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Codesplitters Podcast

By Poul Hansen, Kevin Andries and Mikkel Rom

A podcast about modern web development.
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18: PostCSS vs SASS
18: PostCSS vs SASS
Today we discuss the pros and cons of both PostCSS and SASS, and if SASS is still needed today. Links: https://postcss.org/ https://www.postcss.parts/ https://github.com/postcss/autoprefixer https://sass-lang.com/
56:32
December 30, 2022
17: Modernising the Umbraco Backoffice with Web Components and Lit - with Filip Bech
17: Modernising the Umbraco Backoffice with Web Components and Lit - with Filip Bech
Today we invited Filip Bech, CTO at Umbraco, on the show to talk about the Umbraco CMS, how to go headless, Web Components libraries and frameworks. Filip also shares some of the thoughts behind the modernisation of the Umbraco backoffice where they are using an API-First approach going from AngularJS to Lit. πŸ”— Links: https://umbraco.com/ https://github.com/umbraco/Umbraco.UI https://lit.dev/ https://vitejs.dev/ https://umbraco.com/products/umbraco-heartcore/ https://angularjs.org/ https://codesplitterspodcast.com/episodes/11-technology-throwbacks-a-tribute-to-angularjs-and-jquery/ https://twitter.com/Filipbech https://twitter.com/Umbraco
01:01:20
November 25, 2022
16: UX and frontend collaboration with Thomas Hjortsberg
16: UX and frontend collaboration with Thomas Hjortsberg
Thomas Hjortsberg is a good friend and ex-colleague of ours. He joins us to talk about collaboration between UX and frontend, and shares his wise words and war-stories based on his many years of UX experience.
01:25:15
October 13, 2022
15: Fig, Bun, dialog-element, :readonly gotchas and bookmarking strategies πŸ”–
15: Fig, Bun, dialog-element, :readonly gotchas and bookmarking strategies πŸ”–
In this episode we share a few nice tools, extensions and gotchas with each other. We also ended up talking about how we like to organize our bookmarks. πŸ”— Links: Fig.io Bun is a fast all-in-one JavaScript runtime Todo Tree extension for VS Code Webstorm Dialog :readonly Jest todo: https://jestjs.io/docs/api#testtodoname - example: it.todo("should do this thing") Cypress.io Playwright.dev
57:27
September 20, 2022
14: Dogs, Safari, Vue/Nuxt, Histoire and Angular 14
14: Dogs, Safari, Vue/Nuxt, Histoire and Angular 14
We talk about Mikkels new puppy and some other dog-talk. Once again we discuss cool new features in Safari, such as container queries and subgrid, etc. We also talk about updates in Vue, Nuxt and Angular 14. There is also a new story-tool in town - Histoire. πŸ”— Links: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/safari-release-notes/safari-16-release-notes https://blog.vuejs.org/posts/vue-2-7-naruto.html https://histoire.dev/ https://blog.angular.io/angular-v14-is-now-available-391a6db736af https://storybook.js.org/showcase/ https://tailwindui.com/ https://astro.build https://www.patterns.dev/posts/islands-architecture/ https://qwik.builder.io/ https://remix.run
55:42
August 15, 2022
13: Pizza, new Safari releases, dialog-element, :focus-visible, optional chaining and polyfills
13: Pizza, new Safari releases, dialog-element, :focus-visible, optional chaining and polyfills
This time we talk about our passion for homemade pizza, newly released Safari features, the element, :focus-visible, optional chaining and polyfills. πŸ”— Links: Ooni pizza ovens: https://eu.ooni.com/ Safari releases: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/safari-release-notes Dialog element: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/dialog :focus-visible: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/:focus-visible The Optional Chaining Operator, β€œModern” Browsers, and My Mom: https://blog.jim-nielsen.com/2022/a-web-for-all/
49:23
June 29, 2022
12: Being a consultant
12: Being a consultant
In this episode we step a little bit away from talking about technologies and tools, instead we talk about being a consultant. What it means and how it's different from being an in-house developer or a freelance developer. We also discuss what different constellations we have been part of and some of the nice things of being a consultant.
