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I really hope the future of the web is on my TV and not my phone

I’m going to be honest with you, I hate browsing the web on my phone. I check Twitter on it, I check my email, the weather and Wikipedia but i never actually surf the web on it. And it’s not … Continue reading

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Working with CSS3 can be fun but it can also be amazingly frustrating

I recently decided to redesign my site and the main CSS3 effect I want to use works great in Webkit browsers but not so much in Firefox, at least not yet. I know you’re thinking, wait, what about Opera or … Continue reading

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In the future, there’s going to be Apple users and there’s going to be the rest of the world

I am a firm believer that there’s nothing Apple wants more in the world right now then to get rid of the DVD drive on their computers. Not for performance reasons or for design reason but because they want everyone … Continue reading

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You can’t make cool stuff if they don’t know you can make cool stuff

I was talking to a friend of mine at another web design company and he was complaining about how all the projects he works on are boring and that none of them ever used JavaScript, HTML5 or CSS3 in any … Continue reading

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Why I’m going back and learning JavaScript from the beginning

Like a lot of web developers, the route I took to JavaScript development came by way of jQuery. jQuery did and still does the simple things for me and some complex things because it’s just faster. But eventually, I got … Continue reading

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I have no idea what the future of the web is and I don’t think anyone does

I remember when Windows 95 was installed on the computers at my high school and every computer that was connected to the school’s network could access the Internet, it was the first time I was really able to surf the … Continue reading

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Seriously, you need to code every day if you want to be good

When I was younger, I wanted to be a comic book artist, something I think most comic fans want when they’re younger. But, I wasn’t a great artist when I first started drawing, well, even a good one. I compared … Continue reading

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Turn on jQuery and HTML5 code hinting in Komodo Edit

I’ve written before about my quest to find the right code editor. I’ve used everything from Dreamweaver to Notepad++ to Visual Web Developer, but I keep coming back to Komodo Edit. It loads quickly, it’s customizable and it’s free. But … Continue reading

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It’s stuff like this that makes me love being a web developer

A couple of nights ago, I saw a tweet by Lea Verou that linked to a blog post where she pretty much said, “Webkit gradients suck to work with, so I made this tool to make it easier”. Seriously, what … Continue reading

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You should be making cool stuff on the weekends

If there’s one thing I wish someone had told me when I was still in school, was that very few people get to make the really fun web sites, apps and designs at work. Most of the time, they’re just … Continue reading

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