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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.
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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.