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Silvestar Bistrović

Fearless web engineer, CSS developer, JAMstack enthusiast, and WordPress theme specialist

Education

Master's Degree, Electrical Engineering

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UI Dev Newsletter #40

Thank you! 🙏 I have been using these to keep track of the co...

The Best Newsletters to Subscribe to for a Frontend Developer

The UI Development Mentoring Newsletter contains a list of ex...

How to Start Freelancing (The Basics)

Thank you for the clarification. 👌

How to Start Freelancing (The Basics)

Great article, but I don’t agree with the “discount for testi...

My Third Year Of Freelancing

WP tips: Get familiar with WP Codex: codex.wordpress.org/. ...

My Third Year Of Freelancing

To be honest, I often thought about running the agency, but n...

My Third Year Of Freelancing

I don't know much about MEAN stack. The good starting point w...

Making a wait widget using a pseudo-element and CSS Step Animation

infinite could be only used with animations. However, you cou...

Making a wait widget using a pseudo-element and CSS Step Animation

Do you want to know what does infinite mean? It runs your ani...

What was your win this week?

See here: prnt.sc/rore5c

What was your win this week?

Vertical scroll on mobile. I think the footer is the issue....

What was your win this week?

Good job! Do you need help with CSS? There are some issues,...

Code Line Daily widget

Hi Nikola, thank you for suggestions. 🙌 Browser extension ...

Is there any frontend job that doesn't require React these days?

The only difference is I could understand React, as opposed...

Is there any frontend job that doesn't require React these days?

I would be interested to learn how React is used. My opinio...

What are your favorite portfolio sites for devs?

What's up with all these loading/splash screens? Are there ...

My setup

I never got used to VMs. I don't find turning the old machi...

My setup

Tower serves only as a testing machine for Windows devices.

My setup

Both monitors are connected to my MacBook.

My setup

This one: arctic.ac/eu_en/z-2-pro.html.

My setup

Yeah, before I included only selected few. This time I deci...

Improve Your Algorithms with this Simple Equation

Nice post, Jared. Too complicated for me. 🤯

How to animate SVG signature

FYI, this is now on production: silvestar.codes/about-me/.

Do you think remote mentoring could work?

Thanks for sharing, Joshua. I just published an article ab...

Do you think remote mentoring could work?

Could you elaborate, please?

Do you think remote mentoring could work?

After getting all these positive responses, I decided to st...

& nbsp ; stands for "non-breaking space" 🤯

A bit furthermore, i.e. stands for id est and means roughly...

Do you think remote mentoring could work?

@giorgosk thanks for the link, it is beneficial. And this ...

How I built my second Progressive Web App (PWA)

Yeah, I plan to add more fancy features soon.

How I built my first Progressive Web App (PWA)

Very nice. Thanks for sharing!

How I built my first Progressive Web App (PWA)

See this comment from Rajat: dev.to/rajatkantinandi/comment...

How I built my first Progressive Web App (PWA)

See this comment from Rajat: dev.to/rajatkantinandi/comment...

How I built my first Progressive Web App (PWA)

You mean, how to make React.js app as Progressive Web App? ...

Interview for Remote Working Hub

I am using Toptal for finding new clients. I couldn't recom...

Could you review my design, please?

I am working on that, yeah. Check out the first revision: p...

Could you review my design, please?

Ben, I have just updated the Author page (projects.invisio...

Could you review my design, please?

You got it wrong. That is the current site, but I am talkin...

Could you review my design, please?

The colors are different shades of the theme color, logo co...

Could you review my design, please?

Awesome feedback! Thank you so very much.

Could you review my design, please?

Thanks for the suggestions! Could you be more specific? W...

Could you review my design, please?

Thank you for the feedback! Nice catch about links.

Announcing Code Line Daily

Nice catch, thanks.

What was your win this week?

Released new side project: dev.to/starbist/announcing-code-...

How to add a contact form to a static website

I am not sure how to prevent users/devs from messing around...

How to add a contact form to a static website

Netlify forms is a way to go, for sure. But they are lackin...

How to add a contact form to a static website

I am glad to hear that. Good luck!

How do you analyze your CSS?

I am using stylelint, too. It is a great tool, but it doesn...

How do you convince a client to a static website?

Great point of view. I agree 100% about selling yourself an...

Just My Routine As A Remote Worker

Actually, I stand sometimes because I own a standing desk. ...

You don’t need to quit your job to make

Yeah, it takes time, I agree with you on that one. Again, c...

Just My Routine As A Remote Worker

Since I usually attend daily standup meetings, I have to pr...

You don’t need to quit your job to make

I have a child that I have to raise, and I work remotely (b...

You don’t need to quit your job to make

Excellent post. I have only one question, and it is regardi...

Just My Routine As A Remote Worker

What do you mean?

Just My Routine As A Remote Worker

I usually attend daily standups via Skype or Zoom. But some...

How do you convince a client to a static website?

