I’m sure you’ve read from one place or another about etiquette on the Web and this little rant is no exception. I will say, however there will be a slight bit of jaywalking to discuss manners in relation to Github. There will be no code discussion or talk about the coolest thing out there. It’s just a bit of chat on the subject of manners and manners my Dear Watson go a long way.
For my first jQuery plugin baby steps I went ahead and created a cheesy little doo dad that I call “Tucked In” because it gives you those sweet tucked in corners using pure CSS in only a few lines. It’s a simple and unobtrusive way using progressive enhancement as our guide. In order to activate this monster, simply add the following to your site page(s)
I’m sure you’ve heard about compass, but what is it? and what does it do for me? In order to install Compass we’ll have to use that strange beast called “Terminal.” Before we begin my young padawan, here’s a few reasons from the official Compass Website why designer’s love compass….
After many hours of reading and sifting through the WordPress Codex, I’m proud to announce a wonderful tool for devs using WordPress whom submit their creations to the WordPress theme repository. In a nutshell, WP–Flex, is a blank, foundational, responsive WordPress theme boilerplate for developers submitting to the wordpress theme repository. For your convenience, WP–Flex has been tested and debugged with the required
theme-unit-test.xml (also included) and
wp-config.php per WordPress Codex requirements.
So you wanna conditionally load assets for your web app? Do you load them based on
@media queries (device size, screen width, pixel density etc.) or based on
touch events? Are we detecting “touch device” or are we asking “supports touch events”? Which touch events are we looking for? With so many different capabilities across the device spectrum, and with the advancement of touch capabilities ( or lack thereof ), touch will no longer mean “mobile.” For instance, the new version of Windows 8 will now incorporate a touch interface so it’s now more disastrous than ever before to assume “touch” means “mobile” or “no touch” means “desktop.”
For those of you that can’t tell by the title heading, I’m into Sass big time. Sass isn’t here to wreck you’re life completely. It’s a tool to do what you do already; just better. Its funny when something comes along in our lives –whether it be professionally or personally– that has the power to alter the way we operate for the better. Sometimes we fight and sometimes we give in easily. Personally speaking, Sass was the wrench in my system and we both fought with honor.
Before we start, take a deep breath and release. Feel better now? Great! Then let us begin our training into the dark magical arts of retina image enhancements. I should preface this by saying I will not be discussing anything app related as this discussion will be purely web based. You can refer to the links at the end of this article for more info on app UI design. Ready to dive in? Then let the training commence with a direct quote via Apple on the retina display.