Episode 116

Rapidfire 28

This week it's another RAPIDFIRE!!! Nothing but HOT question & answer action.

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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  • 1:47 Could you recommend any good Wordpress plugins to work with for a bilingual support?
  • 10:38 Is it possible to have a single page website perform well in terms of SEO?
  • 19:03 When starting from scratch on a smaller site I tend to work first on the markup, then once happy I begin the styling. This usually means going through all selectors in the DOM and pasting them into the stylesheet. Have you found a tool to scan a DOM and spit out all the classes (and maybe IDs) for styling with?
  • 25:12 How should I handle vertical rhythm?
  • 33:18 Have you guys had any luck using MAMP on Mountain Lion?
  • 35:07 I'm having problems with version control. Do you have any advice?
  • 42:49 When or why it would be better to use @extend in certain instances versus creating a mixin and using @include?
  • 49:15 My client expects pixel perfection when translating PSD to website. What do you think is a reasonable level of fidelity to the mockup to expect from a developer?
  • 57:51 In responsive web design, what are the advantages and disadvantages of including media queries "inline" in your CSS versus putting them in separate CSS files?

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