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A live podcast about web design and development with Chris Coyier & Dave Rupert
337: How to Think Like a Front-End Developer with Peggy Rayzis
Nov 12 • 60 min
Show DescriptionPeggy Rayzis is an engineering manager at Apollo GraphQL and joins us for a discussion of life as a front-end developer with a GraphQL focus. Jetpack
336: How to Think Like a Front-End Developer with Ben Frain
Nov 5 • 63 min
Show DescriptionWe’re joined by Ben Frain to talk about his thoughts on the state of being a front-end developer in 2018. Sanity.io[Sanity.io](https://synd.co/2RrxqaU) is a hosted backend for structured content that comes with an open source editor which…
335: How to Think Like a Front-End Developer with Sameera Kapila
Oct 29 • 55 min
Show DescriptionSameera Kapila is on to continue our How to Think Like a Front-End Developer series answering questions of what a job posting would look like, what the hardest part is of front-end development, what her ideal project would look like, and…
334: How to Think Like a Front-End Developer with Brad Frost
Oct 22 • 72 min
Show DescriptionContinuing in our series, Brad Frost stops by to give us his thoughts on front-end development work in 2018 and walks us through our Dribbble shots experiment. (Links to the images are below in the show notes or on your podcast player.)…
333: How to Think Like a Front-End Developer with Trent Walton
Oct 15 • 77 min
Show DescriptionWe’re joined by 1/3 of Paravel, Trent Walton, to continue our How to Think Like a Front-End Developer series and talk about his thoughts on what the characteristics of a front-end developer are, caring about performance, and getting back…
332: How to Think like a Front-End Developer with Mina Markham
Oct 8 • 57 min
Show DescriptionMina Markham stops by to talk about her career as a front-end developer, her dream project, and we get her thoughts on our Dribbble to web challenge. NativeScript[**​NativeScript**](https://synd.co/2wqigtA) is how you build cross-platform,…
331: How to Think like a Front-End Developer with Eric Meyer
Oct 1 • 72 min
Show DescriptionTo kick off a new mini-series called “How to Think like a Front-End Developer”, we’re joined by Eric Meyer to get his thoughts on front-end web development in 2018 including throwing a set of website design mockups at him and seeing how…
330: Aaron Gustafson on WASP and PWAs
Sep 24 • 65 min
Show DescriptionAaron Gustafson is here to help us wrap our heads around the web standards project (WaSP), the W3C, and how it all relates to progressive web apps (PWA) and progressive enhancement. We talk about how standards come to be, how a PWA differs…
329: Dan Mall on Building a Portfolio
Sep 17 • 64 min
Show DescriptionChris and Dave chat with Dan Mall about designing a portfolio that hiring managers can’t deny. Should you tailor your portfolio for each specific job you might apply for? Where does privilege come into play when applying for jobs? Could it…
328: Jen Simmons and Intrinsic Web Design
Sep 10 • 73 min
Show DescriptionJen Simmons is back to talk about what’s new in Firefox including a dev tools update. We also chat about sub grid, variable font support, and discuss whether all the new stuff that’s been added over the last few years heralds a new era of…
327: Working with State Machines
Sep 3 • 56 min
Show DescriptionWe’re joined by Jon Bellah and David Khourshid to talk about what a state machine is and what’s not a state machine. We talk about state machines in React, login forms, going into the wrong state, fallbacks, game development, and working…
326: Learning Web Design with Jennifer Robbins
Aug 27 • 63 min
Show DescriptionJennifer Robbins stops by ShopTalk Show to talk about her recently updated book, Learning Web Design - what’s been updated, who the book is for, and what’s changed since she first published the book. Digital OceanThe easiest cloud platform…
325: Code is Expensive
Aug 21 • 48 min
Show DescriptionDave and Chris answer your questions about how to get code consistency at work, advice on writing testable code, a new intrinsic size attribute, WooCommerce custom site building, and some thoughts on a low code world.…
324: Quilting Drama Q&A
Aug 13 • 64 min
Show DescriptionWe’re answering your questions about proper autocomplete on websites, node based CMS configs, follow up on line length, retina screens, update security, and some quilting drama. An Event ApartEvery aspect of An Event apart is optimized for…
323: ACF With Elliot Condon
Aug 7 • 58 min
Show DescriptionElliot Condon stops by the show to talk about his WordPress plugin, Advanced Custom Fields. We talk about his development process, modern WordPress dev workflows, and how Gutenburg will affect plugins like ACF. RollbarInstantly know what’s…
322: Full Stack Crossover with Adam Wathan
Jul 30 • 66 min
Show DescriptionAdam Wathan stops by to talk about Tailwind CSS, how it got started, dealing with large CSS and config files, why you might want to use Tailwind CSS, Purge CSS, and more! Digital OceanThe easiest cloud platform to run and scale…
