Andy Bell

is creating CSS, progressive enhancement & Web Components learning material

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patrons
Hey there 👋

I’m  Andy, a freelance web designer and consultant. I’ve worked on the web for 10 years and have been lucky enough to work with organisations such as Harley-Davidson, Vice, The NHS and Clearleft. You can check out my website and blog, here.

I care deeply about the web and fight hard to counter the relentless JavaScript framework coverage with helpful content about CSS, accessibility, progressive enhancement, vanilla JavaScript and Web Components. I understand that this means that I swim against the tide of modern front-end development and with your support, that swim could be a lot easier and pragmatic content about the web platform could reach more people—especially beginners.

I also run a weekly CSS newsletter called  Piccalilli which I love curating links for. In each issue I create a CSS pattern, trick or utility with a supporting explainer article so I can share stuff that helps me do my job well, day-to-day. With your support, this project could extend to something truly helpful to folks who have an interest in learning CSS.

My aim for this Patreon is to spend less time building stuff for clients and more time building stuff for the wider community. Some projects that I’d love to do with your support:

  • Transform Web Components Club into a canonical learning resource for Web Components 
  • Curate a Web Components newsletter
  • Produce in-depth tutorials about the whole process of web design, from concept, to delivery
  • Create material that helps people build lighter, more accessible front-ends that leverage the power of the web platform, rather than heavy duty frameworks.
  • Invest more into Dev Pal to turn it into something handy for beginner developers
Tiers
@supports
$1 or more per month

Your chosen amount of money to @supports the work that I do. 

You get access to Patreon only content and will get exclusive access to future content and products.

content: "Have a coffee";
$5 or more per month

It takes a lot of coffee to write stuff, so you’re not just helping me: you’re helping everyone!

You also get all the benefits from the `@supports` tier.

data-status="generous"
$10 or more per month

That $10 goes a long way and to say thank you, you're gonna get yourself a piccalilli sticker in the mail 💌

You also get all the benefits from the `@supports` and `content: "Have a coffee";` tiers.

position: sticky;
$250 or more per month

You are awesome, and to say thank you, you get a sponsor slot in every issue of https://piccalil.li, a sponsor slot in every issue of https://webcomponents.news and a sponsor slot on https://mybrowser.fyi for as long as you support this tier.

That’ll get your logo and message in front of around 5,500 people a month!  

I do have to right to reject this sponsorship if I don’t align with your company’s values _or_ your sponsorship is a conflict of interest with my other sponsors.

role="consultant"
$500 or more per month

I’ll run a 3 hour session per month, via a video call with your team where I can help you with CSS, progressive enhancement and modern platform tools such as Web Components.

You’ll also get all the benefits from the "position: sticky" tier.

I do have to right to reject this sponsorship if I don’t align with your company’s values.

Hey there 👋

I’m  Andy, a freelance web designer and consultant. I’ve worked on the web for 10 years and have been lucky enough to work with organisations such as Harley-Davidson, Vice, The NHS and Clearleft. You can check out my website and blog, here.

I care deeply about the web and fight hard to counter the relentless JavaScript framework coverage with helpful content about CSS, accessibility, progressive enhancement, vanilla JavaScript and Web Components. I understand that this means that I swim against the tide of modern front-end development and with your support, that swim could be a lot easier and pragmatic content about the web platform could reach more people—especially beginners.

I also run a weekly CSS newsletter called  Piccalilli which I love curating links for. In each issue I create a CSS pattern, trick or utility with a supporting explainer article so I can share stuff that helps me do my job well, day-to-day. With your support, this project could extend to something truly helpful to folks who have an interest in learning CSS.

My aim for this Patreon is to spend less time building stuff for clients and more time building stuff for the wider community. Some projects that I’d love to do with your support:

  • Transform Web Components Club into a canonical learning resource for Web Components 
  • Curate a Web Components newsletter
  • Produce in-depth tutorials about the whole process of web design, from concept, to delivery
  • Create material that helps people build lighter, more accessible front-ends that leverage the power of the web platform, rather than heavy duty frameworks.
  • Invest more into Dev Pal to turn it into something handy for beginner developers

Recent posts by Andy Bell

Tiers
@supports
$1 or more per month

Your chosen amount of money to @supports the work that I do. 

You get access to Patreon only content and will get exclusive access to future content and products.

content: "Have a coffee";
$5 or more per month

It takes a lot of coffee to write stuff, so you’re not just helping me: you’re helping everyone!

You also get all the benefits from the `@supports` tier.

data-status="generous"
$10 or more per month

That $10 goes a long way and to say thank you, you're gonna get yourself a piccalilli sticker in the mail 💌

You also get all the benefits from the `@supports` and `content: "Have a coffee";` tiers.

position: sticky;
$250 or more per month

You are awesome, and to say thank you, you get a sponsor slot in every issue of https://piccalil.li, a sponsor slot in every issue of https://webcomponents.news and a sponsor slot on https://mybrowser.fyi for as long as you support this tier.

That’ll get your logo and message in front of around 5,500 people a month!  

I do have to right to reject this sponsorship if I don’t align with your company’s values _or_ your sponsorship is a conflict of interest with my other sponsors.

role="consultant"
$500 or more per month

I’ll run a 3 hour session per month, via a video call with your team where I can help you with CSS, progressive enhancement and modern platform tools such as Web Components.

You’ll also get all the benefits from the "position: sticky" tier.

I do have to right to reject this sponsorship if I don’t align with your company’s values.