Category: Examples

WordPress Hidden Gem: get_extended()

Published 7 years 6 months ago on October 26, 2009

WordPress’ get_extended() function will let you pull copy based on the more flag. Definitely useful for advanced copy styling!

Covering the Implication and Basics of CSS Animation

Published 8 years 3 weeks ago on May 4, 2009

Allowing CSS to control the animation of various aspects of your document can have some very interesting implications. Should CSS or JavaScript control animation?

Working with canvas – Some Background and Basics

Published 8 years 2 months ago on March 23, 2009

Canvas is an HTML element that provides a surface on which to draw with JavaScript

Creating Custom Form Elements Using jQuery: Selects

Published 8 years 3 months ago on February 23, 2009

How to progressively enhance your form select dropdowns using JavaScript (jQuery)

Two WordPress Plugins: Post Notes and Post Gallery

Published 8 years 3 months ago on February 8, 2009

A small writeup surrounding the release of my first two WordPress Plugins

Crop and Resize Images with GD or ImageMagick (v1.1)

Published 9 years 5 months ago on December 17, 2007

A new GD version has been released to complement the ImageMagick crop and resize with JavaScript and PHP. Crop and resize images from within your browser.

PHP, MySQL, and Contact Management: Contacts 0.1

Published 9 years 7 months ago on October 22, 2007

Contacts is a free and open source (FOSS) contact management Web application running on PHP and MySQL

A Semantic Breakdown of Restaurant Menus

Published 10 years 2 weeks ago on May 14, 2007

This article takes into consideration a restaurant menu and discusses what makes the most semantic sense when marking one up using HTML.

Applying Progressive Enhancement to Your CSS

Published 10 years 2 months ago on March 19, 2007

It is becoming more common for designers to neglect progressive enhancement once unobtrusive JavaScript is obtained. There are countless JavaScript libraries available, full of code that is designed with progressive enhancement in mind. The issue that’s becoming increasingly problematic, in my opinion, is the associated style that is required to achieve desired visual effects.

Using SciTE with TextMate Style Snippets

Published 10 years 2 months ago on March 12, 2007

SciTE is a very powerful and capable editor. Using a Snippets plugin developed by Mitchell, you’re able to mimic some of the functionality that has made TextMate as popular as it is.

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