321: WordPress, Jetpack, and Steve
Jul 23 • 58 min
Show DescriptionDave and Chris are joined by Michael Arestad to talk about WordPress, Jetpack, and answer your WordPress related questions about building apps with WordPress, back-end devs doing front-end dev jobs, and adding filtered searches to custom…
320: Internet of Things
Jul 16 • 63 min
Show DescriptionKianosh Pourian and Dale Sande stop by to talk all about the internet of things. What are some of the ways to avoid the dark side of internet connected devices? How do web designers get into developing for internet devices? What happens…
319: Hello I’m A Designosaur
Jul 9 • 57 min
Show DescriptionWe help you avoid becoming a designosaur by answering your questions about learning React, creating a universal header, jQuery vulnerability, implementing pattern libraries, and taking WordPress development seriously. JetpackThe ideal way…
318: Are You Leaking? Tell Us Where!
Jul 2 • 62 min
Show DescriptionWe’re back answering your questions about getting old and also the web. On this episode we’re talking about web components, view source in text editors, job application process, using canvas for animations, cleaning up CSS, coding…
317: Designing with Laura Elizabeth
Jun 25 • 54 min
Show DescriptionIf you’re a developer who’s struggled with design, you’re going to love this episode! Laura Elizabeth stops by the show to talk about her course called Design Academy that teaches developers how to design better marketing sites.…
316: Customer Experience with Gerry McGovern
Jun 18 • 59 min
Show DescriptionGerry McGovern is our guest this week to talk about listening to your customers, what big companies do right and wrong, how to avoid living in the past, and consulting Chris on how a new feature for CodePen could be developed.…
315: CSS Blocks with Chris Eppstein
Jun 11 • 68 min
Show DescriptionChris Eppstein is back on the show to talk about his new project CSS Blocks and how it works, what kinds of projects it’s best for, and how it integrates with other frameworks on the web. JetpackJetpack is a WordPress plugin that combines…
314: Flexible Type Setting with Tim Brown
Jun 4 • 64 min
Show DescriptionTim Brown is our guest to talk about his new book coming soon called Flexible Typesetting from A Book Apart. An Event ApartTo design a better web experience, attend a better-designed web conference. An Event Apart is three days of design,…
313: Twitching and Prototyping
May 28 • 66 min
Show DescriptionDave gives a lesson on streaming, and your questions on the future of PSD to markup, tools for prototyping, what to study in 2018, and CSS Grid vs Flexbox. Thanks bro! Study Web DevThis episode is brought to you by Kyle from…
312: CSS in JS Edition
May 21 • 55 min
Show DescriptionChris & Dave compare music store conferences to tech conferences, podcasts as coworkers, and follow up the min/max discussion from #308 before diving in to your questions on CSS in JS, merging Angular and React projects, picking a Windows…
311: Dev Confessionals
May 15 • 58 min
Show DescriptionWe start the episode off with some dev confessionals before getting into your questions about counting KBs, removing outlines from tabIndex, Dave going Windows, Keystone JS as the CMS, how to assess new tools, the best way to fill out a…
310: Humidity API
May 7 • 66 min
Show DescriptionIn this episode we’re updating you on humidity, our existential question, and Gutenberg. And then we dive into your questions on ugly tech docs, how soon to apply for a job, web colors not matching print, secret API keys, package overload,…
309: Deep Dive on D3.js with Ben Clinkinbeard and Elijah Meeks
May 1 • 67 min
Show DescriptionBen Clinkinbeard and Elijah Meeks stop by ShopTalk Show to talk about data visualization, D3, and how to get started leveling up your data viz game. FullStoryFullStory captures every customer session on your site and replays it like a DVR,…
308: Age Limits and Bad Copy
Apr 23 • 56 min
Show DescriptionWe’re back for another RAPIDFire episode answering your questions on age limits in web design, correcting clients with bad copy, SCSS mixins, Yarn vs NPM, web vs native, and deep learning of core topics. NetlifyNetlify is a next-level web…
307: Existential Questions
Apr 17 • 55 min
Show DescriptionOn this episode Dave and Chris talk about how much is a podcast worth to you, follow up questions about Gutenberg, mixing HTML into Javascript, how to sniff out a scam client, theming components in Vue, and how to get started with web…
306: Debugging CSS with Aimee Knight
Apr 10 • 58 min
Show DescriptionJust when you think you know everything there is to know about CSS, Aimee Knight is on the show and she’ll help you understand CSS in a new way as a Javascript developer learning about CSS. One MonthLearn to Code in Just One Month With…
305: CSS Jitter
Apr 2 • 62 min
Show DescriptionWe’re doing an old school RapidFire episode answering your questions on element queries, CSS helper classes, improving your design eye, PWA on desktop, frozen hover states on iOS, handling passwords for clients, and Lightbox alternatives.
