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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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