Developing rather than creating

I’ve been out of action with blogging or creating videos over the past month and a half. But it’s not that I’ve been sitting out completely. I just decided I really wanted to tackle some web development projects I’ve been thinking about for quite some …

Use HTML and CSS to create progress bars

I’ve previously talked about how you can use simple HTML and CSS to create basic shapes and visual objects (such as buttons and tool tips) for the web. I got into this stuff because I really wanted to create something called progress bars for my …

Start learning web development right here!

If you’ve been looking for a place to begin learning how to code web content, here’s a great online tutorial you need to consider. HTML and CSS tutorial by Scrimba The tutorial is created by Scrimba, and is suited for beginners. No previous knowledge is …

Safari deserves (a little) more respect

In 2021, the Safari browser was in the midst of a critical firestorm from a number of bloggers. I just happened to be one of them. My little blog post from July 2021 became overwhelmingly the most popular article on my blog, bringing in some …

A very busy month of creative activity

I had really been wanting to get more into blogging – and publishing my writing on a more consistent basis. But for the month of May, that didn’t quite work out the way I hoped. It’s frustrating not being able to put out content as …

Saying farewell to a longtime friend

Apple has just announced that after a little over 20 years, they’re finally ending production of the iPod. It’s the end of an incredibly successful run that began with Steve Jobs’s vision of a totally new product that would appeal more of the masses to …

This simple email is an incredible example of empathy

Take a look at this message I received from Moment, an online retailer known for its accessories for smartphone cameras. It’s a standout as a rare form of empathy. We all know that the lead-up to Mother’s Day is a marketing bonanza of emails with …

Create buttons and tooltips with HTML and CSS

It’s quite remarkable that visual shapes and many other objects can be created with just HTML and CSS. Of course, that means you don’t have to turn to an external illustration tool, which translates directly to valuable time savings. In a previous blog post, I …