CSS for Developers

Wait, what!?! CSS for Developers? Aren’t developers supposed to know CSS? Yes, the title of this blog post and associated talk may seem odd at first, but I feel it reaches out to several audiences that need it… and one of those used to be me.

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JavaScript Code Smells

In the past I’ve given presentations, recorded videos, and written blog posts about fixing common JavaScript and jQuery bugs. This is a good skill to have, but what about working code? Fixing broken code is important, but have you ever gotten into the situation where your code works, but it doesn’t feel quite right… maybe even smells?

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Dynamic Repeating Sass Colors

I’ve recently added a new feature to EveryDollar that involved creating a donut chart with an associated colorful legend. The mock-ups had a few colors represented, but I soon wondered what colors should I should used if more items existed.

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Custom Searches with Alfred

If you use Mac OS X, then you are probably already aware of the Alfred productivity app. Even though there is a native OS Spotlight, I find that Alfred suites my needs better. One of these gems is… Custom Search.

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Clever Ways to Find Good Developers

Is your company looking to hire a few more developers? In addition to adding your postings to job boards or hosting a careers page on your site maybe you should consider reaching out where web developers live and breath!?!

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