Ali Jafarian

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Software Engineer & Serial Entrepreneur

  • Articles January 24, 2015

    SASS Color Variables for Better CSS Management

    If you’ve ever used SASS (or LESS) you’ve probably explored the power of variables. Today we’re going to talk about a sustainable approach for color management using SASS. First, let’s […]

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  • Articles January 20, 2015

    Be Great at Something, not Good at Everything – Master vs. Ninja

    What’s the difference between being good at something vs. being great? Quantity over quality – should I be a jack of all trades or master my skill? Here’s some general […]

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  • Life January 5, 2015

    A Look Back at 2014

    2014 was by far the most exciting year of my life yet. From wedding planning to start-ups, it was an action-packed year that I’ll never forget. Checkout the highlights below: […]

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  • Tutorials September 25, 2014

    CSS Image Zooming Grid

    Time to get your CSS zoom on! Have you ever found an awesome site that uses some sort of grid to display images? Better yet, when you hover over those […]

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  • Tutorials August 15, 2014

    How to display WordPress Posts for a specific Category

    A common need when developing for WordPress is to display posts for a certain category. This can come in very handy when you only want to show certain posts on […]

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  • Tutorials July 23, 2014

    Responsive HTML Tables

    Today we’re going to create some simple, yet effective, responsive HTML tables. Over the last few years responsive design has become an industry standard. One of the trickier DOM elements […]

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  • Tutorials July 7, 2014

    Bootstrap Multi-column Dropdown Menu

    Bootstrap comes with a great drop down menu out of the box, but sometimes you just need more. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to extend the […]

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  • Articles June 15, 2014

    Optimizing Page Speed with Font Icons

    Page speed for websites and applications is always a consideration, especially for high traffic properties – and with the growing prevalence of mobile/tablet usage, it’s certainly a high priority consideration. […]

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  • Articles March 7, 2014

    5 Useful WordPress Plugins for Web Designers

    One of WordPress’s greatest benefits is it’s massive library of available plugins. There’s a great chance you can find a WordPress plugin for just about anything. Of the thousands of […]

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  • Tutorials February 22, 2014

    jQuery Horizontal Slideout Menu

    Today we’re going to build a smooth horizontal slideout menu using jQuery, CSS, and HTML. This type of menu is great for mobile/tablet navigation menus, filtering options, GUI features, and […]

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  • Tutorials February 7, 2014

    Responsive jQuery Accordions

    Today we’re going to code some responsive jQuery accordions. Accordions are an extremely popular UI element on most websites and applications, especially for content rich sites. However, most accordions require […]

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  • Articles January 29, 2014

    The Value of Good HTML Markup

    In the constantly evolving web industry its quite common to overlook the value of good HTML markup. From small landing pages to huge websites, the variance and quality of HTML […]

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