In 2010 I began to dream about working a four day week. “What could be better than long weekends every week!?” I would ask my wife. At... View Article
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
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
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
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
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!
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
I’ve had an issue with fonts messing up in my browser. I thought it was just me! This has happened before, like when a client sent... View Article
I thought I’d share a small change I’m trying with work to hopefully improve my focus, speed, and quality of work.
I did a bunch of keyboard layout research this weekend. It’s a simple fact that my kids are going to be nerds; I’m not sure what... View Article
My colleague here says that I have a way of trying to persuading people that is unique. He says I’ll give a short synopsis of my... View Article
There are two sides of me that work on making websites: The perfectionist that wants every single detail polished before another human sees it, and... View Article