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Learning Python

Programming skills at any level are an invaluable resource in any field. The sooner you pick up programming skills the sooner you will start finding and fixing inefficiencies in your daily processes. You do not need to have a programming background to begin, and you …

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Subtle Patterns

I often get stuck at the point where I need to choose a background for my site. It requires a balance between attractiveness and subdued nature that adds to the overall effect of your page’s design without distracting from its contents. Enter subtle patterns, a site …

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placehold.it

A shift towards responsive web design requires more than acquiring new coding skills. Organizational changes may be in order, including a shift towards agile development, and a blurring of the lines between design and code. To best facilitate the prototyping of a responsive design the …

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SpriteCow

Reducing HTTP requests during your site’s page load is key to improving performance. By combining multiple images into a single sprite, you are loading all of those images onto the client’s browser in a single request. If you are already on HTTP2 you can disregard …

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jQuery

Javascript is a great tool for adding life to a site, is compatible with all standard web browsers, but it can take a while to develop javascript from scratch. Fortunately there is a lightweight and feature rich javascript library that makes document traversal, event handling, …

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Bootstrap

Overview When you are prototyping an idea or time to market is your top priority Bootstrap is an invaluable tool. It provides a CSS framework and some javascript tools which allows you to quickly build and attractive site without much thought to the UI. It …

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