Planning Your Escape from Tutorial Hell

I’ve previously written about doing tutorial based projects and how it’s not a bad thing. What can happen, is that your project looks like everyone else’s who did the same tutorial. Again, this is not a bad thing. But you can take your learning a step further by adding features onto those projects. Here are …

Open Graph for Personal Projects

A way to make your posts stand out on social media is to include images. According to Buffer, Tweets with images can get up to 150% more retweets. So it makes sense to include some kind of visual element instead of dropping a link and calling it a day. For a long time, I wondered …

In Defense of Tutorial Hell (and How to Escape It)

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh! Tutorial hell! It’s a terrifying, terrifying place to be as a developer Or…is it? I am on the fence on if being in tutorial hell is really as bad as the internet makes it out to be. What Is Tutorial Hell? “Tutorial hell” means participating in tutorial-based content to create projects or apps. Most …

Queer Eye Text Effect in HTML & CSS

There’s never enough episodes of Queer Eye. 😭 To hold me over until the next season airs, I wanted to revisit the logo and see if I could recreate it in HTML and CSS. The Logo The logo effect has a couple of different elements that I need to figure out. Matching the font Picking …