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?


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@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 ✨ ? ✨

In accordance with GDPR I have updated my privacy policy. If you’re reading this know that I’m not tracking you but I am silently judging you.

Gonna need a bigger cup of coffee today.

I think @Spotify needs a “purge this from everything” feature. I made the mistake of listening to a terrible cover via Spotify and i really don’t want their systems making music decisions based on that.

By the age of 35 you should have 12 clever domain names you had great product ideas for but never got around to creating them.

I realized last night that if they rewrote ”The Pina Colada Song” today it would end with both people turning on location services on Tinder and realizing they’re both in the same room and he would have sent her a dick pic at some point.