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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 EST
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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 EST
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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 EST
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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 EST
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