The spookiest month of the year brings discussions of handling pull requests on open source projects, wayfinding on the responsive web, how would having to pay for frameworks change the web, relying on social media for promotion, and chapter 2 of the history of the web as read by Jeremy Keith.
We talk with Henry Zhu about his role maintaining the open source project Babel including how to make decisions on what bugs, features, and pull requests to work on, the scope of Babel itself, financial support, and what it's like to be an open source maintainer in 2019.
We're talking performance improvements and we've got Ben Schwarz, creator of Calibre - the web performance monitoring app for teams, on to give some quick tips to improve performance as well as where performance is headed in 2019.
This week we talk through the essay The Cathedral and the Bazaar. Can ideas and rules written about software development in 1997 apply to working on the web 18 years later? The answer may surprise you.