46:45
May 19, 2022
11: Technology throwbacks - A tribute to AngularJS and jQuery
11: Technology throwbacks - A tribute to AngularJS and jQuery
AngularJS reached end of LTS (Long Term Support) on 31st of December 2021, so we're saying goodbye to an old friend and go back in time and talk about our first encounters with AngularJS and remember all the goods and the bads. We also talk about some other legendary tools and frameworks such as jQuery, jQuery-UI and bootstrap. πŸ”— Links: AngularJS: https://docs.angularjs.org/misc/version-support-status jQuery: https://jquery.com/ jQuery UI: https://jqueryui.com/ Bootstrap: https://getbootstrap.com/ Check out all our episodes on our website: https://codesplitterspodcast.com/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CodeSplitters Poul: https://twitter.com/insanicae Kevin: https://twitter.com/kandries89 Mikkel: https://twitter.com/mikkelrom
01:14:16
March 09, 2022
10: 2021 reflections
10: 2021 reflections
We look back at 2021 and reflect on what projects we worked on and what we learned. We also talk a bit about our plans with the podcast for 2022. πŸ”— Links: React and web components: https://reactjs.org/docs/web-components.html Check out all our episodes on our website: https://codesplitterspodcast.com/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CodeSplitters Poul: https://twitter.com/insanicae Kevin: https://twitter.com/kandries89 Mikkel: https://twitter.com/mikkelrom
55:41
January 18, 2022
9: Mikkels thoughts on using Tailwind and Angular
9: Mikkels thoughts on using Tailwind and Angular
In this episode we focus on Mikkels experiences working with Angular and Tailwind, for the first time. What was weird? What was great? What was bad? Would he use those technologies again? With Poul being the Angular expert and Kevin being the Tailwind expert, we talk about all the pros and cons and misconceptions of both Angular and Tailwind. πŸ”— Links: Angular RxJs TypeScript Tailwind Check out all our episodes on our website: https://codesplitterspodcast.com/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CodeSplitters Poul: https://twitter.com/insanicae Kevin: https://twitter.com/kandries89 Mikkel: https://twitter.com/mikkelrom
01:09:54
December 12, 2021
8: Testing from a beginners standpoint
8: Testing from a beginners standpoint
In this episode we talk about testing. Kevin wants to learn more about testing, so Poul and Mikkel try to guide him into how to get started. We also talk about how to sell testing, why should we spend time writing tests and the different types of tests. πŸ”— Links: Jest https://jestjs.io/ Testing Library https://testing-library.com/ Testing Javascript https://testingjavascript.com/ LightHouse https://developers.google.com/web/tools/lighthouse Axe https://www.deque.com/axe/ Storybook https://storybook.js.org/ Storybook a11y add-on https://storybook.js.org/addons/@storybook/addon-a11y Check out all of our episodes on our website: https://codesplitterspodcast.com/ Follow us on Twitter: Codesplitters: https://twitter.com/CodeSplitters Poul: https://twitter.com/insanicae Kevin: https://twitter.com/kandries89 Mikkel: https://twitter.com/mikkelrom
01:00:26
October 30, 2021
7: The fall of IE
7: The fall of IE
Since IE will be retired on June 15th 2022, we're talking a bit about how it was back in the days when we had to support old IE versions. Β What does this retirement of IE mean to us as frontend developers? Β What about the UX side of the decision of dropping IE support? What problems will disappear together with the support of IE? What web features will we be able to use? πŸ”— LINKS "The Internet Explorer 11 desktop application will be retired on June 15, 2022" IE retirement announcement:Β  Slack Huddle https://slack.com/intl/en-dk/help/articles/4402059015315-Start-a-huddle-in-a-channel-or-direct-message HTTP 203 - Is Safari the new IE? https://http203.libsyn.com/is-safari-the-new-ie Moving users to Microsoft Edge from Internet Explorer https://docs.microsoft.com/da-dk/microsoft-edge/web-platform/ie-to-microsoft-edge-redirection Browser-update https://browser-update.org/ shame.css https://csswizardry.com/2013/04/shame-css/ :focus-visible https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/:focus-visible object-fit https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/object-fit CSS Scroll Snap https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/CSS_Scroll_Snap Flexbox gap https://caniuse.com/flexbox-gap WebP images https://caniuse.com/webp CSS Custom Properties https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/Using_CSS_custom_properties line-clamp https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/-webkit-line-clamp :is() https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/:is :where() https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/:where String.includes https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/String/includes Template Literals https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Template_literals Dynamic Imports https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Statements/import#dynamic_imports
01:03:25
September 23, 2021
6: Modern CSS and JS we're excited about 🀩
6: Modern CSS and JS we're excited about 🀩
