Coding with kids

Recently I had the opportunity to teach a coding workshop to my daughter Alayna’s fourth grade class. It was an absolute blast so I thought I would write a post about it. First off I want to thank her teacher Ms. Baumann for allowing me to come and conduct the workshop. She is one of those rare teachers that connects on a personal level with all of her students. Watching her conduct her class was a treat, it’s rare to see that many 9 to 10-year-olds paying such close attention. They were extremely polite, attentive, and focused. With that many kids it’s easy for discussions to get out of hand but she has created an atmosphere of respect and an eagerness for learning that made my job easy. read more

Creating accessible menus-Part 2

In my previous post I covered some of the basic steps I took to make my site navigation more accessible. In the second installment I want to finish up by taking an accessible approach to both indicating the current page and making the menu responsive. read more

Creating accessible menus-Part 1

I’ve recently been tweaking my site navigation to make it a bit cleaner and more accessible. Even though my menu is super simple I wanted to share the process with you in the hopes that it might be useful to anyone looking to make their own navigation more accessible. read more

Git rebase to the rescue

The other day I found myself having serious trouble publishing a new post to my blog. I was able to solve the problem through the use of Git rebase and I thought I would share my experience in case somebody else happens to go through the same thing. read more