Last year I wrote my 2017 to 2018 post, which summarizes what I accomplished throughout the year and goals for the year to come. It helps me keep track of my progress. The tradition goes on this year!
I just finished my first technical talk today at OrlandoJS! At my Orlando Devs meetup last December, there wasn’t a speaker for January. So I volunteered. I reached out to Carlos from OrlandoJS last month on the topic of “Rendering Tale : Comparing Canvas, SVG, WebGL”
A topic to which I practically knew nothing about, but was really passionate for. Because I rely on these technologies everyday with software both at work and personal hobbies.
What is responsive web design?
It’s a design that scales at any browser width size. Something that looks great on both mobile, tablet, and desktop views.
When you design a site, there are generally 2 approaches you can make
- Mobile First
- Desktop First
Designing a responsive site generally means you will be doing both of these things, but prioritize one over the other. There’s no right away to go about it. For instance, if you are designing a site dedicated to food recipes, a mobile-first approach makes more sense. Designing a site specialized in legal contracts benefits from a desktop-first approach.
Megamenu’s are an essential frontend component found in many sites. From sites like bloomberg.com, nike, etc – these enhance the user experience so a user can find what they need quickly. Especially for sites hosting a lot of nested content, such as an ecommerce site. Example from Nike:
This is a guide on how to implement prismJS (a code snippet editor) to wordpress. And how to use prismJS both inside the admin panel, and wordpress.com’s writing tool. So you can write and add code snippets seamlessly.
What is prismJS?
It’s a popular syntax code highlighter, commonly used in webdevelopment blogs and documentation. Examples include reactJS, css-tricks, sitepoint, and smashing magazine. You’re in good hands if the all top CSS blogs use prismJS.
About 3 months ago, I attended my first hackathon ever. I dusted off my 4 year -dated windows laptop.
Long story short, it didn’t pan out. Windows decided to update at the worst time possible. Right when things were getting good, a project scope was established, and everyone was ready to get working.
Tampermonkey Scripting (aka userscripts)
What is it you might ask?