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
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
It’s a slight departure from writing for web journals, but being a team lead for dealer sites at Carpages led to me getting published in... 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.
For just over a year now I’ve been working as a front-end developer at Carpages.ca. With the new job came several other life upgrades. Bring on the... View Article
I love CSS, and I really love OOCSS. To me being Object Oriented means two things: breaking down patterns, and using a clear easy-to-adopt naming... View Article
I’ve had the opportunity to write for a few notable industry journals, and I’ve been asked a number of times how this came to be... View Article
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
mtp:// is my new favourite protocol. I use it all the time; specifically when explaining how modern web development tools work.
Yesterday I had a fresh mind-blowing thought about Bounce Rates. Google defines a website Bounce as: “the percentage of visits in which users view only... View Article
Last month I attended the FITC conference in Toronto. My biggest take-away was about Web Components (using the Polymer polyfill for now). HTML includes will be... 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
In a few days I’m going to Romania as a part of a short mission trip with a team from my church (Harvest Bible Chapel... View Article
CSS Frameworks are amazing. The world has enough of them – but you should still make one more. If you write CSS for a living I’m... View Article
Yesterday @SublimeTxtTips tweeted a link to a handy way to get around stylesheets. I was stunned to see it was a post I wrote last year. I actually... View Article
It was 2010. It was the first time I would square off against the dreaded terminal. I was a web designer at an agency, and... View Article