Chris is a UI designer and front-end developer with a passion for all things design, code, caffeine and music. He is currently freelancing and working on a series of side-projects while maintaining a full-time gig at a Sydney-based design studio. Check out his work at 51bits.com or on Dribbble.

Chris's articles

  1. Better Semantics with CSS Combinators & Selectors

    At design school we were all taught about classes and IDs, using . and # respectively, to directly target elements. That’s enough control to build a functional website—but it’s not flexible enough to handle a complete design shift. It also creates a lot more work than needed by using presentational values within markup. Let’s take a look at an alternative approach to targeting those difficult-to-get-to elements and when the use them.