Chris Coyier, a famous web dev whose articles on CSS/HTML/design have helped even lowly me, has a super compelling video my colleague Steven Sacks shared with me. Chris covers the many facets of “what is a front end developer”, the identity crisis the term has, and it’s fascinating. Totally valid in what I’ve seen in the past 8 years.Continue reading “Front End Development 5 Years Later”
Fun With Polymer 1.1
Sharing CSS Between Polymer Components in Version 1.1 vs 0.5
Finally figured out how to share styles between components in Polymer. In version 0.5 it was <core-style> and in 1.1, they’ve changed it use shared styles which is pretty easy to grok for someone who sucks at CSS like me.
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Backbone.js for Flash and Flex Developers
Backbone in particular has some longevity amongst the many frameworks available and has been used in some high profile applications (notably Pivotal Tracker). Since I’ve recently been fixing a web application project with a varied history, I’m diving head first into Backbone, and taking a break from diving into Angular.
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