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Shoptalk 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?


Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert in silly sunglasses and a sign that says Shawp Tawlkk Shough DOT COM

Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert

This episode is with just Chris & Dave, ShopTalk Show's hosts. Chris is the co-founder of CodePen and creator of CSS-Tricks, and Dave is lead developer at Paravel.

Time Jump Links

  • 2:45 What's the future of front end design?
  • 24:05 ShopTalk Show's new website
  • 30:40 JS frameworks like React, Vue, Angular, etc are pushing web dev toward a "component" model instead of a "page" model. Do you guys think "vanilla" html/css/js will eventually adopt this model?
  • 34:55 Is the performance optimization best practice “serve static content from a cookie-less domain/subdomain” still valid?
  • 38:10 What is the goto tool for front-end development where 60% project is PHP CMS and 40% is javascript rendered (react)?
  • 42:40 There are quite a few spell-checker web apps out there - Do you have any suggestions as to how one might go about removing the ability for such web apps to find your text box?