Discovering Pattern Lab

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My Discovery Pattern…What? In the ever-changing, fast-paced, fast-forward world of technology, adding manageability, malleability, and structure to the environment of a developing or growing application becomes of utmost importance. Although applying this is… Continue reading

Introducing Iotopia Solutions Inc.

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Hello Friends, It has been a busy few months, and we have some changes to bring to your attention regarding our company. You may have known us individually as Cielo Concepts Inc or… Continue reading

Libraries vs Frameworks

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We love the work that we do. We love coding and programming. It is like opening a brand new puzzle everyday and spending the time to solve that puzzle. We have contributed to a… Continue reading

The Case For React

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It does seem like there’s no end to the new-kid-on-the-block JavaScript frameworks and libraries aimed at making our web development lives better. Framework fatigue has driven down the number of frameworks that JavaScript… Continue reading

Font Dos & Don’ts

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Not a bad reference for some font guidelines:  

Life without a BS Foundation

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On April 29th 2014, I presented on a topic titled “Bootstrap and Foundation are not your crutch”. The topic was described as:  “Although frameworks like Twitter BootStrap and Zurb Foundation are great starting… Continue reading

What would you do with a blank canvas?

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An artist starts with a blank canvas, a writer stares at one endlessly. As a developer, there are rare occasions when we are given a blank canvas, a beginning where no decisions have… Continue reading

Why I chose Sass

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Learning to appreciate the advantages of using pre-processors like Sass CSS in my work flow was not very hard for me. At times the challenge has been convincing others of the advantages of… Continue reading

Why are preprocessors so divisive?

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The genesis of this post is from a disagreement between me and a co-worker on the use of Sass CSS. This was during a project where as the UI Architect, I had decided… Continue reading

Journey Through MVC Architecture Using KnockoutJS

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Up until two years ago, I had not idea of any MVC framework; however I knew that my front end development needed organization and structure. My first introduction to an MVC framework was… Continue reading