Posts Tagged ‘Whats New’

Code Racer, Vroooooooom!

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Code Racer

Web development can often be a daunting concept and the idea of “coding” an intimidating adversary. The team over at Treehouse has come up with a really cool game called Code Racer that makes coding and learning to code fun! This multi-player game is a really neat idea and I know that I will be telling my dev students about it! (more…)

All I Want For Chrismukkah is IE 6 to Go Away :-(

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Down with IE!!! Internet Explorer (IE) is the bane of every developer’s existence. I am sure that I have wasted at least a year of my life in aggregate of the time that I have spent debugging and fighting with one version or another of IE. Despite my hopes of IE6’s quick but painful death, the W3CSchool’s statics on IE, and even Microsoft launch of IE6 countdown (a push to wean the world off the crack that is IE6), the browser still has a whopping 8.3% strangle hold on the world’s population’s portal to the information super highway… :_(

Is it thus so much to ask for Chrismukkah this year that IE6 just die already?!? Well maybe someone is listening… (more…)

Must See Sites and Awesome Resources

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

ToolsOver the past month or so I have been uber swamped and as a result my blogging has fallen to the wayside. Of course time and the internet waits for no man, so there have been a whole slew of interesting sites that have come to my attention. Because of this and my lack of time, I have a stock pile of things that I am very excited about and want to share, hence this post. Feel free to let me know about any cool sites or resources that you have encountered that you think may be helpful as well. (more…)

Google’s Page Speed

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Google Page Speed Logo I am sure that you have encountered a site before where you have thought, “man this site is slow” and perhaps you even left before the site fully loaded. I sure know that I have! As a web designer/developer, you want to make sure that you can provide your client(s) with a site that is efficient in all capacities including load time, especially because load time directly affects a number of other areas of web performance (SEO, Analytics, UX and even Cost). (more…)

Drupal 7!

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Three years with the efforts of an estimated 1000 developers and behold, Drupal 7! Taking a look in the box, Drupal 7 is much more user friendly then its predecessors and is rumored to head further in the WordPress direction in Drupal 8. Easier is the theme of this upgrade. Adding content, creating custom structures, carrying out daily tasks and (this one is huge in my book) teaching clients to use it has never been easier. Check it out!