Using version control is the future of deploying and managing web design projects. the question I have to ask myself is, is it really worth it for a small project like this site?
I think a lot of web developers and designers have misconceptions about the ways to best create accessible websites. I say that after doing much research in past days by using screen readers to look at web pages. From that I learned a number of things about accessibility that contradicted what I previously believed (lots [...]
For quite a while, the web has been in a transitional period between sites comprised of static HTML files and sites that are generated on-the-fly by content management systems. This change has plenty of advantages but making it can be a large undertaking for website owners and developers. With that fact in mind, I thought [...]
Anyone who’s looked at any of the articles on this site knows that, as far as the web goes I’m something of a neat-freak. You can imagine then my feeling of horror upon making the discovery that the WordPress plugin that I was using to power the social media links (that were beside each post) [...]
If you’re part of the design community in any way, shape or form then you are probably aware that Adobe products are often coveted within those circles. I say coveted (as a posed to appreciated) because of how expensive the dam things are; the barrier to entry is less like a barrier and more like a solid wall with hot lava on the top of it. Well, as is hinted toward by the title, Adobe is finally listening to the market and the fact that not everyone who wants to do some casual design work can afford to throw £700 at the project. The way they’ve answered it is to come up with the idea of what is broadly software rentals on a number of their more premium programs.
When starting out in web development, writing a fully-functional application can feel very daunting. For that reason, I’m offering up the source code for a project that I previously created to password protect a webpage using PHP. You can customize it and use it for whatever you want. Some Notes In order to have this [...]
Throughout the two years that this blog has been WordPress-powered, I’ve learned about a number of the problems and challenges that the software faces. One of the biggest is spam commenting; out of nowhere sites seem to get bombarded by useless comments submitted automatically and in volume. Adding another level of complexity is the fact [...]
Over the past week or so, you may have noticed some marketable changes and improvements across this site. Considering that well over a year has past since I last gave any love to my little corner of the web, I feel that there would be few better ways to kick-start my writing again than to [...]
The fight for employment is becoming increasing hostile considering our volatile economy. The web industry has not escaped this hit so prospective designers (like me) need to stay on the inner-curve to stand any chance at all of keeping pace in the rat race. But, that is easy to say and hard to do. This [...]