304: Banjo Q&A Podcast
Mar 27 • 55 min
Show DescriptionDave and Chris are back answering your questions about banjos and front end web development along with a quick trip to magazine corner. How do you write a good estimate? How about a unit test in WordPress? Is IE11 going to hold us back…
303: JAM Stack with Phil Hawksworth
Mar 19 • 68 min
Show DescriptionWe’re joined by Phil Hawksworth to talk about the benefits of static sites as well as work through some of the objections people often have to using a static site in 2018. CodePenWanna go to a CodePen Meetup? [You…
302: React Drama with Michael Jackson
Mar 13 • 69 min
Show DescriptionWe’re joined by Michael Jackson, co-founder of React Training and creator of unpkg, to talk about some of the drama in the JavaScript world on the internet lately. We cover Dan Abramov’s beyond React talk, Context and Suspense API, whether…
301: Hangovers
Mar 5 • 62 min
Show DescriptionWe’ve recovered from our ep300 festivities and we’re back answering your Q’s with our best A’s - How to handle multiple projects on a dev team? What should we call JavaScript? Tips for scroll-jacking in a nice way? Best practices for CSS?…
300: THIS. IS. 300.
Feb 27 • 74 min
Show DescriptionOver the course of 300 episodes & 6 years, a lot has changed in the web world. We look back at what was going on when we started ShopTalk Show and check in with where things are at now - and speculate about what might be happening 6 years…
299: Machine Learning with Paige Bailey
Feb 20 • 59 min
Show DescriptionWe’ve got a machine learning expert, Paige Bailey from Microsoft, on to help educate us on all the interesting things you can do with machine learning. Whether you’re a huge company or a rose grower in Phoenix, there’s probably something…
298: Gutenberg with Tammie Lister and Matias Ventura
Feb 12 • 61 min
Show DescriptionThe new WordPress editor, codenamed Gutenberg, has people excited and nervous about what’s going to happen to their WordPress sites. We’ve got 2 Automatticians who are working on the Gutenberg project to help answer some of the questions…
297: Animation at Work with Rachel Nabors
Feb 5 • 62 min
Show DescriptionRachel Nabors is back to ease in an update on animation on the web including the web animation API, animation and accessiblity, leaving animation to the last minute on projects, Greensock, and her book “Animation at Work”. RollbarInstantly…
296: Variable Fonts with Jason Pamental
Jan 29 • 64 min
Show DescriptionWe’ve got Jason Pamental on the show to educate us on variable typography and how it could be the biggest thing to come to the web since responsive design. DADIDADI is a global [decentralized cloud services…
295: Take a Knee
Jan 22 • 63 min
Show DescriptionWe’ve got questions and so do you. Take a knee: How do you clean up code when you join an existing project? Is keeping up with web dev tech too hard? How do you get better while trying to raise a family? [Jerry Seinfeld voice] What’s the…
294: 2K18 Part II
Jan 16 • 57 min
Show DescriptionYou’ve been upgraded to ShopTalk Show 2K18. For this edition we’ve got magazine corner, bitcoin thoughts, how to start contributing to open source projects, preferred prototyping tools, and finding online community for web developers.…
293: Preppin’ for 2018
Jan 8 • 65 min
Show DescriptionWe’re kicking of 2018 with a hot new episode covering ShopTalk’s Magazine Corner, #DaveGoesAndroid, Chris goes to Bend, and our predictions for web development in 2018. One MonthOne Month’s online courses can help you become a WEB…
292: Noel.js Holiday Spectacular
Dec 11, 2017 • 56 min
Show DescriptionPour yourself a cup of your favorite holiday beverage, spike it with something appropriate, and join us for our holiday spectacular where Dave sings his way through your questions about best practices for deployment, logging in JavaScript,…
