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What does it mean to be a Designer?

January 2018

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of the title "Designer". Chances are, you probably thought of someone who…

Separation of Concerns, even in personal wesbites.

August 2017

disclaimer: I tend to write a lot more than necessary, especially when I start writing. The real thoughts of this blog post start under…

Why is Everyone Obsessed With Writing CSS as JavaScript?

March 2017

There comes a point in many web developers lives, where they've spent the last two or so years moving from stack to stack learning the new…

Simpledown 1.2

August 2016

What seems like a lifetime ago now, I pushed simpledown to the web. Simpledown was born out of a need for a simple text editor, with…

Setting up skeleton files with Vim

July 2016

Vim, for those of you who use it (I mean if you don't use it this article probably is of no use to you) , is actually a pretty powerful…

My first steps with Gulp

July 2016

I've just spent the last 2 days working with Gulp, and I have a lot of thoughts. Granted, this wasn't my first time using Gulp (I had used…

More Fanboying over Facebook

June 2016

I've written before about the weird obsession I have with wanting to work for Facebook. No, not because of all the perks and stuff. More so…

The Case for Modular and Functional CSS

May 2016

Over the past couple of years, many buzzwords have arisen around CSS. Immutable, Functional, Modular, and they all pretty much mean the same…

SASS is really, really good.

March 2016

Hey you, yes, you there. you see this blog you're reading this post on? Does it look different? It does doesn't it. Previously, it was on a…

Baby Steps, Maybe?

March 2016

So a while back I wrote a post where I was really looking forward to trying out Jade and SASS for working on the new company landing page…

Have I become dependant on CSS Frameworks?

March 2016

There's no denying it, CSS frameworks are great. Some might say that they bloat up websites, and have way more content than you actually…

We're re-building the website, again!

February 2016

When I started working at Percolate about 2 months ago, amongst the tast of building out Spencer (and later on, I'm Crushing it ), one of…

Using Sketch as a Developer

February 2016

I've never really been much of a graphic designer. I do design, but my designs are more simplistic and minimal kinda designs. Stuff like…

Windows Woes

January 2016

It's fascinating how setting up a dev environment on Mac and Linux take about a minute or so, and trying to do the same thing on Windows can…

Unorganised Ramblings.

January 2016

This post was supposed to be called "Why I want to be a product manager", but after reading it, it had barely anything to do with that…

Necessary Redesign.

January 2016

About a week ago now, I shipped Simpledown , a simple, web-based Markdown editor. I built it using Vue.js, based off a template that was in…

Why I built "Simpledown"

January 2016

Ever since I was introduced to Markdown a couple of years ago, I’ve been in love with it. I use it everywhere I can, and there are some…

Frameworks (CSS & JS)

December 2015

These past 2 days, I've been diving deep into CSS frameworks and how CSS works. Why? Well it ironically started with JavaScript frameworks…

Sharing files over a network

December 2015

I'm a huge fan of tools that make file sharing easier. Over the years I've tried pretty much every tool for file and media sharing over a…

building "I'm Crushing It"

December 2015

Hey reader, yes you, how have you been? Good. Now that we got that out of the way, do you have any resolutions for this year? I know…

Blue or Gold?

December 2015

Yes, I'm talking about the dress. No, it's not what you think it is. I've recently been scouring the webs looking for decent engineering…

Giving Spencer a face (Pt. 1)

December 2015

My first foray into app development Well, not really. Well yes, but still, no. I'm not like, going full on into iOS development with swift…

Functional Vs. Beautiful Design

December 2015

I'm a huge fan of design. I'm not talking about paintings and art, I'm talking about product design. Be it something physical such as an…

Sometimes, things work out.

December 2015

A couple of hours after contacting my hosting provider, they got back to me with what they thought was bad news. Their backup script stopped…

My Blog Went Down Again.

December 2015

so if you’re an avid reader of my blog, you would have read through that whole debacle where the cms of this blog was so messed up that I…

Dotfiles

September 2015

I just learned about dotfiles/automation in bash and holy wow they are so super cool. Instead of me trying to explain what they are, you…

What's your workflow?

September 2015

Everyone has their own workflow for getting stuff done, be it developing websites, writing an article or anything else; like getting an…

The blog is finally back online!

