I enjoyed watching this to see how pros like Josh Hemsley design websites. To my relief, it’s not that different (lots of time in Photoshop). I do wonder if some of the steps I see (for example, making the alternate theme colors) might be faster in an app like Adobe Fireworks. I used to use Fireworks back in the day (when it was Macromedia Fireworks - yes, I am that old), and I really...
HTML5 document outline revisited | 456 Berea... →
“My current thinking on document outlines in HTML5 and how and when to use the new sectioning elements, all with HTML4 compatibility in mind.”
Mobile email design in practice →
SANLink - Fibre Channel adapter using Thunderbolt... →
A thunderbolt-to-fibre channel adapter.
Baker Ebook Framework →
Adobe's Digital Publishing Mistake →
Perhaps it’s foolish of me to be surprised by the extortionate software prices set by Adobe — it’s certainly their usual practice — but the shocking aspect is that Adobe are going to charge recurring fees on top of the standard software price. That’s totally understandable, since releasing an iPad magazine incurs a hosting overhead (primarily for in-app purchasing), but these fees are...
I recorded this today at PUMP - an amazing...
Backup Your Database... →
Since many bloggers have cPanel, here is a short howto automate your mysql database backup with a cron job in cPanel(1).
Clean CSS - A Resource for Web Designers - Optmize... →
Lee Reamsnyder: How I built a Tumblr-style blog... →
A good in-depth walkthrough of a simple but media-rich tumblog-style site.
Slow Wordpress sites? W3 Total Cache to the rescue
I’m in a season of Wordpress site development, and like any new platform* I’m learning the ins & outs of it. One of the areas I’m keen on from experience is site loading & interaction speed; a fast-responding site keeps users engaged, more likely to stick around, and reduces frustration. Any database-driven CMS (content management system) can suffer from slow load times...
Oh my goodness. The kids were such a handful this evening. Mad props to my wife...