Episode 079

With Travis Miller

This week we were joined by Travis Miller, a full stack developer at SPARK. Chris and Dave met Travis at Front End Conf where he gave a talk about hip hop and the web.

Travis Miller

Web // Twitter

Travis is a freelance designer , developer and strategist.

Tags

, , , , , , , , ,

Audio Player

Time Jump Links
  • 9:24 Why You Shouldn’t Tell That Random Girl On The Street That She’s Hot
  • 14:40 What is the future of layout; CSS Grid or Flexbox?
  • 22:32 Data URI vs linked image?
  • 32:24 What solutions could you recommend for someone looking to provide video training with a paywall on their website? How would you handle memberships? Is Vimeo business secure?
  • 39:36 What would you guys use if you were building a e-commerce site for a small store today?
  • 47:28 I work for an agency looking to move from going “commando” with FTP over to git, sass, etc. What should we do when a client asks for FTP access?
  • 52:34 Are there any performance hits or gotchas by simply linking to Google web fonts instead of downloading them?
  • 57:04 There are a few ways people replace images with text. Which is the best, considering performance and crossbrowser compatibility?

Job Mentions

Check out all jobs over on the Job Board. If you'd like to post a job, you can do that here, and have it mentioned on ShopTalk for a small additional charge.

More episodes!