One of the more commonly asked questions during a front-end developer interview is “what is the display property?”. Most will also ask “what are the three main values?” or “what is the difference between the two values?”. The display property has evolved over the years and has been given numerous additions to its value stack. […]
For the past three years, I’ve been consuming web development podcasts as a pseudo hobby. It certainly is a benefit for my career but sometimes I need to take a breather; step back, enjoy life, and apply my skills to other activities. For example: continue expanding my cooking knowledge, build an electronic device from scratch […]
Graphic design is the process of arranging shapes, colors, imagery and text to form a layout that conveys an effective form of visual communication. When I had to design prints and web interfaces in the past, I had to think creatively; think “outside of the box.” Spotting inherent problems was a skill. Understanding the spacial […]
Continuing with my discoveries of podcasts for mid 2014, I’ve curated a list below for your listening pleasure. The selection spans beyond the typical web design, and development podcasts. Topics range from entrepreneurship ventures, self-taught business experiences, trial and tribulations with client engagements, and back to basics of web development for beginners. So please, enjoy […]
Recently, I wrote an article in regards to podcasts that you should listen to while commuting to work. But what if you’re the reader type? You rather mimic the bookstore ambiance of jazz music in the ear while reading from your smartphone or tablet. Well, sign up for some web development newsletters!
Let’s face it, no one with a full-time job ever works a full eight hour shift, straight. Everyone will experience at least once everyday: a morning coffee chat, lunch break, bathroom break, meeting, learning session, volunteering, etc. Interruptions are bound to happen. While some jobs are far more social than others, there are jobs that […]
My daily commute is about an hour long each way, often extending to over an hour due to compounding train failures and an influx of college students. I make sure to use my commuting “down” time wisely: I’ve been listening to a bunch of web development podcasts to keep my mind sharp on a weekly […]
Imagine this, your team is on the last leg of a sprint and you’re about to commit a GIT push for QA, next thing you know, you get a immediate design change from the business rules department or from a client. A change that would of required more thought but needs to be added now. This […]
It’s been ten months since I started at Brand Content, working as a Front-End Developer. Within those months, I learned a lot from various projects. Working with tried and true techniques to “bleeding-edge technologies.” A lot has changed. Mostly, in the mind. Why? Let me explain.
If you’re a web designer or developer, chances are you’ll want to know what is hot in the web industry. So how do you keep up? Simple, you can start by Googling the web for: articles, books, forums, and podcasts. That’s right, learn by listening and not by reading – not that reading isn’t good […]