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Front-end Job Interview Questions

README.md<p>This file contains a number of front-end interview questions that can be used when vetting potential candidates. It is by no means …

Employment

Stop More Bugs with our Code Review Checklist

In our blog about effective code reviews, we recommended the use of a checklist. Checklists are a great tool in code reviews – they ensure that …

JavaScript Errors and How to Fix Them

Read the full article at: JavaScript Errors and How to Fix ThemJavaScript can be a nightmare to debug: Some errors it gives can be very difficult to …

JavaScript

5 Useful Sass Mixins in Bootstrap — SitePoint

As many of you are likely aware, Bootstrap is a powerful toolkit for front-end developers. It allows us to produce clean, responsive sites that work …

Getting Started With CSS Audits

<b>Article Continues Below</b><p>This week I wrote about conducting CSS audits to organize your code, keeping it clean and performant—resulting in faster sites …

The State of Grunt

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Building a Circular Navigation with CSS Transforms

A tutorial on how to create a circular navigation using CSS transforms.<p>In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to create circular navigations …

Developers and Communication

To be fair, developers are mostly introverted. Talking out loud in groups doesn’t come easy. We’re drawn to work that requires hyperfocus and …

How We Read

I want you to think about what you’re doing right now. I mean <i>really</i> think about it. As your eyes move across these lines and funnel information to …

Fortitude 101: Surviving Deadlines and Protecting Passions

“I should pull myself together—I have to meet this insane deadline. Again. I should reorganize my files. I should go back to school, go to more …

Think Modularly

When building or updating websites, there is often a stirring excitement to (finally) build it “the right way.” Even with those aspirations, …

Code Review

As someone who is currently reviewing all Pull Requests for a project, I've been working through ways to become more effective and efficient at this …

Why Agile Sprints Are Not Tiny Waterfalls — SitePoint

One of the first questions that comes up when a team is introduced to scrum is the difference between a sprint and a waterfall.<p>Traditional waterfall …

8 Tips to Help You Get the Best out of Sass — SitePoint

Sass creates Syntactically Awesome Style sheets, or at least thats what it is supposed to do.<p>When used effectively, Sass helps to build scalable …

Code Manifesto

The tech industry has a rather bad reputation. Stories of discrimination, disrespect, sexism and outright mistreatment aren’t exactly hard to come by.<p>…

8 Essential Skills Developers Can Learn in a Weekend — SitePoint

Whether you’re a beginner who’s finally comfortable developing projects in a particular language, or an experienced developer looking to expand their …

Screencast

Great design is guided by four primary principles: Contrast, Repetition, Alignment and Proximity. In this introduction to my new Learnable course …

The Remote Work Survival Guide

According to a survey by Intuit, more than 40% of American workers will be freelancers, contractors or temp workers by 2020.<p>And even outside the …

The Difference Between Git and GitHub — SitePoint

Are you new to Git or Github?<p>This introductory video is here to help you understand the difference between Git and GitHub. The meaning of pull …

You Can Do That With CSS? — SitePoint

Awhile back, I published an article on how to mimic CoDrops’ Morphing Menu Button demo. I then wrote a quick follow-up showing how to expand on the …

How Not to Get Overwhelmed as a Web Developer — SitePoint

In the past week, I’ve worked on projects that have required me to write HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP. In working on those projects, I’ve had to …

End Inbox Overwhelm With These 10 Gmail Add

Gmail overtook Hotmail as the world’s most popular webmail platform in 2012, and hasn’t slowed down since. It’s still #1, and many more people who …

Getting Started with Flat UI Design — SitePoint

A recent Forbes report places the increasing trend towards flat design firmly at the door of people’s growing familiarity with digital interfaces. In …

The 10 Things You Should Do When You Have Your Next Web Idea — SitePoint

You’re spending a lazy afternoon with your family, when a brilliant idea suddenly strikes you. Whether it’s an app, a product, a service, or a new …

20 Useful Docs and Guides for Front

I come across so many interesting info-apps and documents in my daily research, so I thought I’d provide a list of those here.<p>True, not everyone …

A Review of the Brackets Editor

This article is going to take a look at Brackets, an open-sourced editor originally developed by Adobe. It may not have had quite the same level of …

9 Reasons You Should Be Using CodePen — SitePoint

At CodePen.io, they describe themselves as a “playground for the front-end side of the web.” CodePen is great for testing out bugs, collaborating, …

A Look at Different Sass Architectures — SitePoint

As the size and complexity of a project grows, you require some sort of logic to structure your Sass files. It helps to follow some agreed upon …

6 Tips for Writing Better Code — SitePoint

In any given week I can expect to write at least a few hundred lines of code in around four different languages. I can also expect to edit, review, …