• Grunt JS Basics Part 1

    Grunt JS Basics Part 1

    The world of a front end developer is an ever changing one. New tools come out seemingly every day. So when I heard about this tool called Grunt, I went to go check out it's home page to learn what it was and how it could help me out. As soon as I saw that it used the commandline, it scared me away. With a background in design, the commandline was foreign to me. And quite frankly I didn't like it. Little bit later I bit the bullet and learned Grunt. And boy is it awesome. In this multi-part tutorial I hope to explain what Grunt is, why to use it, and how to install it and set it up in the most painless way possible.

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  • Working with REM and Viewport Sized Typography

    Working with REM and Viewport Sized Typography

    Ready to geek out? Ready to use some typography that isn’t based on px? Enter the world of REM and Viewport sized typography. Each one is it’s own world so we are going to take it slow, go over how they are used and some of the advantages and disadvantages of them. So let’s get started and learning.

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  • Featured in The Mobile Web Designer’s Idea Book

    Featured in The Mobile Web Designer’s Idea Book

    I will admit, this post is to toot my own horn. I am pleased to say that my site will be featured in The Mobile Web Designer’s Idea Book authored by Patrick McNeil. He is the author of The Web Designer’s Idea Book which has sold numerous copies. I am very proud to be in this book.

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  • Pure CSS Triangles

    Pure CSS Triangles

    Ever since I redid my website a often requested tutorial is from those looking how to do pure CSS triangles. It was my most visited tutorial and one that showed up well in search rankings. That showed me that people were eager to learn how to do it. I am happy to redo the tutorial so people can read it again years later. So without further adieu read on to learn how to do pure CSS triangles.

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