Author Archives: Kevin Hoyt

Creating a Bar Chart Web Component with Stencil There are a number of very robust charting libraries on the market. Some are commercial. Some are free. You should use them. Every once in a while though, you need to roll your own. Not to worry! With a splash of SVG and helping hand from Stencil, […]

As user interfaces (UI) go, tabs are a particularly useful pattern. The word “tab” invokes images of beige manila file folders. Early UI mimicked this physical property by placing buttons along the top of a dedicated space. Mobile devices, with their confined spaces, find the tab pattern in accordions, bottom button bars, and more. In […]

I have not seen a clock in a web-based user interface in a long time. This makes sense — they are pretty redundant these days. You have a clock on your watch, on your mobile device, and on your desktop, and those are just the digital versions available at a glance. Nonetheless, the process of […]

Take a look at the month view of a calendar and you will see several rows of numbers. The numbers themselves, increasing in value one after the other, are arranged in columns. HTML and CSS provide us with a number of tools to display content in rows and columns. Making a calendar component should be […]