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Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert in silly sunglasses and a sign that says Shawp Tawlkk Shough DOT COM

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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  • 10:00 If a freelance client wants an eCommerce solution, what is the best way to handle this?
  • 17:15 If I set the font-weight on a parent element that doesn't generally support text nodes (like TR or UL tags) the property can be inherited by the child TD or LI. However, if the property is set by another selector (even a less specific one), it's replaced. What's the deal?
  • 26:09 How you organize variables for preprocessors?
  • 32:30 I wanted to get your method of tackling web projects. What kind of planning goes into your personal processes?
  • 40:05 I am considering getting into some collaborative development through Github. Is Github's Explore the best place to start to find projects, or would you recommend another site for finding projects?
  • 48:36 Is it semantically accurate to place pagination or breadcrumbs inside a nav element?
  • 51:55 Is it a good idea to wrap function calls, which trigger Layout (consecutive read->write), in request animation frame?
  • 56:28 I was wondering if you guys could talk about using ajax requests to dynamically load content on a page, and how it can be done so that google can recognize it?