I Brew My Own Coffee Podcast EP 4 - Errin Vasquez Dec 04

In the fourth episode of the I Brew My Own Coffee Podcast, we chat with cyclist and creator of the #larivercampcoffee meetup in LA, Errin Vasquez. We chat about his experience getting into coffee, brewing coffee outside and how he started the #larivercampccoffee meetup in LA. - Aeropress- Poler...

Keep Reading →

Interview: Ryan Irelan of Mijingo Aug 13

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...

Keep Reading →

How to Hold a Pencil podcast interview Feb 28

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...

Keep Reading →

Interview: Tim Smith Designer, broadcaster, and coffee addict. Jan 16

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...

Keep Reading →

Interview: Harry Roberts of CSS Wizardry Jan 06

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-...

Keep Reading →

Background image gradient overlay Nov 23

Here is a simple technique to overlay a gradient over a background image using a pseudo in CSS like the image above. Up until this point I would add an extra div within the background image and absolutely position it like this: // HTML <div class="hero-img"> <div...

Keep Reading →

The Setup Nov 23

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,...

Keep Reading →

Create seamless text gradients Oct 13

There is a pretty easy way to create a gradient within text using some CSS. Let's say we want some pull quotes within our blog post to stand out like on the Polygon.com's website. First let's create some HTML that we can apply this effect too. // HTML <p...

Keep Reading →

Basic CSS Abstraction Revisted Oct 08

Since posting the article Basic CSS Abstraction last night I have gotten a lot of good comments and other ideas on achieving the same goal. Like I prefaced the article there are a lot of different ways to write CSS and I highly suggest you find what works best for...

Keep Reading →

Basic CSS Abstraction Oct 07

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...

Keep Reading →