November 10, 2018

A dropdown nest

Episode 39 // The EmberMap Podcast

Sam and Ryan talk about the challenges of building nested dropdowns, whether a component reading data from its children is an anti-pattern, how angle-bracket syntax encourages new components, and whether “CSS best practices” exist.

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Show notes

Topics include:

  • 00:40 – Thinking through a nested drop-down navigation menu
  • 35:15 – Building an component & angle-bracket syntax
  • 45:00 – Layout UI primitives
  • 46:35 – What are CSS best practices? How might Tailwind encourage these?
  • 52:17 – "Semantic" classes. Should developers have to name every UI element, if designers don't?


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