Intelliquip Featured on Hotjar

Jun 6, 2018

About a year into my job as User Experience Engineer at Intelliquip, Inc., we were confronted with a difficult user flow challenge. We had an existing user set that needed to onboard with a new suite of applications, but their previous account details needed to be updated with some extra details required by the new software.

Multiple Layouts Made Easy with CSS Grid

Jun 3, 2018

The software we develop at Intelliquip serves a wide range of customers from a wide range of industries. Designing for so many different types of users can be daunting—what works for a group of users from one company won’t necessarily work for another. The most challenging problem to solve in our designs is the application’s various layout requirements. Thanks to CSS Grid Layout, creating multiple layouts from a single source of markup has been made, dare I say, trivial.

Now served over HTTPS

May 27, 2018

I’m a little late writing a post on this, but this blog (and a few other sites I have on GitHub) is now being served over HTTPS.

LTB Photography and Admin UX

Apr 17, 2018

In my daily work at Intelliquip, Inc., I’m usually concerned with the “end-user UX”—that is, what’s it like for the guy at the end of the chain who actually uses the software as part of his job? We do have some administrative tools for general configuration and tweaks, but since they’re largely for internal use, they rarely get much UX love. When orange daisy was tasked with creating the website for LTB Photography, it gave me a chance to really focus on making the site as easy and delightful to administrate as it is to use.

Better Modifier Classes with CSS Custom Properties

Apr 12, 2018

I’ve used Sass on many different sizes of projects with many different types of technologies. For the longest time it was a basic necessity—regular CSS just didn’t have powerful enough tools to manage larger or more complex styling tasks. Now, however, CSS has a trick up its sleeve that’s been pulling me away from Sass.

Baby Steps

Jul 18, 2017

Owen has officially been walking for two whole months.

CSS Grid Layout Notes

Jun 14, 2017

This post will serve as a place to collect various interesting bits I discover about CSS Grid Layout as I use it in projects.