CSS Positioning: Absolute Isn’t Always Absolute

CSS positioning types always seemed straight forward to me. I thought that since I knew the dictionary definition of absolute, fixed, and relative that I knew how the respective CSS positioning types worked. Yet I continually ran into less than desirable and confusing results – especially when nesting elements within elements. Why? My assumptions about absolute were inaccurate.

Balancing Best Practices with Rapid Development

Rushing a project is the easiest trap to fall into as a developer. Working fast is a must in today’s marketplace, however foregoing a plan and ignoring best practices will ultimately slow down a project and create more work later. So how does one balance best practices with rapid development? I think the answer is in the question: Balance.