I started using an ad blocker a couple years ago. While I like to experience the web in the most common way that an average... View Article
Sometimes music is too much for a situation, but silence won’t do either. Well really, studies are showing silence is best, but I’m in an... View Article
This week I read the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. This book is out of copyright, and you can get a digital copy free here.... View Article
It’s nice to be able to give back to the community. When I’m not busy leading a team or cranking out codez at work, I... View Article
Today I spent a lot of time thinking about filing cabinets. It all started when Dustin sent me this safety video. I guess these could... View Article
In 2006 there was an era when spam seemed to have been written by infinite monkeys with infinite typewriters. It caught my attention since there... View Article
Nothing’s ever perfect; so what could be better than a time for resolving to improve? Bring on the new year. I love a new year’s... View Article
I don’t usually game on my phone, but last weekend when a battle with a cold kept me stuck on the couch I made an... View Article
I love optimizing workflow. I often think about focus, interruptions, and the negative consequences and issues with multitasking. Recently I was challenged by the idea... View Article
Last year I invested in my first Kickstarter. A promising keyboard that met all my wildest dreams: mechanical, split, column key layout, and moves popular... View Article
It’s website refresh day for ArleyM.com! I love the old adage about the mechanic’s car being a clunker. It’s true of every developer and designer... View Article
IDE, text editor, and dashboard color schemes are often treated as a way to get our personalities into the tools we use every day, but... View Article
Recently I made a dangerous wager with a colleague: If he could show up to work on time 10 times in a row I would... View Article
This weekend I’m speaking at WordCamp Hamilton on Web Accessibility! Slides are online here: arleym.com/a11y More notes to come!
A couple years ago I commented on a post about Using Object Oriented CSS with Sass on The Sass Way, commenting that at Carpages.ca we use a mash-up methodology... View Article
Workflow and simple productivity tools were a couple fascinations of 2015. I still plan to write about it in some detail, but have shared here... View Article
Our team recently launched the DeGagne Hyundai website and I wanted to share one of the design features I think looks pretty cool.
Yesterday WordPress announced there is a new WP client. I’m publishing this from it!
Tonight at SassTO front-end engineer Matt Rose and I will be talking about the Carpages front-end framework Gemini, and its SMOOCHY methodology (Scalable, Modular, Object... View Article
I had an issue where the Virtual Box VM for Windows 10 wouldn’t unzip on my Mac. Advice that worked for me came from Twitter:... View Article
Twice in the past month I have come across issues where the data coming to me from a database contains useful whitespace, but no HTML.... View Article