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Dev memories 2013

December 18, 2013 - By

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... View Article


December 18, 2013 - By

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,... View Article

Responsive Design Is

December 6, 2013 - By

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... View Article

Teacher for a day

November 18, 2013 - By

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... View Article

Fresh CSS

September 24, 2013 - By

I’ve fallen helplessly in love with Sass! It’s made front end fast, and efficient in my day to day – but the only catch is... View Article

Lorem Ipsum

August 23, 2013 - By

Lorem Ipsum is a common block of latin text used as placeholders in comps. This ironically is called “greeking”! During the design phase it’s often... View Article

Getting started with SVG

August 20, 2013 - By

The vector web is here! SVG is a pretty viable option now. SVG is a vector image format. Here’s an SVG primer! Here is a... View Article

Emmet Livestyle

August 19, 2013 - By

This is too cool. Emmet Livestyle is a text editor package and browser extension that allow for two-way style edits (live updates from Sublime to... View Article

The Fall of IE8

August 12, 2013 - By

IE8 is on its way out. IE10 is officially the most used version of Internet Explorer (source).


August 10, 2013 - By

Don’t try to be ‘good’ at ten things, be great at two things. These were some of the best words I heard this week. I... View Article

Password Security

August 8, 2013 - By

I kinda wish I never found this: Chrome doesn’t do a fantastic job of keeping your passwords safe. At all (source). In fact, I’m guessing... View Article

Front End Review:

August 5, 2013 - By has gone through a few massive changes in this latest iteration. If I remember correctly Digg was bought-out and completely revamped in a number... View Article

Android vs. iPhone

July 31, 2013 - By

It’s not really fair to compare a closed ecosystem to an open source one, but let’s try. Android and iOS are the extreme platforms: One is... View Article

If the Internet died

July 25, 2013 - By

When it gets down to it, the Internet is a pretty key ingredient in my hobby / job of building websites. This begs the question:... View Article


July 24, 2013 - By

Probably one of the more important lessons I’ll learn this year is to simply say “no“. Today friends needed help with a pretty interesting and... View Article