Recommended GitHub Atom Packages for Web Developers

I've been using GitHub's Atom editor for the past couple of weeks and I've really enjoyed it. At first there weren't very many extensions/packages available, but the community has been quick to fill in that gap. You can browse the packages online or from Atom's Preferences... (⌘,) Official Packages GitHub…

CSS Animated Hamburger Icon

Problem I've been working more on mobile web these days and thought it would be fun to animate the prolific hamburger nav icon. Non-Animated CSS Hamburger Icon You could use Font Awesome or an image to represent the hamburger, but those aren't necessary. Instead, you can create a version of…

AngleBrackets: April 13 - 16, 2014

The time is coming for the 3rd AngleBrackets conference. I've been honored to participate in the past 2 events and I look forward to the 3rd event in Orlando, FL. I'll be presenting 3 different sessions on front-end web development topics. Speakers Some of the other speakers that you might…

Keeping Daily Goals with Lift.do

History As many of you know, I've recently started working as a Front-End Web Dev for Dave Ramsey's (@daveramsey) Internet Development Team (@devwithpurpose). Previously I had started my own company and was working way too many hours. So, with this job change I wanted to implement some dramatic life changes…

Ways to Remove Those Pesky console.log Statements

The Problem Have you ever published your code only to find pesky console.log statements littering your web application? These can be problematic for several reasons... It is embarassing to have logs in the console It can slow down the page's performance It causes bugs in IE8/9 when the…

From Blogger to Ghost

History I've been using Blogger for quite some time, but over the last several years I've wanted to switch to something that would enable me to use markdown to compose my posts. I had considered switching to Octopress, but when I first saw the Ghost Blogging Platform on Kickstarter I…