579: One Day Builds, Spicy Slugs, and What Next for CSS?

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Have you ever been an auctioneer? Sometimes when God closes a shed, he opens a sauna. Dave's working on the one day build theory, how to market with fake data, an update on the Discord, marketing with a spicy slug, what we want to see next in CSS, and thoughts on component libraries.



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.

Time Jump Links

  • 00:19 Auctioneering experiences
  • 02:12 God closes a shed, sometimes he opens a sauna
  • 07:13 One day build theory
  • 11:19 Marketing with fake data - Beeper
  • 17:40 Discord and Patreon update
  • 21:55 I have a new marketing tactic called the “spicy slug” what do you think?
  • 29:29 What do you want to see next in CSS?
  • 41:29 You Deserve a Tech Union
  • 46:33 I'd love to hear your thoughts on "Component Libraries" like React or Vue vs "Templating Languages" like PHP, ERB or Jinja.

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