Developers Beware

Not happy with song selections offered by Soundcloud, I recently began investigating into Spotify Web API. https://developer.spotify.com/web-api/ I am so glad that I did not invest any time before realizing that Spotify Web API does not allow full length streaming of songs. The Spotify Web API only allows 30 seconds streaming of any song. However,…

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How to use system font

I’ve noticed that WordPress 4.6, which was release yesterday, uses system font. To clarify, “system font” isn’t really a font but the font which your OS uses. For example, if you are on Windows 10 or 7, your system font is Segoe UI. If you are using Samsung phone, your system font would be Droid…

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Lazy Load Mashup

Firstly, what is lazy loading? According to wikipedia, lazy loading “is a design pattern commonly used in computer programming to defer initialization of an object until the point at which it is needed. It can contribute to efficiency in the program’s operation if properly and appropriately used.” In context of web development, lazy loading images,…

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Best Practices for Call to Action Buttons

For buttons, please use <button></button>. So many times, I see <a href> tag being misused like this. Of course this works. Buy why use it to create a fake button? Perhaps some front-end developers feel uncomfortable styling a button? Call to action in web design, particularly in user experience (UX), is a term used for…

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