Tutorial: Dynamic slideshow with PHP & JQuery 102

When I set out to add database driven player info at NuggetsHoops.com, I knew that I wanted to include code that would display some of the many images that I had set aside for each NBA player. I also knew that I would continue to add new pictures. Application code that could easily display old ...

How to add a weather watchface to your Pebble synced with a standard iPhone

How to add a weather watchface to your Pebble synced with a standard iPhone
Tired of the Android – Pebble watch owners having all the fun? Thanks to a couple of awesome developers in the community – iPhone – Pebble watch owners can deploy a watchface that has some pretty slick features on it. And no, it won’t require a jailbroken iPhone. Thankfully, this process has recently got a ...

Pebble Watch – my 2 Month Review 1

Pebble Watch - my 2 Month Review
Pebble on iOS, with live weather! In two days, I will have had my Pebble watch for 2 months. Other than two complaints and one minor nitpick (see below), I absolutely love this watch. Let’s start with the positives. This watch can do amazing things, even with the more-than-a-little restrictions placed on it by linking ...

New Theme!

I realized with many of my long-standing blogs where I was using custom themes, that they were no longer very optimal with all of the recent changes to WordPress. Comments weren’t working well, a lack of support for newer widgets was a pain, and my website looked pretty bad on mobile devices. So, today I ...

Explaining Browsers and the Web to Everyone Else

For most people that find and read this blog, this new website created by Google will not be that useful (although its still a fun visit for their use of CSS3 and Javascript) as you probably already know most if not all of the content. However, with the holidays coming up, you will find yourself ...

2010 Web Advent Calendars

December 1st – 24th has become an especially rewarding time for web developer geeks. I believe “24 Ways” was the first, starting up in 2005, but several more have popped up in other areas such as PHP, HTML5, and performance. Check in on each of the links below, once a day til the end of ...

Blank Post Editing Screen (WSOD) in WordPress 2.8 2

Since, it took me over an hour to diagnose and fix this issue in one of my own WordPress installations, I thought I would write up a quick how-to on the solution to this issue to hopefully save others in wasting their own time. Symptom: Accessing the Edit screen via WordPress Admin showed a blank ...

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! 2

One of the best presents a web developer can receive thru-out the year has arrived in December each of the last four years.  If you have been a web developer during that span, you most likely are already aware, but just in case, I will share with you: 2008 24 Ways Each year, a new ...

Evernote rocks! 3

Evernote is a free service that allows you to “remember everything”. Think of it as a backup for your brain. With desktop, mobile, and web based interfaces, along with state-of-the-art OCR capabilities, it is literally possible to record nearly anything you see each day and have it automatically cataloged so that is is accessible and ...

Progressive Enhancement with jQuery

While I work on finishing up an overdue post on the amazing An Event Apart San Francisco conference I attended last week, I thought I would at least write about one of the many new concepts that was discussed. Progressive Enhancement (PE) is the concept of adding functionality or enhancements to the presentation and behavior ...
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