Articles

Full writings, sometimes short and sometimes longer. Thoughts worth putting down.

Leading Zeros in CSS Values

Today a question and following a quick conversation about leading zeros in CSS, or rather SASS, popped up, because some pre-processor documentation mentioned that leading zeros are “bad”. Matthew ask … Read more

Long Live the iPhone 7

Tonight I had a conversation about the new iPhone X and I mentioned that I have been thinking about getting one, solely for the camera upgrade. I currently still use an iPhone 7 Plus. I’ve had it f … Read more

Breaking Things, Fixing Things…

Marcus is currently creating a showcase on how to build accessible SPAs in different JS frameworks, aka React and Vue. He is documenting everything he does and tries to find the best ways to solve … Read more

All That Data

On my last night in NYC a few weeks ago, I spoke to a friend of mine who works at a large bank. Somehow we came to talk about data collection and how her analytics team was also collecting lots of … Read more

When Things Go Wrong

It’s the weekend of FFCPH and yesterday morning I was supposed to leave from Hong Kong to hold a workshop today. As I write this, I’m sitting at the airport in HK, feeling somewhat in between tired, fru … Read more

Sticky Things

This week I have been working on a new navigation/header component which is supposed to work as a sticky header—people nowadays seem to want that by default. I started to write some JavaScript to m … Read more

CSS-in-JS, Kindness and Evolution

CSS-in-JS is the new and popular kid on the block. On the flipside, Vanilla CSS is old-school and isn’t so much of the hi-roller anymore. Actually, CSS was never liked too much by many anyway. W … Read more

On Tracking

After I read this article I started thinking about tracking again. I suppose most of the time we don’t actively think about it, since it has gotten so normal. But when you do, you start to realise… I don … Read more

Make It The Best You Can

Two anecdotes for today: One Two days ago I got a hair cut. I looked at my hair dresser in the mirror and watched her cut, trim and measure my hair, meticulously, with great precision like she does … Read more

Remember Sass?

When we started to work on Colloq , we agreed to write good, old, plain CSS. I was a little sceptical at first and thought we’re not going to like it much. After a few weeks I had totally gotten used t … Read more

This Content is Not for You…

This is one of the things that I really dislike about Facebook and a good example of how the web was never intended to work. A client sent me a video and I clicked the link. Rather unsurprisingly, it … Read more

Respecting Users

I always liked the idea of blog-post-replies, hence this post in reply to Vitaly’s article . (We should do these things more often again ;)) I feel the same way as many people do. You do something a … Read more

Launching Colloq

We started working on Colloq over a year ago, after we had decided to start this project together. Now Colloq is finally live and I am very happy about that. Since our launch, we’ve had a lot of s … Read more

Feature Iteration Fatigue

TL;DR: What was meant to outline the annoyances with the many frequent app updates, turned into a rather lengthy opinion about Netflix’s latest UI changes. Almost every day I see a few app updates f … Read more