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Tech Conferences, Dev on Windows, and CSS for Displaying Random Images

The D-d-d-d-discord's got threads! Are conferences a thing we're ready for? How was Dave's experience working on a Windows PC? Help Dave figure out his monitor issue on Mac. Are people writing websites without a build step? And what is a good CSS technique for displaying images that could be either horizontal or vertical?
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Brad and Ian Frost – From Meteorologist to Web Developer

We're chatting with Ian Frost who swapped out his meteorologist career to become a web developer alongside his brother Brad Frost. We talk about getting started learning HTML / CSS, and then Javscript, writing code as a team, navigating the front and back end in 2021, dictating tech stacks to clients, and dealing with turnover and tech changes with clients.
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Good Meetings. Is This Data? Front End vs Back End.

Sarah Drasner's got a new book and we talk about her article on good meetings. Are front end problems more difficult than back end problems? GitHub's got an upgrade issues feature. How would you design a database for a new project? And where and what is data in 2021?
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Perf as a Job, Riverside vs Streamyard, Frontend Being Consumed, and How Much to Bill Clients

Can doing performance audits be a career in 2021? Comparing streaming and recording with Riverside and Streamyard. Is the front of the frontend being consumed by automation? Struggles in hiring and putting together resumes. And how much should freelancers bill clients for their own education and learning?
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Slap a WAAPI, Explaining the Shadow DOM, LayoutNG, iFrames, the Web Animation API

Do you drive or fly in 2021? How do you explain the Shadow DOM? What's LayoutNG? How do iFrames and Accessibility work out? Should we be using CSS Prefers Reduced Motion? And what's up with the Web Animation API?
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Syntax Crossover with Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski

We're joined by Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski from Syntax.fm and chat about the fun of developing, SvelteKit, what tools Scott and Wes reach for when building a website, the WordPress developer experience, and some sick picks!
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Is Sass Still Cool? Animation vs Transition, Animated Tables, and Dark Mode in Email

Let's talk Sass, nesting, animation vs transition, animated tables, scroll snap points, progress meters, viewing emails in dark mode, and coded prototypes.
467

New Frameworks, Astro, New React, and WWDC 21 Thoughts

Where are my paaaants? What to do with new frameworks? What to do with new React? Building in Astro. And WWDC 2021 reactions.
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Tabs In Component Libraries, Grouping @media Queries, and When is Software Finished?

What's the best way to include tabs as part of a component library? D-d-d-discord update on Alex's CSS-Trickz clone. Do you group your @media query items together or spread them around? And is software ever truly finished?
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Linters, Delivering HTML in a Single File, Specialist or Generalist, and Social Image Previews

We're talking about linters, should we deliver single file HTML? Should you focus on a specific tool or be more general? And we revisit social image previews.
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Jamstack & New Netlify Features with Jason Lengstorf & Phil Hawksworth

Jason Lengstorf and Phil Hawksworth chat about the current state of the Jamstack including React + Jamstack, Distributed Persistent Rendering, building for ease of use, dealing with minor changes and caching, whether Jamstack needs to do all things, and a big new Netlify features announced!
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Choose Build Tools, Social Media Images, Border Radius Clipping, and Debugging Safari in Windows

Camera and gear for your desk talk, and answering your questions about build tools, programatically creating social media images, border radius clipping of parents, debugging Safari on Windows, the state of Drupal in 2021, and using code blocks in WordPress.