In honour of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing – which launched on July 16th, 1969 – Destin from SmarterEveryDay went to the NASA facility where they keep about 70% of the Moon Rocks that were ever collected (Apollo Missions 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17). The video offers us a […]
By randomly changing the opacity and adding a little text-shadow, one can create this old typewriter effect: Makes good use of currentColor for the shadow, so it can be applied on any coloured text. Old Typewriter Text Effect → 💁♂️ Don’t confuse this effect with a typing carousel which types the letters one-by-one.
Deploying one site (from a single source repo) to Netlify ain’t that hard – see my instructions here – but what if your sources are spread out across multiple repos? How do you combine the data without duplicating it into a monorepo? That’s exactly the problem Spatie was having for their docs.spatie.be: the website holds […]
Vasilis had some fun and created these experimental clock interfaces. First up is the “Decimal Clock”: If we had ten hours in a day, instead of 24, and if each of these hours had 100 minutes instead of 60, and if every minute had 100 seconds, our clocks would look like this, and the time […]
Yesterday, while at a workshop, React Hooks (intro here) became the subject of discussion between participants. Someone in the audience asked how to easily map the classes+lifecycle way of thinking onto hooks, as she had trouble doing so. In short, my recommendation was to no longer think in lifecycles but to think in effects, as […]
Nice work by Tatiana Mac, in which she recreated “Kandinsky zum 60. Geburtstag” by Herbert Bayer using CSS Grid. For comparison, here’s the original: Kandinsky Geburstag Invite on CodePen →
As mentioned before I’m really looking forward to Typed Properties that will land in PHP 7.4 (now in alpha!). Brent has done a full writeup on ‘m: In this post we’ll look at the feature in-depth, but first let’s start by summarising the most important points: They are available as of PHP 7.4, which is […]
We are going to the Moon, to stay, by 2024. And this is how. Must admit I got some goosebumps while watching this …