291: Dipping our Eyeballs into VR
Dec 6, 2017 • 56 min
Show DescriptionOn this episode we’re dipping our eyeballs into VR, trying to save the world from code, and answering your questions about creating framework agnostic view components, iframe scrolling on iOS, and parsing data from an external JSON file.…
290: Benefits and Struggles
Nov 27, 2017 • 53 min
Show DescriptionWe’re talking exercise regime, writing a book, and answering your questions about CSS frameworks, parsing data out of email, benefits and struggles to working vs freelancing, the ideal dev publishing environment, and figuring out good…
289: Spamming the Internet
Nov 20, 2017 • 47 min
Show DescriptionIt’s the sexiest CSS alive podcast and we’re answering your questions about WordPress’ Gutenberg, using video in the background on the web, absolute positioned images vs CSS background images, and getting PSD or AI files for website…
288: Jet Lag Edition
Nov 13, 2017 • 47 min
Show DescriptionJetlag edition of ShopTalk Show answering your questions about remote working, caching for offline use with service workers, life using and maintaining NPM modules, and monitor switching hardware. #airportmagazinetalk One MonthOne Month’s…
287: Dad Talk Show
Nov 7, 2017 • 63 min
Show DescriptionDave and new dad Chris are here answering your web devlopment questions about PSD to pixels, leveling up on accessibility, gaining access to WordPress theme files, and editorial workflows for web publishing. One MonthOne Month’s online…
286: Content Strategy with Ellen de Vries and Robert Mills
Oct 31, 2017 • 57 min
Show DescriptionWe’re talking with two content strategy experts, Ellen de Vries and Robert Mills, about the wide world of content strategy. Or is that even the right word? Ellen has just released a book (published by Gather Content, where Robert is also a…
285: AI-Driven TODOs
Oct 23, 2017 • 64 min
Show DescriptionWe start off on the magazine rack at the airport, move into AI and Machine Learning, refactoring a pattern library, Dave’s working on his TODO’s, and Chris enjoys Notion. Plus your questions about attr(), static HTML inside WordPress,…
284: The Value of HTML and CSS with Mandy Michael and Lara Schenck
Oct 11, 2017 • 66 min
Show DescriptionJobs hunting and the frustration with job titles. Why isn’t it ok to only know HTML and CSS in 2017? Why do bootcamps seem to focus on javscript so much? We’re joined by Lara and Mandy for this episode to try and figure all of this out.…
283: Garbage Desks in 4K
Oct 2, 2017 • 60 min
Show DescriptionWe’re coming at you in 4K audio from Chris’ new office and Dave’s garbage can while we rapidfire your questions on CSS grid fallbacks, angular represented on the podcast, Javascript’s acceptance, NodeJS support on hosts, and avoiding CORS…
282: Testing with Eli Brumley and John Reese of CrossBrowserTesting
Sep 25, 2017 • 61 min
Show DescriptionWe’re testing out a new episode with a couple of guests from CrossBrowserTesting who are here to help us understand what kinds of tests we should be running, automated versus manual testing, who should be testing, and how much testing of…
281: The New JavaScript
Sep 19, 2017 • 59 min
Show DescriptionJavascript has been on people’s mind and so Dave and Chris bring the horn section along to answer your questions on choosing which technology to run with, when to learn it, spaghetti code, and also Dave’s thoughts on Microsoft Edge Summit…
280: #shareyourdrafts
Sep 11, 2017 • 68 min
Show DescriptionDave and Chris share some secret, personal things before diving into your questions about testing in React, gathering client requirements, and whether frameworks are for beginners or advanced devs? FullStoryOperating a site without…
279: RIP HTML Imports
Sep 5, 2017 • 63 min
