Alex Carpenter Front-end Web Developer

I’m a front-end developer focused on performance and accessibility.

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Latest Screencast

How to build a reusable carousel component with Craft CMS

Learn how to build a reusable carousel component in Craft CMS by using an embed.


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Latest Blog Posts

  • Grid to Flex

    CSS grid is AMAZING! However, if you need to support users of IE11 and below, or Edge 15 and below, grid won't really work as you expect (more info here). This site is a solution for you so you can start to progressively enhance without fear!

    Una Kravets put together this solid resource for creating Flexbox fallbacks for common Grid layouts.

  • Introducing Calibre CLI

    CLI is a crucial part of a comprehensive system that helps to improve and automate monitoring performance.

    This new CLI feature Calibre just launched is another solid piece to the puzzle. Deploy your site, run a Calibre Snapshot, and get performance data with a public URL for your team to easily digest.

Currently

Creating web development screencasts, and building a trio of sites for a well known bowling brand.

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