Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • 2022 Goals

    In many discussions with professionals in different fields, I keep getting excited about all the cool things one can learn and work on. And I would LOVE to try out many of them, but there is just not enough time. And sometimes, not enough energy. Sadly, it feels like you are starting at a mountain […]

  • Setup theme.json with custom colors for WordPress 5.8

    This post is more of a “research” note I had while looking into the theme.json file for themes on WordPress 5.8. You can read the introduction post here: Introducing theme.json in WordPress 5.8 โ€“ Make WordPress Core or the documentation here: Global Settings & Styles (theme.json) | Block Editor Handbook | WordPress Developer Resources. What […]

  • What to prepare for a front-end job

    This post will not cover the interview itself in details, more like the preparation and the information you send when you apply for a position. Good thing is that some of the tips here will work for other positions aside from Front-End ๐Ÿ‘

  • Resources for web developers and designers

    I am love collecting interesting things to read. And I have a few resources I go through when doing so: Front-end and backend Design: Others: If you have any other great resources you use on a weekly basis, please share!

  • 5 practice projects to learn HTML and CSS

    HTML and CSS (just the two, yes, classic front-end stuff) are often overlook in favor of JS. Many developers reach a point where they understand the base concept for layouts, standard styling properties and the way to build elements. Often accompanied with a library like Bootstrap or Foundation. But it turns out that there is […]

  • Responsive Containers in CSS

    Responsive is nothing new โ€” you build a page, it looks great on desktop, it has to look great on mobile as well. To achieve this we most often use media queries, but there is one other way – responsive containers We should all know by now how to achieve that. You have media queries, […]

  • Should you wrap block elements with anchor tags?

    A question that pops every now and then โ€” should you wrap block elements with anchor: <div> with anchor tag <a> ? This is one of the many decisions front-end developers have to make on a daily basis. TLDR: Yes, you can. Don’t sweat over it. First – what is the difference between a block […]

  • If you feel down

    It’s been two years since my last post here… Shame. And I was writing a lot before. Well, for my standards, that is; I would say that I have been focusing on my work more, trying to deal with the various tasks that are coming in daily. But then when I get home, I feel […]

  • How I crafted my view for the League of Legends champions select screen

    It all started in my school years when I and my buds were playing together online in the hours after school till midnight (and after more often than not). Now, I wasn’t a hardcore gamer, not even close, though I could say that I am more or less proud of my “Global Elite” rank achievement […]

  • Decision making as a designer and front-end developer in a WordPress agency

    First, let’s start with what “decision making” is, and more importantly – good decision making. When trying to make a good decision, a person must weight the positives and negatives of each option, and consider all the alternatives. Clients come with problems. And they want them solved. Most of the time that’s a business problem, not technical. They […]

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