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Author: Surma & Jake

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Surma and Jake talk about whatever's going on in the world of web development.
46 Episodes
- Jake messed up his recording, so it sounds like he literally phoned it in. He is very sorry. - Where do you put clothes that are in active service? - How the star system of hotels should work - Jake hates Eastenders - The element → - The session history traversal bit of the spec → - Jake's writeup of how history behaves in browsers & spec proposal → - The back-forward page cache → - Moving an iframe → - COOP & COEP to get SharedArrayBuffer back → - To what degree does "talent" exist? Is talent simply practice? → - The social and economic advantages you need to become good at something - Does piracy have a valid place in helping disadvantaged folks learn software? - Different kinds of practice: Work, play, and deliberate practice. - Informer by Snow → - This great Informer tweet → - Jon Snow dancing → - The short version of HTTP203 →
The big build-tool bonanza

The big build-tool bonanza


- Surma’s photo challenge: - happened! - Jake's image compression talk → - Jake & Jason write build plugins → - goes live! - webpack's weird behaviour with entry points → - Rollup's docs → - Rollup's issues with hashing → - Import maps → - SystemJS import maps → - Hash cascading → 
- The Count from Sesame Street swearing → (warning: silly/rude) - Ofcom research into broadcast swearing → (warning: lots of really bad language) (bigger warning: PDF) - Banned word list read by a computer → (warning: lots of really bad language)   - Beat saber stretches →    - Remy's question about text encoding →  - TextEncoder →  - TextDecoder →  - Streaming versions →   - Josh's joke encoding PR →  - atob →  - bota →  - Binary strings in JS →  - readAsBinaryString in FileReader →    - DOMContentLoaded →  - defer and IE bugs →  - DOM ready in jQuery →  - readyState →  - doScroll trick →  - "The end" →  See for other episodes.
Jake injured himself playing games. Jake also has a stupid cat. By the way, skip to 22 mins if you don't care about all that. Writing a Countdown solver →  Here's the game show →  Here's the C++ solution →  Jake's unappreciated audio blog post →  HTM (JSX alternative) →  Preact hooks →  ComLink →  Throwing non-errors. Guide to promises →  Gotchas with typeOf. isNaN vs Number.isNaN.   See for other episodes.
Phil and Jack from are still lingering around. We chat about: Fustractions with punctuality. Phil's time website →  Frances on naming PWAs →  Jen's new job. Surma's WebXR experiment →  Transferring data between workers and pages. The DataView API →  Buffer-backed objects →  JavaScript proxies →  Mathias on JS internals, including holey arrays →  DX vs UX →  Differences between dev and prod builds. An epic quiz on HTTP status codes. Desyncronised canvas →  pointerrawupdate →  Jake's unloved pointer library →  getCoalescedEvents →    See for other episodes.
Fish & Scripts special!

Fish & Scripts special!


We join the podcast and chat about: Games we're playing to cope with lockdown: Overcooked 2 →  Snipperclips →  Pikuniku →  Play You Don’t Know Jack →  Knowledge is Power →  It’s Quiz Time →  And Surma plays Zelda fast →    Jake buys some chocolate Phil joins a choir requestStorageAccess →  The SameSite cookie change is rolled back →  Chrome releases are resumed →  And we give Phil & Jack our quiz: NOT-or-NOT    See for more detailed show notes, including links.
Also native filesystem, listener questions, and TMI.
Also performance, progressive enhancement, and hand-drying.
Also, top fashion and career advice.
It takes two to tangent

It takes two to tangent


Also cache invalidation, server rendering, and learning curves.
Also how do you do TODO?
The block-drop-n-swap

The block-drop-n-swap


Also, font loading, feature phones, and webpack vs Rollup.
Also, PROXX, forms, and auto.
Also camping, compositing, and building games.
Also clip-path, bread, and urinals again.
Also share target, shadow parts, and streams.
Also zombie optimizations and alphabets
Also page-lifecycle, WASM, and massages.
Also spices, screen-touchers, and lasers.
Lighthouse and automation.
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