Front-End Development

Sync Sublime Text 2 Settings with Dropbox

For the past couple of years, I’ve been using Espresso as my text editor of choice. A few months ago, I decided to give Sublime Text 2 a whirl and haven’t looked back since. And for the most part, I’ve completely switched to ST2. One of the first things I did (and wrote about) was […]

Jump In

I sometimes get approached by friends who are thinking of getting into the web design/development field and have no idea where to start. I usually recommend reading blogs like CSS-Tricks or NetTuts+ to get them started, but the best piece of advice I can give is simple: Jump in.

Overview of the 2013 Front-End Design Conference

If you haven’t seen my last post, Front-End Design Conference is one hell of a great conference. This year did not disappoint with another great lineup and even more delicious bacon.

Quick Tip: Expand Field on Focus

Here’s a quick tutorial for a field that expands on focus. This can be useful for search fields, especially when you’re tight on space!

PSD Lens for Adobe Brackets

I’ve been following the Brackets project for a while now, and I must say I’m quite impressed with it. Adobe has been making great contributions to modern web development in the post-Flash era with great development tools and even contributions to new CSS specs. A sneak peek was given at AdobeMAX this year to a […]

Simple Solution for Responsive Tables

While working on the new Qgiv site, I found we had a need for tables that would scale down well since it’s responsive. I wasn’t a huge fan of the options available and I just wanted something a little more simple.

Review: Adobe Edge Inspect Starter eBook

A few weeks ago, I was asked to take a look at an upcoming eBook about using Adobe Edge Inspect called Adobe Edge Inspect Starter. I had never been approached to do this before, so I was excited to do so! I’ve also been working with Adobe Edge Inspect a lot at Qgiv so the […]

Quick Tip: Fix CSS Filters Creating Blurry Images on Retina

Today, I was using an SVG as a background image with a CSS filter applied to it to create a drop shadow effect, but ran into a bit of a snag. Looking at the site on a retina display the image looked blurry, the exact problem I was trying to avoid by using SVG. This […]

My Toolbox

I sometimes get asked by people that want to get into web design and development about the tools I use. I figured it’s about time I write them down somewhere, and I’m going to use this post as a running list of the apps and tools that I use daily for design, development, and productivity. […]

Shared Environment For Espresso Using Dropbox

I’m a huge fan of Espresso from MacRabbit. While it’s not perfect, it’s my code editor of choice at the moment. One of my favorite features of Espresso is that it’s functionality can be extended using Sugars. After downloading Themes and Sugars to assist with development and creating a few code snippets, I realized one […]