Rebecca's Latest Posts

Using CSS Counters

09/25/2020

Recently I had a ticket come in for a survey form and there was some custom styling I had to do for it. The main thing I had to do was add…

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Making Tables Responsive

07/03/2020

Tables have always been a pain point when it comes to responsive design. They will display nicely (sometimes) on desktop but they become a…

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Report: Midway Through 2020

06/18/2020

First of all this year has been nuts. It has been one of the craziest years in my 42 years. It started out normal and I was just moving…

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Not Motivated to Code

01/22/2020

I'm not feeling motivated to code. I like to work on small personal projects outside of work but sometimes I'm just not feeling up to it. I…

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2020 Web Development Goals

01/03/2020

Like last year, I'm going to set some goals for the year. Five total. Here we go. I want to use more animation. I would like to dive more…

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2019 Web Development Review

12/09/2019

I don't think I did this last year. Though I don't think I had any goals laid out for last year. It is getting close to the end of 2019 and…

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Do I Need Sass?

12/09/2019

No. Okay, that's it. Post is complete. Have a nice day. Hold on. Why? Isn't Sass awesome? It's awesome nature is in the name itself. Sass…

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Why I Ditched WordPress

09/29/2019

Shhhhh I haven't completely ditched WordPress. I just wanted to make a half-assed click-bait title. I still have a site that uses WordPress…

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Recording Accomplishments

08/28/2019

This year is flying by. I've been busy at my job. I'm almost at my two year mark at LRS. So far so good. Yet, I get down on myself still. I…

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Report: Midway Through 2019

07/07/2019

Not much happening around here right now. I took a little break from personal projects to work of some art/drawing. I hadn't done any of…

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Moving My Blog to Gatsby

05/05/2019

For a couple weeks my blog completely disappeared resulting in the link to my blog from my website being broke. This resulted from my…

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Using Fetch vs XHR

04/10/2019

I have no idea how to work databases. I'm highly intimidated by them. I have been using JSON for data in personal projects but I certainly…

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Motivation and Burning Out

03/22/2019

I don't feel like working on personal projects or do any coding outside of work. I do this stuff all day at my full-time job. Right now I…

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Quitting Facebook

03/06/2019

After months of trying to decide if and how I wanted to leave Facebook, I finally pulled the plug last night. I didn't even bother to…

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Alt Text Best Practices

02/25/2019

Alt text values seems to be confusing for a lot of users. One method many use is to cover all bases is to add an alt text value to every…

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2019 Web Development Goals

01/10/2019

I'm going to hold myself accountable and make some goals. I'm not going to just think of goals but to write them down and put them out there…

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Using Cookies in JavaScript

11/28/2018

Let me preface this with I don't know a whole lot about browser cookies. I've only added cookies to JavaScript a couple times. However, I've…

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First Impressions of Gatsby

11/18/2018

There's been a lot of talk about the static site generator called Gatsby. It is React based and powered with GraphQL. I supposed out of all…

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My Troubles With JavaScript

09/17/2018

JavaScript is very hard for me. I struggle with it. That is not to say I never use it. I do. I use it quite frequently. Honestly, I use…

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I'm An Imposter

12/30/2017

I'm not a developer. I have told myself this a million times. I think if you read the My Dev Journey post, that could give some guidance to…

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My Developer Journey

12/29/2017

Sometimes I feel like I should be much further along in my career. I am 40 years old but I'm at an entry level. I think that would tell you…

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