OH: the problem with spite driven development is that you end up specializing in things that you got the most mad at
The deeper I get with modern WP dev the more I understand why newer devs don’t like to work on it. This is not the same project as it was in the past. The learning curve is now extremely high regardless of past experience.
@bradenkt I trusted my intuition. I made something, tried it, let other people try it, then made improvements based on the feedback. Repeat five thousand times.
Have you got a personal site that you just can’t get to read as well as some of the others you like on the web?
Do you just want to learn how to make things look good?
I’ve got your back with the latest tutorial on Piccalilli: piccalil.li/tutorial/improve-the…
An FCC study found that the cheapest way to provide broadband nationally is for the government to simply do it themselves.
We’ve spent north of $56 billion failing to do something that we could have done correctly for $40 billion. newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-tec…
software engineer here to explain what’s going on with the state department’s website right now. here’s what’s up: literally no single person has any idea how a website works and they’re all varying degrees of broken
If you didn’t have time to go through the full #StateOfCSS 2020 survey results, I just published a condensed report of the three main CSS trends of the past year:
1. Utility-first CSS
3. New CSS properties
Quick tip: in CSS you can set some space for when an element is targeted, such as a heading anchor.
Using an ex unit will use the x-height, which is exactly what you imagine it’ll be: the height of the x character in that font *and* size.
Here’s one small change in PHP 8 that (as things stand currently) breaks WP without triggering even a notice.
More of the whimsical web please. Let’s never lose the fun and playful side of web design! whimsical.club/
Hey hi! We’re hiring like crazy at Hopin for every role. DM me if you’re looking for something new or if you *know* someone looking for something new! Also RT for visibility! 🙏
These aren’t protesters. These aren’t guerilla artists. This is THE CITY OF DC doing this. A public works department is using actual roadway paint for this. This isn’t going away any time soon, and that’s the way it should be. twitter.com/MurielBowser/status/…
I’ve been writing and running significant-scale PHP apps professionally for 14 years.
It’s possible to write great, elegant, straightforward PHP code that runs well.
But public PHP code trends are never any of those things. It’s not better now — it’s just bad in different ways.
Greetigns, I just found out that Eventbrite is laying off 45% of their workforce and I’m one of them.
Obviously We’re in strange times but I’m currently looking for a new position. Preferably based in Nashville, or remote-friendly.
Here’s my resume: andymatthews.net/resume/
Are you looking for an experienced remote worker with awesome backend PHP/testing experience to help your team? Hit me up I know someone amazing, I’ve worked with them in the past and would definitely do so again.
So happy to announce my advanced Skillshare course about front-end performance! Watch it here:
If I could choose one AWS service to nuke from motherfucking orbit, it’d be Cloudfront.
Make a change, wait half an hour, learn you missed something, make another change, wait another half hour.
Meanwhile, literal *seconds* with CloudFlare.
Pixels vs Relative Units in CSS and why it’s still a big deal:
All the examples in this article really help explain the difference and why it matters.
As requested, here is a “little” case study of my portfolio.
I hope some of you will learn a thing or two.