In September I had a pleasure to give a short talk as a Lightning Talks speaker at Smashing Conference in Freiburg. The topic is IDN, something I also wrote on this blog already. Since it was my very first public talk about technical things I was quite stressed but after checking it on Vimeo I […]
Whoa! Long post title for a long story about: how to get a container height of exact n line-heights (tldr; use display:grid with grid-template-rows) how to make use of it by creating a cool dynamic paragraph placeholder with quite elegant CSS an HTML How did this start? I was assigned to a task that required placeholders […]
In the previous article, it’s explained why you don’t want to use a localized e-mail address. This article explains the opposite – how to implement IDN in your app. Why even bother? You might ask, why implement something for a small fraction of users? It is true, that in most cases it would not make a lot […]
1. Looks good, but not everyone can type it You might think that “my-wörk.de” is a cool name for your website and hällo@my-wörk.de is even better (Unicode in username is currently not available), but the problem is that not everyone knows how to type umlauts. Some people say it’s possible on Windows with an English […]
Short note with quick solution. For some time my react app was constantly refusing to run on localhost:3000. For some time I thought that maybe there’s some forgotten node process still running in the background. After some investigation I found that something changed on MacOS High Sierra networking setup and localhost is often not resolved […]
CSS transitions are features we all love and admire. They allow us to communicate with browser rendering engine and make cool things we were never able to do so fast and easy. We also assume that we just have to use CSS as an API and don’t really need to care about memory management. Everything […]
How to deal with juggling the options through multiple private methods or how to overengineer sanitize functionality.