deviantart is a great site for artists, photographers, writers and different craftmen to show their work, mostly through pictures. It’s a quite huge social network for creatives. This leads to deviantart of course having to serve a lot of pictures to their viewers. Continue reading “AJAX loading and pagination done right (deviantart infinite scroll)”
MAMP PRO supports the easy setup of custom domains like awesomeproject.local for developing your web projects. Since I like to stick to learning technologies I found a way to enable the same behaviour in the free version of MAMP. Continue reading “Using virtual hosts with MAMP free”
Since facebook has updated their edge rank, some things aren’t like they used to be. One of the ways to still reach your fans, is to encourage them to add your page to their favourites.
In 2012 I did a WordPress installation and theme for Ten Lande Studios, working out the design details with the client, because he’s a slamming great motion graphics wizard!
I was lucky to find a spark to detect mobile devices for a project I’m working on right now, so I wouldn’t have to drag together all the specifications for various user agents, written by James Constable. The problem I ran into was, that CodeIgniter would output an error whenever I tried to load the spark, which went like this: Continue reading “CodeIgniter and Sparks, Fatal error: Call to a member function isMobile() on a non-object”
Since node.js is the new cool kid on the block, I want to write a really short introduction how to install it on Mac OS X and start playing with it.
Exploring technologies is something I try to fit in my everyday, that’s why I’m choosing the verb playing. This little and quick guide is really more for everyone who has more experience with PHP than with ruby or python. I don’t even want to talk to you ruby on rails people, you know how all this stuff works, shoo! Continue reading “Installing and running node.js on Mac OS X”
The famous version control system git got a new logo and their documentation got a redesign! That shall not be the primary issue of this article, but it’s still very positive to see, that the project is making an effort to become a little sexier and more approachable to the public. Continue reading “Why you should start using git now”
I listened to a podcast called Lullabot, which is dedicated to the Drupal CMS and found this beautiful quote in episode 103: Views in Core.
As a developer that always offends me. If you’re writing the same code more than three times, than you should fix that, so I did and at the time I wrote a 1500 line module called Views. Continue reading “A Developers Mindset”
Creating the web and involving the least bit of typography, we have to face the question which fonts we will use, in which combination and sooner or later the serif vs sans serif question is going to come up.
Recently when I presented this page to my fellow students, I received some feedback, which I’m very thankful for, but one point struck me.
Freely quoted: Continue reading “Serif vs Sans Serif for body text”
One of my projects, a blog about communication, technology and people, often straying to other interesting topics that are somehow related. Continue reading “Vollzeitblogger.de”