In this episode we're really excited to talk about some of the recently released web platform features. Some of them have been here for a little while, some are very new and some are still just experimental. 2021 has been a year full of new CSS features and many more are coming. We talk about what excites us the most in frontend-land and which new features solve problems we have had in the past. πŸ”— LINKS IE retirement announcement: "The Internet Explorer 11 desktop application will be retired on June 15, 2022" Spread operator ... Nullish coalescing ?? Project FUGU TypeScript Container queries @container Experimental flag in Chrome Canary: #enable-container-queries CodePen demo Ahmad Shadeed: Say Hello To CSS Container Queries Piccalilli: Container Queries are actually coming MDN: CSS Container Queries web.dev: The New Responsive Miriam Suzanne / Oddbird: Container Queries Polyfill :focus-visible :focus-within aspect-ratio gap for flexbox (and grid) CSS Grid @supports
53:56
June 18, 2021
5: Web Components, front and center
5: Web Components, front and center
In this episode we focus on web components. Poul gives a short intro to what they are and brings up some of the benefits of using web components, and also some of the disadvantages. We talk about the shadowDOM, encapsulation, ::part , slots, builders/compilers and framework integrations. Will web components replace JS frameworks? How do you go about styling a web component? πŸ”— LINKS Web Components Using shadowDOM ::part Explainer: CSS Shadow ::part and ::theme Adele - design systems repository Inheritable styles Lit πŸ”₯ StencilJS StencilJS Store Lion web components fast.design @deckdeckgo/lazy-img - image lazy load web component
54:51
May 18, 2021
4: Component libraries and design systems
4: Component libraries and design systems
In this episode we talk about component libraries and design systems. We talk about what they are and we share our own experiences using different tools for building component libraries such as PatternLab, Fractal and Storybook. We also share our recommendation on how to get started with this and what tool to choose. And then we of course also talk about bacon πŸ₯“ πŸ”— LINKS The benefits of component libraries and when not to use one - by Mikkel Rom Introduction to Storybook Essential addons Accessibility addon Notes addon MDX - Markdown for the component era PatternLab Fractal Styleguides.io Designsystems Repo Adele.uxpin.com React.ui.audi
50:33
March 31, 2021
3: Utility CSS and Tailwind
3: Utility CSS and Tailwind
In this episode we talk about utility CSS, utility-first approaches with frameworks such as Tailwind and why these could be useful to have in your styling setup or design system. *************** πŸ”— LINKS Adam Wathan on utility first CSS https://adamwathan.me/css-utility-classes-and-separation-of-concerns/ Tailwind https://tailwindcss.com/ Tailwind cheat sheet https://nerdcave.com/tailwind-cheat-sheet Tachyons https://tachyons.io/ CSS Stats https://cssstats.com/ BEM http://getbem.com/ ITCSS https://www.xfive.co/blog/itcss-scalable-maintainable-css-architecture/ BEMIT https://csswizardry.com/2015/08/bemit-taking-the-bem-naming-convention-a-step-further/ In Defense of Utility-First CSS https://frontstuff.io/in-defense-of-utility-first-css Tailwind versus BEM https://thoughtbot.com/blog/tailwind-versus-bem
54:09
February 24, 2021
2: Productivity, Working from home, Code Editor tips and the Best debugging tool
2: Productivity, Working from home, Code Editor tips and the Best debugging tool
It's 2021 and we're still in pandemic lock-down so we talk about how we're handling working from home, exercising, being productive and the tools we use to be efficient. *************** πŸ”— LINKS Notion https://www.notion.so/ Todoist https://todoist.com/ Webstorm https://www.jetbrains.com/webstorm/ Webstorm shortcuts https://www.jetbrains.com/help/webstorm/mastering-keyboard-shortcuts.html VSCode https://code.visualstudio.com/ Peacock extension by John Papa https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=johnpapa.vscode-peacock) Bracket pair colorizer https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=CoenraadS.bracket-pair-colorizer-2 GitLens https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=eamodio.gitlens Slack https://slack.com/ MS Teams https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/group-chat-software Asana https://asana.com/
43:40
January 30, 2021
1: Code-splitting
1: Code-splitting
In this very first episode of Codesplitters podcast, Poul, Mikkel and Kevin start by introducing themselves and what this podcast will be about. We talk about code-splitting; what it is, when to split and when not to split your code. We also talk about when is a good time to think about performance in the lifetime of a project. What about old jQuery code or third-party plugins. How to do code-splitting when using Webpack or when using a JS framework. What about lazy-loading JavaScript components when you need them? Can you code-split when using a CMS? ES Modules? Can you code-split CSS? What about critical CSS? *************** πŸ”— Links Lighthouse https://developers.google.com/web/tools/lighthouse Code splitting in webpack https://webpack.js.org/guides/code-splitting/ Reduce JavaScript payloads with code splitting https://web.dev/reduce-javascript-payloads-with-code-splitting/ Route-level code splitting in Angular https://web.dev/route-level-code-splitting-in-angular/Β  Extract critical CSS https://web.dev/extract-critical-css/ Snowpack https://www.snowpack.dev/ Skypack (previously Pika Package) https://www.skypack.dev/ Webcomponents https://www.webcomponents.org/introduction
39:26
November 20, 2020