Mike Street

Mike is our front-end developer who spends his days buried in CSS and Gulp. His evenings and weekends are spent tinkering with electronics and riding bikes. mikestreety.co.uk

Vue JS is a javascript framework which has recently released version 2. Allowing you to display, manipulate and navigate data, Vue is a React, Knockout and Angular competitor. This blog post walks through building a web app with Vue Router.

This article was posted in Development by Mike Street

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Trello is a great tool which lets you easily manage projects. Ranging from websites to weddings, Trello helps you create tag and move cards. At Liquid Light, we use Trello to keep track of our marketing output - this blog explains how.

This article was posted in Client Guides, Tools by Mike Street

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device lab illustration

At Liquid Light we've got a range of devices which we use to test our websites on - accessing and viewing these devices was becoming cumbersome. Two of our staff took it into their own hands to build a Lego-based device lab.

This article was posted in Liquid Light, Responsive by Mike Street, Will Chidlow

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Creating a responsive, HTML email template is not as easy as it first appears. Email clients are still behind with web standards and supporting latest web technologies, so HTML emails need to be built using the <table> element and inline styles. This blog will walk you through creating a custom template while still using Mailchimp's WYSIWYG and Image editor

This article was posted in Development, Responsive by Mike Street

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22nd March 2016

How do I update to Gulp 4?

Gulp is a task runner used for compiling SCSS to CSS, minifying JS and creating SVG sprites. Version 4 is about to be released and this blog post runs you through how to update and use the new features of gulp.

This article was posted in Development, Tools by Mike Street

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The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer which has taken the technical world by storm. Originally developed to encourage children and schools to get into programming - the cheap device has been picked up by the development...

This article was posted in Musings by Mike Street, Will Chidlow

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YouTube videos vs self-hosted: Which one is better for you?

If you want your video on your website. the question of whether you should self-host or not often crops up. This post outlines the benefits to self-hosting compared to using a third party service such as YouTube

This article was posted in Quick Tips by Mike Street

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Let's drop IE8
3rd December 2015

Let's drop IE8

Support for the browser is soon coming to an end. What does that mean for you and your website?

This article was posted in Musings, Development, Client Guides by Mike Street

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Responsive Typography in SCSS
2nd November 2015

Responsive Typography in SCSS

Ensuring your website content is readable on all devices is something which is becoming harder to do. This blog post walks you through a solution which helps you manage your responsive typography.

This article was posted in Responsive, Development by Mike Street

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Using Slack to Improve Team Communication

Team communication is one of the most important things in a company. We use Slack to make sure everyone is up-to-date with company and client news - this blog outlines how we, and others, use the popular instant messaging client

This article was posted in Musings, Tools by Mike Street

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