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  • Queens Funeral Procession Through Aberdeen.
    With the passing of the Queen at Balmoral recently, she has now gone on her ‘Last Great Journey’ through Aberdeenshire, down to Edinburgh, and eventually down to London. Her procession passed close to where I’m now living so I decided to make a morning of it and go see her Majesty. The first stop was …
  • Remote Work Site with Advanced Mobile Menu | Intermediate HTML, CSS & JavaScript CHALLENGE!
    Check out the final result: https://nikmaxott.github.io/intro-section-with-dropdown/Check out the source code: https://github.com/nikmaxott/intro-section-with-dropdown Desktop Design This challenge had a few key steps. I started with the basic Desktop Layout and perfecting that. This required extensive use of the CSS Grid, something that I’m not overly familiar with, in combination with Flexbox, a tool I have a lot …
  • Stuck in an Airport. Again… blame EasyJet!
    Update and TLDR at bottom. I find myself yet again in the Red Lion Wetherspoons in Gatwick Airport waiting on a heavily delayed EasyJet flight, I have 4+ hours until my flight leaves at point of writing. Many ups and downs have occurred in the last 2/3 months, but I am finally back on my …
  • Creative Agency Front Page | Intermediate HTML CSS JavaScript CHALLENGE!
    Check out the final result: https://nikmaxott.github.io/sunnyside-agency-landing-page/Check out the GitHub repo: https://github.com/nikmaxott/sunnyside-agency-landing-page A larger scale project. Using both CSS Flexbox and CSS Grid to achieve this amazing final result! This meant a lot of media queries to enable the webpage to be mobile friendly. Again, a no framework build, just pure CSS, HTML and JavaScript. The …