Time is precious for me having a kid and a demanding job, so I’m pleased I’ve managed to find the time to read The City & The City, China Mieville’s (very successful) attempt at the crime thriller genre.
You may have noticed that I refer to myself as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses occasionally. I don’t think I’ve openly discussed this subject with any of you so far. However, I think that, out of curiosity, someone might like to know a little bit more. This post aims to tell you the only time I’ll talk about my religion in my professional sphere.
So a few weeks’ ago I discovered a very small but excellently designed typeface from a Phitra Design called Skybird. I decided almost at once that I would use it on deliciousreverie, and replace the old typeface, Vollkorn from Google Fonts
Wordcamp London 2016 was a great chance to make new friends and learn some excellent insights about running a successful agency, wordpress security and the necessity of backups, and some other stuff I’ve already started to use on a daily basis. Here’s my roundup.
This phrase the conversational interface has been bouncing around in my brain since I attended Wordcamp London, I can’t remember who mentioned it as being one of the things to watch out for in the coming year or years, but it has really struck me a something that I think could be significant and important.
I was inspired by Rachel Nabors’ site to add a short delay to users’ clicking on a link on my website, so that I could add a brief animation that would run before the redirection took place. Here’s how I did it
I’ve always felt that my place in the web development industry has been misunderstood. It’s been misunderstood by recruiters, by my employers, and more often that not, by myself as well. But over the past few weeks a new concept has been gaining ground that I identify with closely, and if this catches on, I think it could change the face of our industry.
I’ve always been interested in psychology but never went further than college with it. Recently a friend introduced me to the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator Test. It illuminated some important traits of my personality and hilighted the motivation behind the goals I have. I thought I’d go over a few points that interested me here.
So, I’ve been using the relatively new (and somewhat confusing) srcset attribute to serve a couple of interesting use cases lately. This spec is really, really useful in certain circumstances, two of which I’d like to share with you here.
This is an awkward question to ask. There are many benefits that I can see to our clients and to us as professionals, but there are also some really bad pitfalls that could damage our industry.