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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

HTML5 Ain’t Changing

October 4, 2012 - By

Recently .net Magazine posted a very interesting article about the origin of some of the more famous structural HTML5 tags (eg. header, nav, section, etc).... View Article

WordCamp Toronto

September 30, 2012 - By

This weekend was the second WordCamp Toronto (#wcto), which I attended with my esteemed colleague Rob Geldhof. The turn out was pretty impressive, especially considering... View Article