The Blog

  • Thanks For Using Chrome

    Published on 21st Aug, 2016 in "Javascript/jQuery"
    It's just a fact that Chrome is the best browser. It supports the most features, is always on the cutting edge, usually runs effects/transitions better (hence the mega amount of RAM it uses), and is very forgiving/smart. Hence, I've decide... Read On
  • Just Get To Work

    Published on 16th Dec, 2015 in "Ramblings"
    It's busy out there in the world of web development. There's a constant barrage of new languages, new tools, new frameworks, and new workflow concepts. How could one possibly stay on top of it all and still be productive? I saw job posting... Read On
  • IE Can Cause Hair-Loss

    Published on 2nd Dec, 2015 in "Ramblings"
    *eye-twitch* Fewer things frustrate me more than IE (Internet Explorer) does. Most of the time it's my fault. I should've known better, should've been neater with my code, should've knelt and prayed before the Wind... Read On
  • ConEmu - A Windows Staple

    Published on 30th Oct, 2015 in "Other Things I Do"
    Using the command line in Windows is tough for a casual script-writer like myself. I find it tedious and I'm oh-so-slow. Over the years I've improved, certainly, but it's still something I'm trying to get "good" at doing. I saw a veteran ... Read On
  • HeidiSQL - This is it.

    Published on 20th Oct, 2015 in "Other Things I Do"
    MySQL is so incredibly popular. At least, that's what the internet says. When I was job-hunting I was hard-pressed to find something that wasn't a database-less Java programming job or working with MSSQL (blech). Regardless, almost every p... Read On
  • Growl Notifications and Reading Speed

    Published on 27th Aug, 2015 in "Javascript/jQuery"
    Growl notifications are pretty cool. I personally enjoy them greatly.To those of you who don't know, I'm speaking of those little bubbles that fade in on the top right of the screen to tell you something important, and then fade away. Ther... Read On
  • Google Inbox

    Published on 2nd Jun, 2015 in "Ramblings"
    Back in the 60's, a monster was created in the form of electronic messages. A monster that lives and thrives in today's world. In a corporate setting, a person's computer can almost accurately be referred to as an "email-machine". Without it, indu... Read On
  • Digital Ocean

    Published on 30th Apr, 2015 in "Ramblings"
    For the last 5 years, I've used BlueHost exclusively for my hosting needs. They're fantastic! They have great customer support and their CPanel setup makes managing things very easy. However, I've changed a lot in the last 5 years. I'm not... Read On
  • Voice-Over for Ludum Dare 32

    Published on 25th Apr, 2015 in "Other Things I Do"
    I'm lucky enough to have a brother who is a fantastic Software Engineer. He mainly puts his efforts into making video games and every now and then, I get to help him out. For those of you who don't know, the ... Read On
  • Lifting the jQuery Veil

    Published on 30th Mar, 2015 in "Javascript/jQuery"
    I remember my first forays into JavaScript. I was working with the Joomla! CMS and at the time it exclusively used MooTools. I wasn't even really sure what JavaScript was, certainly not MooTools. I knew it was related to animating the webpage but ... Read On