No-Code, Hard Parts of CSS, UX Lessons, SVGs, and Homebrew

A summary of what's creating ZEAL

πŸ“£ Talks

CSS: The Hard Parts

Amy gave an informal talk to the students at LEARN Academy on the parts of CSS that are sometimes hard to grasp. She covers:

1. The Cascade
2. Specificity
3. Positioning
4. The Box Model


✍️ Blog

No-code services won't make programmers unnecessary. It will put a greater emphasis on the value of programmatic thinking. As an entrepreneur, surround yourself with people who can distill big ideas down into incremental logical chunks and move those chunks into features within an application...


πŸ€” Zeal Interestings

A collection of cool stuff the ZEAL team found interesting this week.

The State of UX in 2021

Not only does this have a beautiful presentation, but it's also insightful.
~ Amy


Creating UI Components in SVG

I’m thoroughly convinced that SVG unlocks a whole entire world of building interfaces on the web. It might seem daunting to learn SVG at first, but you have a spec that was designed to create shapes and yet, still has elements, like text, links, and aria labels available to you. You can accomplish some of the same effects in CSS, but it’s a little more particular to get the positioning just right, especially across viewports and for responsive development.


Homebrew put together a Compatibility List for M1 Macs

This is an overview of compatibility issues and work items related to native ARM Homebrew installations on macOS 11.0 (Big Sur).