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

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Randomly writing CSV data in PHP

Today’s project: add or replace values in a comma-separated-value file. The application is for tag-counting by week, so the first column is effectively an ID column & the rest (for me) are integers. But here’s the code with some sample data grabbed from a random Google search..

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Why I prefer limited computing

I’ve coined a term: limited computing. It’s the idea behind ‘Hardware Potential‘ I wrote a bit back, and the reason why I just bought a limited cell phone. I suspect it’s also the reason behind netbook adoption. Simply put: Maybe computers aren’t supposed to do everything, but be task-specific appliances. (And based on the interest …

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Hardware Potential

While everyone who cares is upset at the iPhone’s inability to run more than one application at once, honestly, it makes sense., especially to those of us who have owned WinMo phones and maxed them out. One of the primary rules of software design has become “don’t make the user manage the memory”. This is …

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Year of the rat?

GNOME has been locking up nearly daily for me lately. And I’m not a fan of an unusable nautilus, gterm or gedit. I tried KDE4, but alas, it just plain sucks. We’ll see what 4.5 turns out for them. I tried E17, which wasn’t bad, but it lacked some basics. So today I give XFce …

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