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THE GEEK BEAT JUNE 2020

🎁 Happy Birthday, Responsive Web Design!

Illustration from the first RWD article
Break out the streamers and noisemakers because RWD has turned 10!

As many of you know, Responsive Web Design (RWD) is the key to creating a single website that adapts seamlessly to every device—laptop, cell phone, tablet, you name it.

And the Geeks have been using the RWD approach since its infancy. (You can check out our RWD demo here.)

Ethan Marcotte first coined the term "Responsive Web Design" at An Event Apart in Seattle, and our very own Ron Zasadzinski was there to hear about it firsthand.

However, Marcotte points to the publish date of his first article about this novel web design approach as its official birthday, which was May 25, 2010. And he’s celebrating by sharing a series of retrospective blog posts about the subject.

Happy 10th birthday, RWD! Our websites wouldn't be the same without ya. (Sorry, we forgot to get you a gift.)
 
RWD is RAD.

☀️ The Geeks’ Summer Movie List, Part 1 🍿

Summer just ain’t summer without spinning up a feature film on a school night.

And since CBS has dusted off its Sunday Night Movies, we figured we might as well contribute to their already-stellar lineup.

So pop some popcorn and snag those Reese’s Pieces because you’ll want to be well-nourished for this two-month movie marathon. (Check back in July for Part 2!) 💙 Movie watching doesn’t just have to be about escapism. TV Guide has put together a list of shows and documentaries addressing racial justice, and it can be a step towards increased education, compassion and action.

🎁 WordPress Turned The Big 1-7!


On May 27, 2003, the original version of WordPress was released to the masses. Apparently, the texturizing was so good “it’ll make your quotes curl.” 

Picocyl Wins Communicator Award 🙌

Picocyl website
We were recently honored with a Communicator Award acknowledging our work on Picocyl’s website.

Picocyl manufactures mini-gas cylinders for medical devices, and their new site, which pairs beautiful photography with subtle animations, was awarded the Award of Excellence for a manufacturing website.

We are immensely thrilled that we get to work on amazing projects like this one with amazingly skilled partners. If you'd like to read more, head on over to our Awards page.

🎁 CodeGeek Celebrates 18 Years!


Time sure does fly when you're having fun! And the Geeks have been having fun since June 2002.

If we were blowing out our birthday candles, we'd wish for another 18 fun years (plus one to grow on) of making the web a better place to be for everyone.

From our team to yours, thank you for making these last 18 years something really special. 🧡

🎆 Getting A Head Start On July 4th

On Friday, July 3, the Geeks’ home offices will be closed to get a head start on celebrating Independence Day.

If you have a website emergency that day, please contact us at support@codegeek.net and we’ll get back to you before you’re done waving that sparkler.

For all other things, we’ll respond as soon as possible after we've eaten that last hot dog.

Where In The World Are The Geeks?

Italy resident Mona celebrated Festa della Repubblica on June 2, which commemorates Italy's vote to become a Republic.
Planes fly for Italy's Republic Day

Jason and g-friend Carol recently hiked up Signal Mountain near Bellvue, CO. Things got a little weird at the summit.
Jason & Carol on Signal Mountain

Megan’s office companion Avery can frequently be found sleeping on the job. 💤Megan's cat Avery
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