Cap Watkins, The Boring Designer
So many of these points translate (or apply directly) to lots of other leadership roles, technical or otherwise.
77:19 Thy way is in the global environment.
Cool stuff presented by Brian Clozel and Rossen Stoyanchev at SpringOne last week. The tl;dr version would be “Rails-style asset-pipeline stuff for SpringMVC” — but it looks like it goes a bit beyond that. Should provide some nice solutions to static asset and resource management for Spring-based applications, and timely as Spring Boot gains traction.
Aaron Gustafson, A Fundamental Disconnect.
And so we’re left in this weird never-never land where we can’t really spend all the resources that we need to ensure that we’re reaching (literally) everyone, but neither can we justify rubber-stamping a “best in WebKit (on top of modern hardware)” banner as a way of coming in under-budget. There’s the notion that you can just follow a couple of best practices and be just fine but this doesn’t really acknowledge that not everyone doing front-end development is a Front-End Developer.