623: Assigning Weight Dynamically, CoPilot vs Other AI, and Monorepos

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We're talking about assigning a weight to items in a layout, differentiating between banger posts and regular blog posts, using social engineering to get PR's accepted, monorepo thoughts, using CoPilot vs other AI programming support bots, has TypeScript benefited from AI, and what happens if you turn off CoPilot?



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

  • 00:28 Entering summer mode
  • 01:25 Is it possible to dynamically assign a “weight” to items in a layout?
  • 10:01 How do you differentiate between bangers and regular posts?
  • 21:42 Social engineering PR updates
  • 28:11 Monorepo questions
  • 34:14 Using CoPilot in VS Code
  • 44:33 Has TypeScript been helped by AI?
  • 49:07 Idea from Primeagen to turn off CoPilot as a test
  • 53:08 Lightbox follow up

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