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1 give a heart | 3rd August 2020 | Horrors

Host (2020) – the quarantine found-footage

I’m not writing here a lot, but sometimes I really need to. Usually, it’s CSS-related, but today, ta-da, more horrors. And to be precise – one of the newest Shudder Originals – Host.

Once I first heard about that idea (on Shudder’s Twitter account) I already knew it’s gonna be something worth watching. The concept of a movie filmed during a quarantine, with people talking over Zoom! Yes, please! That’s the modern-era horror I crave.

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2 give a heart | 28th June 2020 | CSS, General dev

6 tricks to make your CSS file smaller

…without making it look weird or/and hard to read.

1. if it’s 0, drop the units

Easy. If you’re setting a margin, padding, box-shadow or anything like that, you can just put 0 instead 0px. 0 in CSS is always a zero.

The difference is usually 2 characters.

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11 give a heart | 20th March 2020 | CSS, jQuery, Snippets, WordPress

Quickly achieved lazy-loading

Lazy loading is one of those easy wins, that will please Google PageSpeed score. It’s also a nice gesture for all your readers, that are using a poor or metered connection.

If you’re using WordPress, the fastest way is to use one of 27354 plugins available in WordPress’ repository. You can use a dedicated solution that does only that, or maybe turn on that option inside Autoptimize plugin (that I highly recommend).

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1 give a heart | 28th December 2019 | Games, Geeky

Best games of 2019

Disclaimer: The games won’t have to be released in 2019 to make that list. And obviously, these are my favourite games for 2019. They’re definitely not the best games of 2019 in general.

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2 give a heart | 2nd August 2019 | Horrors, Personal, Podcasts

Congeria – Shudder’s exclusive podcast experience

Since I learned how to use my headphones and I need to kill more than one hour every day when I’m on a bus, I started exploring things. I was listening to Lore on Deezer, but the app doesn’t really want to save the progress if I had to stop somewhere in the middle of a 40-minute-long episode. What else then? Apparently, podcast series on Shudder!

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give a heart | 8th July 2019 | General dev, Weekly Gems

💎 Weekly Gems (1.07 – 7.07)

I honestly have no idea what happened to last week. It was Monday, I remember, and then somehow I ended up preparing everything for next week. You know, that I haven’t even played PUBG or Battlefield? Just Apex Legends. Weird.

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1 give a heart | 30th June 2019 | CSS, Design, General dev, Weekly Gems

💎 Weekly Gems (24.06 – 30.06)

Second week and I’m still doing it, yay me!

I’m reading Cari Mora (newest book by Thomas Harris) but it’s awful. But I’m not ditching books because of my FOMO. (Well, someone printed that, so maybe the ending will be worth the misery.)

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give a heart | 24th June 2019 | Design, General dev, Weekly Gems

💎 Weekly gems (17.06 – 23.06)

Besides reading books (Hi Spiral, I finally managed to meet the last page!) and watching Netflix (Hello Slasher, my love, I really haven’t seen that coming!), sometimes I read stuff online! Surprise. And that’s gonna be a list of interesting things I come across every week.

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3 give a heart | 15th January 2019 | CSS

Cute little CSS bug in Chrome

Okay, it’ll be quick.

Chrome: version 71

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3 give a heart | 25th December 2018 | Dear Diary, Personal

Getting ready for 2019

Phew. What a year, right?

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