September 10, 2015

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. Most of these aliases are…

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August 08, 2015

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…

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July 25, 2015

Bash Shortcut: Copy your Present Working Directory to your Clipboard

Like most developers, I'm always looking for ways to increase my efficiency. One way I like to do this is through Bash functions. Just like other programming languages, Bash functions allow you to combine Bash commands or manipulate user input to output a desired effect. While I have a good number…

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July 25, 2015

Bash Shortcut: How to Make Directory and Change Directory in One Command

If you're like me, you're constantly using the command line to make a directory and then immediately change to that directory. Here's a Bash function that will allows you to do that: This function takes the user supplied directory name, makes all the directories needed to get there, and then cd s…

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April 20, 2015

Susy 2 Snippets is Now in Package Control

A while back I created a set of Sublime Text snippets for Susy 2 mixins and functions. This past week, I made that collection of snippets into a Package Control package. If you haven't already installed the snippets, you can do it now by searching for "Susy 2 Snippets" with Sublime Text's Package…

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January 26, 2015

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 to "Make this hyperlink open in a new tab/window." This bothers me because it changes the default behavior of links and takes away the user's control over…

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