Thoughts

  • Note to Self — Stop Taking Shortcuts

    • Stashed in Process
    • February 11, 2016

    In programming, and life for that matter, shortcuts seem great. They often provide quick and easy solutions, but they lack substance, and generally make things worse in the long run. It's so easy as a developer to reach for low hanging fruit. You can usually find code that's close enough to what you...

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  • SASS is pretty great! It's become so integrated into my workflow that it's easy to underestimate how much I rely on it. I've had the pleasurable woeful experience of revisiting some of my older projects that used vanilla CSS, and it's a bit like going back to a page layout rocking tables. It just...

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  • So you’ve heard that starting your designs in the browser is the way to go. So have I. It’s what all the cool kids are doing right now. But it’s not for me, and it may not be the best for you either. Don’t get me wrong, conceptually it makes a ton of sense. Just jump right into an...

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