Elliott Marquez talks with us about the history of Polymer and Lit, why you should pick Lit, working with web components, the shadow dom, managing state, and how Material design is built with web components.
Ethan Marcotte is here to talk about his new book, You Deserve a Tech Union, and discusses topics such as why we need unions in tech, who gets to be in the union, how unions can help deal with the AI question, union busting, and some arguments against unions.
Manton Reece, creator of Micro.blog, stops by to talk about the history of Micro.blog, what it's written in, how it handles feeds coming in and going out, cross-posting, authentication, and the somewhat hidden features of Micro.blog: bookmarking, bookshelves, and even podcasting.
Chris redesigned his blog, using sounds on your website to make it seem fancy, what can't automated accessibility tests test, and what's new in Safari 17.
Fred K. Schott stops by to talk about building community, open source and sponsorship, building on partnerships in the dev community, WordPress + Astro, view transitions, using Discord for support, and leaking secret Astro Studio details.