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Articles on frontend development written by Ire Aderinokun. • 3 Stories
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Git aliases for lazy developers

Ire Aderinokun on her blog bitsofcode: I prefer to interface with git via the command line, at least for the simple commands. However, I’m a bit lazy, and don’t like having to repeatedly type out the same long commands multiple times a day. Over the years, I have created some short aliases that allow me to more quickly use git via the command line. Creating aliases for common commands is definitely the way to go. I do something similar in my dotfiles, except I categorize aliases by the language or technology.

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Recreating the GitGub contribution graph with CSS Grid

The best way to learn, is to learn by doing! Ire Aderinokun: While learning CSS Grid Layout, I’ve found that the best way to internalize all the new concepts and terminology is by working on various layouts using them. Recently, I decided to try to recreate the GitHub Contribution graph using CSS Grid Layout, and found it was an interesting challenge. View the working code on CodePen.

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