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Mobile Browser Choice Revisited

Mobile Browser Choice Revisited

Since my previous Mobile Browser Choice(March 2016) article, there have been some developments in the mobile browser space which…

Year Review 2017

Year Review 2017

I had a little less screen-time this year. The web felt a little less open and web-like. I didn’t feel the motivation to create…

Read Only Web

Read Only Web

Are we moving to a text-only reading view experience of the web? With Safari 11 able to launch pages in reader view by default,…

PWA Directory Includes Colordinates

PWA Directory Includes Colordinates

My web app, Colordinates, an app that displays a colour value based on your geolocation, has been included in the PWA…

Year Review 2016

Year Review 2016

Theres a lot I wish I could undo about 2016… I’m not sure anyone had a great year. I persisted and managed to get quite a lot…

Side Project Learning

Side Project Learning

Side projects are a great opportunity to focus on something specific and learn some things at the same time. Each project had…

10,000 Hop Over Effect Views

10,000 Hop Over Effect Views

Hop Over Notification Badge has flown past Excerpt Peek to the top of my most popular pens on the code demo site, CodePen, with…

Semantically Integrated CSS

Semantically Integrated CSS

A recent A List Apart article Meaningful CSS: Style Like You Mean It, by Tim Baxter has caused a lot of furious posts in the…