Austin Gil

Hi, my name is Austin Gil.

I’m a web developer creating award-winning digital products for international nonprofits, growing startups, and government agencies.

In my free time I write articles, contribute to open-source projects like Vuetensils and Particles CSS, live stream on YouTube and Twitch, host The Function Call podcast, and speak at events.

Latest Articles

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New Job, Who Dis?

I got a new job as a Senior Developer Advocate at Akamai. This post shares my thoughts on the role, company, and industry. In short, I’m excited.

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Making Accessibility More Accessible

Get more team members involved with accessibility by sharing tools they’ll actually use. A11y tools for design, development, QA, and CI/CD.

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OMG, SVG Favicons FTW!

This article explores the world of SVG favicons. We cover adding them to HTML, using emojis, inlining them as data URIs, supporting dark mode, and animations.

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Get Started With TypeScript the Easy Way

This article we will get you going with TypeScript without opening a terminal, installing dependencies, or initializing an NPM project. All you need is VS Code.

Side Projects

The Function Call
A friendly podcast about web development.

A Vue.js toolset for building accessible, light weight, and custom designed applications.

An opinionated starting point for styling base HTML elements.

Style Check
A Single Page Application built with Vue.js to help developers audit their global styles.

Particles CSS
A customizable SCSS library for utility-first CSS.

A web app built with Vue.js and WordPress that helps travel-hackers browse credit cards based on their bonuses.

Carbon Grid
A simple, lightweight, responsive CSS grid system built on flexbox.

Murder Mystery
A single page app (SPA) for social-group fun.
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Color Converter
A progressive web app (PWA) that converts hex colors to RGB and RGBA.

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