Using CSS Variables in Internet Explorer

Using CSS variables CSS variables (see: ) make working with stylesheets easier, no doubt about that. Defining a color, a breakpoint or even a font-family globally, makes changes easier and almost completely eliminates the copy/paste and the find/replace cycle when it comes to updates in your CSS. Now, having to support Internet Explorer 11 and below with your CSS makes this a little less exciting, as it simply doesn’t support CSS variables at all. [...]


Responsive Web Design Certification

freeCodeCamp I came across freeCodeCamp  a while ago, bookmarked it and forgot about it again. Going through my bookmarks some weeks ago, I re-discovered it and actually had a look at what they’re doing this time. As it turned out, they’ve got a huge collection of thousands of coding lessons including certifications that they’re offering for free based on donations. I didn’t hesitate (this time) and started getting into their first course for the so called Responsive Web Design Certification. [...]


Random Content from Data in Hugo

Data in Hugo Hugo comes with the possibility of storing structured content in a data file where it can be pulled from by the template placing it on the site. I’ve seen this used for things like pricing tables for example. There’s quite a bunch of use cases for random content on a website though, from customer references on a company website to quotes of the day for a literary blog. [...]


Hello World

Let’s do this I’ve had a lot of websites over the years, ranging from more or less official business endeavours like a small record label to more private things like a website for my wedding a while ago. I’ve never had a website just for me though, so this is something new. Also, I’ve never been involved much with giving back to the crowd - meaning all the people posting content like reviews or code snippets online. [...]