615: Dave Goes Windows For Real

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Dave's got job news to share, as well as insight into the process of what applying for a job in tech is like in 2024. We also talk about styling, scoping, positioning, and floating UI.



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

  • 00:34 Breaking news!
  • 04:44 What's Luro's story?
  • 11:49 How was the job search process?
  • 18:30 Information asymmetry
  • 22:23 Is a 5 month process realistic for a job search?
  • 25:03 What did you worry about in the process?
  • 30:55 Writing components for Fluent
  • 34:55 Icons in 2024
  • 38:35 Will Dave's opinions on web dev change?
  • 42:39 Styling and scoping
  • 49:01 Scope is based on it's position in the DOM
  • 50:16 Popover
  • 57:53 Floating UI

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