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Greg Robleto

The meteoric rise and subsequent fall of GameStop dominated the recent news. The narrative being individual investors try to take on Hedge Funds. Which got me wondering, what even is a hedge fund?


I work at a financial media company… but as a web designer. So, I am no more qualified to talk about financial news than this person.

So if you want an in-depth nuanced explanation of what happend with a lot of intimidating financial jargon, I strongly encourage you to read…


I bought both of my daughters’ shares of the recently IPO’d Roblox (RBLX) in their UGMA (aka children’s) brokerage accounts. This stock buy was a no-brainer, the one we’ve been waiting for in the Robleto household.

What is Roblox?

If you don’t know what Roblox is, I will guess you don’t have kids…


Each year I take time on my birthday setting my goals for the coming year. I do one last look back at the goals I set for the previous year, look at what I accomplished, what I missed, and what ended up not mattering. …


Recently I had the opportunity to help build out a stock data table that included a series of both US and International exchanges. That turned out to be a lot more complicated than a US only stock table. …


Most examples I see of CSSGrid layouts are blocks or cards stacked in different variations. I went looking for a solid example of just thin internal grid lines separating a sequence of elements, and couldn’t find what I wanted to see, so I built it. Just for fun, I populated…


Photo by Lee Campbell on Unsplash

I had the opportunity to hear a presentation by Aaron Gustafson at Accessibilty DC running through some very hands-on ways to improve your code to be more suitable to screen-reading. Here’s are five practical takeaways that I am implementing based off the notes I took from that talk.

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Following a day-long workshop with Rachel Andrews at UX Immersion conference, I came away empowered and inspired to try using CSS Grid. I wanted to try a new project built entirely with grid. I choose to redo our family Christmas card insert. Each year my wife Selena lays out an…


Just a few quick words for designers in the class of 2015,

You are entering a tremendous profession. Design is hot. More and more companies are starting to appreciate how a great user experience can be a differentiator for their business. Hopefully if you are becoming a web designer, you…


These past two weekends I was working in my new backyard with my wife on a square-foot garden. I bought all the materials, assembled the frame, poured the mix and planted the seeds. …

Greg Robleto

Product Design and Development Lead at The Motley Fool writing mostly about design and front-end development. Thx for reading.

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