As WordPress evolves, it will be important to start building a more cohesive design framework for the product itself. This proposal is the start of a consistent grid system that can help bring all of the elements in line. Definitely take a look.
Over the last several years, I have read several lengthy articles on how everyone should organize your CSS and why one method is better than another. In fact, I have even bought into several of these ideas in the past, but let’s take a look at what these systems are trying to solve and why they are largely unnecessary… Continue reading Organize your CSS properties however you dang like
I have been using Safari as my default browser for the last few months. I really wanted to see what Apple has been up to with their browser and wondered if I could use it effectively for designing and building websites. The gist is that the browser is pretty dang nice for the most part. I… Continue reading Safari, I want to love you, but I just can’t
I live in mild terror of a single question. It usually crops up when I meet someone for the first time. It’s not because the question is a difficult one for most people. In fact, it’s one many people enjoy answering. What do you do? Well, shit. I guess it’s time for me to attempt… Continue reading On being a friggin cyber designer
As few months ago, I decided to make an effort to see how much of my job I can do using only OSS (Open Source Software). I wanted to share my experience so far and welcome any tips/help you can share with me. This first post is about how I got started with a new… Continue reading Designing with OSS: Getting started
When working with npm (Node Package Manager), I picked up the horrible habit of throwing a sudo in front of npm install or npm up. Usually, I only did it when I got an error. This is bad. It becomes a headache at some point. Here’s how to unfuck the permissions of any folder: Do… Continue reading How to unfuck permissions
I’ve been using VVV (Varying Vagrant Vagrants) for a bit over a year now with a few helper scripts for WordPress development primarily, but alas it’s time to end our relationship. The upkeep time isn’t worth it. It’s caused my computer to crash on a few occasions now. I’m not saying it’s bad by any… Continue reading Adios Vagrant, hello again MAMP (Pro)