Cory Simmons
Web-designer, Ashland, KY
Cory works at LaunchBox. He is the creator of Jeet and also writes for Packt Publishing. He's done work for companies such as Scholastic, World Vision Charities, and TeeSpring.
Courses
  • Web Design

    Power Up Your Portfolio With Bootstrap

    0.9 hours
  • Web Design

    CSS Animation in the Real World

    1.3 hours
  • Web Design

    Building Easy Responsive Layouts With Jeet

    0.9 hours
Tutorials
  • Web Design
    Quick Tip: Try Combining EMs and REMsBlocks
    107 shares
    At the 2014 CSSConf in Australia, Simurai gave a really amazing presentation called "Styling with Strings" where he goes over quite a few techniques for developing in-browser. The one tip that really stood out to me was this: pad UI components with EMs, put space between them with REMs. Or, as a rule of thumb: EMs for padding, REMs for margin.Read More…
  • Web Design
    How to Make Responsive, Scrollable Panels with FlexboxFlex
    400 shares
    If you’ve been keeping up with the work ZURB has been doing with Foundation for Apps you may have noticed most of their demo templates have some pretty nifty scrollable panels. That’s what we’ll be learning how to build today.Read More…
  • Web Design
    How to Make Your Own Button UI Kit with Super-Clean SyntaxPreview
    174 shares
    No designer fits in a box. We all have our own wants and needs out of a button framework. We all want to see certain types of buttons, and maybe we’ve become really good at designing a certain type of button. So why don’t we make our own button UI kit from scratch?Read More…
  • Web Design
    Calc() Grids Are the Best GridsPrev
    373 shares
    For years I’ve been obsessed with grids and CSS, but they’ve never been as good as they are with CSS calc(). In this quick tutorial I’ll show you why!Read More…
  • Web Design
    Instant Fluid Videos with Viewport Width UnitsRatio
    137 shares
    Intrinsic ratios are an approach to expanding and contracting elements on a web page, allowing them to be fluid whilst at the same time constraining their proportions. Thierry Koblentz first proposed the idea back in 2009.Read More…
  • Web Design
    The Fastest and Best Way to Test Internet Explorer on OS XE
    171 shares
    There comes a time in every developer’s life where we have to do the unthinkable: open Internet Explorer. But if we’re not using Windows, where can we find it? Oh yeah, that’s right, IE doesn’t work on OS X.Read More…
  • Web Design
    The Lazy Person’s Guide to Responsive TypographyPreview
    236 shares
    Typography is arguably the most important part of any website’s design. A huge header on a blank white page might look like a minimalist’s dream come true, but what happens when we start start shrinking our page for smaller and smaller devices?Read More…
  • Web Design
    How to Give Your Logo the “Slip Scroll” EffectPreview
    320 shares
    In today's tutorial we're going to use JavaScript to create a simple, flexible, parallax effect where a logo seemingly changes colors with the background it's on when the user scrolls.Read More…
  • Web Design
    A Quick Introduction to BrowserSyncBrowsersync
    336 shares
    In this quick video tutorial I'm going to introduce you to BrowserSync, a tool so good Google built it into their recent Web Starter Kit. You can think of BrowserSync as being a bit like LiveReload (it watches for changes you make to a web page and automatically updates the browser), except that it also works across multiple devices.Read More…
  • Web Design
    The Holy Grail of CSS CenteringCenter preview
    416 shares
    We're going to build an unstoppable CSS centering tool which works cross-browser in IE8 and up consistently.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Building a Complete Website With the Gumby FrameworkGumby site build retina
    83 shares
    In this, our final video tutorial on Gumby, we're going to put all we've learned into practice. We're going to build a complete website using Gumby's semantic grid, parallax effects, toggles and switches, covering workflow best practices as we go. There's plenty to cover, so let's get started!Read More…
  • Web Design
    Using Gumby's Powerful Toggles and SwitchesGumby toggles and switches retina
    10 shares
    In this screencast tutorial I'm going to walk you through one of Gumby's most powerful features; toggles and switches. This toolset allows you to trigger actions on and off, which can be helpful in all kinds of situations. We're going to use toggles to bounce a kitten (though obviously, you should never bounce a kitten..)Read More…