15 Aug

Build stories, not features

We all want our data to be protected. And one way to solve that problem is to have a password-protected account, but no one gets excited at the idea of having another set of credentials to manage. Being safe is the story, and having a password is the...

15 Aug

Build stories, not features

We all want our data to be protected. And one way to solve that problem is to have a password-protected account, but no one gets excited at the idea of having another set of credentials to manage. Being safe is the story, and having a password is the...

15 Aug

Understanding why Semantic HTML is important, as told by TypeScript

What a great technological analogy by Mandy Michael. A reminder that TypeScript...

makes use of static typing so, for example, you can give your variables a type when you write your code and then TypeScript checks the types at compile time and will throw an error if the variable is given a value of a different type.

In other words, you have a variable age that you declare to be a number, the value for age has to stay …

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15 Aug

A brief introduction to vim 8/8

Previous Post

Yesterday I wrote a Post called A brief introduction to vim 7/8, explaining advanced configurations, key mappings and mapleader in vim.

Color schemes

Vim offers you the possibility to use color schemes. There are some default color s...

15 Aug

A brief introduction to vim 8/8

Previous Post

Yesterday I wrote a Post called A brief introduction to vim 7/8, explaining advanced configurations, key mappings and mapleader in vim.

Color schemes

Vim offers you the possibility to use color schemes. There are some default color s...

15 Aug

Keeping Your Code Simple

This post was originally posted to my blog.

One of the biggest lessons I am trying to learn as a mid-level dev is keeping my code simple.

I was working on a few algorithms for a bootcamp I planned to attend.

I tweeted this algorithm I was stuck on...

15 Aug

Keeping Your Code Simple

This post was originally posted to my blog.

One of the biggest lessons I am trying to learn as a mid-level dev is keeping my code simple.

I was working on a few algorithms for a bootcamp I planned to attend.

I tweeted this algorithm I was stuck on...

15 Aug

Creating the “Perfect” CSS System

My pal Lindsay Grizzard wrote about creating a CSS system that works across an organization and all of the things to keep in mind when starting a new project:

Getting other developers and designers to use the standardized rules is essential. When starting a project, get developers onboard with your CSS, JS and even HTML conventions from the start. Meet early and often to discuss every library, framework, mental model, and gem you are interested in using and take feedback …

The post Creating the “Perfect” CSS System appeared first on CSS-Tricks.

15 Aug

Tips for a successful switch to a standing desk

Note: I originally wrote this in 2013, so add 5 years to all counters. I'm still standing (yeah yeah yeahðŸ˜), and the advice holds true. My desk is a little fancier these days, but it was still pretty cheap!

I've been standing while I work for over...

15 Aug

Tips for a successful switch to a standing desk

Note: I originally wrote this in 2013, so add 5 years to all counters. I'm still standing (yeah yeah yeahðŸ˜), and the advice holds true. My desk is a little fancier these days, but it was still pretty cheap!

I've been standing while I work for over...