Playing: 087: Hasty Treat - Old Browsers, Fallbacks and Polyfills - Part 3
How We Manage Our Lives — Notion, Todos, Notes, Focusing, Calendars, Goal tracking, and more!
Potluck - Changing careers × Repo organization × CSS Grid × Certifications × Freelancing × Spammers × More
Potluck - Where to start with JS × Freelancing × Cron jobs × Split testing × Frameworks in 2019 × More
Potluck - $100/hr × Redux Replacements × Full Stack Designers × JWT × VS Code Tips × More
Potluck - Editor Fonts × Portfolios × Meetup Tips × Switching to Windows × Freelancing Sources
Potluck EP × Remote Work × Headless WordPress × Good Client Questions × Alternate Careers × React API Credentials
Potluck EP × Is Redux Dead × Learning Quickly × Developing Solo × Specialist vs Generalist × Funnest Projects × Wes’ BBQ Course
Potluck EP × Vue.js × Headless WP × Typescript & Flow × Productivity × Server Side Rendering × Yeoman
Wes and Scott's Lives - Breakdancing, BBQ, Wives, Work/Life Balance, Problem Solving, YouTube Subscriptions
Snack Pack — CSS Frameworks, React HOC, Render Props, Coding Designers, Early Career Advice and a sound board!
Hosting & Servers — Heroku, Now, Galaxy, Digital Ocean, Linode, Docker, Netlify and more!
Oct 29th, 2018
Hasty Treat - Old Browsers, Fallbacks and Polyfills - Part 3👇 Download Show✏️ Edit Show Notes
In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes conclude a three-part series about old browsers, fallbacks and polyfills. In part three, they talk specifically about transpiling and polyfilling.
VueSchool.io — Sponsor
Check out VueSchool.io's new subscription plans. Get access to their entire catalog with more than 160 lessons, including The Vue.js Masterclass, for one low monthly fee. New content and courses are added regularly. Visit VueSchool.io/syntax and get your first month for only $5.
2:20 - Polyfills and Transpile
5:18 - Back in the day
- Border-radius htc hack
- PNG fix for transparent PNGs
- Flash for custom fonts
- Cufon and SIFR
- Syntax is transpiled
- Babel has plugins and presets
- Meteor bundle to different browsers on demand
- There are polyfills for most things, but performance can be an issue
- Resize observer
- Intersection Observer
- Some things can’t be done with either
- New browser APIs
- Service workers, device access, inline video on old iOS, etc.