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Lark Queries with SASS

February 26, 2013 - By

The talented Hugo Giraudel ( took the responsive text from the front page of and made the styles a lot more efficiently with SASS... View Article

One thing at a time

February 24, 2013 - By

In 2007 I bit off more than I could chew. I setup a new computer, using a new operating system, and new versions of productivity... 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

Opera goes WebKit!

February 13, 2013 - By

In a sudden and shocking change of events Opera is changing its rendering engine to Webkit (the same engine that Chrome, Safari, BB OS6+ ,... View Article

SMACSS Conference

January 23, 2013 - By

Yesterday fellow Thrillworker Ryan Bruce and I had the pleasure of attending the online SMACSS conference. Lots of nerdy CSS talk for me to get... 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! 

Speaking at WordCamp

November 9, 2012 - By

Man, time flies. It’s been nearly a week since I spoke at the WordCamp dev conference in Toronto. In some ways it can feel like... View Article

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.

Conference Shout Outs

October 21, 2012 - By

I’ve been trying to track some of my Internet adventures in this elsewhere category; including speaking / teaching events, and writing on other blogs. I... View Article

500th post!

October 21, 2012 - By

Wowzers, this is my 500th post. I’ve been blogging in some form or another since 2003, thanks to this domain name being given as... View Article


October 11, 2012 - By

“All men seek happiness. This is without exception. Whatever different means they employ, they all tend to this end. The cause of some going to... View Article