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?"
Firewall configuration isn’t always a very easy thing in linux. I know that I have felt a bit intimidated, in the past. UFW (uncomplicated firewall) is meant to make it much easier. UFW is a configuration tool that runs on top of iptables. In this post, I am hoping to go over how to use …Continue reading "How to use the UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) in linux"
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"
A decade ago, I watched a ted talk about Kiva and made my first kiva loan. The first few loans were kind of random but I eventually settled on the goal of giving a loan in every country. Kiva officially works with lenders in 76 countries and I typically gave one loan per month, so …Continue reading "I have made 83 kiva loans in 72 countries and I’m not sure what to do next"
Recently, I was talking about how a random tweet got me thinking about CSS image carousels and at the end of that post, I mentioned that the second version of the image carousel would allow you to link to individual slides. I figured that it was time to show how to do that. See the …Continue reading "CSS Image Carousel, Part 2"
Recently, I was doom-scrolling twitter when I came across a tweet that claimed that you can build an image carousel using just two lines of CSS. I liked the tweet and then thought to myself “I can’t sleep, right now. Why not try it out?” CSS Tip 💡 Create image Carousel using two lines of …Continue reading "Two ways to make a pure CSS image carousel"