So. Time Tracking is Not Evil.

TL;DR Time tracking helps you to understand your working habits and rhythm and makes you a better professional. It also helps you to make better time estimates and communicate better to stakeholders. It is also an opportunity to make us more human. (Sounds terribly dry when summarized, huh.) Once Upon a Time. When I first […]

Experimenting with Better Content: A Hiatus

This is the (non) follow-up to the earlier post, whereby I embarked on the exercise to make use of web technologies to enhance the form of content (in this case a short story by myself), and thereby, in a way, make it better. And I did work on it, for a few days after work. […]

Frontend Developer? Web Designer?

I have an identity crisis. Granted it was after I read this post that I found the words to describe my situation, the dilemma had stuck ever since I started working on the Web. As someone whose focus is on HTML and CSS, who knows a good amount of Javascript but not to the extent […]

Designing Fictions, Part 5: Accessibility Testing

This is the last installment to my process of designing my Fictions homepage. I’ve previously covered how I used typography as the base of the design, how I believe in writing thoughtful, semantic HTML as a foundation, on which I wrote CSS and designed in the browser. Lastly, I covered the sparse use of JavaScript […]

Emacs Feature Show Off: Rainbow Mode

There are a few ways of describing colors in web design – from using the 140 HTML color names modern browsers support like AliceBlue and GhostWhite, to HEX values such as #FFFFFF and #000000, to RGBA and HSLA. THe trouble with coding colors in regular editors, though, is that you usually don’t know which code […]