Category: Web Development

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Replicating Youtube App's Double Tap to Seek Feature

web development January 12, 2019

Not long ago, I was on StackOverflow and I ran across a question asking if anyone knew of a library or how to implement Youtube’s double tap to rewind and forward feature in a browser.

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Building a Blog With Jekyll

web development October 15, 2018

A few months ago, I decided to convert my personal website, which was a static HTML site, to Jekyll. If you aren’t familiar with Jekyll, it’s a blog-aware static site generator built on Ruby. I considered a few content management systems but ultimately Jekyll came out on top.

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10 Tips for Web Accessibility (Part 2)

web development August 12, 2018

In the previous article, “10 Tips for Web Accessibility (Part 1)” we covered the first five tips I have for creating accessible websites. In this post, I will continue to list off the remaining five tips. In the last five tips, I will cover skip links, ARIA, form labels, and font sizes.

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10 Tips for Web Accessibility (Part 1)

web development August 05, 2018

Following the best practices for accessibility means you will be adhering to the best practices of the web. In this two-part series, I will be giving some practical development tips based on recommendations from the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) that you can use to develop more accessible websites.

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3 Browser APIs to be Excited About

web development July 18, 2018

The gap between native and web applications steadily narrows as browsers introduce new web/browser application programming interfaces (APIs). Evidence of this is seen in the standardization of browser APIs like Geolocation and AmbientLightSensor. These APIs remove capability barriers by providing access to device hardware.

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Overview of the HTTP/2 Protocol

web development June 02, 2018

In 2015, the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) underwent a major revision when HTTP/2 became officially standardized. With the protocol's last major update being in 1999 (HTTP/1.1), it was a much needed upgrade. The previous version of the protocol, HTTP/1.1, proved to posses numerous limitations for most modern websites.

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