Show DescriptionDave’s fired up about HTML5 and is ready to quit web design, podcast production, is there a Picture element like the Video element, work/life balance, and more! RollbarOne of the frustrating things about being a developer, is dealing with…
278: Top 5 Browser APIs You’re Not Using with Patrick Kettner
Aug 28, 2017 • 64 min
Show DescriptionWhat are the top 5 browser API’s that you’re not using? We’ve got Patrick Kettner on from Microsoft’s Edge team to help us understand more about the what’s changed in all the browsers - but particularly Edge. GitKrakenRelease the Kraken!…
277: CSS-Zingers (Summer 2017 Beachbody Edition)
Aug 21, 2017 • 62 min
Show DescriptionSummerbod Edition of Shoptalk Show where we talk about CSS issues we have or have come across, the state of code editors and the plugins/themes we’re rocking, and even a couple questions from you about how to organize code when your boss…
276: Web Components
Aug 15, 2017 • 56 min
Show DescriptionOn this episode we’re discussing web components, what happens when a project goes wrong, how to teach Javascript from the beginning, and what to do when someone steals your code? RollbarOne of the frustrating things about being a…
275: History Repeating Itself
Aug 7, 2017 • 61 min
Show DescriptionWe’re doing a Q&A episode with just Dave and Chris covering questions about SVG projects, webpack, teaching your kid about CSS, Flash vs JS/CSS, and dividing up CSS stylesheets. CSS Dev ConfLearn about the latest and greatest CSS with…
274: Vanilla JS with Chris Ferdinandi
Aug 1, 2017 • 64 min
Show DescriptionWe’re talking with Chris Ferdinandi about Javascript, specifically Vanilla Javascript, and what that means on the web in 2017. FullStoryOperating a site without [FullStory](http://synd.co/2vTpN1k) is like running a brick-and-mortar shop…
273: On Sharing Links and Pricing
Jul 24, 2017 • 54 min
Show DescriptionDave and Chris are answering your questions on this episode, such as: Do sharing buttons on websites work? Pricing for apps? Building things yourself versus off the shelf? API’s and CMS’s and headless CMS’s? LogojoyLogojoy is an online…
272: Color Accessibility with Geri Coady
Jul 18, 2017 • 55 min
Show DescriptionWe’re talking color (colour if you please) on this episode: deciding on color, figuring out how many colors to use, and making sure people can actually see the color you intended are all part of the fun of designing on the web. We’ve got…
271: Headless Material Sass Queries
Jul 11, 2017 • 55 min
Show DescriptionWe’re answering your questions about container queries, which direction pagination buttons should point, what is a headless CMS, CSS architecture, Google and material design taking over, and more! CodePenBuy yourself a CodePen shirt…
270: SVG and Sketch with Peter Nowell
Jul 3, 2017 • 67 min
Show DescriptionIt’s our SVG Sketch-a-thon. We’ve got Peter Nowell on who’s the Sketchmaster to talk about SVG workflows, animation workflow, plugins for Sketch, and how working in software like Sketch is great but you should still know the code. CodePen…
269: The Final Rapidfire
Jun 26, 2017 • 54 min
Show DescriptionWe’re RAPIDFire’ing for the final time (or are we?) covering questions about integrating React or Angular into a website, being a good mentor, best practices for managing images, the JAM stack, and more! CodePen Team ModeThe Team itself…
268: Delivering Podcasts
Jun 19, 2017 • 66 min
Show DescriptionWe’ve talked about how to make a great podcast, now we’re back to talk about what’s happening on the front end side of podcast websites and apps. What did Apple announce at WWDC 2017? What’s JSON feed and why do we care? And where is…
267: Rapidfire 90
Jun 12, 2017 • 51 min
Show DescriptionShoptalk Show has a new website! So we’ll talk about that along with a bunch of your RAPDFire questions like: What do you do about annoying browser extensions? What’s the future of front end development?
