Handlebars is awesome. I can separate my template logic from my application logic? Yes, please. When I try to use Handlebars in my local editor, though, it vomits all over those ugly
<script> tags. Fortunately, there’s an awesome, future-friendly, spec compliant solution – the
<template> tag. Continue reading
Tomorrow I start work at Shopbop, an Amazon company. That’s right, I work for Amazon. It’s awesome. That is all.
Yesterday was my last day working at Great Wolf so I’d like to document the things I learned before I start a new job and lose all of that new hotness. Continue reading
box-shadow is arguably one of the coolest things to come out of CSS3. However I’ve been creating shadows in Adobe Fireworks and Photoshop for years so I feel like I’m too constrained by CSS3′s
box-shadow implementation. In an effort to expand my boxy horizons, I set out on a quest to create some cooler shadows. Continue reading
Recently I discovered something mind-blowing that I feel like I should have known for years. Continue reading
The CSS transition property allows for a lot of really cool effects in your design but it has definitely caused me to bang my head against the desk a few times. Here are some details about the transition property that aren’t very well documented. Continue reading
Disclaimer: Alright, don’t get too excited. This stuff isn’t backwards-compatible at all. However, there are fallback solutions and it’s pretty darn cool that it’s actually being spec’d.
Web designers were begging for CSS to add variables and calculations for years before SASS and LESS came along, giving us the ability to use these shiny new toys to our heart’s content. However, SASS and LESS output can sometimes bloat your CSS sheets and while it’s pretty fun to play with, it’s a pain to have to recompile your CSS after every change. Fortunately, the W3C has come in like the proverbial nanny and started giving them a spit shine to make them all fresh and new again. Continue reading
Pure CSS tooltips have been a thing for a while now but all of the solutions I’ve found have had limitations. After reading through Louis Lazaris’s article Pure CSS Tool Tips Revisited over at ImpressiveWebs, I decided to make a few modifications of my own to his design. Continue reading
After reading through A List Apart’s article What I Learned About the Web in 2011 I decided I needed to make a second effort at getting into mobile web design. This article chronicles the epic struggle between myself and the perils of designing for a screen that fits in my hand. Continue reading