I don’t usually game on my phone, but last weekend when a battle with a cold kept me stuck on the couch I made an... View Article
I love optimizing workflow. I often think about focus, interruptions, and the negative consequences and issues with multitasking. Recently I was challenged by the idea... View Article
Last year I invested in my first Kickstarter. A promising keyboard that met all my wildest dreams: mechanical, split, column key layout, and moves popular... View Article
It’s website refresh day for ArleyM.com! I love the old adage about the mechanic’s car being a clunker. It’s true of every developer and designer... View Article
IDE, text editor, and dashboard color schemes are often treated as a way to get our personalities into the tools we use every day, but... View Article
Recently I made a dangerous wager with a colleague: If he could show up to work on time 10 times in a row I would... View Article
This weekend I’m speaking at WordCamp Hamilton on Web Accessibility! Slides are online here: arleym.com/a11y More notes to come!
A couple years ago I commented on a post about Using Object Oriented CSS with Sass on The Sass Way, commenting that at Carpages.ca we use a mash-up methodology... View Article
Workflow and simple productivity tools were a couple fascinations of 2015. I still plan to write about it in some detail, but have shared here... View Article
Our team recently launched the DeGagne Hyundai website and I wanted to share one of the design features I think looks pretty cool.
Yesterday WordPress announced there is a new WP client. I’m publishing this from it!
Tonight at SassTO front-end engineer Matt Rose and I will be talking about the Carpages front-end framework Gemini, and its SMOOCHY methodology (Scalable, Modular, Object... View Article
I had an issue where the Virtual Box VM for Windows 10 wouldn’t unzip on my Mac. Advice that worked for me came from Twitter:... View Article
Twice in the past month I have come across issues where the data coming to me from a database contains useful whitespace, but no HTML.... View Article
I’ve had an issue with fonts messing up in my browser. I thought it was just me! This has happened before, like when a client sent... View Article
It’s a slight departure from writing for web journals, but being a team lead for dealer sites at Carpages led to me getting published in... View Article
I thought I’d share a small change I’m trying with work to hopefully improve my focus, speed, and quality of work.
For just over a year now I’ve been working as a front-end developer at Carpages.ca. With the new job came several other life upgrades. Bring on the... View Article
I love CSS, and I really love OOCSS. To me being Object Oriented means two things: breaking down patterns, and using a clear easy-to-adopt naming... View Article
I’ve had the opportunity to write for a few notable industry journals, and I’ve been asked a number of times how this came to be... View Article
I did a bunch of keyboard layout research this weekend. It’s a simple fact that my kids are going to be nerds; I’m not sure what... View Article