Hello, I’m Andy and I’ll help you to level up your front-end development skills.

I’m a designer and front-end developer who has worked in the design and web industries for over 15 years, and in that time, I have worked with some of the largest organisations in the world, like Google, Harley-Davidson, BSkyB, Unilever, The Natural History Museum, Oracle, Capita, Vice Media and the NHS.

On Piccalilli, I share my knowledge and experience to make you a better front-end developer.

Currently popular on Piccalilli

  1. Tailwind vs. Semantic CSS

    A really interesting study by Tero Piirainen, comparing a build of the exact same page using Tailwind vs semantic CSS.

  2. A (more) Modern CSS Reset

    I wrote “A Modern CSS Reset” almost 4 years ago and, yeh, it’s not aged overly well. I spotted it being linked up again a few days ago and thought it’s probably a good idea to publish an updated version.

  3. Front-End challenge: progress indicator

    Front-End Challenges Club is back! It’s been a long while since the last one and this challenge is a real head scratcher.

  4. The path to becoming a publisher

    In light of Chris Coyier’s recent article about CSS-Tricks, I think it’s about time I shared some plans with you all.

  5. CSS :has() Interactive Guide

    Ahmad Shadeed has done it again with a stunning interactive guide that *will* make the CSS :has() pseudo-class make sense for you.

  6. A CSS project boilerplate

    For the many folks who ask how I write CSS since removing Sass, this is how I and the Set Studio team do it in 2024.