• CSS Specificity and why you shouldn't use !important.

    CSS is frustrating to many. I think other than poor organization, a lot of the frustration has to do with not knowing how styles override other styles. It leads to confusion, messy and unorganized CSS, and a lot of hacks and convoluted CSS selectors. CSS Specificity helps us determine how styles interact with other conflicting styles.

  • InstructureCon 2018 Review

    InstructureCarn, aka InstructureCon 2018, was an intense week of presentations, networking, product demos, and carnival rides. It’s difficult to cover so much in a blog post like this, so I’ll try to keep it brief.

  • Highlights from JSConf

    I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to speak at and attend the newly resurrected JSConf US conference. For the uninitiated JSConf is one of the leading conferences all about Javascript (my favorite weird kitchen-sink of a language).