266: Rapidfire 89
Jun 5, 2017 • 56 min
Show DescriptionWe’re back for another RAPIDFire talking some good CSS and JS drama, mailto links, using dev tools as an IDE, generic APIs, and the will-change property in CSS. .Tech Domains[.TECH Domain names](http://synd.co/2rRpHZs) for the new tech…
265: On Podcasting
May 29, 2017 • 76 min
Show DescriptionWe’re talking with our podcast editor, Chris Enns, all about how we put together ShopTalk Show episodes as well as some tips and advice on podcasting in general: what kind of equipment to buy, making money from podcasts, editing tips, and…
264: React with Netflix
May 22, 2017 • 57 min
We’re React-ing to a discussion with 3 developers at Netflix about React: Ryan Burgess, Jem Young, and Naoufal Kadhom. Why did Netflix choose React? We also cover the reason behind Netflix’s obsession with A/B testing? Jump to a Discussion on… 5:00 What…
263: HTML Email
May 16, 2017 • 56 min
Coding like it’s 1999 – or is it? We’re talking email design and development. What’s the tooling stack? What are the crazy things you can do inside HTML email in 2017? Questions 6:20 Is email still front end dev? Like it’s 1999? 10:00 What do webkit based…
262: CSS Grid
May 8, 2017 • 77 min
Grid is getting a ton of support in modern browsers and so we’ve got a couple of grid experts in Jen Simmons and Rachel Andrew on to help us navigate the grid – what is it? When can we use it? How do flexbox and grid play together? What about Bootstrap?…
261: Rapidfire 88
May 1, 2017 • 58 min
RAPIDfire Q&A time! Pew! Pew! We’re gonna “A” as many of your “Q’s” on this one including monitor recommendations, VIM vs eMacs vs Atom, frameworks or vanilla javascript, creating a family tree on the web, BEM, and side projects when you’re trying to get…
260: Rapidfire 87
Apr 26, 2017 • 61 min
We’re back for another RAPIDFire episode answering your questions – but first a quick #davegoeswindows update. Then we dive into questions about improving WordPress’ default search, marketing a CMS, adding team members, using @supports with Flexbox,…
259: Rapidfire 86
Apr 17, 2017 • 64 min
Dave and Chris are back together for a Rapidfire episode talking about the modern 2017 stack for front end development, Sass vs native CSS, best practices for HTML comments, Microsoft’s efforts with Linux, database cleaning, and the ongoing Atomic CSS…
258: Design Ethics
Apr 10, 2017 • 60 min
We’ve got Robyn Kanner and Mike Monteiro on the show to talk about ethics in design. When and, more importantly, how should you stand up to a manager when they tell you to design something in a way that feels wrong? Where do ethics and morals collide and…
257: Hiring
Apr 3, 2017 • 64 min
Hiring is always a hot topic for ShopTalk Show and we’ve got a couple of hiring experts on to talk about what’s important in the hiring process and they also rate your hosts, Chris and Dave, on how hire-able they would be on the job market. Links Rebecca…
256: Civic Hacking
Mar 28, 2017 • 66 min
We’re joined by Ernie from Code for Miami and Mike Sarasti from the City of Miamia to talk about how local government can work together to open up data to enable developers to build amazing stuff that would benefit everyone. We talk about how you could…
255: Rapidfire 85
Mar 20, 2017 • 67 min
On this RapidFire episode we answer your questions on QA processes, accessibility on a gallery of pictures, gulp, Dave explains something like you’re 5, why are there bugs in software, and how to justify mobile site development to stakeholders? All this…
254: WebVR
Mar 14, 2017 • 69 min
Prepare to have your mind blown as we go virtual — we’re joined by Kevin Ngo and Josh Carpenter who work for Mozilla and Google on their respective VR teams to explain the basics of VR as well as how it relates to the web. Jump to a discussion on… 3:40…
253: Rapidfire 84
Mar 6, 2017 • 66 min
RAPIDFire except less rapid and more fire this time? We’re talking support for @supports, should you do work you don’t agree with? Should you use data URLs all the time? How would you spend two grand? Do we need to solve CSS or is it fine the way it is?…
252: Finding “A Thing”
Feb 27, 2017 • 65 min
