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Making web art the hard way

Developer slash artist Alex Miller joins Jerod & Amelia to discuss the challenge he faced after deciding to eschew fancy frameworks and libraries in favor of vanilla JS to build an interactive essay called Grid World for the html review.

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(00:00) - It's party time, y'all
(00:55) - Welcoming Alex
(01:38) - Myst!
(06:50) - The grid is like a friend
(09:54) - Squares vs triangles
(11:32) - Look for the grids
(15:20) - Hackers & painters
(18:50) - Sponsor: Changelog++
(19:46) - Vanilla JS
(27:14) - Prose vs code
(29:10) - Writing is hard
(35:35) - Intentionally low-res
(39:34) - Artistic code reuse
(44:52) - Sponsor: KBall Coaching
(45:41) - Alex's process
(47:49) - Vision vs riffing
(49:26) - AI for art
(52:06) - Wrapping up
(54:37) - Next up on the pod

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