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Breaking the rules

July 7, 2013 - By

I recently had the pleasure of collaborating on a bit of responsive front end / WordPress work with a colleague at Thrillworks. This highly experienced... View Article

An open letter to Adobe Typekit

June 29, 2013 - By

Greetings and salutations good folks at Adobe Typekit! Have I told you lately how great you all are? That thing you're collectively doing with your hair is really working for you! Yes, you're always so perceptive; I am trying to butter you up. You see, I have a favour to ask. Can you add the Poppl Laudatio family to your font library please?! I'm not asking for something for nothing. I have some ideas.

Where art thou front end?

June 25, 2013 - By

Front end developers are an interesting bunch. I find they generally come from two places: Designers who have learned to code their creations, or Computer... View Article

IE10 vs. Media Queries

June 10, 2013 - By

I just had my first run-in with IE10. Consider this media query: @media (max-width:767) {} Chrome creates a break point at 767px. IE creates a... View Article


May 16, 2013 - By

Yesterday my son was born. We named him Etcher. We’ve had a lot of questions about the name, so I thought I’d share a bit... View Article

Quadruple Negative!

May 6, 2013 - By

This is a true story about something an actual person said unironically! Bad grammar and misused English syntax bug me as much as the next... View Article

Jury Duty

March 15, 2013 - By

Recently I had to go to Jury Duty selection. My request to be excused on the basis of work was denied, and so I was... View Article

Browser Stats 2012

February 19, 2013 - By

The notorious @ppk keeps up a pretty amazing site at He does very thorough browser tests, logs them with easy to read tables, and shares them... View Article

Happy Blue Beanie Day

November 30, 2012 - By

Today is the sixth international Blue Beanie day! It’s the day to show your support for web standards. I think it got started because of... View Article

Work Hard

November 13, 2012 - By

Being a Front End Developer isn’t the cinchy desk job some may think it is. This is a life style! 

Happy Halloween

October 31, 2012 - By

This year I give in and give the look-alike experts what they’ve always wanted.


October 26, 2012 - By

I signed up for Geocities in 1994. I haven’t been bored since. Making websites is the cure for boredom.