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- Web accessibility
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Why do you think Polymer has not been able to gain mainstream developer adoption when compared to similar projects such as React and Angular?
Hi Rob! Thanks for the AMA.
What are some problems that need to be solved regarding the web accessibility in 2018? The top priorities.
Which would you rather fight: one horse-sized duck, or 100 duck-sized horses?
How did you get into Google? Please share the experience. :)
Hello, thanks for AMA.
What are the key differences between Polymer and libraries like React or vuejs?
Why should we choose Polymer?
Polymer 3 future? It seems that the polymer is already dead and will be replaced by lit-html and lit-element.
Hi Rob, thanks for hosting this AMA.
Firstly, I'd like to thank you for creating and implementing the
:focus-visible spec. So far it has been super useful!
What accessibility issues do you think should require more attention? And how can you best convince your clients to invest (more) time on accessibility?
what is your development steps to launch any platform with polymer like google play music or youtube on polymer? i mean how you guys do please explain from start to end like which tools you use for what process and how you decide everything and how you test that platforms to make sure it will work fine with billions of users and which liberary you use for testing and log and ui logs and for production logs with polymer?
What is your take on the importance of mentorship? How should junior developers go about finding mentors?
Hi Rob, Thanks for hosting the AMA on Hashnode. ❤️
Which browser do Googlers use to develop apps? Are you guys allowed to use FireFox, Safari or something other than Chrome as the primary browser?
Also, what's your take on new FireFox Quantum?
Is there a reccommended way to use lit-html components in a polymer 2 Project with 3rd Party dependencies only available in Polymer 2? (Especially how to bundle and optimize)
Long time follower, love your work.... actually, GET BACK TO WORK!
when you will release new material component from v0.8 to v1.0? what are the new game changing features coming in polymer next version after V3 release because you guys havent added any core new features from last 2 years to core polymer library,???
How is the template instantiation spec coming along?
- What's your typical workday like?
- What tools and machines do you use to get your job done?
- What are the few things Polymer can learn more React?
Hi, What dev environment you use? Laptop/Monitor/Keyboard/Mouse/Headphones/Soft Apps
Are there any general guidelines to make accessibility work well with Shadow DOM? Also, tabindex scoping inside shadow dom - is there such a thing?
Hi Rob, I'm a long time follower of yours. Great work on the Polycasts! What do you think will be the life span for polymer 2? Do you think its a safe route to start a new project in polymer2?
Hey Rob! How's progress on AOM, and how can we help it progress? I've got some custom form fields I want to improve the accessibility of :D
Long time follower of your *casts and conference presentations....
What do you think about the growing support amongst frameworks for compiling native elements? Cheers
Also - Do you recall - which video was it that has the awesome "sweet hacks" animation/voiceover... Ive wanted to share it countless times at work
Can you share with us your experience as Developer at Google and how you got the opportunity to work in such a company?
Hi Rob! Thanks for the AMA.
Is there an easy way to share styling from the main page to the web components included in the page? I mean other than css custom properties which obviously won't work on IE11
Are the white board algorithm questions asked for a front-end /UI engineer at Google are of the same complexity of that asked for a software engineering position at Google?
Do you know of any resources or references for designing accessible command-line interfaces?