We improved the quality of Pen screenshots on CodePen using a “headless” browser, and we’ve got Joel Griffith from Browserless on the show to help us talk about how it all works.
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0:50 Topic introduction
3:25 What was CodePen using before?
7:10 What’s the backend for Browserless?
9:30 Sponsored by Jetpack.com
11:05 Headless Chrome has been planned for a few years.
13:00 What was the process to make it work on CodePen
18:40 How another web company might use screenshots.
21:10 Browserless’ pressure API