The 9elements Blog
Our company’s top wizards, stuntmen, and industry experts offer their best advice, how-tos, and insights - all in the
name of shockingly good code & design.
Building a combined CSS-aspect-ratio-grid
Recently I was faced with the following problem. I had to build a layout that consists of several rows. In each row are two images with a fixed aspect ratio. The two images should have the same height and fill the entire row. — read more
More productive through less bullshit
Corporate growth kills individuality – or at least it tries to. We found, at least for us, an approach to combat the slow death of our company culture while growing from a living-room-like office with a few team members to a global player with over 80 employees and the founding of several start-ups. — read more
Developing on Windows with WSL2
Last week the keyboard of my MacBook Pro broke. One key just stopped working, and I have lived over months with double keystrokes. It was time to bring it to the Apple store — read more
Create Diagonal Layouts Like It's 2020
Layouts with diagonal sections are quite popular for several years now. You will probably not find it in the articles titled "Design trends for 2020". But I think it is here to stay. It is one tool designers can use to bring some dynamic to all the rectangular boxes with boring 90-degree angles. — read more
We have always been big fans of Ethereum, and we've been on the lucky side to have invested into this idea early on. When the second big bubble of crypto was about to — read more
CSS Border-Radius Can Do That?
How to create very cool effects with a rarely used feature.TL/DR: When you use eight values specifying border-radius in CSS, you can create organic looking shapes. WOW. No time to read — read more
Aus alt mach’ neu!
Als die-bewerbungsschreiber.de Anfang des Jahres auf uns zu kamen und mit uns die Neugestaltung ihrer Website planen wollten, wurde schnell klar - ein kompletter Rewrite birgt viele Risiken, da die Seite sehr — read more
The 100 Ether Rooftop
Our story begins in July 2015, when the Ethereum project released the genesis block, the very first block of the ether blockchain. Some people in our team followed the idea of Ethereum for — read more
On the Future of Web Development
Rust is a strongly typed, low-level programming language built for safety, speed, and concurrency from the ground up. It is mostly developed by Mozilla and has been battle tested by over a hundred — read more
Building a responsive image
How to create a logo that responds to its own aspect ratioThere are quite a few articles on the web that deal with responsive logos. The most popular example might be the Responsive — read more