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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Nouns and Verbs Meet Menus

So everyone in usability/User-interface-land knows what WIMP is & it’s PARC history. And lately, there’s been a huge fuss over Windows’ move away from teeny-tiny-impossible-to-navigate menus to more plump ‘ribbons‘. Even in coder-land, Object oriented programming was a huge revolution, and now REST (effectively an OO-web!) is following suit. I’m not going to get too …

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Fake out wordpress to pull in another page-content..

Sometimes using <? $thispost=get_post($id); echo $thispost->post_content ?> isn’t enough. Sometimes, you need a full menu structure to be highlighted or built according to that post. Sometimes you need a menu parent pull in the ‘first child’ content. Sometimes, you need to fake wordpress out: [sourcecode lang="php"] [/sourcecode]

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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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KDE4 & me

The quick list: Loves: The overall look. It’s hot. Gnome is too home-y. The lack of an INSANELY long & overstuffed KDE Menu KDE Menu that listened to Fitt’s Law! Desktop Icons with mouse-over actions Widgets on the NorthEast Display Corner Mouseover Not lovin’: No Keyboard Shortcuts: KDE4 had none that Gnome AUTOMAGICALLY got: Volume …

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