This recap features pragmatic discussions about techniques that are gaining traction and shaping the future of web development. From modular web design, to workflow automation tools, to CSS layouts and animations, these episodes will bring you up to speed on web trends worth learning.
- Web Components
Web components are a part of the shift towards modularity in web design. But as a new spec, many devs aren’t sure of when and where to use them. John Rogerson shares best use cases with comparisons to more familiar dev approaches in our most downloaded episode!
Zoe Gillenwater discusses how flexbox differs from other CSS layout methods, with real-world examples. She also shares great resources that you’ll be excited to check out and use for experimenting on your own.
- Intro to SVGs
They are infinitely scalable! You can manipulate them with CSS and JS! Listen to Brenda Storer’s primer on SVGs, which ranges from basic definitions to optimization tips to her favorite resources for inspiration.
- Build Automation Using Gulp
Want better, faster production? Streamline your front-end workflow! Dan Tello shares how he uses build tools and task runners, like Gulp, to automate front-end development. We also discuss some of the challenges of workflow automation with tips for keeping those challenges manageable.
- CSS Animations
Whether you are a designer or a dev, a freelancer or an agency owner, these episodes should be on your “must listen” list! And if you don’t have time to listen to a full show, we’ve got transcripts — right on the page or downloadable in PDF format! — and detailed show notes. Skim through to get all the info in less time.
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