All articles by Michael Trythall

Thumbnail image for Linting SCSS with sass-lint

Linting SCSS with sass-lint

Linting SCSS with sass-lint Complex projects always require multiple developers and design heavy web sites are no exception. Sass/SCSS is still our language of choice when writing CSS, both for its wide support and flexibility. The latter can be a …
Thumbnail image for Getting Started with Element Queries

Getting Started with Element Queries

Element queries provide styling opportunities specific to an element's dimensions. You could consider them the holy grail of responsive web design, allowing authors to determine an element's look and feel regardless on where it's placed. If given ample space you …
Thumbnail image for Smarter Input Groups with Flexbox

Smarter Input Groups with Flexbox

If you have ever built a form using Bootstrap you have undoubtedly worked with input groups. Input groups are an excellent way to provide contextual help via iconography or associate specific actions with the appropriate field. However, they can be …
Thumbnail image for A Look at CSS Rule Organization

A Look at CSS Rule Organization

CSS preprocessors have given us a handful of tools to re-architect our front-end code. We can keep things DRY with includes and extends or perhaps use nesting for code organization. All of these features allow a CSS rule to grow …
Thumbnail image for Time Saved Working From Home

Time Saved Working From Home

One perk Lincoln Loop and other companies with remote staff regularly cite is the lack of a commute. Nothing beats taking the Pajama Freeway to your home office. While reviewing my time entries for last year I started to wonder …
Thumbnail image for Sharing Sketches in a Remote Environment

Sharing Sketches in a Remote Environment

I recently came across this article from EightShapes detailing how they are sharing sketches in a remote environment. Lincoln Loop is entirely remote and we’ve run into the same problem, but I’ll admit we haven’t been as MacGyver about solving …