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.

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Create Smooth Page Transitions Barba.js

Create smooth page transitions with Barba.js

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We discuss using Barba.js to create seamless, smooth page transitions for enhanced user experience on your website.

Nelson Michael
Apr 3, 2023 ⋅ 9 min read
Beat React Native Routing Libraries

The 4 best React Native routing libraries

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We take a close look at top React Native routing libraries, exploring their features and use cases, to help you make an informed choice.

Nelson Michael
Mar 21, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
Build React App Using Grommet for UI

Build a React app using Grommet for the UI

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

Nelson Michael
Jan 4, 2023 ⋅ 9 min read
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Understanding background-size in CSS

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

Nelson Michael
Oct 12, 2022 ⋅ 4 min read
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Using barrel exports to organize React components

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

Nelson Michael
Jul 1, 2022 ⋅ 5 min read
Bem vs smacss comparing css methodologies

BEM vs. SMACSS: Comparing CSS methodologies

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

Nelson Michael
May 18, 2022 ⋅ 6 min read
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Exploring the new CSS color functions: CSS Color Module Level 5

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Here’s an easy reference guide for the new color specification methods available with CSS Color Module Level 5.

Nelson Michael
Apr 8, 2022 ⋅ 7 min read
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A deep dive into CSS specificity

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

Nelson Michael
Feb 24, 2022 ⋅ 6 min read
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What you need to know about Parcel 2

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

Nelson Michael
Dec 3, 2021 ⋅ 4 min read
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Storing and retrieving JavaScript objects in localStorage

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

Nelson Michael
Nov 1, 2021 ⋅ 4 min read
Implementing Local Notifications In Flutter

Implementing local notifications in Flutter

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

Nelson Michael
Aug 31, 2021 ⋅ 6 min read
Building modern UI with Uniform CSS

Using Uniform CSS to build modern UI

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

Nelson Michael
Aug 11, 2021 ⋅ 4 min read