The Box Model

I think that it’s fair to say that most developers have at least some exposure to the box model (pictured above). It defines the layout of the HTML elements on the page, and so naturally anyone who would like to have some level of control over how those elements appear…

I’ve found that with web development there is a huge number of different things that I would have no idea were even possible (or best practice) without explicitly being told so. I think this is especially true with CSS — there are seemingly endless possibilities of declarations and values, many…

As I began to delve into the world of web development, I began to notice little things on sites, that even though I had always known they were there, I had never truly noticed. I’ve made my fascination with common and subtle little animations abundantly clear, but what I’m referring…

I’ve held an interest in site animations for some time now. I always notice if I’m on a website that makes good use of animations — to me a well-placed fade in can be just as impactful as whatever other content is actually on the page. Of course I’m exaggerating…

I’ve been working on making a Rails back end for a project that I hope to deploy some time in the near future. Additionally, I would like to deploy that project via Heroku. In order to make that happen, with setting things up on my computer with PostgreSQL. When creating…

Jacob Kenny

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