I haven’t been shy in the past about how I have really prefer Bulma over Bootstrap. I wanted to use this week’s post to compare and contrast the two and hopefully reset my opinion of Bootstrap. So, how am I going to do that? I am going to create a webform using Bulma and then …Continue reading "Comparing and contrasting Bulma and Bootstrap"
In last week’s laravel post, I mentioned that Laravel is an open-source PHP framework that uses the model–view–controller (or MVC for short) architectural pattern. This week, I want to drill down more on what that means.Continue reading "Learning Laravel: What is Laravel?"
Yup, I am. Last year, I posted a lot about how I was building a state parks app to help with my goal of eventually visiting every park in the Wisconsin State Parks system. The most recent post was around November, though. Well, I am working on the app again and I am hoping to …Continue reading "Are you still working on the State Parks app?"
I spent years writing Laravel code at UWM but you might have noticed that I almost never wrote anything on this blog about it. I am hoping to address that here and now. If you don’t already know, Laravel is a free, open-source PHP web framework, intended for the development of web applications following the …Continue reading "Learning Laravel: Composer and The Laravel Installer"
Update (July 12, 2022): Well, heck. I just heard this morning that they are moving my talk to September 15’s THAT Online – September. The problem is that I land in Delhi, India at 1pm (local time) on Sept 15th. So, I am speaking at That Conference. I will be giving the talk “Locating your user …Continue reading "I’m speaking at That Conference Wisconsin, this year"
A few weeks ago, I started a series where I planned to cover Tailwind to the best of my ability. Over the years, I have used Bootstrap and Bulma a heck of a lot but I wanted to branch out a little. Today’s post is going to cover borders, shapes, and backgrounds. Let’s get started.Continue reading "Learning Tailwind: Borders, Shapes and Backgrounds"
I haven’t talked about regular expressions much on this blog and that is mainly because I don’t feel like I understand the topic enough. We are going to work on that, today. Regular expressions (or regex) are patterns used to match character combinations in strings. There are regex strings to test for valid phone numbers, …Continue reading "How to use regex and vue to validate form input"
This is going to be a fairly quick post. I was reading some developer documentation recently and noticed that the blockquote element in HTML has an attribute for citing the source for that blockquote. See the Pen Blockquote Cite by Joe Steinbring (@steinbring) on CodePen. It doesn’t seem to surface that citation in the rendered …Continue reading "Did you know that the blockquote element has a cite attribute?"
One of my goals for this year is to become more familiar with Tailwind CSS. As part of that, I am going to post a few things on the topic to the blog. This week, I intend to focus on fonts and typography.Continue reading "Learning Tailwind: Fonts and Typography"