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.


12 Stories by Nelson Michael

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.
5 7 min read

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

Implementing local notifications in Flutter

App notifications are incredibly useful for notifying users about important information. Learn how to implement local notifications in Flutter.
1 6 min read

Using Uniform CSS to build modern UI

In this article, learn how to use Uniform CSS, a configurable utility class generator and CSS framework developed entirely in Sass.
0 4 min read

Top 10 React Grid components and libraries for 2021

Take a look at the top 10 React Grid component libraries that can help you build great-looking and performant grid layouts.
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