Moving from Bootstrap to Foundation

For a long time I’ve been wanting to test Zurb’s Foundation Framework. But being familiar with Bootstrap, that was always my framework of choice when starting a project. I finally bit the bullet and dove into Foundation. In this post, I’ll try to share my experience.

Converting XML variables for illustrator

Recently I had the mission of creating all atendee badges for the NordicAPIs conference. It involved putting in information (name, company, twitter handle) of every attendee into an illustrator file. Not fun. I vaguely remembered having read about a way to input data into illustrator using XML, but I had never really used it. Google… Read more »

CSS Frameworks- comparing Bootstrap alternatives

Lost in space Lately I’ve been looking into CSS frameworks to speed up my development. I’ve used Bootstrap in the past, but it often feels like hitting a nail with a sledgehammer. Sure, it does a lot, but many times I don’t need all of that. So I looked at alternatives, trying to find the… Read more »

Reorder. Realign. Relaunch.

Finally (Finally!) Version 4 of monolinea is up. How it all started Version 1 was one of the first layouts I did fully in CSS (back when there was such a thing as “tableless” layouts) around 2003. I was so excited, I even made a CSS Zen Garden-like switcher, with three different themes. As all… Read more »

In search of the perfect UI design tool

Until recently, I was pretty comfortable with my web design tools. I’ve used Fireworks since the moment back in 1999 when I started dabbling in web design. Back then Photoshop did not even have editable text (it was rasterized the moment you let go of the text tool), plus I have always been more comfortable… Read more »