Last summer I had the honour to be asked to review a book title RESS ESSENTIALS (Packt Publishing). RESS (Responsive Server Side) is something I’ve been working on for a few years now; so I was keen to help out! The book is now published and I have a lovely little credit. Neat! Continue reading
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
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:
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.
This week I was interviewed by Responsive Web Design Is. I talked a bit about the recent BlackBerry Blogs responsive refresh. You can read it here!
I’ll be blogging about the redesign in more detail soon.
Not long ago I had the opportunity and pleasure of speaking to two classes of advertising and marketing students at Humber College in Toronto. It was a pretty cool experience, and on which I learned a lot in. Continue reading
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