CodeOpinions

“You know you're working with a great client when they're the ones raising the subject of CSS sprites to improve performance.”

CodeOpinions

“You do not make semantic decisions based on what machines want. Don't choose HTML elements for ‘SEO’ benefits.”

CodeOpinions

“Don't anthropomorphise computers. They hate that.”

CodeOpinions

iWish

Dear Apple, please fix the orientation scaling bug in Mobile Safari.

BusinessTools

“People keep trying to have discussions with me on Twitter. This is like trying to have a cocktail party by shouting from a speeding car.”

CodeOpinions

“An evangelist is someone who, instead of getting bored the more they repeat themselves, gets excited the more they repeat themselves.”

CodeOpinions

“Any sufficiently advanced mobile test device acquisition activity is indistinguishable from potential terrorist suspicious behaviour.”

CodeOpinions

“Native apps will replace the web just as surely as swimming pools will replace the ocean.”

BusinessOpinions

“Instead of keeping files like images and fonts in a folder called ‘assets‘, I’m going to rename the folder ‘liabilities.’”

DesignOpinions

“In a meeting when the subject of homepage carousels is raised—I find myself gauging the flipability of the table around which we are seated.”

DesignOpinions

“Whenever a talented designer I know goes to work at Google, Facebook or Twitter, I feel like I should congratulate them on their retirement.”

DesignOpinions

“With great power comes a really cluttered interface.”

CodeOpinions

Browsiness

“Any platform that allows more people to access the web is good with me.”

CodeOpinions

“Make web pages. Not too much. Mostly HTML.”

CodeOpinions

“Sass, jQuery, Grunt, Yeoman …all tools to help you write HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Tools change. The HTML, CSS, and JavaScript endures.”

CodeOpinions

Where to start?

“The key to building modern, resilient, progressive sites doesn’t lie in browser technologies or frameworks.”

CodeOpinions

CSS

“Using CSS at scale has a learning curve, just like any powerful technology.”