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  1. 211: Rapidfire 58 - ShopTalk

    It’s a RAPIDFire episode – Chris and Dave answer your questions as quickly as they can before the gun goes off. Too many tools, comp sci vs programming, vertical rythym, version controlling WordPress, self-employment, div-itis, and mobile email client performance issues are just some (ok all) of the topics covered.

    Q & A

    1:42 What has perplexed me though are the tools out there like Bower, Grunt, Gulp, Yeoman, Browserify. Can you give me a generalization as to where I would put these in my workflow and their purpose?

    11:08 What are the differences between computer science and programming, and is it important to learn traditional computer science to do web app development?

    14:50 Have you ever paid attention to vertical rhythm and modular scales when setting type sizes, line height and positioning in your web layouts?

    22:30 But I’m wondering everybody’s method for using git to version control WordPress. Do you prefer to only version control the theme? Entire WP install? Any tips?

    29:00 What’s your advice for any Front-End Developer before becoming self-employed and what was your greatest hurdle becoming a self-employed developer?

    33:40 What approach would you take if you wanted to vertically center text on top of a responsive full-width hero image?

    39:10 My question concerns working remotely, specifically some of the challenges faced i.e. should I use a recruiter, contract work, job boards to watch for such work.

    43:10 I’ve just started to learn web development, and have a question about the proper use of div tags in an HTML file. Is there such a thing as using too many divs?

    48:40 Is there a script or server-side tool that I can use to prevent certain desktop-only assets from being downloaded to mobile clients when at lead-time?

    Links

    Mean Stack

    RollUp

    Browserify

    NPM

    Gulp

    NPM Scripts

    Tim Brown – More Perfect Typography – talk from 2010

    TGM WordPress plugin activiation

    WP Migrate DB Pro

    Southwest Heart

    Automattic Jobs / Github Jobs / Invision Jobs

    CODE GENIUS – Cascading Sh*t Show by Jacob Thornton

    CodePen Radio: How Swag Gets to Your Door

    Shoptalk Show Shop

    Sponsors

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    show notes:

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    Job Mention

    ShopTalk Show Job Board especially for Canadians who Want to Stay in Canada

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  2. Podcast 005 | Priorities | The Minimalists

    In this “quickie” episode of The Minimalists Podcast, Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus discuss priorities, and they answer the following listener questions:

    When minimizing possessions, how do you know when to stop?

    When donating time, how do you minimize duties and schedules?

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    Mentioned in This Episode

    Book: Essentialism

    Contribution: The Hope Effect

    Essay: Real Priorities

    Event: How to Write Better

    Event: Minimalism Film

    Event: Tuesdays with The Minimalists

    Recommendation: Bandit Coffee Co.

    This episode was produced by Shawn Harding. Our theme music was written and performed by Peter Doran. Our podcasts are completely free, so if you found value in this episode, and you’d like to help us produce more, please consider donating a dollar to The Minimalists. Your donations help keep this podcast 100% advertisement-free (because advertisements suck).

    If you’d like to comment on the podcast, you can leave a review on iTunes. Not only do we read every review, but your positive, creative reviews also help our simple-living message reach more ears.

    If you have a question for The Minimalists you’d like us to answer on our podcast, please leave a message on our voicemail at 406-219-7839. We’ll also answer some questions from Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter on our podcast: #AskTheMinimalists.

    Subscribe to The Minimalists via email.

    http://www.theminimalists.com/005/

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