Web Design

CSS Display Property

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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. […]

Experiences

Hobby Expansion

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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 […]

Experiences

Finding Problems to Solve

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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 […]

Entrepreneurship

Web Design and Development Podcasts for Mid 2014

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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 […]

Experiences

Eight-Hour Work Days Are Dead!

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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 […]

Web Development

Implementing Change Control

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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 […]

Web Development

New Field. New Start.

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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.

Web Development

Web Design and Development Podcasts

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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 […]