You may be wondering what it means to find your spine. I'm just referring to a model called the "Spine Model." I first heard about this on Episode 90 of the Agile for Humans podcast. The model was created by Danie Roux and Kevin Trethewey. In their words, the spine model is:Read more
When I created this site, I threw it together with PHP. It worked and didn't take long to develop. However, the FTP deployment process was antiquated and setting up an SSL certificate with my host was time-consuming. I had been wanting to try Netlify for a while after hearing about all the great services they offer like the ease of deployment, free and automatic SSL certificate installation, form submission service, and various other JAM stack based services.Read more
Why are we still building user interfaces that are inaccessible? Why do we accept creating significant technical debt to build experiences that simply don’t work for all users?Read more
It’s a short and simple story, really. It starts on a search to find a solution for some cross browser problems with Data URIs. The first stop was the probably don't Base64 SVG article on CSS Tricks and ends on these quick examples.Read more
What does this mean, nudgingRead more
#a11yinto the development process? Accessibility is a challenging task. Standards are murky, supporting technologies vary, and there are far too few experts. Sadly, a large percentage of developers I’ve talked to bypass accessibility for a few reasons, all of which have one thing in common, knowledge gaps coupled with time constraints.
This blog is mostly about my experiences in web development, but may eventually include my appreciation for music and the overall positive aspects of life.