A Praxis participant emailed me last week asking for recommendations on free embeddable charting tools for an article he is writing. I thought that the information would be useful for everyone, so I wrote an article with examples!
Earlier this week I did a major revamp of cagrimmett.com. It started with redesigning my page templates to include a sidebar, then it morphed into making a long-standing goal of mine reality: Reviving the posts from my old 2008-2012 WordPress blog and getting them into Jekyll while preserving old links. Here's how I did it.
TIL how to use the viewbox attribute on an SVG to make it responsive and preserve the aspect ratio.
This month I'm spending some time researching altcoins. I'm posting my notes on Yours.org. First up: Sia.
TIL that you can save changes you make with Chrome Dev Tools directly to your disk.
TIL a ton about the WordPress template hierarchy and the conditionals that select them.
TIL about Genesis hooks and filters.
Derek Magill's 100 Things That Made My Year post inspired me to write one, too. Here are my 100 highlights of 2017:
TIL about CSS Grid
TIL that all forms of communication can be described by the same process, no matter the sender, receiver, or medium.
We emphasize the importance of working out loud throughout our curriculum. Each of our participants make portfolio sections on their websites where they collect projects they've built. How you package and present your projects matter as much as the projects themselves! Here are some general guidelines for what makes a good project write up.
Using Homestead, WPengine, and Git.
I don't know all the answers, even if I think I do. Sometimes I need to ask for help.
How do you address being fired when asked in an interview? Turn it into a growth story.