Faux-forking Bootstrap Grids

I love digging into open source frameworks and adopting bits and bobs that can make my life easier! One of my favourites of late has been the grid system out of Bootstrap. Out of the box it doesn’t do everything I want, so I made some changes. This is a work in progress, but it’s becoming the standard for the Thrillworks basic model for grids (check out advanced at the end of this post). Continue reading

Dev memories 2013

2013 has been the busiest year of my career by far. I have churned out probably 2 or 3 times the websites of all previous years (heck, I’ve been a key player on the launch 7 sites in the last 2 weeks). It’s also been busy personally with the launch birth of a second child!

A downside is I haven’t had the time for creative exploration or writing that I have in previous years; but this has been a massive time for growth as a developer. Here is my year in review:

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Money

Quote

We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies.

- Walt Disney

This is how I feel about making websites, agencies and companies are usually don’t want me to work indefinitely on improving a site though. 

Speaking at Humber College!

On November 8th I’ll be speaking at Humber College on why working on the web is the best job ever. I’ll also be doing a Dreamweaver CC workshop!

Because I want to be the most helpful person ever I am (perhaps against the better judgement of others!) opening the floodgates and encouraging students to shoot me their questions when their attempts to Google fail them. Continue reading