Episode 133: How to Design CSS for Design and Performance with Nicole Oliver


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By John Papa, Dan Wahlin, Ward Bell, and Craig Shoemaker. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Recording date: April 1, 2021

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Nicole Oliver @Nixallover

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  • 00:49 Battleship grey
  • 02:25 Guest introduction
  • 04:30 Decorating with CSS
  • 06:05 CSS Performance
  • 06:56 Sponsor: Nrwhl
  • 07:36 Why care about the size of CSS?
  • 13:18 How do you gather elements when starting a new project?
  • 20:23 Do you create UI books or standards?
  • 21:56 The story of storybook
  • 25:27 One single CSS or multiple CSS files?
  • 32:31 How do you decide when to put something in global vs components?
  • 34:27 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 35:32 Orphan styles
  • 43:29 Some of the tools to use
  • 47:18 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.

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