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 […]

Designing Fictions , Part 4: Scripting & Animations

(This is the fourth part to the process of designing my Fictions homepage. Here’s the earlier parts, if you want to read them beforehand: Typography, Thoughtful HTML,  Designing in the Browser.) There are only 2 main uses of Javascript on the Fictions homepage, namely: Expanding/collapsing content Toggling the aria-hidden attribute for accessibility purposes I will […]