When I put on my front-end developer hat, I'm often the last line of defence between the client and an unfortunate typo, bad idea or missed opportunity. I'm the last pair of eyes to examine a design before it hits the development environment. Designers probably hate me for it, but if I see a design … Continue reading Please don’t customize social media icons
I stumbled across the Mule Design blog yesterday. It's good. I had a minor epiphany (is there a word for that?) when I read this: When a client says, “I don’t like green”, most designers translate the sentence into “You must change the green.” But no one asked you to, did they? They merely made … Continue reading The One Where I Read The Mule Blog
31% of American adults who have cell phones use their phones for the majority of their Internet access. ~ via LukeW The case for responsive web design is a no-brainer! Only a few years ago stake-holders would absolutely insist on IE6 compatibility with much much smaller user-base. 2.5% or higher was the threshold I'd commonly … Continue reading My Overly Simplified Take on Responsive Design
This is probably the best NMM talk I've seem. In the words of @cole_peters. https://twitter.com/cole_peters/status/215242048259895297 Here's an archive of the live stream for those of you how missed it. Watch live streaming video from nmmlive at livestream.com
...and has been for 8 years. I came across MySQL bug #2095 today: full-text search for words containing hyphens won't work Submitted: 11 Dec 2003 6:15 Hyphen '-' characters break literals at the moment. A search for something like "GATA-D22S690" finds all entries containing GATA and not the full hyphenated text. ~ Link MySQL disputes … Continue reading MySQL Full-Text Search Is Broken!