July 11, 2013

I’m on sabbatical for a month

It has been over 5 years since I started at Adobe and one of the many perks is a one-month, paid sabbatical. WTF is a sabbatical? Good question. Most people treat it like a vacation. Some learn a new skill. Others spend time thinking about what they want to do next in their career.

I know exactly what changes I want to make to my career and this month will be spent preparing a plan for those changes. None of these [...]

June 3, 2013

CSS Design using Edge Animate

Update: the export CSS feature is already live in the December update to Photoshop CS6. Thanks Tom!

I have been doing a lot of CSS design recently and have tried many different tools and workflows. One of my favorite is a workflow that is a little different in that it uses Edge Animate, which is available with a free Creative Cloud account, to generate my finished CSS code. Now Edge Animate is an amazing CSS animation tool, but [...]

May 18, 2013

Native equivalents of jQuery functions

Update: many people have asked about browser compatability for the native methods I’ve shown. Here are the links to that information: querySelector/querySelectorAll, classList, getElementsByClassName, createDocumentFragment.

If you checked out my last post you’ll know that I have been doing lots of JavaScript coding as of late, both inside and out of Brackets. I have also been doing a series of performance tests (1, 2, 3) between popular jQuery methods and their native [...]

May 17, 2013

Responsive Design Tool for Brackets

Over the last month or so I have been working on something that is completely different from anything I’ve done before. It all started because I was thinking about how I could create a responsive design tool specifically aimed at developers. Adobe already has an amazing tool for designers called Edge Reflow. You can check out my tutorial if you want to see how that tool works.

But for developers, most of the time you are going to want [...]

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