Kyle Shevlin

My Favorite Git Aliases

If you're like me, you like to find patterns in your work and turn them into aliases and shortcuts in the terminal. I thought I'd share with you my current Git aliases, explaining a few along the way. For starters, you'll want to add these aliases to your .gitconfig file. Read More

How to Set the Order of Media Queries for Sprockets Media Query Combiner

Today I was working on a project that's about to launch in a few weeks. I was asked to make a last-minute change to the layout of a page (of course!), which required me to use a media query size I had not yet used in the project. At FINE, we've established the standard of using a breakpoint mixin nested inside our selector to handle responsive behavior. Our pattern, in short, looks like this: Read More

Small Gripe: Target=”_blank”

I’m often asked to make small, almost trivial changes to our clients’ websites. One of these changes that grinds my gears is the frequent request … Read More

Susy Snippets

For work, I’ve been preparing to share a presentation on Susy 2, a Sass grid implementation system. I’d call it a framework, but that’s … Read More

One Year In Portland

It has been one year since Anna and I moved from Pasadena to Portland. I thought it might be a good idea to recap some … Read More