My 2013 report

My blog hasn’t been getting its updates for a while; Not because I’m busy, but because I didn’t have new topics to cover that hasn’t been discussed yet in other front-end or UI design related blogs. But 2013 has been a blast for me, and I will tell my story.

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Designing directly in the Chrome browser

I’ve made a video about a trick I discovered a few weeks ago. Basically, it’ll let you edit CSS (also JavaScript) files on the fly within the browser and save your progress from there. It’s pretty neat for immediately doing changes to the CSS files that you’re working on without copying and pasting everything manually to your editor.

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Working with the Macbook Pro Retina

I recently got the rMBP and one of the challenges I had to figure out was adjusting my work flow to an HiDPI display. Luckily, out of necessity, I’ve managed to devise a simple work around to streamline my design to development process. I’ll be discussing that in this article.

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Working with Icon Fonts

Thanks to high pixel density devices like the 3rd generation iPad and the new MacBook Pro with Retina display, it encouraged me to find solutions on how to make my icons look crisp.

I’ll discuss about a solution in which you create a font library with your icons as glyphs and then use them as fonts in the @font-face css rule.

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The Golden Rectangle

I recall an episode in my life as a web designer where I’d continuously struggle (and most of the time fail) in doing layouts. This all changed when I learned about grids.

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Hello, Universe.

Woot! I’ve finally decided to create a blog so I could document my adventures in web design and development, as well as other things that are going on in my gray matter. If you like, you can follow my updates on twitter.

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