A Question of Code

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Summary

Ed puts Tom on the spot again with some more tricky CSS conundrums

Show Notes

It's another rapid-fire multi-question show this week. Ed has some more questions about CSS, and (hopefully) Tom has some answers. Join us as we dive into the intricacies of the box model, and learn why the dev tools are your friend. Remember: if in doubt, inspect the element!

How do you break up different css files? What do we mean when we talk about "Critical Path" CSS? What is the "cascade", and how does it impact "specificity"? What are css custom properties and `calc()`? Find out all this and more in this week's rapid-fire instalment of A Question of Code.

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What is A Question of Code?

A newbie coder and a seasoned veteran discuss the questions that always come up when someone begins learning to code.

Ed is looking at getting a career in programming and has been learning to code for just over a year. During this time he’s been building up a stack of questions that keep coming up from other newbie coders. Luckily, he’s got someone he can ask for help: Tom. Tom’s a seasoned coder, having worked in the industry for a few years now and has all the answers Ed needs, or does he?