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Icon for post type: learned The new CSS :is() pseudo-class

Today I read about the new CSS :is() pseudo-class function and at first thought, that it doesn’t seem helpful and all of what it does can already be achieved without it. I looked at some of the…

Icon for post type: learned Encoding mailto: Subject Lines

I was working on a very simple “email this article as a recommendation” feature, where the user would click a link to open their email client with a pre-populated subject and email body. The link…

Icon for post type: Note Accessibility & Inclusive Components

It took a long time for accessibility to get the deserved recognition it has today and with so many different people using the web, the importance of building accessible interfaces has increased ever…

Icon for post type: Note Dealing with Ads in 2020

Dealing with Ads in 2020 is an interesting look at the problems and challenges of integrating and displaying ads in the best possible way. The article slash case-study from Christian Schaefer…

Icon for post type: Article Synchronising Directories with Unison

Every once in a while I need to get two folders synchronised. In the past I used a synchronisation app to get this done, but somewhere along the way of macOS system updates, it stopped working and I…

Icon for post type: share Who Can Use - Color Contrast Check

WhoCanUse is a helpful tool to test the color contrast of different color combinations and informs you about the contrast ratio and the WCAG grading. While it might not be 100% perfectly accurate, it…

Icon for post type: share City View

Another Hong Kong view that never gets old. Hong Kong seen from the ferry piers during the daily light show.

Icon for post type: share Typographic Illusions

A collection of free tools for demonstrating typographic phenomena, for anyone teaching or studying typeface design. Typographic Illusions is a great resource and the above quote sums it up nicely.…

Icon for post type: Note Sticking With The Defaults

As previously mentioned , when I upgraded to Catalina, some of the things I had gotten used to to for many years, stopped working. The biggest issue seemed to be the app switcher. I’ve used…

Icon for post type: share The Beautiful Side

On what has been the worst weekend for Hong Kong in 22 consecutive weeks of protests, it’s good to remember and see some of the beauty of this amazing city. The city view from Victoria Peak never…

Icon for post type: Note Write It Down

Every once in a while I come across a blog post that strikes a chord. It might only take one line, but that line makes you realise or understand. It’s not you didn’t know. It’s not it’s something…

Icon for post type: Article AirPods Pro Page Performance

Yesterday I posted the below tweet and it received a lot of attention. It brought some good comments and positive exchange, which made me think about it more. The new AirPods Pro page is a strong…

Icon for post type: Note Using The Platform

These are some good thoughts from Tim Kadlec on quotes from the Shop Talk Show podcast on the web platform and how it tries to provide us with the best foundation possible. I absolutely agree that in…

Icon for post type: share Kirby 3.3.0-rc.2

A few days ago Kirby 3.3.0-rc.2 has been released and I‘m now giving it a spin. It‘s a long list of changes, fixes and additions containing a lot of good stuff. It feels really good to run a site on…

Icon for post type: share Pixelated Population

I’m a fan of data visualisations and this campaign , resurfaced from 2008, depicts the amount of animals in a certain species by the amount of pixels used in their image. This is a great way of…