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Posts By Richard Walker

Media Queries – Quit (hover)ing around and get to the point(er)

Have you ever visited a website on a nice, big monitor and thought how easy it is to use while navigating through pages and completing forms with your mouse? Have you ever then visited that website on your mobile or, god forbid, smart TV at a later date and wanted to throw your device or remote out of the window in frustration? Have you ever got tired of long, tedious questions who’s purpose is simply to lead into a larger point? Sure you have!

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Welcome Matt!

With the steady increase in incoming work, we've been looking for multiple new additions for the Cargo team. We're pleased to say we've found some and this week we're shouting about Matt, our new front-end developer.

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The Accessibility of Rabbit Holes

I can’t fit into a rabbit hole - well, maybe I could with the help of a tiny, bottled beverage - but I find myself metaphorically falling head over heels down, into and around them on a regular basis.

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Flexbox and CSS Grids – I think I’ll Clear Both

Working with CSS for a website’s layout has always been a little bit hacky. Not that using floats or display: inline-block; haven’t served their purpose, it’s just they aren’t the right tools for job; they were never meant to be used for layout and structure. In the past, there have been many workarounds to make a website look like it has structure, some of which had some pros but a higher number of cons.

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Pokemon Go – Fad or Future?

When Satoshi Tajiri created the Pokemon franchise in 1996 (based off of his childhood hobby of collecting insects!), the technology behind augmented reality was mainly just a fixture of sci-fi fantasies. Now here we are twenty years later and we have people young and old running around trying to catch Pokemon on their mobile phones.

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Maim Your CMS by Going Headless

Going fully ‘headless’ is quite a challenge, both in practice and concept, when you’re used to managing websites built on platforms like WordPress. The potential benefits can be well worth considering when starting a new project.

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