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Gulp: First Impressions

Grunt has long been my command line companion of choice. It has served me well. I have no complaints but I’ve read many obituaries so this week I sat down to test Gulp, its supposed successor. These are my first impressions. My use case is very particular, see related articles: Automation The Flat Build The Flat […]

Tales update: Spanish Translation

v1.1 of my Tales WordPress theme includes a new Spanish translation. Many thanks to Mike Walsh for contributing the translation and adapting my theme for his own website Imaginalgo — looks great! See my blog post “Introducing Tales” for more information about the theme.

Introducing Tales

For the last few weeks I’ve been working on a little project that I’m excited to announce. That project is called Tales and it’s available today. Tales is a responsive WordPress theme tailored for a beautiful reading experience. Its strength and design principle can be summed up in one word; simplicity. Visit the Tales Demo website to […]

Simple Grids with CSS Multi-Column Layout

Last week I began researching CSS layout — what’s achievable with the various spec modules — and grid systems (the myriad of solutions from 960gs to Zen Grids). My notes have quickly grown to thesis-level — I do eventually plan to publish something — but for now here’s a nice example demonstrating what is sure to […]

A Year for Clients and Side Projects

It’s been a slow start to the year — my internet access is peaking at 15kb/s for the time being — so if you’re reading this, I’ve got through! Working freelance for most of last year was very rewarding and I’m glad I made the jump. I want 2014 to be a year for both […]

Building for Perch CMS

Perch CMS has been on my radar for a few years now and given the praise I continue to see I figured it was time to learn the ins and outs of Perch development. Perch is a very good CMS for both development ease and content editing. After spending a week with Perch I feel confident […]

Thanks for a Great Year!

2013 has been a fun year, one of the most eventful of my career. Usually I like to round up with a review of my work but with several projects launching in January, I’ll hold off until then. This is a short thank you to my clients and fellow web workers who have supported me throughout […]

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