Thoughts about programming, design, and life in general.
How do I block Google Analytics on my local machine/testing environment?
You’ll need to add the google servers to your host file.Read more...
IE Displays White Space Above and Below A-Tag and Linked Images
I recently made a gallery with a bunch of image thumbnails laid out in multiple rows, each one linked to the larger image but when I tested in IE7 I noticed some white space in between the rows. The reason for this is that IE adds a default line-height of 16px, so if the images or navigation items or horizontal rules (whatever it may be) is smaller than that, you’ll have to manually set the css for this object like so:Read more...
I’ve found that setting a resolution for the new year has been effective in making me a better person so I put a lot of thought into what it is about myself that I want to work on. These past few weeks have been pretty hectic inside and out so I’ve finally decided, my new year’s resolution is to be more patient – take things lightly and to have a more peaceful state of mind.Read more...
There IS a such thing as self-taught
I’ve always considered myself “self-taught” because I don’t have a formal education in design or development, it’s always been my hobby. The other day I read that a developer/designer cannot be self taught because we’re always learning from each other and it made me question myself. Is there a such thing as self taught?Read more...
An Interview with Charles & Ray Eames
How My Eye Sees the New Facebook Timeline Interface
This past week, Facebook announced a total overhaul of user profiles and also released a beta version to Developers. I took a peek at my account with the new style and felt pretty bombarded by four columns, tickers, chat lists at least three containers for navigation but it’s okay, I can handle it – my real concern is with eye tracking and the timeline.Read more...
How do I create a 301 redirect with PHP?
For old HTML files I’d typically create a 301 permanent redirect with apache by editing the .htaccess however when that isn’t an option, I use a meta redirect in the head tag like so:Read more...
Why am I getting “jQuery is not defined” Error in WordPress?
It sounds like your script is being loaded before jQuery, a couple of things will help you fix this:Read more...
I’ve consulted Designspiration for inspiration in the past, but just recently added it to my RSS reader.Read more...
How do I pull in data from a JSON file?
Now that you’ve created a JSON file, you’ll want to use that data somewhere.Read more...