Every comment counts. Thanks, Giorgos! 👍

Building an animated sticky header with custom offset

Thank you for your feedback. 👍

Building an animated sticky header with custom offset

Hmmm, which browser and phone? It works on Chrome my P20 Li...

Alpha, Beta, Gamma naming convention

I have tried that I have a couple of problems. First, I cou...

Alpha, Beta, Gamma naming convention

I hope you will like it once you use it. 👍

Alpha, Beta, Gamma naming convention

I too was giving too much attention to naming things. With ...

Alpha, Beta, Gamma naming convention

One of the most famous quotes about programming. 👍

What tools do you use for writing?

Great question. I am using Grammarly, Dropbox Paper and VS ...

If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo

At what scale are we talking about here? I wouldn't rule o...

If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo

Well, you could set up A/B testing, custom hooks, branch de...

If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo

I hear you, but I don' get it. If you set up Netlify, then ...

If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo

You could set up Hugo to work on GitHub pages, too: gohugo....

If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo

What do you mean? You could use Netlify to deploy the websi...

If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo

I am glad you like it.

If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo

Wow, that is a great list. I already heard about Pelican ...

If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo

Right? 🤐

If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo

Okay, I understand your point of view. Could you provide s...

If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo

I see. Thank you for the clarification. Hugo is popular, y...

If you are starting a new website, consider using Hugo

Sadly, it is also a self-fulfilling prophecy: If you only ...

A Guide to Static Site Generators Using Hexo and WordPress

It won't work unless you could replicate the HTML structure...

Set up My Computer with Me!

Here are my 2 cents: workona.com/ getstation.com/ Happy...

To remote or not to remote

You're right. But when I see "100% remote" label, I don't ...

To remote or not to remote

What about remote worldwide then?

The Essential Skill of a Developer

Glad to help. 👍

Overview of Popular Static Site Generators

Noup, it works fine on my end. Try Incognito mode or differ...

Overview of Popular Static Site Generators

Pelican was brought to my attention on other channels. Gats...

How do you convince a client to a static website?

Use this and you have a full funcional site in matter or mi...

How do you convince a client to a static website?

Fair point. But you forgot there are clients that need smal...

How do you convince a client to a static website?

I haven't heard of HardyPress, but I will take a look at it...

How do you convince a client to a static website?

I would disagree. All those things could be done in SPG. It...

How do you convince a client to a static website?

As I already stated in this comment, I have developed websi...

How do you convince a client to a static website?

I am sorry for the misunderstanding. Do you have anything t...

How do you convince a client to a static website?

Thank you for your comment.

How do you convince a client to a static website?

That is precisely my point, which advantages, how to presen...

How do you convince a client to a static website?

Yes, I am using Netlify for every project.

How do you convince a client to a static website?

Well, sometimes you cannot choose. I am using Hexo for my w...

How do you convince a client to a static website?

So far, clients asked me to build them a static website. I...

Let's talk about clients

The first rule is to have savings for at least a couple of ...

Let's make my website even better

Finally, I managed to update the privacy, too. Check my sc...

Let's make my website even better

I have updated the design, you could see it here: develop--...

Let's make my website even better

Could you clarify last two suggestions? I am not sure why ...

Let's make my website even better

I fixed the font loading issues.

Let's make my website even better

I just learned that I already serve WebP images, thanks to ...

Let's make my website even better

Sean, thank you. I have added _headers file to my site, the...

Let's make my website even better

After reading this article, that dates from 2016, I decided...

Let's make my website even better

Now that I see this colors, I think I could introduce more ...

Let's make my website even better

Thank you, Lynne. I am not sure if I want to introduce mor...

Let's make my website even better

Thank you for your feedback. I would say that my website is...

Let's make my website even better

Thank you for your feedback. I didn't want to use too much...

Let's make my website even better

pro bono means for free. :)

Let's make my website even better

I will fix the contrast ratio since it is mentioned more th...

Let's make my website even better

I could send you the link with an Edit option if you would ...

Let's make my website even better

I am considering it now. Thanks!

Let's make my website even better

Wow, what a notable finding. I will learn more about HTTP H...

Let's make my website even better

Great advice. I read about WebP earlier but never used it i...

Let's make my website even better

It seems something is not working with font caching. I will...

Let's make my website even better

Thank you for the awesome feedback. CSS Grid is very well...

My First Year of Freelancing

I try to sound interested in a project, and write how could...

When was the last time you wrote CSS code without preprocessors?

I am aware that learning CSS first is mandatory. I was wond...

What makes you a professional?

This is gold.

What makes you a professional?

I could say almost the same for myself. I'm a frontend dev...

What makes you a professional?

Great definition. But what are your skills in particular, w...

A Guide to Static Site Generators Using Hexo and WordPress

As I mentioned in the article, I've decided to use Hexo bec...

How I chose my Code Editor

VSC > Atom > Sublime Text

Using CSS Grid where appropriate

In this case, I've tried to use Grid in navigation. As it t...

Welcome Thread - v2

Hi! Silvestar, Croatia, developer, author, husband, father.

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