HTTP 203

Google Developers Jake Archibald and Surma discuss their philosophies about web development and the various aspects of it, meanwhile dropping in lifehacks, lessons and some honest truths.

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Random paint effects - HTTP 203

In this episode Jake and Surma chat about creating 'random' paint effects, and why they shouldn't be truly random. The original by Georg...

Deno - HTTP 203

In this episode, Surma gives Jake an introduction to Deno, a TypeScript-based runtime from the creator of Node. Ryan Dahl’s talk at JSC...

Debugging memory leaks - HTTP 203

Jake and Surma tackle one of the hardest types of debugging on the web: Memory leaks. Some links mentioned: Squoosh → https://goo.gle/2O...

HTTP 203: Season 8 trailer

Jake and Surma are going back to the studio for this brand new season of HTTP 203. New season starting next Tuesday, 8/3! More videos i...

From nothin’ to gzip - HTTP 203

You know GZIP right? It’s everywhere on the web to reduce the number of bytes going over the wire. In this episode, Surma is giving you a...

AssemblyScript - HTTP 203

Surma gives Jakes a quick-start to AssemblyScript, a TypeScript-like language that compiles to WebAssembly. Is it faster? Smaller? Better...

The big back button quiz - HTTP 203

How well do you know how the back button works (and other session history related things)? Jake has written an impossible quiz based on s...

Writing Good Alt Text - HTTP 203

Jake and Surma tackle the age-old problem: what should you include in an image's alt text? Mentioned in the episode: Chrome Dev Summit w...

Scheduling Tasks - HTTP 203

Tasks, microtasks, nanotasks... JavaScript has it all. Or maybe not. What are they? How do you use them? What do they even mean? Surma ri...

Dithering - HTTP 203

How do you take an image with 256 shades of grey and map it to an image with just two colors? Jake and Surma go down the monochrome image...

Web animation gotchas - HTTP 203

Fading something in, and fading something out – sounds simple right? Unfortunately not! Jake & Surma talk through the various gotchas of ...

WebAssembly Threads - HTTP 203

Surma tries to explain WebAssembly, threads and WebAssembly Threads to Jake. He also has scary diagrams and uses assembly language. Just ...