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Getting to Know a Legacy Codebase

2018-08-01T03:05:14+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Harry Roberts talks about some methods for getting comfy with a new ("specifically CSS") code base. Harry's done this a lot as someone who parachutes into new code bases regularly as a consultant. But I think this is also quite interesting for people starting a new job. So much web development work is working on [...]

Framer X

2018-08-01T03:05:13+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Framer X is a brand new app that’s about to be released and this quick demo reel takes us on a tour through some of the changes to the previous app—it all looks super exciting. As a designer, I’m most interested in the prototyping tools and being able to quickly explore complex scene transitions between [...]

abc to SVG

2018-07-31T03:04:56+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Here's a little example that Jeremy Keith used to use in his talks. It's stuck with me as one of the coolest examples of progressive enhancement and Technology Being CoolTM around. There is this musical notation format called abc. They don't capitalize it. Kinda like npm, which I guess makes sense as it isn't an [...]

The peculiar magic of flexbox and auto margins

2018-07-28T03:05:07+00:00July 28th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

In front-end development, there are often times when I know that I don’t know something. I might know enough to know what CSS to search for, but I have absolutely no idea how to use it or what the right syntax is. Somehow, in my head, there appears to be a filing cabinet that’s entirely [...]

Sometimes `sizes` is quite important.

2018-07-28T03:04:48+00:00July 28th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

Paraphrased question from email: I just read your article Responsive Images: If you’re just changing resolutions, use srcset. In the age of "responsive websites," srcset does not help in certain situations. For example, I have a popular products slider. On mobile, I have one image per slide where the images are 320px wide. On desktop, [...]

Recent Videos!

2018-07-27T03:05:59+00:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: News, Tutorials|Tags: |

I've recorded a decent number of videos lately, most of which are pairing with someone and digging into a topic as I glean as much information as I can! Several of these are sponsored, in that they are a part of an advertising package. Hopefully, you know me well enough that I don't work with [...]