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Compressing/Minifying MailChimp’s mc-validate.js

MailChimp has not be cooperative with helping developers speed up website loading by simply minifying their mc-validate.js file. There’s a growing thread on Twitter started over two — yes, 2! — years ago! Here’s what i did to stop receiving terrible grades on GT Metrix and Google’s PageSpeed Insights. Replace the //s3.amazonaws.com/downloads.mailchimp.com/js/mc-validate.js src in the […]

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Switching from Sublime Text to Visual Studio Code

Like many, if not most, web developers, my IDE of choice for the last half decade has been Sublime Text. Prior to ST, i was using TextWrangler and Notepad++; before that, it was NoteTab Light and code-only mode of Dreamweaver (shudders). Still odd that i switched to a quasi open source code editor created by […]

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Flickity is the Best Carousel Around—Period

I was in desperate need for a functioning yet robust, and most importantly, quick-to-install-and-deploy carousel/slider for a large project i was working on for my job. Perusing my job’s rival-of-sorts website, i dove into their code and learned they used Flickity, which i instantly fell in love with after reading its documentation and API. Several ways […]

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