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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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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Private Space Flight

With the latest NASA buzz being on “commercial spaceflight“, I figured I would do my part to be curious enough about what that means. Below is a simple bar-graph (height = ..height! in feet ) of each of the following: Low Earth Orbit 1056000 Glenn’s First Orbit 612480 Offically “Space” 328083 WhiteKnightTwo Plane 60000 SpaceShipTwo …

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One step closer to useful

What you get when viewing web-apps half-screen'd or in portrait

UI usability is consistently my no. 1 time-suck. I’ve ‘wasted’ countless hours config’ing and reconfig’ing GNOME panels into assumed-need sorts. I’ve given up and returned to Mac & heeded again the siren call to Linux’ potential simplicity. My latest spin *was* playing with screen-maximizing UI’s: task-bar-less environments, panel-over-top window-titlebars, then I turned wanna-be tablet with …

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When Content Communication Fails

Whoops! Vin=Michelle?

Somehow, I don’t think Vin will take lightly to being called a girl. (As of at least 4/13/2009)

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