Harry Roberts is an award-winning Consultant Front-end Architect, writer, and speaker from the UK. Roberts is often asked for his advice by web teams to help make their CSS better organized and more efficient.
Today we had the pleasure of talking to Harry Roberts, the founder of the well-known blog, CSS Wizardry. Harry has built an incredible personal brand and we’ve
This week Sam(@samjbmason) talks with Harry Roberts (@csswizardry) about his journey so far moving from Sky to becoming a Front-end Architect and Performance Engineer.
We discuss how he got his first speaking gig, the benefits of having a blog and what should newcomers developers learn when starting out.
For the first edition our organiser Stefan meets with no other than Harry Roberts and has a wonderful talk about web performance and the beer garden culture of Vienna.
Also, we do a short shoutout to the next iteration of ScriptConf, which will take place January 19, 2018 in Linz!
Original video: https://soundcloud.com/scriptcast/1-beer-with-harry-roberts
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Steve discovers how CSS Wizardry’s Harry Roberts went from secure staff job to in-demand consultant and international speaker. Great tips on self marketing, the importance of your own site’s language to getting hired and the difference in being a freelance consultant.
‘Two old farts looking at their calendars’ with Harry Roberts and Jonathan Snook | Unfinished Business
We’re back. Back in business. Unfinished Business. Episode 101. For this, the first episode of 2015, I’m joined by two of the best well-known writers about how to implement CSS on a large scale Harry Roberts and Jonathan Snook.
This week we were joined by Harry Roberts of CSS Wizardy. Harry does a lot of writing about CSS architecture and writing good CSS. He has a fancy title at BSkyB and has worked on apps such as Faavorite. We talk about (roughly in order):
To use or not to use ID’s, the saga. (1) (2) (3) (4)
Changes afoot for Ellis Labs / Expression Engine
Q & A
In search of the ah-ha moment for preprocessors. (For Harry, variables in inuit.css)
What sort of planning process do you go through to prepare yourselves to write efficient code on large projects?
How do CSS transforms interplay with normal CSS properties like height/width and top/left?
Newly added styles have a way of just being append to end of stylesheet. Are there organizational principals to help with that?
There are lots of new awesome workflow tools for Mac, what about Windows and Linux?
Is there some kind of tool to automate making CSS IE compatible?
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In particular, we dive pretty deep on:
Web Design and Web Development
How to do jQuery Things without jQuery
Doing things like mentors (Todd)
CSS is easier to learn then JS?
Being good at CSS and JS at the same time?
How about Node developers?
And much more!
Your Smart Phone is Making You Stupid…
Ben Orenstein is joined by Gordon Fontenot and Matt Mongeau, two thoughtbot developers, to discuss iOS development using both Objective-C and RubyMotion. Ben, Matt, and Gordon talk about the differences between the two platforms for iOS development, testing in iOS development, the difficulty in it, and the ways to do it. They also make they’re recommendations for getting started with iOS development, and discuss iOS apps they like, designing iOS applications, the iOS release cycle, and much more.