The Quick & Dirty:

  • 9+ years in the biz, 10 messing around
  • All the latest in HTML, CSS, JS & PHP (Sorry, no .net or Ruby skills yet)
  • Cross-browser compatible code from Photoshop or Illustrator files.. or napkins!
  • Custom Specialities in Wordpress theming & plugins, Twitter & jQuery
  • Subversion, server-log analysis, and blocking hack-attempts (of late).
  • Data/Project Geek. I ♥ timelines.

I’ve compiled some handy PHP functions I’ve had to whip up. More extensive code-samples are also available.

Wordpress-from-Photoshop/Illustrator

Wordpress-from-static HTML

Wordpress-from-Photoshop

jQuery

Quick-and-dirty Responsive Layouts

So there’s the great thing called response.js. It’s the solution often presented as ideal. But it’s a bit overkill. I want a fast, light, small script that will do the job, without all the media-query overhead. [script lang='js'] [/script] So here it is.. works with any jQuery enabled site, and simply adds a ‘.mobile’ class …

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jQuery Form+Cufon = IE8 error. Just another day on the job…

There are some things which you shouldn’t do. Editing WordPress’ “core” is one of them. But when debugging, there’s 2 routes to go: deeper, into lower-level code, or higher, trying to avoid the situation. Those who are more detail-oriented like me might tend towards the lower-level fixes.. On to the point: It seems one should …

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My New Job’s Job: Plugin & Bug Fixer

While my “job” is building websites per a designer’s spec, there’s another part: support. I don’t mean supporting old websites; I mean time spent supporting the one I’m presently building. When the spec would indicate a need for multiple attached images, with title & styled caption (more than just a plain-text-caption), what am I to …

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Nivo-slider hacking!

So nivo-slider is supposed to be “all that.” It ain’t. It kinda fails at a few important details like IE6 compatibility, non-image content, and the point of this post: custom image selection. For all you out there who don’t want to use the next/previous buttons (since you’d like to select an image which is NOT …

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