Development

How has web development changed since 2006?

In 2006, my independent web development business was firing on all cylinders. I was signing new clients and creating new websites every few weeks. I had standardized the request process, and made a big effort to standardize my offerings. Business…
hello world learn to code

Want to learn to code? Learn how here.

Whether you want to be a front-end designer, game designer, or programmer, there are some fundamental concepts you’ll need to learn first. I’ll step through the three things you should focus on learning as you start, and then direct you…
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Using Google Fonts in your CSS Stylesheet

Difference between Google and web safe fonts? Historically it’s been a web development best practice to use only so-called ‘web safe’ fonts.  These are standard fonts that are found on just about every computer whether it’s running Mac OS, Windows, or Linux.…

How to create an awesome gitignore file

I was recently pushing some code for WordPress to a repository on BitBucket, and had an issue with total repo size. There is a 2GB limit for repositories on BitBucket, and unfortunately the site I was attempting to upload had…

Galaxy Tab Running Android 3.0 + DIY Link!

Installing Android 3.0 on Galaxy Tab If you’re a developer, it’s not super difficult to install Android 3.0 on even a first generation CDMA Galaxy Tab.  Android 3.0 (or Honeycomb) was the first version of Android with a UI built…

Amazon Appstore v Android Market

Now that the Google Android operating system is considered a stable viable player in the mobile OS world, many companies including AT&T, Verizon, and Amazon are creating app stores of their own (app store equals additional revenue).  Because Google’s system…