Category: web development

Using CSS Counters


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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Report: Midway Through 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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NodeList vs. Array


When you start to use JavaScript you will deal with arrays quite frequently. You'll also use nodeLists quite freqently too. In a way they…

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Do I Need Sass?


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


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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Report: Midway Through 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


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


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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Alt Text Best Practices


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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Using Cookies in JavaScript


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


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


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


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


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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