Articles

I've been lucky to have some of my articles published by great industry websites and print publications.

LogRocket
"LogRocket lets you replay what users do on your site, helping you reproduce bugs and fix issues faster."

September 2018

20 web design relics of the old internet

A look back at some web design relics of the day, to see what users of websites and the developers who made them had to contend with.

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"Web Designer is the print premier magazine for aspiring online creatives and industry professionals."
11 articles

Issue 274 | May 2018

Create a modal component in React with portals

Learn how to create a simple, usable modal component in React, leveraging its portal functionality.

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Issue 273 | April 2018

Create a highly reusable input symbol in Sketch

In Sketch, leverage the power of overrides to create a highly reusable input symbol, perfect for wireframes

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Issue 272 | March 2018

Design for the web with Sketch

Learn how to create a simple webpage design using Sketch, and discover essential tips and tricks along the way.

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Issue 271 | February 2018

Automate your workflow with Gulp

Learn how to remove the nuisance of repetitive and mundane tasks with the help of Gulp, a Node.js task runner.

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Issue 270 | January 2018

Build a web form with great UX

Learn the techniques and best practices which will allow you to create a web form with a highly optimised UX.

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Issue 269 | December 2017

Create a flexible carousel component in Vue.js

How to create a simple, flexible carousel component in Vue.js, the JavaScript framework.

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Issue 268 | November 2017

Using Wordpress API with a Vue.js powered blog

Implement Wordpress API into a Vue.js powered blog using Vuex, a state management library.

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Issue 267 | October 2017

Managing CSS classes with JavaScript & data attributes

Create a reusable JavaScript function which uses data attributes to easily manage CSS class changes.

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Issue 266 | September 2017

Simplify media queries with SASS

Media queries are a cornerstone of responsive web design. Employ the power of SASS to make them easier and quicker to use.

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Issue 265 | August 2017

Generate a static blog with Gulp & Nunjucks

How to generate a static blog using task runner Gulp and Mozilla’s templating engine Nunjucks.

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Issue 264 | July 2017

Setup site theming with CSS variables

Use CSS variables and Web Storage API to implement website theming which persists across sessions.

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"CSS-Tricks is a popular website about all things web design and development."
2 articles

May 2017

Managing state in CSS with reusable JavaScript functions - part 2

Continuing from part 1, I build upon and improve the class toggling reusable JavaScript function.

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April 2017

Managing state in CSS with reusable JavaScript functions - part 1

Determining the most efficient way of managing state can be a challenging issue in CSS. I explore one solution.

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Speckyboy Design Magazine
"Speckyboy is an online magazine for web designers."

February 2017

Naming conventions for sizes in scalable CSS

In this article, I explore how naming conventions can be used to represent sizes in scalable CSS.

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