Episode 017


It's RAPIDFIRE time! No guests, no hot drama, and sadly this week no sponsors. We just dig into as many questions as we can. We talk about (roughly in order):


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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.

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Time Jump Links
  • Should clients have to pay for security updates?
  • When to use a PHP framework like Yii, CodeIgniter or CakePHP
  • How, Why, and When to use modern support tools like Modernizr
  • Why is there no "wrapper" pseudo elements?
  • Couldn't we achieve what CSS preprocessors can do with PHP?
  • Dealing with health and a sedentary lifestyle
  • Interactive elements in jQuery UI vs native HTML5
  • Finding clever domain names (Try Domainr or Thsrs)
  • Disappear an image on scroll down
  • Using JavaScript to insert/remove content at different width breakpoints
  • Pricing yourself and the awkwardness of asking for money
  • Making a triangle with shadow in just HTML/CSS (Dabblet)

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