Video Screencasts

#126: Using Modernizr

Should Modernizr be part of every modern web project? Not necessarily. In this screencast I talk about how you need Modernizr when you plan to do something specifically different depending …

#121: The Right CMS is a Customized One

The perfect CMS to suite the needs of any non-trivial content-oriented website does not come out-of-the-box. They require customization. For instance, a feature article for a news site isn't just …

#115: Don’t Overthink It Grids

Even if the layout of a site is simple as a main content area on the left and a sidebar on the right, that's a grid. There are new layout …

#112: Using CodePen

CodePen is an app for sharing and playing around with front end code. I made it with some friends of mine: Alex Vazquez and Tim Sabat. In this typical ramble-ridden …

#110: Quick Overview of CSS Position Values

This is a quick beginner-level overview of the different CSS position values. In a nutshell: relative allows you to "nudge" and leaves the element's original position in the page flow. …

#108: Using Chartwell

Chartwell is a font specifically for making simple and beautiful pie charts, bar charts, and line graphs. It's as simple as writing out simple equations like 40+20+25+15. In desktop software …

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