Creating things in general is hard work, and takes a lot of dedication. Making things for the web can sometimes be downright cruel. The Oatmeal has done a fantastic job of summing up the creative outlet online. Even if you are not a creator, please check out the comic strip, as it illustrates the impact your comments can have on a creator.
Since May 2011, I have been employed at Legend Boats. They have been a great 4+ years, but all great things must come to an end. Two weeks ago I gave my notice to Legend that I was going to be leaving. I have taken a job as a Senior PHP Developer at Climax Media. I am super excited about working at Climax. The people there are incredibly smart, passionate, and I think it will be a great fit. [Read more…] about The Legend is Over. Onto the Climax!
A problem well stated is a problem half-solved.
WordPress has come a long way since it’s inception. I really got excited about WordPress after the platform started allowing developers to register their own Custom Post Types. I was a big fan of this, and believed this could bring the type of data abstraction that was needed for modern websites. [Read more…] about WordPress is Not an App Platform
Using Git with WordPress has always been a little bit of black magic. You can’t keep the database under Git, nor can you run migrations on the database. We are left just putting our code and files under Git management, and leaving the database migrations up to something like WP Migrate DB. [Read more…] about Git and WordPress Workflows
When you set out to design a new website, especially a writing centric website, how you present the primary content is often a major concern. Boxing your website is a technique that was mostly used a lot during the previous decade, but is starting to fade.
Here is a screenshot of the previous version of this site. See how my content doesn’t have any fixed restriction on it. Even though the boundaries of 1180 pixels exists around the content and sidebar, I don’t put a visual box to show this bounds.