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

Mac

3S: Server Setup Sucks

Servers are great because they are a reasonably closed system, not like building a website for the million of OS’ & browsers random users prefer. But servers suck, because one false move & it’s all falling apart. You can even “undo” everything & still be down. Here’s what I’ve had to relearn lately. Resolving conflicts …

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What’s Next, Steve?

I’ve suggested a few things this week to friends regarding Apple’s previous CEO. First, is that they have had a “succession plan” in place for a few years now. Second, that Jobs was much more than a CEO. People use terms like “visionary” do describe this quality, but fact of the matter, he ran Apple …

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Posted in desktop, desktop theory, Futurism, hardware, innovation, interaction design, life-of-a-geek, Mac, Microsoft Courier, mobile, Perspective, Social, Software Comments Off

Freedom of choice, or freedom to move on

The Economist has a blog post (2 years old!) regarding freedom & user-convenience. It’s nice to see the author string together various contexts suffering under the same problem (from e-med records to the everyman’s Mac/Win choice). But this is a common issue at hand, and actually, one which theologians are often faced with. I recently …

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Posted in 'net, bureaucracy, design, desktop theory, economy, Futurism, history, Ideas, interaction design, lies-damn-lies, life-of-a-geek, Linux, Mac, Perception, psychology, Software Tagged , , , , , , , , , Comments Off

dict.cc: Download the dictionary word list

perl, gtk, raw text, mac, win

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Apple Event 10/2010 Reviewed: A lot of Good, Still holding out Hope

The Fall Mac Lineup Upgrade/Event is upon us, and here’s a quicky-review/commentary: Facetime: Wait, what about iChat? Is it dead? Or integrated-replaced? iPhoto: They’re keeping the ball rolling, but still lacking a decent timeline/iCal integration. Read: Microsoft actually had it on the money with Kin’s online timeline portal. iMovie: Alright, so seriously..┬áDo I want to …

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