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Nick & Amelia welcome the co-authors of Tiny CSS Projects to discuss their awesome new (and still in-progress) Manning book all about CSS!
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- Martine Dowden – Twitter, GitHub, Website
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- Nick Nisi – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Amelia Wattenberger – Twitter, GitHub, Website
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(00:00) - Opener
(00:38) - Sponsor: Square
(01:32) - Intro
(02:21) - A hoy hoy!
(02:46) - Introducing Martine
(03:16) - Introducing Michael
(03:43) - Introducing their book
(05:33) - Whos is this book for?
(07:56) - Amelia's D3 book struggles
(08:26) - Why the book is evergreen
(09:04) - No CSS-in-JS content here
(09:57) - Importance of strong foundations
(12:24) - Different CSS layouts
(14:45) - The relief of not supporting IE
(17:00) - Sponsor: Sentry
(17:53) - On CSS Grid
(19:53) - Choosing examples & graphics
(23:38) - Keeping a book's code updated
(24:50) - Logistical problems of co-authoring
(25:41) - CSS grid-template-areas
(27:49) - Variable naming in this day and age
(28:41) - grid-template-area + media queries
(30:32) - Making sure your grid flow works
(31:23) - Sponsor: Fly.io
(33:41) - Creating a profile card
(34:54) - Using & abusing flexbox
(36:07) - Aligning items in CSS
(37:42) - The power of custom properties
(39:02) - Fun ideas you can pick out
(40:16) - Wisdom gained while writing
(41:22) - Concepts not included in the book
(43:20) - What they wish they knew when learning CSS
(44:46) - Acquiring knowledge with a purpose
(46:42) - Early access and presale
(48:50) - Martine on CSS-in-JS
(49:51) - CSS is not going anywhere
(50:38) - We'll catch ya next time!
(51:37) - Outro