Dispatch 004

This is the second post of my weekly Front-end Development Newsletter originally emailed out on August 20, 2014. For some reason the formatting got messed up within the newsletter, sorry to all those who received it... Welcome to the fourth week of the Front-end Development Newsletter. Now that we got...

Interview: Ryan Irelan of Mijingo

Hey Ryan, thanks for taking some time to answer a few questions. Can you please take a few moments and introduce yourself and share what your day to day may look like. Hi, there. I'm Ryan and I create courses for web designers and developers to get more from their...

Dispatch 002

This is the second post of my weekly Front-end Development Newsletter originally emailed out on August 6, 2014 Welcome to dispatch 002 of the Front-end Development Newsletter. My tip for the week: Focus on words early and often  Websites are for the most part filled with words. We visit websites to read,...

Dispatch 001

This is the first post of my weekly Front-end Development Newsletter originally emailed out on July 30, 2014 Welcome to the first dispatch of the Front-end Developer Newsletter. I hope this email finds you nicely and that this newsletter can be of a great resource to you. Now lets get...

Front-end Development Newsletter

Tired of trying to keep up with all that is changing in the front-end development world? Grunt, sass, angular, bootstrap and so on. There is so much noise lately that it is hard to focus on the important stuff.Each week I intend to round up some of what I...

How to Hold a Pencil podcast interview

Reuben Inger was gracious enough to invite me onto his podcast show How to Hold a Pencil to talk about how I got started in the web development industry. We talked about my work at Masuga Design, Lamplighter, GR Field Guide and also some of the most influential...

Interview: Tim Smith Designer, broadcaster, and coffee addict.

Hey Tim thanks for taking the time to be interviewed. Can you please give us a short description about yourself and what your day to day looks like? No, thank you! It's an honor. Well, as you already know, my name is Tim Smith. I'm a designer and developer, among...

Interview: Harry Roberts of CSS Wizardry

Photo by Ashley BaxterWhats the easiest thing a front-end dev can start doing to write better CSS? Start writing CSS like you’re writing it in a big team and on a big project. A lot of people treat CSS as ‘making a page look like a design’, but this short-...

The Setup

Since before I even started working as a developer I have followed The Setup which I think I found while searching through Flickr for some reason. It is always fun to see other peoples setups and see how they work so I thought I would share mine.Who are you,...

Basic CSS Abstraction

There are many ways to write CSS to achieve the same goal. Some are better than others and many people choose to write what makes sense to them. I personally like OOCSS principals based off of the work by Nicole Sullivan, Jonathan Snook and Harry Roberts. The main concept of...

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