I was writing some large blocks of repetitive text in SCSS. Had some colors defined, and we wanted to group them in color-ranges, like this. So we started with with: $green-50: #f1fdf6; $green-100: #dcf5e7; $green-200: #b3e6c8; $green-300: #75d09b; $green-400: #37b96d; $green-500: #1aaa55; $green-600: #168f48; $green-700: #12753a; $green-800: #0e5a2d; $green-900: #0a4020; $green-950: #072b15; We want to […]
Using type=”number” on input fields is far less useful than I originally thought. We were previously using it for the form on Framer. Since they are number fields, having the number keyboard pop up on phones is something we wanted. It also prevents people typing in non-numbers, so there’s some free form validation. Here are […]
I want a shortcut for VSCode that lets me”Find in files”, but with the filter pre-filled to current file type. So searching from a scss file will default to searching scss files. Same for rb or js files. This might use a different shortcut to the default find in files, or use the same one […]
I love utility CSS. It means I write CSS once, and change it rarely. I can quickly and easily add/change pages, and can often read a chunk of markup and know what something will look like. text-right font-bold is more obvious to me than nav_item–inner. But a common complaint is “it’s like inline styles”. This […]
In this excerpt from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave turned statesman describes how slave owners used the Christmas – New Year’s holidays to keep slaves content.
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”- Mark Twain “To begin, begin.”- William Wordsworth “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”- Lao Tzu “What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.”- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe “There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not […]