Front End Developer. Cartoonist. Dad of the Year.
I'm Dennis McHenry, but you can call me Den. I'm a front end developer with a background in drawing, design, and dead languages. I used to teach Latin and blog about ancient stuff, but now I make websites and draw comics for my kids and coworkers.
Here are some blog posts
- 28 Aug 2018 Relative Font Weights Considered Harmful
02 Apr 2018
Relative URLs Demystified
Explaining the meaning of slashes and dots in various combinations
- 12 Mar 2018 A Letter From Den
20 Feb 2018
Using the Wordnik API
Creating a shell function to get quick dictionary definitions on the command line, because, why not?
13 Feb 2018
Changing your shell to fish and back.
28 Jan 2018
A Real Hero for the 90s
In 1992 I jumped on the comics bandwagon and co-created a skateboarding superhero. What might have been?
- 17 Jan 2018 Bear's Big Day
09 Jan 2018
Number Ones — 1976
Radio Ethiopia by the Patti Smith Group was the best album of the bicentennial
08 Jan 2018
An Acrostic Movie List
My name spells trouble, and also a pretty great collection of movies.
12 Sep 2016
People Not To Be at Tech Conferences
(or Anywhere Else)
13 Feb 2016
Bundle Up Your Inbox to Be a Better Dev
Seven of the Best Newsletters for Front End Folks
- 30 Dec 2015 Class Struggle in the 21st Century
24 Oct 2015
You're Saying It Wrong
Because my opinions are the best opinions
- 20 Jun 2015 Action Movie One Liners
- 25 May 2014 Thirteen
23 Oct 2013
Excerpt From Plateau
An unfinished YA novel I may finish someday
- 23 Sep 2013 The Syntax of Panels in Narrative Comics
- 21 Sep 2013 That Time I Almost Killed a Kid