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I write about front-end web development. I'm inspired by Nathan Barry's motto, teach everything you know. I also take a lot of inspiration from my friend and mentor, Chris Ferdinandi.

Why I added a “valid HTML” badge to my footer

I recently added a “valid HTML” badge to my footer. My friend Charles Roper shared an article with me called Using HTML Validator Badges Again, which is what inspired it. I want to explain why I love everything about this.

Old does not mean dead

My friend Chris Ferdinandi used to be really vocal about his preference for XHR over the Fetch API. He has since embraced the Fetch API, but I liked the thinking behind his reluctance.

You don't need a Mac to be a web developer

There’s a common misconception that you need to own a Mac in order to be a web developer. This is some elitist bullshit. It’s literally not founded in any truth whatsoever. Windows performs just as well, and sometimes better!