Introducing Playground

A safe place for Front End Devs to try new things Yesterday I released a thing. It's not very revolutionary but it is helpful for me so in the spirit of open sorcery I'm putting it up on Github. Maybe you'll find it helpful? Playground is not very complicated: it's…

Why I Don't Have a Good Personal Portfolio Site

If you give a developer a domain, they're going to want to host a site on it. But where should they host it? They're probably going to need to do some research on hosting. But they can't decide on hosting until they figure out how they're building the site. They…

On Accessibility

This is a big problem with development these days. With a lack of time and budget, a lot of accessibility "testing" really falls on whether the designer and developer of a page or application can, well, access it. Designs then become focused on aesthetics only, with low contrast being seen…

Sass Mixins with Logic

Last November I started in on a rebuild of an Admin area for a client. They sent me the PSDs of all the views and I started taking notes on what needed to be built out so I could plan my dev time. I noticed that aside from the main…