever), Author of ”Articulating Design Decisions”. Tom helps our hosts learn how to help communicate more effectively and we learn that maybe Danny is a jerk. Learn how design and dev can work together, how to avoid the “CEO button” and more!

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Direct download: episode-103_articulating-design-decisions.mp3
Category:UX -- posted at: 10:55am EDT
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Mark Nadal (@marknadal) joins Danny Blue, Justin RIbeiro and Leon Revil to chat about GunDB and all the challenges of developing a database, concurrency, and distributed systems. Our hosts and guest dive into these topics and even journey to space in the newest episode of the Web Platform Podcast.

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Direct download: episode-102_offline-with-gundb.mp3
Category:offline -- posted at: 8:16am EDT
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Brian Kardell (@briankardell) chats with us on Web Development and how it has evolved over the years.  We discuss the beginnings of HTML, Web standards bodies, the inception of The Extensible Web Manifesto, Chapters.io, and more.

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Direct download: episode-101_browser-wars-and-standards-battles.mp3
Category:community -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT
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Jacob Rossi (@jacobrossi) & Travis Leithead (@TravisLeithead) join us to discuss the current state and roadmap of the Microsoft Edge Platform.

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Direct download: episode-100_microsoft_edge.mp3
Category:Microsoft-Web-Tech -- posted at: 8:46am EDT
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