128: Rapidfire 34
This week it's another Rapid Fire!!! Nothing but the best darn question and answer action you've ever heard!
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.
Time Jump Links
- 2:01 I follow tons of awesome web developers on Twitter and I learn about all the cool new things. I'm feeling a little overwhelmed. How do I actually get better at making websites?
- 8:22 I got an email that contained a countdown timer gif. Do you know how this was accomplished?
- 15:54 I am working with a site that generates it's own short urls and I was wondering about adding to my pages. First of all, what good does it do? Secondly, I also saw . What is the difference, if any, and which should I be using?
- 25:44 What is your preference for fixing design breakpoints in responsive designs?
- 44:44 How do you handle touch screens and responsive design?
- 52:42 Many mobile first grids/ frameworks I see use predefined breakpoints. Doesn't this go against the common rule of designing for the content and not the device? Should I have commonly defined breakpoints then tweak each page accordingly?