You’ll Never Be a Design Specialist by Generalizing Your Skills

I’m going to talk about something controversial today. Everyone strap in and brace yourselves. Freelance designers like to encourage newbies entering the industry to learn as many skills as they can to make themselves attractive as a job candidate. This is well-meaning advice that undoubtedly comes from a good place. But generally speaking, these ‘generalists’…

Smashing Podcast Episode 22 With Chris Coyier: What Is Serverless?

Smashing Podcast Episode 22 With Chris Coyier: What Is Serverless? Smashing Podcast Episode 22 With Chris Coyier: What Is Serverless? Drew McLellan 2020-08-11T05:00:00+00:00 2020-08-11T08:06:06+00:00 Today, we’re talking about Serverless architectures. What does that mean, and how does it differ from how we might build sites currently? I spoke to Chris Coyier to find out. Show…

Smashing Podcast Episode 22 With Chris Coyier: What Is Serverless?

Today, we’re talking about Serverless architectures. What does that mean, and how does it differ from how we might build sites currently? I spoke to Chris Coyier to find out. Show Notes Chris’ microsite The Power of Serverless for Front-end Developers Chris on Twitter ShopTalk Show podcast Weekly Update “Setting Up Redux For Use In…

Advice for Beginners That Are Starting Out in Web Design

The web design community is great at sharing knowledge. But quite often what we share has some prerequisites attached. You’d likely need to already be a web designer or developer to get something out of it. But what about beginners? If you’re just starting your journey in web design, you may feel left out. With…

How to Create a Custom WordPress Plugin From Scratch

Every WordPress site needs a theme to pull content from the database and display that in a design. And theoretically you could run a site with just a theme and nothing else. But that site would be very limited without the addition of plugins. Plugins add extra functionality to your WordPress site over and above…