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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 a …

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 ema …

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% …

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 …

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 V …

Icon for post type: share Great Support Makes Loyal Customers

The other day I had a connectivity issue with the macOS app of ProtonVPN . The app wouldn't stop loading after launch. I couldn't find a way to solve the issue, so I send an email …

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 goo …

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 …

Icon for post type: share The Last Boat Sunset

Enjoying the last sunset and evening on the boat of my friends. Always a nice getaway within the city.

Icon for post type: share From Kirby to Twitter

For a long time I wanted to be able to post newly published articles and possibly more stuff from my site directly to Twitter. I like the idea of POSSE (Publish (on your) Own …

Icon for post type: share Owning Your Content - A Love Letter to My Website

Having my own website says I care about what I do beyond clocking in and out and cashing a paycheck. It shows I’m proud of what I create. […] But the real truth is that as long as we’ …

Icon for post type: share HEX Color Codes Explained

I really liked this thread by Corey Ginnivan explaining the theory behind HEX color codes. I always found understanding this well can help a lot with adjusting or finding matching …

Icon for post type: share Quick-Fixing macOS Audio Woes

Recently the audio on my Mac sometimes stops working for an unknown reason… It‘s been happening with video in browsers and Tweetbot. I'm not sure what it is and where it‘s coming from, …

Icon for post type: learned The Effect of CSS Filter Grayscale

Recently I wrote about the grayscale CSS filter and how I used it for an image hover effect. While I played around with it, I noticed that the filter not only works on the image …