Employees Leave Bosses, Not Companies

All of us have heard this statement at some point, and it turns out to be true. A recent Gallup survey showed that just over 50% of employees who have quit their job have done so to get away from their bosses. Another study, concluded in 2016, put the number right at 75%. That's a lot. Still more research shows that the people who quit jobs are often [...]

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How To Neatly Separate Grunt Files

I recently had a Gruntfile.js containing more than 500 lines of configuration code. It had grown to a point where I was reluctant to even open the file, let alone make any [...]

Grunt vs Gulp: Which One Should You Use?

Nobody likes doing boring and repetitive tasks. The good news is we can probably make our computer do them for us. When it comes to web development build automation, there [...]

An Overview of a Development Workflow

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Browser-Sync: Sync Scrolls, Clicks, Forms And Edits In Multiple Browsers For Free

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Interlaced GIF

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Choosing a Build Tool

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Choose Grunt, Gulp, or npm?

Choose: Grunt, Gulp, or npm? Deciding on a technology is always hard. You don’t want to make commitments you won’t be able to back out of, but eventually you’ll have [...]

Gulp for beginners

Gulp is a tool that helps you out with several tasks when it comes to web development. It's often used to do front end tasks like: Spinning up a web server Reloading the [...]

Add Compass to your Grunt task

A while back I started adding Grunt to my workflow. I also started to work with Sass and I wrote a quick post about Getting started with Grunt and Sass. I started using Grunt [...]

Get comfortable on the Command Line

More and more web tools and your work flow are moving to the command line. Tools like Grunt, Bower, Yeoman, Sass/Compass and many more now live on the command line. While [...]