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Sep
22
2017

Slickest Slider in the West

So many carousel slider solutions out there, it makes your developer’s brain hurt. Add into the equation content management systems and you’ve got commercial plugins, open-source slider solutions, the list goes on. It’s dizzying. Don’t get me wrong, SliderRevolution is an extremely powerful tool for developing responsive dynamic slider features. It’s perfect for sites and […]

Sep
15
2016

We’ve come along way with Masonry, now there’s Packery

Grid-style layouts were huge when Pinterest came about. Portfolios, Products, e-commerce, institutional, arts, you name it. Every one wanted a new unique way to grid up their content, but not be locked into fixed dimensions, and heights. Then came Isotope and Masonry, the first of their kind Jquery plugins to responsively and mathematically calculate absolute […]

Feb
24
2015

WordPress Security Hardening

Since WordPress is open source software, one of the most important steps in creating a publicly used website is security. In fact, my earliest experiences with working on the WordPress platform was dealing with hacked and malware infected websites. It was almost always just a bit too late, as the client had nothing in place […]

Feb
24
2015

Micro Check Library Is.Js

When developing websites and web-based applications, there’s always a need to run some kind of Validation. Nowadays, the common solutions are to validate before the data hits the backend by using Javascript to validate the data in the form fields. It’s little libraries like IS.JS that make these little steps that much easier. IS.js is […]

Feb
11
2015

Accelerated Javascript Animation with Velocity.js

Velocity.js is an animation engine that incorporates the exact same syntax as Jquery’s .animate. Just implement Velocity.js into your project, and watch the increase in animation performance on your already existing Jquery animations. Take things a step further and see what Velocity can do. The Velocity.js features color animation, transforms, loops, easings, SVG support, and […]

Feb
2
2015

Vibrant Design

Here’s a recent site gone live. Congrats Vibrant! Turns out, my brother has worked with Chris and Ellen for years and we only realized right before launch. What a small world it really is. I helped produce this one-page solution with portfolio and an interesting suite of animations all done the css/javascript way and based on user […]

Jan
31
2015

Icon Packs and GruntIcon. Great solutions for SVG icons with support for older browsers.

A lot has been going on in the world of icons. Sprites have been in use for a long time now, but there’s new vector based solutions that provide developers with tools to make it that much easier to manage one vector graphic and output for all of the expected environments. In comes GruntIcon! We […]

Jan
15
2015

Adobe Edge Animate CC

Adobe Edge Animate CC is a relatively new platform from Adobe that is proving to be a powerful tool in website and web application development, while providing developers a tool similar to flash. Having already used edge animate for a few projects (creating html animations), I’m happy to say Adobe has created a great tool […]

Dec
17
2014

Fixed Positioning and Sticky Elements

I’m putting the final touches on a recent responsive website design project in Drupal and have made a new discovery on sticky items and fixed positioning. Typically “Sticky” elements are set as fixed positioning items. But what happens when you need to create an element that is both sticky and part of the document flow? […]

Nov
17
2014

Bootstrap and WordPress

A recent project had me building a highly customized wordpress website using the Twitter Bootstrap 3 framework. Custom websites can often be designed in such a way that comes into conflict with the way Bootstrap wants it. And when you may only be using a small portion of the Bootstrap functionality and UI, it makes […]

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