5BY5 - The Web Ahead #18: CSS with Eric Meyer
CSS is central to the web. What happening with it these days? Author and expert Eric Meyer joins Jen Simmons to talk about the past, present and future of Cascading Style Sheets.
Here are the topics covered in this episode:
All about the upcoming release of Firefox 4 including the new SpiderMonkey JS interpreter including what is upcoming with web workers and web sockets. For some awesome examples of sockets and workers, checkout the recent applications created as part of Node Knockout competition.
* Firefox 4 * Mozilla Developer Blog * Mozilla Developer Center * Web Sockets * Web Workers * SpiderMonkey - The fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy
"… Incorporating CSS3 into your designs allows you to create innovative designs with less code and reliance on images. The level of compatibility with many of the browser options out there is already impressive and it continues to grow. Taking advantage of the new CSS3 features helps to shift heavier visual elements to the browser itself." http://www.uie.com/brainsparks/2011/07/28/dan-rubin-css3-for-everyone/