Jonathan Cutrell
I am the director of technology at Whiteboard, a company based in Chattanooga, TN. I hold a masters degree in Digital Media from Georgia Tech. I'm passionate about building incredibly useful and beautiful things, and inspiring others to do the same through teaching.
Tutorials
  • Web Design
    Mobile Devices: the Gap Between Creation and ConsumptionMobile preview
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    In this article, I will discuss some of the major hurdles which mobile phones face, with regard to creating for the web. We’ll mention a few tools along the way, but we’ll be focusing more on the discussion of how the mobile device is fundamentally different from a desktop or a laptop, and what opportunities and restrictions this brings to light.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Let’s Make Some Dynamic, Animated Section LinksLink
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    In this tutorial, we'll discuss a technique for dynamically generating section links with JavaScript, and then animating them using CSS. Let’s dive in!Read More…
  • Web Design
    CSS Level 4 Selectors to Watch Out ForFour
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    The CSS Selectors Level 4 draft from the 15th of January outlines a major jump in features for CSS. Let’s examine some of them!Read More…
  • Web Design
    What to Expect in Web Design in 2015Prev
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    Twelve months ago we posted some predictions about what we would see (and not see) in 2014. It struck a cord with all of you, so we’ve decided to do the same thing this year!Read More…
  • Web Design
    Understanding CSS Stats: How to Make the Most of the NumbersPre
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    Today, we’re going to talk about CSS best practices, specificity and maintainability, plus you’ll learn how to make better use of CSS statistics. Let’s dive in!Read More…
  • Web Design
    How to Use Susy: Superpowered Sass GridsS
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    Susy is a powerful set of Sass mixins for building grid-based layouts. We’ll show you the basics of working with Susy in this tutorial.Read More…
  • Web Design
    7 CSS Units You Might Not Know AboutRuler
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    Today, I'm going to introduce you to some CSS tools you might not have known about before. These tools are each units of measurement, like pixels or ems, but it’s quite possible that you’ve never heard of them! Let’s dive in.Read More…
  • Web Design
    How They Did It: Shopify - It’s All About the DetailsPreview
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    If you haven't ever heard of Shopify before, perhaps you have taken up residence under a rock. Shopify is one of the most popular services for creating e-commerce solutions online, and they've recently redesigned their front-facing site. Today, we're going to take a look at some of the finer details of the redesign, and talk a bit about how the redesign was achieved. Let's dive in!Read More…
  • Web Design
    Lifelong Education is for EveryonePreview
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    Today, I hope to challenge and inspire you to dive headfirst into the world of education, and to not look back for the rest of your life.Read More…
  • Code
    Git, Bitbucket, and YouBitbucket
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    With the interest in Git growing when compared to other source code management systems, it's one of the most attractive options from which to choose especially if you're just getting into version control. In this tutorial, we will talk about why you should be using Git regardless of if you are an individual or a part of a team of developers. We'll also teach you how to get started with Bitbucket, a premier repository hosting platform, for free. Read More…
  • Web Design
    How They Did It: StarWars.comSw
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    If you haven't watched Star Wars yet, as soon as you finish this article, go watch it. All of it. (Make sure you come back and let us know if you prefer IV-VI, or I-III.)Read More…
  • Web Design
    Recreating the Touch Ripple Effect as Seen on Google DesignGoogle thumb
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    Google's new design efforts are vast and justify a significant amount of conversation. But instead of talking about the theory of "Material Design" and the implications of Google's newest efforts, we're going to focus on an interesting technique Google has employed on their Design landing page.Read More…