It’s conference season and we’ve Una Kravets and Krystal Higgins from An Event Apart Seattle on to talk about how they got into their “things” – the stuff they talk about, why they picked that topic, what to do if other people hop on your thing, and ideas…
251: Rapidfire 83
Feb 21, 2017 • 62 min
RAPIDFIRE! pew pew We’re covering a lot of ground in this episode: AMP revisited, mailbags, password, HTTP2, getting old in web design, podcasting in Italian. Listen up! Jump to a discussion on… 2:10 What are your thoughts on AMP now? 8:25 What are your…
250: Web Security
Feb 13, 2017 • 78 min
We’re talking web security with a couple of web security experts – April King and Alex Sexton. We talk through the ways your site can get attacked and then cover the key things you can do to protect yourself from the majority of attacks. Jump to a…
249: News Publishing
Feb 6, 2017 • 64 min
Our guest is Rebekah Monson of Whereby.Us – a company that creates media and technology products that help people connect and engage in their cities. Is using WordPress Multisite a good idea? How can a small team manage editorial, tech, and community…
248: AMP
Jan 30, 2017 • 70 min
Getting AMP’d with AMP. We’re going to talk about the #hotdrama about AMP with a couple of AMP experts. Jump to a discussion on… 1:06 What is AMP? 9:37 What problems is AMP trying to solve? 15:15 AMP is a wake up call but also a stop-gap solution. 16:35 A…
247: The Performance Equation
Jan 23, 2017 • 71 min
The performance equation: A panel discussion on web performance – webperf if you’re fancy – Zach Leatherman, Eli Fitch, and Jack Doyle join Chris and Dave to talk all things performance. Links Zach Leatherman Filament Group Eli Fitch / @elifitch Greensock…
246: Season Opener Rapidfire 82
Jan 16, 2017 • 64 min
We’re talking 2016 and 2017 along with some questions from you: should you use a Javascript library that hasn’t been updated in awhile? Streamlining WordPress development for a team? What’s up with text-stroke? And how to handle traffic if you’re running…
245: Rapidfire 81
Dec 5, 2016 • 73 min
What’s the most performant way to do snowflakes on your website? ShopTalkShow Smackdown – margin-top vs padding-bottom! Normalize, sanitize, and resets. What’s up with jQuery? Can not using jQuery be slower? When do you use event modules? What should you…
244: Rapidfire 80
Nov 28, 2016 • 69 min
What’s the difference between a site that’s straight up files vs WordPress? What’s CSP and why does it matter? Does MySQL matter? Understanding the benefits of HTTP2. And how can you clean up a project you’re taking over? Comment Bag No comments were…
243: Rapidfire 79
Nov 21, 2016 • 67 min
RAPIDFire Q&A Miami style. But first, Dave introduces you to the ShopTalk Show comment bag. Fake news on Facebook, in-app browsers on iOS being different, Filezilla secure, and figuring out when to stop researching new technology and just build websites.…
242: Rapidfire 78
Nov 14, 2016 • 67 min
You asked us questions like: Can you leapfrog other people when you switch careers? Is Safari the worst browser for animations? Style guides, grid layout and how to think about it, freelancing and taking ownership of things, and of course what’s the deal…
241: Rapidfire 77
Nov 8, 2016 • 64 min
It’s a RAPIDFire mixed with a rant-i-fire episode: A ShopTalk Rant on WordPress and Dave’s got a new computer. Also, how should you create responsive info-graphs and charts? Is there a way to web inspect canvas? Is Bootstrap accessible? Q & A 11:00 I hate…
240: Rapidfire 76
Oct 31, 2016 • 57 min
It’s RapidFIRE time. Your Q’s with our A’s like: Which CMS would you choose to handoff a new site to a client? What happens with fragile super-mega menus? What makes a web host fast or slow? What is Atomic CSS really? How should a massive form be built? Q…
239: Rapidfire 75
Oct 24, 2016 • 68 min
First up some recaps: Dave recaps some Yarn hot drama, and Chris recaps CSS DevConf 2016. Then we get into your questions about authentication keys, building a blog for a comic, using CSS Grid, and slow WordPress database issues! Q & A 2:50 Hot Drama…
238: Rapidfire 74
Oct 19, 2016 • 66 min
What do you need to consider when selling ads on your website? Inability to control your workflow? What is agile development exactly? When do you change a website or when should you redesign it? APIs for connecting all the things together. What should you…