How to get SnagIt to convert to PNG images automatically.
In short, it can’t be done seamlessly; the default file types, snagproj and snagx are proprietary and only operate within the Snagit tool.
How to lighten/darken a page and background gradients with pure CSS
Finding pure CSS solutions to animate the darkening of both the foreground elements on a page and the background gradients too.
How to use Codekit .kit partials on your site
I discovered the simple reason why the Codekit partials would not compile into the pages of my static site…
31 CSS Art pieces, one HTML tag — My Divtober 2022 Collection
A look back at divtober 2022, the month of building CSS art with as much CSS as you like the challenge of using only one single HTML div.
My kids convinced me we should invest in Roblox (RBLX)
I bought both of my daughters’ shares of the recently IPO’d Roblox (RBLX) in their UGMA (aka children’s) brokerage accounts. This stock buy was a no-brainer, the one we’ve been waiting for in the Robleto household.
How the Super Bowl can help us understand Hedge Funds
I realized I didn’t really understand hedging or what a hedge fund was, so I dug into that and found the Super Bowl helped me make sense of that financial complexity.
What is happening with GameStop (for non-financial people)
I was asked what was happening with GameStop, and I am no expert, but was following the story, so I wrote this to help make sense of it.
Setting your annual goals based on your age
Each year I take time on my birthday setting my goals for the coming year. I do one last look back at the goals I set for the previous year, look at what I accomplished, what I missed, and what ended up not mattering.
The complexities of building a stock table using International data
Recently I had the opportunity to help build out a stock data table that included a series of both US and International exchanges. That turned out to be a lot more complicated than a US only stock table.
How to set internal border lines on a CSS Grid layout
Most examples of CSS grid layouts are blocks or cards stacked in different variations. I looked for a solid example of thin internal grid lines separating a sequence of elements and couldn’t find what I wanted to see, so I built it.
Five Practical Takeaways for Improving Your Code’s Accessibility
I had the opportunity to hear a presentation by Aaron Gustafson at Accessibilty DC running through some very hands-on ways to improve your code to be more suitable to screen-reading.
Jumping into CSS Grid
Using CSS Grid to build our Christmas Card insert.
Five Recommendations for the Graduating Designer
Just a few quick words for designers in the graduating class.
Walling off the Garden - Balancing Security with Usability
How suggestions to literally wall off a garden reinforced my perspective on the balance of security and user expereince.