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Making an important message accessiblePosted by on
With all of the recent hurricanes, wildfires, and other natural disasters, you’ve probably noticed a proliferation of prominent messages at the top of websites directing impacted users to emergency resources. These messages are important and we want our users to be draw to them quickly when they visit our site....
Blog recovery, finallyPosted by on
I mentioned in this post that I would eventually move all of the old posts that I thought I had lost from my original blog to this one. Well, 4 years later I finally did it!
To Fork or Not to Fork?Posted by on
In 2013 I wrote a CSS framework called Scales. At the time Scales was heavy influenced by another CSS framework called inuit.css by CSS Wizard Harry Roberts. I initially intended to use inuit.css for a project at work, but some of the patterns didn’t work the way...
This BEM Mistake Has Me BummedPosted by on
A lot of people have jumped on the BEM bandwagon in the last few years. I was initially dismissive of BEM because of the rather ugly style, which uses double underscores (
__) and double dashes (
--) to separate the different parts of the class name. It looks like...
10 YearsPosted by on
What do you want to be when you grow up? This is a question kids always get asked, and when I was little there was one job I remember wanting. I’ve been told I wanted to be a barber and a clock maker, but the only job I actually remember...