Stuff I posted in "Web Design and Development"

Vacationing with the Bawdens

April
15
2011
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My friend Andrew Bawden and I have known each other for years. We worked together while Andrew was attending the University of Windsor, and although he’s from London and lives there now with his wife and son, when we’re together it’s as though not more than a day has passed since we last hung out. Every year, our families vacation…

WordPress 3.0 will help turn-around time

June
19
2010
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WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious”, has been released today, and though everything that I’ve always loved about WP is still there, some great added functionality comes included right “out-of-the-box”. The best two things regarding all the new stuff, to me anyway, is how much time some of it will save me in front-end development, and how much more “on-the-fly” customization my clients…

Your portfolio is not all yours

March
10
2010

For anyone who provides any kind of service in the creative realm, you already know the frustration that can come from having to please a client. It’s certainly not that we don’t want to please our clients, but it can be so difficult sometimes to save them from themselves.

Web designers writing their own code

February
23
2010

When you’re a big celebrity in your field, your choice of breakfast cereal can sometimes “wow” the sheep. That kind of minutia has never moved me to change my thinking, but when Elliot Jay Stocks tweeted the words “I‚Äôm shocked that in 2010 I‚Äôm still coming across ‚Äòweb designers‚Äô who can‚Äôt code their own designs”, I began pondering.