Using CSS to honour visual preferences

At the beginning of October, I attended both ViewSource and Fronteers Conferences in Amsterdam (write up to come still). One of the many takeaways from those conferences was from a talk by Melanie Richards, a member of the Microsoft Edge platform team and participant of the W3C web standards communities, including the CSS Working Group.... Continue Reading →

Excellent Adventures in CSS Grid – ON TOUR!

Recently I did my first talk for about two years at Milton Keynes Geek Night, I was really nervous after such a long break but thoroughly enjoyed it! So much so I decided to take my talk on tour! Which is exciting! 🙂 There is a lot of code examples and links to extra reading... Continue Reading →

Excellent Adventures in CSS Grid

So yesterday I did a thing. I gave a talk called "Kirsty's Excellent Adventure in CSS grid." at Milton Keynes Geek Night. For anyone who may not know, MK Geek Night is an awesome evening event held every 3 months in Milton Keynes. It has a stirling reputation and is super successful, so it was... Continue Reading →

CSS Multicolour border and gradient

Recently I was asked to create a container that had a top border with a gradient applied to fade the border from blue to purple. But, the container also needed a background gradient that matched the border, and also faded out to white before the content started. Like this: There are lots of ways to... Continue Reading →

WordCamp London 2019

I am super proud to be able to say that I am one of the organisers of WordCamp London 2019! WordCamp London has always been such a special conference. Over the years I've attended, I've met so many great people and learnt so much. It is fantastic to have the opportunity to be able to... Continue Reading →

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