Episode 036

Rapidfire #7

Another RAPIDFIRE episode of ShopTalk! No guests, no #hotdrama, no news, just all steaming hot question on answer action. 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
  • (2:07) How can you minify CSS when you use WordPress? WordPress needs a special block of comments at the top of the CSS file for the theme to work.
  • (6:18) What do we need ems for? What is the payoff?
  • (15:20) How we can create equal height div with only css?
  • (22:42) What internet security software do we use for Mac?
  • (26:46) Is there a way to style individual letters of a string with just CSS?
  • (29:54) How do you integrate GitHub into a real web publishing workflow?
  • (39:13) A client wants to hide page titles in WordPress. Isn’t that bad SEO?
  • (40:32) Understanding the purpose behind data-* attributes in HTML5.
  • (47:44) Are frameworks just not for me, or am I missing the point?

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