I'm a web designer & developer from Trinidad & Tobago, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. I love the logical side of the web, and I'm an artist/painter at heart. I endorse progressive web techniques, and try to learn something every day. I try to impart my knowledge as much as possible on my personal blog, callmenick.com. I love food, I surf every weekend, and I have an amazing creative partnership with fellow mischief maker Elena. Together, we run SAYSM.
Nick Salloum continues his tour of Backbone, looking at events as a line of communication between views and models and how this leads to more organized code
Nick Salloum reacquaints you with Backbone.js, demonstrating the key concepts and paving the way to building a scalable application with a sane code base.
Nick goes in depth with Bolt CMS, implementing custom content types along with their pagination and single record views. You won't believe how easy it is!
Nick Salloum adds CRUD functionality to a previously bootstrapped Laravel application. See how simple it is to get going with real life projects!
Nick Salloum bootstraps a new Laravel CRUD project in this tutorial, laying the foundation for the next part in which CRUD features get added.
Nick Salloum takes a look at BoltCMS - a new player in the CMS game - and uses it to build a sample small business website. See how!
Nick Salloum introduces the concept of browser-controlled optimizations and how we can trigger these using CSS's new will-change property.
OctoberCMS is a Laravel-based CMS that aims to make content management simple and user friendly. Nick explains how dead easy it is to get started with it!
Nick Salloum looks at the basics of flebox, along with a history lesson of the spec changes, and answers the all-important question: Are we ready to use it?
Nick Salloum considers four different methods for creating easy to use, responsive, CSS grid layouts, with demos and code for all examples.
Clearing floats has a long and interesting history. This post considers some old methods, along with the most recommended solution for fixing this problem.