Kevin Yank

Recent articles in web development (page 2 of 5)

  1. Ally Beaton looks back on two years in the Kaizen design system

    On her second-last day as Culture Amp's tech lead for the Kaizen design system, Ally Beaton joined me to look back on two years of progress in our React component library.

  2. Micro Front Ends, Strategy, and Blueberry Muffins

    As the director of Culture Amp's large-and-growing front end engineering practice, my biggest challenge in the past year was to communicate a coherent strategy that those 60+ engineers could understand and get behind. The solution was blueberry muffins. 🫐

  3. CSS Selectors Redux

    Last month in Sydney and Melbourne I was honoured to speak at Respond 2016, the third Web Directions conference at which I’ve had the privilege of speaking after Web Essentials 2006 and Web Directions South 2009. John Allsopp assigned me a great topic that would never have occurred to me otherwise: CSS selectors.

  4. Melbourne Web Developers Fireside Chat

    This Thursday, August 14th, I’ll be speaking at the Melbourne Web Developers meetup in a “fireside chat” with event organiser James Gallichio from General Assembly. The theme of the night is “show me something amazing” (no pressure), so I’m bringing along a few examples of web development that has inspired me lately.

  5. My Sublime Text Setup

    A couple of months ago I produced a video course for lynda.com about the Sublime Text programmer’s editor, “Up and Running with Sublime Text 2”. One of the best things about producing a course or writing a book is that you get to know your subject *really* well, so after a couple of friends asked me today what I recommend when setting up Sublime Text for the first time, I thought I’d write it up here.