Converting PX to REMs with a Simple Mixin

One of the first challenges you face when working with a designer is fonts. Designers are typically working with a fixed unit such as pixels, and we developers are typically working in EMs or REMs. So how do we handle the conversion?


Life with ADHD means I remember that in 1986 Starship recoded “nothings gonna stop us now” for Mannequin...but forget to take the garbage out and god help me if I don’t put my keys on the same hook every day.

How the hell do you let Trotz resign?!

@ericlbarnes But you eat it with a fork and knife so how can we really trust your judgment?

On the Kate Spade news, a reminder...for those of you feeling like the world is hopeless and no one is listening please remember, you're loved and needed, and there's help out there. The National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

@mrkx1221 9 years ago Steve Jobs said, “who wants to watch a video on their phone?” and looked at the reporter like he had a dragon for a head. I think they launched video support like 6 months later...

So Apple Watch is getting WebKit support. Part of me says, your site needs to be mobile first responsive anyway so it shouldn’t be an issue. Another part of me wants to punch anyone in the face who files a bug that my site doesn’t work on their fucking watch.

Why is Front-End Development So Unstable? via @jbreckmckye Interesting overview on how growth-hacking and "becoming employable" messes with the JavaScript world.

Need some help twitter folks: I’m teaching an advanced web design course this fall and I’m trying to decide if I should teach my students #typescript or #vanillajs. I’m leaning toward vanillajs but I’m looking for opinions in either direction. Please RT.

“professionalism” is noticing the design bug after you post a new blog entry “thought leadership” is deciding you’ll deal with it on monday ✨ ? ✨