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I'm Ketan ‐ A Melbourne web designer, developer and illustrator with 20+ years industry experience.

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You don’t need a UI framework

I totally agree with this article. It’s all too easy for developers to reach for UI frameworks like Bootstrap with the hope of saving time, but it’s never the case. I’ve used a UI framework twice in my 20+ year career, and all it gave me was a headache and unnecessary website bloat.

The Fabric of Bolton

This week, the Octagon Theatre in Bolton, the UK town where I was born and grew up, released a short documentary film produced way back in 2001. It features the untold story about my dad, Uttambhai Mistry, who arrived in the UK from Kenya in the late 1960s with practically nothing and made a life in Bolton. Here’s the interview…