Welcome! I’m Andrew Patton, and this site is about web development and design. Topics range from tooling to user experience, from performance to design, and from the specific to the general.
The fast, easy, and free way to load external assets
To my fellow builders of websites: when you want to include an external resource on a webpage, do not use a publicly-accessible version control system to serve the resource. I...
progress in underline text-decoration in Safari and iOS
I became interested in trying to create the ideal text underline in CSS after reading an excellent post about it on (and about) Medium. In that post, Marcin Wichary offers...
- 19 Aug 2013
- Readable light text on dark backgrounds: a case study
- 30 Jul 2012
- Dynamic range compression: an explanation
- 25 Jan 2012
- The story of our craft