Coding Love

Everybody needs a little code love in their life.

March 28, 2020

Noob Tidbit #4: Sources Tab in Chrome DevTools

Sometimes you'll find yourself working on the state side of a Redux application while another dev picks up the UI work. You reach the point where you want to test that everything is wired correctly but how do you do that with no UI? Use Chrome snippets.

March 14, 2020

!important is Bad Mmkay

As an application grows, the css used for styling often becomes more and more complicated and we find ourselves struggling to apply styles to new elements. !important seems like the easy solution to override styles but it can lead you down a rabbit hole.

January 26, 2020

Git Pointers

We've all done this at some point: been distracted or exhausted and deleted a branch you thought you didn't need only to realize later you did, in fact, really need that branch. Thankfully, all is not lost and you can easily retrieve your lost work.

January 12, 2020

CSS - Understanding the Basics: Positioning

While some eventually develop a solid grasp on CSS fundamentals, most of us are happy to get by with a vague understanding of how the basics work because, well, CSS is confusing. It's time to clear up some of that confusion and understand positioning.