Den McHenry

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

  1. 28 Aug 2018 Relative Font Weights Considered Harmful

  2. 02 Apr 2018 Relative URLs Demystified

    Explaining the meaning of slashes and dots in various combinations

  3. 12 Mar 2018 A Letter From Den

  4. 20 Feb 2018 Using the Wordnik API

    Creating a shell function to get quick dictionary definitions on the command line, because, why not?

  5. 13 Feb 2018 Ch-Ch-Changes

    Changing your shell to fish and back.

  6. 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?

  7. 17 Jan 2018 Bear's Big Day

  8. 09 Jan 2018 Number Ones — 1976

    Radio Ethiopia by the Patti Smith Group was the best album of the bicentennial

  9. 08 Jan 2018 An Acrostic Movie List

    My name spells trouble, and also a pretty great collection of movies.

  10. 12 Sep 2016 People Not To Be at Tech Conferences

    (or Anywhere Else)

  11. 13 Feb 2016 Bundle Up Your Inbox to Be a Better Dev

    Seven of the Best Newsletters for Front End Folks

  12. 30 Dec 2015 Class Struggle in the 21st Century

  13. 24 Oct 2015 You're Saying It Wrong

    Because my opinions are the best opinions

  14. 20 Jun 2015 Action Movie One Liners

  15. 25 May 2014 Thirteen

  16. 23 Oct 2013 Excerpt From Plateau

    An unfinished YA novel I may finish someday

  17. 23 Sep 2013 The Syntax of Panels in Narrative Comics

  18. 21 Sep 2013 That Time I Almost Killed a Kid