August 2015

If you'd visited my blog in the past couple of days, you might have been redirected to my tumblr, which had a post explaining why my blog…

Great tool for backend blog stuff

August 2015

It's no hidden fact that I'm a huge Vox Media fanboy. Mostly it begins with my die hard love for The Verge, even over the past few months…

I'm back on Dropplets and I'm sad.

August 2015

Originally posted on 30/06/2015 So, the blog went down for about a week. The reason for this, the shared hosting provider I'm on decided to…

Facebook open sourced this thing that makes debugging easier

August 2015

Originally posted on 11/06/2015 "

Infer | A static analyzer for…

Don't know where to start blogging?

August 2015

Originally posted on 05/06/2015 So I saw this post on StalkerSpace (La Trobe University's Facebook group, that's basically just a place…

Is Tumblr Good Again?

August 2015

Okay maybe not again, but is it good now? I just began writing an article about the best blogging platforms for someone who is looking to…

Coding is fun

August 2015

Originally posted on 22/03/2015 It's been about a month of my second semester at uni, and this semester has had a lot more tech related work…

Anchor's Away

August 2015

Originally posted on 14/03/2015 became a sailor! Haha nah, I'm kidding. I did however, get fucking sick of Dropplets, the CMS I was using…

How do you keep track of news

August 2015

09/16/2013 News is probably one of the biggest parts of your day, even if you don't realise it. Reading this post is technically a form of…

First Post Here and Life Update

August 2015

originally posted on 13/09/2013 Hey there internet folk. So by now you're probably confused. This domain used to just redirect to a flavors…

Code Journal Day 2

August 2015

Originally posted on 11/12/2013 I'm day 2 into my "I wanna be serious about coding" phase and so far, I haven't been that serious. I've…

Clarity

August 2015

Originally posted on 02/04/14 I’ve sort of figured it out. If you ever read my blog, or if you just scroll down a little bit, you’ll find…

Paradox

August 2015

It’s funny how things have their way of turning around isn’t it? One moment you’re all all depressed cause thing’s aren’t working out right…

One Day at a Time

August 2015

Building a body of work (or a life) is all about the slow accumulation of a day’s worth of effort over time. Writing a page each day doesn’t…

Windows 8.1U1 Wishlist and Rant

August 2015

What will it take for my love for windows to return? Below is an excerpt of my rant on Windows. Then, in the first week of 2014, I had…

Phonebloks

August 2015

Hey there internet folk! So some of you may have heard about phonebloks, if you haven't you can check out the video here . What phonebloks…

Welcome to Ghost

August 2015

You're live! Nice. We've put together a little post to introduce you to the Ghost editor and get you started. You can manage your content by…

What is the Snapchat Benchmark?

July 2015

Originally posted on 08/07/2015 A couple of people that follow me on twitter have asked me lately, why does it say "Creator of the Snapchat…

This is pretty cool

July 2015

Originally posted on 07/04/2015 We suspected that mobile users would constitute a majority of our traffic. Fortunately, our web stack…

Why are there so many great note taking apps

May 2015

Originally posted on 14/05/2015 "You know what, I type a lot. Well I write but I don't write , I type . I take a bunch of notes, I write…

Java Update - I'm getting better

April 2015

Well, exams are around the corner, and the stress level is real. On the other hand, in this past month, I've really become more confident in…

Why do I find it so hard to focus on programming

January 2015

Originally posted on 29/01/2015 Hello world, I'm back again. Two posts in two days? wow. So as some of you may know, I took codecademy's…

Update Jan 2015

January 2015

Hello World. Yes, it has been a while since I blogged here. To be honest though, this blog is just here for me to mess with some HTML and…

Post 3

November 2013

Yes it has been quite a while since I last posted in my code journal or whatever you want to call it and that is because I have not really…

It's time to learn how to code

November 2013

Yes, I know I have always said that I wanted to learn how to code and slowly I have been learning. i tried learning Java at school but sadly…

Phone Issues

September 2013

So in about 2 weeks it's going to be my Galaxy Nexus' 1 year anniversary. Yes I am aware that the GNex released 2 years ago and I bought the…

Ambivalence

April 2013

"What am I doing with my life" is a question I have been asking myself a lot these days. I'm neither working nor studying. I wake up in the…

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