- Add a widget to a WordPress page or post via a shortcode – with default values
- Adding column number CSS classes to WordPress widgets
- Transferring WordPress sql data between localhost and production
- Balancing opinions and data in User Experience design
- Android CSS background image blurriness
- Semantic HTML
- Facebook pages suck, personas are better for marketing
- Updating from AS2 to AS3 with Find and replace
- Flash site templates that work on iPhone (& iPad)
- Finding a specific node in an AS3 XML object
Real Footy The brief for RealFooty was for a site that needed to be fun, big, brash and bright, making great use of team colours (but not the logos due to licensing restrictions). However the site also had to work within the technical limitations of the existing publishing system. The design process for RealFooty was [...]
I’m loving working with WordPress because the development community is so large that it seems that no matter what obscure customisation you wan to achieve there is usually someone out there who has tried it and blogged about it. Take the problem of adding widgets to a page or post via a shortcode. This is [...]
I’m working on a WordPress theme that is designed to provide a lot of flexibility. It has many widget areas (sidebars) and quite a few supplied custom widgets. The widget areas have different layouts, either: single column, full page width two columns, full page width three columns, full page width single column, one-third page width [...]
The client brief for this House Swap Holidays was for it to feel Australian but not overly ‘ocker’ or stereotypical/cringeworthy. Virgin Blue was cited as a good starting point – a little bit cheeky but ‘modern’.
The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age Good Food Guides are the Michelin Guides of Australia. If you are into food then you have these on your shelf and consult them regularly. If you work in the restaurant industry then you await their publication each year with a sense of foreboding or giddy hope that [...]
Hippo.com.au is a youth focused employment site that was launched in 2005. Like other players in the market it’s fortunes took a hit towards the end of 2008 as the GFC hit and many employers took a risk averse approach to hiring.
Recently I completed some UI intensive work for a client that was designed for smart-phones. The project was targeted at iPhone and Android users primarily and being web based, made heavy use of CSS3 and HTML5 to achieve the desired highly graphical user interface. During the course of the project we noticed that some Android [...]
After reviewing the folios of over 50 front end developers and working with quite a few, I’ve come to the conclusion that when it comes to semantic markup, most developers talk the talk but in reality have no clue what it means.
I’m kidding really – there is no way you could find and replace your AS2 code into AS3 Actionscript 3 is hugely different from Actionscript 2, but that doesn’t meant that you can’t do a lot of the grunt work using a simple find and replace
Continuing with my updating an Actionscript 2 project to Actionscript 3 I’m really enjoying the optimisation possibilities that AS3 provides.