Shop Talk Show 007: Rapidfire #1

The Shop Talk Show has no guests this weeks, as Chris Coyier & Dave Rupert get through as many user questions as possible. Quick-fire questions on web design & development…

Q&A includes:

  • What to focus on to move career forward
  • “Google” Dart
  • Clever uses of ::before and ::after
  • A brief intro and explanation of the difference between Node.js and CoffeeScript
  • Using PHP to serve CSS
  • Planning a framework
  • How Modernizr helps make cross browser compatible sites
  • Cleaning up the WordPress mess of plugins injecting CSS and JS
  • Why CSS opacity affects all decedent elements and what you can do about it
  • Finding the time
  • Pros and Cons of Blueprint CSS Framework
  • CSS rotation and poor text rendering
  • When will we be able to animate/transition pseudo elements? [chart]
  • Pixel tracking for emails and alternatives