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Styling Layout Wrappers In CSS

June 29th, 2020

Two things that strike me often about the web are how many ways there are to go about the same thing and how many considerations go into even the most seemingly simple things. Working with wrapper elements is definitely on both those lists. Wrappers (or containers or whatever) are so common — especially when establishing…

WebP Image Support Coming to iOS 14

June 23rd, 2020

Apple announced a ton of new updates at yesterday’s WWDC20 keynote address, from new hardware to updated applications. There are lots to gawk at and enough device-envy to go around. But there’s one little line in the Safari 14 Beta release notes that caught my eye: Added WebP image support. 🎉🎉🎉 This excites me because…

Angular + Jamstack! (Free Webinar)

May 5th, 2020

It’s easy to think that working with Jamstack means working with some specific set of technologies. That’s how it’s traditionally been packaged for us. Think LAMP stack, where Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP are explicit tools and languages. or MEAN or MERN or whatever. With Jamstack, the original JAM meant JavaScript, APIs, and Markup. That’s…

Some Innocent Fun With HTML Video and Progress

April 30th, 2020

The idea came while watching a mandatory training video on bullying in the workplace. I can just hear High School Geoff LOL-ing about a wimp like me have to watch that thing. But here we are. The video UI was actually lovely, but it was the progress bar that really caught my attention – or…

Learn Eleventy From Scratch

April 7th, 2020

The latest edition of Andy Bell’s Piccalilli landed in my inbox this morning with a sweet offer: preorder Andy’s course on learning Eleventy from scratch at a third of the price. Why the plug? No, not sponsorships or anything like that. I just happen to hear a heckuva lot about Eleventy these days. Like how…