These are the things I've written that are tagged "web development"

Layout Land: CSS Grid

07 March 2018

Jen Simmons is doing a great job of introducing the core concepts of CSS Grid with this ( These videos have been a huge help to me getting up to speed on the state of the tech. Highly recommended.

Hex Preview

03 April 2015

Dead simple hex color scheme web app. Just type in your hex codes, and it will update in real time. You can add any number of colors at once to see how they look together, too.


31 March 2014

Font‑To‑Width (FTW!) is a script by Nick Sherman and Chris Lewis that takes advantage of large type families to fit pieces of text snugly within their containers. Can definitely see using this for some datavis stuff. There is some FOUT (Flash of unstyled text) to deal with though.

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