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83: Scott Jehl

February 28, 2013 at 3:00PM • 49 minutes • Wiki Entry

We discuss Scott's latest thinking about “responsible responsive design,” whether responsive design is destroying creativity on the web, working with CSS flexbox, what’s new with the jQuery Mobile project, why people fear JavaScript and love jQuery, the size and management of Filament Group's multi-device test suite, the secret history of the jQuery logo, and much more.

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Scott is a web designer and developer at Filament Group, a smart studio that creates sites and applications for a range of clients and commonly contributes ideas and code to the open source community. He co-authored Designing with Progressive Enhancement, has written for A List Apart, and 24 Ways, and speaks at conferences including An Event Apart, Breaking Dev, and Mobilism.

Scott is also a jQuery team member, most recently leading the development of the jQuery Mobile project. Follow him on Twitter at @scottjehl and on Github at scottjehl.