The Full-stack Developer Panic

Confession: the term scares me. Personally, it inflicts instant panic. Let the panic begin I’m one of those developers who feel that I don’t seem to fit in one category or label. Professionally, I am called a front-end web developer but I can also design templates and posters in Photoshop. I’m a developer who designs and codes. HTML + CSS…

Stop Facebook Videos Auto Play

If you’re getting annoyed with videos posted on Facebook playing automatically like me, here’s how you can stop this once and for all – 1. Go to your Facebook Settings   2. Go to Videos options found at the bottom of the list of options 3. Change the Auto-play Videos setting to Off.   ..and you’re good. For Facebook app’s auto-play,…

When I grow up…

When we were kids, we get asked what we wanted to be or who we wanted to be like when we grow up. Personally, I can’t remember what the heck I said when I was asked that. Growing up, we were raised by a single mom on minimum wage working 6 days a week with overtime so all I could think of…

Create a dropdown using a list <ul>

We’ve all been there – that moment when you see your wonderful layout ending up with fugly default browser styling. If only all browsers would adopt the same styling for our dear HTML elements and let us add sparkles and colors. Ok, maybe not sparkles but at least style that darn dropdown. And please don’t get me started on mobile.…