045: With Harry Roberts

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This week we were joined by Harry Roberts of CSS Wizardy. Harry does a lot of writing about CSS architecture and writing good CSS. He has a fancy title at BSkyB and has worked on apps such as Faavorite. We talk about (roughly in order):



Harry Roberts

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Harry is a consultant front end architect.

Time Jump Links

  • To use or not to use ID's, the saga. (1) (2) (3) (4)
  • Changes afoot for Ellis Labs / Expression Engine
  • In search of the ah-ha moment for preprocessors. (For Harry, variables in inuit.css)
  • What sort of planning process do you go through to prepare yourselves to write efficient code on large projects?
  • How do CSS transforms interplay with normal CSS properties like height/width and top/left?
  • Newly added styles have a way of just being append to end of stylesheet. Are there organizational principals to help with that?
  • There are lots of new awesome workflow tools for Mac, what about Windows and Linux?
  • Is there some kind of tool to automate making CSS IE compatible?