Blog

  1. But I’m not popular enough to create my own acronym!
    After rearranging all my code to fit the Inverted CSS Triangle, I decided it was time for a new acronym, ICT
  2. Why CSS in JS?
    As a CSS frontend designer/developer without much ReactJS experience, it’s taken me a while to understand why CSS-in-JS is so popular in the React world. Now I think I know…
  3. Simple image hosting for Static Sites
    A simple way to upload photos from your mobile and host images for your static site
  4. Social connectivity service for IndieWeb
    Publishing your RSS feeds to your social networks could be easier with a dedicated social network connection service!
  5. Static Site Generators & the IndieWeb
    An overview of how static sites could help promote independent, connected web content
  6. Style Guide reference
    A couple of references for style guides
  7. Social (Media) Exclusion
    How come I can’t log in to @Facebook whilst Britain First has 1.5 million Facebook followers?
  8. Onward with Groundwork Metalsmith blog template
    It’s non-stop busy-busy with udpates to Groundwork, the Metalsmith blog template that aims to simplify static site publishing
  9. Creating a 404 error page in Metalsmith
    Creating a 404 page in Metalsmith is easy, you simply have to generate a 404.html page in the root of your website
  10. Groundwork is back, kind of
    The Metalsmith blog template Groundwork is back, tidied up and easier to use.
  11. Reworking Groundwork 3. nodemon & BrowserSync
    Part 3 of building a Metalsmith blog template from scratch is setting up Node file monitoring with nodemon and synchronised browser testing with BrowserSync
  12. Reworking Groundwork 2. Prettier & ESLint
    In part 2 of building a Metalsmith blog template from scratch, I look at Prettier and ESLint for making my code right and nice
  13. Reworking Groundwork 1. semantic-release
    Setup @github, @travisci installing semantic-release to automate semantic versioning for new Groundwork @metalsmithio template
  14. All new Groundwork
    A ground up rebuilding of the Groundwork Metalsmith blog template
  15. Buildings built from the inside out
    Imagine if websites were designed by interior designers
  16. Metalsmith blog template
    Does the world really need yet another blog template?
  17. My mobile setup
    FWIW here’s how I set up my mobile blogging workflow
  18. The technology doesn’t matter. The process does.
    I don’t want to get all agnostic on your ass but really what you’re doing is more important than how you’re doing
  19. Why Static Site Generators are SuperCool
    Static Site Generators are the New Hotness of the past few years, and they play a crucial role in the Open Web.
  20. Out in the world
    The obligatory first post to herald the bright new dawn of a shiny new blog…