I’ll show you how to use Foundation’s responsive grid system with your own semantic class names.
I just finished building the first iteration of a website for Our Father’s Project, a Christian non-profit organization in Columbus, Ohio. In this post, I’d like to tell you about the organization. I want to share some details about the implementation and strategy behind the website, but I’ll spare those details for a future post.
It seems that web designers are starting to standardize on list-view-switcher icons in their web applications. There are usually icons for some combination of these list views:
The following are some examples that I’ve noticed.
CSS sprites are a great way of speeding up your website’s load time, but there is a point where you can take it too far. When you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
I think that the biggest way that you can abuse this technique is by applying the technique to your website’s logo in the header. Let me explain how it affects your users and your overall marketing efforts.
Research is showing over and over again that you become an expert only after years of hard, consistent work. Some have even put a quantity on what it takes: 10,000 hours of deliberate practice. (Not just showing up for 10,000 hours, but working hard for 10,000 hours.)
It’s difficult for me to admit this publicly, but sometimes I’m just not feeling it when it comes to work. And it’s hard for me to “trick myself” into following a certain behavior. I’m sure I’m not alone, so I’m going to share a little piece of advice that has been helping me out for a few years now.
There has been a wave of Internet folks bemoaning the death of RSS. They’re getting it wrong. RSS is not dying exactly, but its fate is expected and appropriate.
For those of you who need a refresher on what RSS is, see my post on RSS demystified.
Read on to get the gist of how this technology will live on.
Many times, you’ll see this sort of situation when writing a form, where you need to load "extra" queries for things like state and country selectors:
There are many ways that you can load the data that this view template is requiring, each with their pros and cons. I’ll cover 3 different approaches.
Many (lucky) entrepreneurs like myself need to work a day job while trying to start their business. A start-up doesn’t usually rake in the money immediately, so the bills need to be paid somehow.
I’ve made a few observations lately about where I’ve gone wrong in balancing my priorities over the past few years and how I want to adjust the course. I need to get this thing going!