Blog Entries tagged "meta"


Dark Mode and other site updates

Inspired by iOS’s new dark mode (and halloween!), I decided to a dark mode to the website using the new prefers-color-scheme media query. It was surprisingly easy to do. After I’d changed the

This took care of 90% of it:

@media (prefers-color-scheme: dark) {
  html {
    background-color: #19222b;
    color: #eee;
  }

  .page-wrapper__inner {
    background-color: #222f3b;
    color: #eee;
  }
}

Using a straight black-and-white background and foreground combo looks too harsh on the eyes, so you want to find a gray-ish background. Mine is a bluish-grayish...

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Website Revamp! And introduction to my Work Journal.

My website has gone slightly stagnent lately, so I decided that it was time for a revamp. There were a few things I didn’t like about the old website:

  • As a developer with some design chops, I never liked the fact that I hadn’t designed my website myself. I was using the Hyde theme for Jekyll.
  • I felt boxed in by the fact that all my previous posts were longer-form articles.
  • While Jekyll is a great tool, it’s very blogging-centric, and I wanted to add new types of content.

So I re-designed the website from scratch using Middleman. I started with Thoughtbot...

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