Fukol™ Grids

Building a CSS Grid System isn’t that hard really, thanks to flexbox. Heydon has stripped it to its smallest form: .fukol-grid { display: flex; flex-wrap: wrap; margin: -0.5em; } .fukol-grid > * { flex: 1 0 10em; margin: 0.5em; } Fukol™ is a lightweight, breakpoint free, completely responsive, element query driven*, progressive enhancement based CSS […]

How it feels to learn Javascript in 2016

In the same style as the aforementioned “It’s the future!” — A fictional conversation on web development: … JSX? What is JSX? -JSX is just a JavaScript syntax extension that looks pretty much like XML. It’s kind of another way to describe the DOM, think of it as a better HTML. What’s wrong with HTML? […]

“It’s the future!” — A fictional conversation on web development

A fictional conversation on web development: I’m building a simple web app at the moment — a normal TODO app using HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and I’m planning to use jQuery. Is that the way to go? : Oh, no. That’s old school. jQuery is dead — no one uses it anymore. You need to use React now. That’s […]

15 Ways to Write Self-documenting JavaScript

A few handy pointers to keeping your code readable: Some programmers include comments as part of self-documenting code. In this article, we’ll only focus on code. Comments are important, but they’re a large topic to be covered separately. We can split the techniques for self-documenting code into three broad categories: structural, where the structure of […]

universal.css

The only .css file you’ll ever need, following the most recent CSS methodologies where you define just about everything in separate classes. Usage is really easy: Take any CSS rule you want to apply, replace : by -, and dots by -dot-, and you get the name of the corresponding universal css classname. For instance, […]