Episode 069

With Mike Taylor

This week we were joined by Mike Taylor, a whitespace strategist from Opera. We talked about (roughly in order):

Mike Taylor

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Mike is a strategist at Opera.

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Time Jump Links
  • 6:37 The W3C added EME Spec (aka DRM for video)
  • 19:24 Percentages seem to render different in Opera, what’s the deal? Should I use media queries instead?
  • 23:42 Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to change the default page scroll behavior (for a horizontal scrolling site)?
  • 30:56 Handling fonts (in silk)
  • 37:04 How would you explain javascript closures to a 6 year old, and how do you use them?
  • 46:42 Caching files with .htaccess: what happens when you have files that change frequently?
  • 52:14 How to test post requests from third parties locally?

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