Nelson Michael

  Nelson Michael is a frontend developer from Nigeria. When he's not meddling with CSS, he spends his time writing, sharing what he knows, and playing games.


15 Stories by Nelson Michael

The best Next.js starter templates

We review some of the most popular Next.js website starter templates, offering a range of features and customization options.
2 5 min read

Build a React app using Grommet for the UI

Learn how to use Grommet to quickly and easily create a modern, intuitive, and accessible user interface for your React application.
0 9 min read

Getting started with Bun and React

Bun is a JavaScript runtime that offers a rich set of features. Check Bun's speed vs. Node.js and Deno. Create a React app with...
0 5 min read

Understanding background-size in CSS

This article will investigate the background-size property in CSS and how it works and will review examples for its property values.
0 4 min read

Deploying React apps to GitHub Pages

Learn how to use GitHub Pages to convert a React app into a static website, as well as how to create a custom domain.
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Using barrel exports to organize React components

Here, we introduce the concept of barrel exports in React and discuss how to use barrel exports to save development time.
0 5 min read

BEM vs. SMACSS: Comparing CSS methodologies

Following a CSS methodology guarantees that everyone involved in the development process speaks the same language. BEM and SMACSS differ but have various unique...
3 6 min read

Exploring the new CSS color functions: CSS Color Module Level 5

Here's an easy reference guide for the new color specification methods available with CSS Color Module Level 5.
0 7 min read

A deep dive into CSS specificity

Learn what CSS specificity is and how it works. Review how to calculate a specificity score and see examples for individual and multiple selectors.
0 6 min read

Using Axios to set request headers

In this article, we’ll explore different ways that Axios can be used to set request headers for API calls.
2 3 min read

What you need to know about Parcel 2

Let's look at the latest version of the JavaScript bundling tool Parcel and its new features that can help developers build faster websites.
0 4 min read

Storing and retrieving JavaScript objects in localStorage

Here, you can learn a trick for storing JavaScript objects as JSON strings in the window.localStorage object.
1 4 min read