Category: Web Design

A Modern Web Designer’s Workflow

Today, web designers need to work across loads of devices of varying shapes and sizes. They need to be fast and easy to use. As a designer, you need to be able to communicate and share code across a team. You need to be familiar with lots of different technologies. This useful video from Chris…
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November 6, 2013 0

Simple PHP Menus

During my Android programming course at BCIT I recently learned about the DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) principle. Oddly enough, this principle was coined by another Dave Thomas! The concept behind the DRY principal is that you should never repeat code. In coding websites, many times the menu bar or navigation is copied between the HTML…
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October 17, 2013 0

Adding Sharing Buttons

While hand-coding another site, I wanted to add some share buttons for each blog post I wrote. I could have done this the easy way and used a service like AddToAny, AddThis, or ShareThis. All of these are great services, but I wanted complete control over the buttons and I wanted to learn how to…
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September 12, 2013 0

Six Great Bootstrap Helper Widgets

As a web developer who is just starting out, I’m a big fan of Twitter Bootstrap. Once you have a good understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, Bootstrap allows you to quickly and easily create websites and web applications.¬†Bootstrap comes with its own set of JS-enabled widgets like carousels and modals, but sometimes you find…
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September 11, 2013 0