These third-party components tend to be reusable. The difference between them and components you probably have in your application has to do with specificity.… Read article “Demonstrating Reusable React Components in a Form”
Netlify has their own docs for Custom Domains, so if you’re looking for horse’s mouth technical docs on this stuff, that should be treated as the source of truth. But I’d like to take a crack at it from a slightly different angle, where we look at where you are and what you wanna do, and the point you in the right direction.… Read article “Using Your Domain with a Netlify-Hosted Site”
I’ve come to realize one thing I don’t particularly like about React is jumping into a file, reading the top for the state, jumping to the bottom to find the render function, then following the method calls up to a series other sub-rendering functions only to find the component I’m looking for is in another castle. That cognitive load is taxing
There is another way though, which is very clever and something I’d call a bonafide CSS trick. We somehow failed to … Read article “Multi-Line Truncation with Pure CSS”
We’re going to dive right into clip-path in this article, specifically looking at how we can use it to create pretty complex animations. I hope you’ll see just … Read article “Animating with Clip-Path”
It’s hard to beat the feeling of finding a perfect use for a new technology. You can read every handy primer under the sun and ooh-and-ahh at flashy demos, but the first time you use it on your own project… that’s when things really click.
Weird, right??Personally, I … Read article “Drawing Realistic Clouds with SVG and CSS”
The first consideration is: do you really? If you can, having text next to your icons is proven over and over again to be the most accessible and clearest UX (see Apple’s latest blunder). But if you need to (and I get it, sometimes you need to), Sara Soueidan and Scott O’Hara have a pair of articles that nicely lay out all the options and present actual research on this topic.
Shepherds are good at tending to their sheep, bringing order and structure to their herds. Even if there are hundreds of those wooly animals, a shepherd still herds them back to the farm at the end of the day.
I’ve heard people say that the #1 most exciting and important thing that came out of Google I/O this year was the evergreen Googlebot: