Episode 116 Preserving the Architecture of the Web with Stefan Tilkov
May 30, 2016
In This Episode
- Constraints and Qualities of The Web
- The Hypermedia format
- The REST model
- The ways that we’ve forgotten the architecture of the web before in the past
- The three core web technologies: HTML, CSS, JS, and the separation of concerns
- The idea that HTML is not good enough for real programmers
- Angular, Ember, React — how does a team choose the best tool?
Episode 105 Progressive Enhancement with Aaron Gustafson
August 29, 2015
Progressive Enhancement is a core principle of the web. But these days it seems a lot of folks don't quite understand what it's about. Aaron Gustafson joins Jen Simmons to break it down, and explain why and how your website should be built using the principles of Progressive Enhancement.
In This Episode
- What is progressive enhancement?
- How do we do it?
- But what about supporting the old browsers?
- But what about doing the hot new stuff?
- Doesn’t it take longer?
- Why in the world?
- Ok, ok, I know I should, but how? no really, how?
Episode 74 HTML Semantics with Bruce Lawson
June 18, 2014
HTML5 brought more semantic elements to HTML. How's that going? Why should developers use semantic HTML? Bruce Lawson joins Jen Simmons to discuss HTML, semantics, accessibility, ARIA roles, microformats, microdata, RDFa, web components and more.
Episode 65 The Future of the Web Stack with Simon St. Laurent
April 3, 2014
Now that the web has new superpowers in the form of HTML & Javscript APIs, many engineers are rushing to the web, excited to use modern programming tools on the web platform. It seems there might be an emerging trend, however, to not understand or respect the web for its strengthens, and to toss out years of known best practices in the rush. Simon St. Laurent joins Jen Simmons to ask, what is going on?
Episode 33 Back to Basics with Jen Robbins
September 6, 2012
The web at its basics is HTML and CSS. If you want to learn these fundamentals, where do you start? Jen Robbins joins Jen Simmons to lay out a road map.