Episode 032

With Estelle Weyl

This week we are joined by Estelle Weyl. Estelle is a contract front end design engineer who has worked with a long list of big name companies. She has written a number of tech books, working on several more, and speaks at dozens of conferences a year. We talk about (roughly in order):

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Estelle Weyl

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Estelle is a consulting web developer, trainer, author and speaker.

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Time Jump Links
  • FontPrep - Like the Font Squirrel @font-face generator on a Mac app you run locally.
  • Twitter API 1.1 Changes - #hotdrama
  • Picture element (Florian's Compromise) now in dev specs.
  • The type attribute and links - could browsers affect request headers and thus the content served from the same URL?
  • Do websites using the .mobi TLD render differently on iOS? (We say on the show probably not, but...)
  • What is Flexbox actually doing to do for us, on a practical level?
  • How can we get client approval when they are constantly throwing up road blocks and steamrolling good designs?
  • What does "Front End Web Developer" actually mean? Do they need to know back end stuff as well?

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