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October 18, 2018
Getting started with CSS Grid layout

One of my strongest areas of web development is Cascading Style Sheets more commonly referred in the web world as CSS. I have always been a visual person, and with CSS I can create a pallet on the web using code (when combined with HTML5). CSS has rapidly evolved over the last few years with […]

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October 6, 2018
Best new features in JavaScript ES6

I've been coding in JavaScript for quite a while. In fact, I can remember when JavaScript was used for such cool functionality as a replacement image when you hover over a button for example. It was pretty cool interactivity for 1998, but it wasn't until libraries such as jQuery came along in the 2000s that […]

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May 14, 2018
Fun with Flexbox

I have been doing web development for quite a while and one of the frustrating things we have to deal with in web design is laying out a web page and getting every element to be positioned just as we want it. Back in the day, we would use floats and absolute positioning to get […]

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April 22, 2018
Enjoy the present because tomorrow is not promised

It has been said that most people cannot enjoy the present because they are always dwelling on the past or looking to the future. I think that I can be counted in that category most of my life but as I have aged I have slowly learned to not take anything for granted and to […]

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March 26, 2018
Why I love drinking green tea

I love green tea. I drink a lot of tea in general, but by far my favorite is the green variety. I will drink it hot in the Winter and cold in the Summer. Besides the refreshing taste, there are many other benefits to drinking green tea that might not be well known to most […]

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January 18, 2018
Evolution via Agile

Technologies evolve, processes evolve, businesses evolve and even people evolve (some more than others). Of those, I think that technology evolves quicker than anything else. It seems like overnight technologies can change. With technology changes, there is a need to constantly be updating and evolving digital communications as well. When I say digital communications, I […]

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January 9, 2018
2018 New Year - New Resolutions

Many people in a new year make New Year's resolutions, and I am no different. Some people write down their resolutions on paper, some just make them mentally and nerds like me blog them out! Without further ado, here are my 2018 New Years resolutions, at least some of them. Exercise regularly, drink more water […]

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December 31, 2017
Reflections of 2017

It is December 30th as I write this. 2017 is almost over and as with a lot of people, the last few days are a time to reflect on the year that has been, and to make resolutions for the year to come. In this blog post, I will write my thoughts as well as […]

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October 19, 2017
Sorry, but I won't be joining you in your protest or boycott

 It seems everywhere you turn your head these days there is a protest of one sort or another. Let's see... there are the NFL players protesting the National Anthem, there are people protesting the NFL because of those NFL player protest. There are people protesting the Confederate statues and also people who are protesting […]

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July 7, 2017
2017 half way through, in review.

We recently passed the halfway point in 2017. While this year has gone by fast, it has not gone by well for me thus far. I had great dreams and ambitions for 2017 which have not materialized. Not yet anyway. At the start of January everyone has great hopes for the year ahead. Everything is […]

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