Creating Easy Fluid Layouts with Flexbox



I see a lot of designers and developers jumping ship to frameworks and that is commendable because it makes life easier can sometimes be better than hand written code. For dinosaurs like myself I like to write code. Now CSS isn’t technically code so my horse is not that high. What I really mean is that when you talk about technology hands on experience is essential and that means the stuff out front as well. Even though frameworks are dominating developers and designers should be able to write code. It’s easy to just use Bootstrap, I do but I love using Flexbox as one of my layout tools. It makes me a less stressed out and less of a swear word sayer.

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Creating a Contact Card with Bootstrap and Font Awesome



The days of plugins are upon us. It is truly the best of times and the worst of times. That’s overly dramatic but here’s the crux of the matter; often times it seems easier to download and integrate a plugin for small things. Often times we like a one size fits all solution when we often overlook the tools already available to us. On my blog I use a custom made contact bar where I have some icons representing the various methods that I can be reached. I used a simple tools that are most likely already in your website.

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Utilize Background Videos to Create Great Web Experiences.



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The internet is an amazing place. There is a trend in creating websites that goes beyond the traditional brochure style landing page. One of my favorite devices in this context are utilizing background videos and audio to help sell your experience.

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Creating Web Apps Using Yeoman


As front end developers go we have many tools at our disposal. Among those tools, numerous as they may be, I have been learning one that sticks out. His name is Yeoman, and he is here to make our lives easier. Although he is here to help, he has some strict uses and can be opinionated at times. All that said he gives you the tools to create web applications, test them, and even deploy them with confidence.

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