Adios Vagrant, hello again MAMP (Pro)

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 […]

Years don’t belong in event names

We’ve all seen it. A bunch of us have done it. We add the current year to the name of the event. Usually something like this: WordCamp Denver 2015 #wcden15 This seems cool and is a pretty common convention convention (wordplay!). It is, however, totally silly. Pro/con time of using years: Pros Indicates what year […]

THE TEN PRINCIPLES OF BEING A UNICORN (HYPOTHETICALLY SPEAKING OF COURSE)

https://cloudup.com/ch_rXBDuYOr I think it’s damn well time some jerk defines what the eff a “unicorn” designer (or really anything) actually is in an easy-to-digest listicle. BTW (bee tee dubs), being a unicorn has nothing to do with UXes, full stack whatevers, or knowing how to code the taste of soda pop bubbles into a carousel. They are not […]

My WordPress dev setup

Sam Hotchkiss just posted this: What’s your WordPress development setup? I got a bit carried away with the response, so here it is as its own blog post. First things first, I primarily work on a 13″ retina MacBook Pro. It’s perfect. I connect to an external monitor only when doing print work or checking 1x images/icons. […]