RWD Podcast 72

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    This week I talk about Medium and how crappy their URL structure can be which leads me back to a discussion about publishing your content on your own platform first, and then syndicating to places like Medium.

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  • RWD Podcast Episode #29 : Jason Beaird

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    October 8th, 2014

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  • RWD Podcast Episode #21 : Patrick Hamann

    September 24th, 2014

    This week we’re joined by front-end technical at The Guardian, Mr Patrick Hamann. We talk about the Guardian’s performance first approach to news and how Patrick and the team were able to break the 1000ms barrier.

  • RWD Podcast Episode #20 : Brad Frost

    September 17th, 2014

    Brad Frost talks to us about the responsive web, pattern lab, and when it’s alright to use a carousel on your site.

  • RWD Podcast Episode #19 : Ethan Marcotte

    September 8th, 2014

    This week I’m joined by the Father of Responsive Design, Mr Ethan Marcotte. It was great to chat with Ethan about how he arrived in the field of web design, the fundamentals of responsive design and why they’re so important, and where he sees things moving in the future.

  • RWD Podcast Episode #18 : Aaron Gustafson

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  • RWD Podcast Episode #17 : Stephen Hay

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    Jeremy Keith talks about writing, progressive enhancement and how we can take a new basic approach to build our sites.

  • RWD Podcast Episode #14

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  • RWD Podcast Episode 9: Responsive Images

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    Approaching a responsive design for an existing site can be daunting. In this podcast I talk about some of your options and help you to understand what will be the best fit for you or your client moving forwards.

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