Bryan Robinson - HTML, CSS and JS Evangelist

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Client work and the JAMstack

I worked at an agency for almost six years. In that time, I created only a handful of static sites. Part of this was because the agency had a custom content management system. The other part was an unwillingness to give up "dynamic" websites. I've created a website to aggregate resources for agencies and freelancers looking to branch out into the JAMstack.

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Practical CSS Grid

You've heard about CSS Grid layout, but if you haven't gotten started with it, let me walk you through all its features in a simple, practical approach. By the end of this course, you'll understand Grid and have practical examples to put into production right away!

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A few more posts

Grid vs. Flex: A Tale of a "Simple" Promo Space

I love the new layout modes in CSS. Grid and Flexbox are both amazing features. They each have their place. What if I told you that if you used the "wrong" one, you could double your CSS and HTML? Let's take a look at what appears to be a simple promo grid.

Using Eleventy's (11ty) JavaScript Data Files

I enjoy building workflows for pure static sites. I enjoy ingesting data into my build process instead of loading my client-side with fetches. In this example, we'll use Eleventy's ability to use a JavaScript file, to execute code to fetch data on site build, negating the need for task runners like Gulp.

The Tech Barrier to Entry

I'm grateful for my unique journey to find my professional niche. It's taken a lot of twists and turns. Is my journey replicable in this era of developer tooling and convenience?