Podcasts on The Great Divide
Podcasts on The Great Divide

Yeah… Except for there’s a few; they’re minor, but they have major life impact, I think. One of the points is that, is the job title thing… And this highly affects hiring, which is a big deal in people’s lives. I can look around at job boards – you could do this right now in... » read more

The Dark Side of the Grid
The Dark Side of the Grid

Preface It has already been two years since the first browsers, Chromium 57 and Firefox 52, shipped CSS Grid Layout un-prefixed. Many developers have experimented with it or are using it in production already. More will come as soon as support for Internet Explorer 10 and 11 becomes less important.Grid offers many ways of building... » read more

Dealing with overflow and position: sticky;
Dealing with overflow and position: sticky;

The old way Telling an element to behave both stickily and static in the browser window is somewhat challenging. Before (modern) browsers introduced a native solution, we had to resort to faking sticky behaviors (e.g., for headers, sidebars etc.) using javascript and position: fixed;. Javascript listens for scroll events and the element’s position in the document,... » read more

Using CSS Grid the right way
Using CSS Grid the right way

Use names. Use frs. Don’t use a grid system. Wait, what? 2.17.2019 CSS Grid is robust, flexible, and a refreshing paradigm shift from other CSS layout systems. While these are selling points for Grid, they also make it hard to learn. “Learning” CSS Grid requires developing working knowledge of many new properties that don’t just... » read more

The #StateOfCSS 2019 Survey
The #StateOfCSS 2019 Survey

After the State of JavaScript, help us identify the latest CSS trends I’ve been using CSS for 10+ years, so I know it pretty well by now. I can handle flexbox, I’ve mastered SASS, and I even know the difference between ems and rems. But wait, now there’s Grid, too? And position: sticky? And what’s this... » read more

Well, Typetura seems fun
Well, Typetura seems fun

The web is an inherently fluid platform. To design for it effectively, a fluid typographic system is necessary. Over the past decade fluid and responsive layouts have evolved significantly. However, the text that flows through them has not. While images and boxes shrink and expand relative to their context, text occupies a static volume. In... » read more

Multiple Background Clip
Multiple Background Clip

Today, I looked at a CodePen created by Ana Tudor. Chris Coyier included this pen in an article about the new CSS-tricks redesign to explain how they created a particular UI-element. What I thought was fascinating about the above element is that Ana used only a single HTML element to create it. <nav id="css"></nav> I... » read more

Successful WordPress Freelancing
Successful WordPress Freelancing

PDF format. 100% of your money back if you don’t like it. Some freelancers are paid with $50 of pizza gift cards (I was). Other freelancers make $2,000+/day building basic WordPress websites. What’s the difference? It’s not about technical ability or the tools they use. No, rather: Successful freelancers are particular about the projects they... » read more