The front-end is...

Originally posted on Medium; reposted and expanded further here. It’s been my experience that most front-end developers know the feeling of being mislabeled for their skills: “The front-end? Oh, that’s just wireframes and fonts and…” 😒 Yeeeeeah nope! The front-end is also: Design Yes, front-end developers design. Maybe not 100%...


CSS reset for minimalists

CSS resets help enforce style consistency across different browsers by providing a clean slate for styling elements. Resources like Normalize, et al., do an excellent job at managing this. For a couple of years now, I’ve opted to go with a minimalist approach to resets and found it to be...


Add line height to body

If you’ve been adding line height to each textual element separately, e.g., <h*>, <p>, etc., this is a helpful tip that you’ll want to try: add line height to the body selector instead. body { line-height: 1.5; } Now all textual elements will have a consistent line height that is...