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Article Layout with CSS Grid (on mastery.games)

Very clever responsive <article> layout (with gutters and breakout images) achieved using CSS Grid, minmax(), the ch unit and a minimum of fuss. It scales automatically from narrow to wide viewports with no auto margins, max-width or media query manual overrides in sight.

For the blog post page (the page you're looking at right now) I wanted a mobile-friendly layout where the text was centered and readable, where the images/code examples are wide.

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Larry’s Garage

I just watched “Larry’s Garage” – a film by Corrada Rizza about the visionary New York DJ, Larry Levan and the legendary nightclub he called home.

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Bookshop: “This is revolutionary” (on The Guardian)

Bookshop was dreamed up by the writer and co-founder of Literary Hub, Andy Hunter. It allows independent bookshops to create their own virtual shopfront on the site, with the stores receiving the full profit margin – 30% of the cover price – from each sale. All customer service and shipping are handled by Bookshop and its distributor partners, with titles offered at a small discount and delivered within two to three days.

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Note · 4:00 PM · Queen’s Park, Glasgow

Just finished my 6K run for FreeAgent’s “Big Strides for Tiny Changes” charity campaign.

Charity run for FreeAgent
Photo by Clair Irwin
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Sets in JavaScript

I don’t often store things in a Set in JavaScript, but maybe I should. The fact it will only store unique values makes it pretty handy.

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The Atkinson Hyperlegible Font (Braille Institute)

Braille Institute launch a new, free typeface promising greater legibility and readability for low vision readers.

What makes it different from traditional typography design is that it focuses on letterform distinction to increase character recognition, ultimately improving readability.

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