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Seriously, the internet is amazing

I can remember a time when there was no World Wide Web. I can remember when I had one friend that could access it. I can remember when it took all night to download a couple of songs. I remember … Continue reading

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I think Firefox OS might have as big an impact as the browser has

I love HTML5, I love CSS and JavaScript. So when Mozilla announced Firefox OS or Boot2Gecko as it was called then, you’d think I’d have been excited about it. But at first all I could wonder was why? Did Mozilla … Continue reading

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One Game A Month. I’m doing it.

If there’s one thing I really suck at, it’s finishing personal projects. I don’t even want to know how many barely started projects and games I have on my hard drive. So, as a challenge to myself to start finishing … Continue reading

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I’ve written nothing but JavaScript for a month and a half and I love it

OK, that’s not 100% true, I’ve written a few lines of HTML, CSS and PHP but most of what I do now is work on JavaScript apps. If you follow me on Twitter, then I’m sure you saw that I … Continue reading

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The jump from intermediate to advanced

I think it’s commonly accepted that there’s three stages of being a developer: beginner, intermediate and advanced. It’s debatable whether expert is a level because to be an expert means you know everything about that subject and I’ve yet to … Continue reading

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Adobe Edge Code has tons of potential

About a year ago, I wrote that Adobe didn’t get web developers and they were in danger of losing them. I’ve always felt that Dreamweaver had a really good code editor but the rest of the program has become bloated … Continue reading

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You’re not the average user

There’s one thing you can know for sure, if you’re reading my blog, you are definitely not an average Internet user. Why? Because if you know anything at all about web design or development, you know more than the average … Continue reading

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There’s too many of them!

When I graduated I knew HTML and CSS, I was pretty good with ActionScript, and I could hack together stuff in JavaScript and PHP. (I also knew Lingo but I don’t like to tell people that…) As I ventured out … Continue reading

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The best way to learn

I get asked all the time where someone should start learning, or how they should learn it, or do they need to learn something else first. My answer is usually the same, the best way to learn is to do … Continue reading

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If you’re on a journey to become a good developer, keep at it

There’s a gap on the journey to being an expert developer that they don’t tell you about. It’s like a canyon you come across on your trip from beginner to expert. Imagine that learning to program is like walking from … Continue reading

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