Category Archives: Web Development

New History Rhymes Design

As I talked about recently, I have been on a quest to redesign my history blog, History Rhymes. Trying to find just the right WordPress theme though is an extremely excruciating process and so I simply decided to make my own. The result can be seen in the small screenshot above or on the site … more »

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BBEdit – Positives and Negatives

With the recent release of BBEdit 10.5, I feel it appropriate to talk a bit about the editor that everyone seems to love for Mac OS. Before I begin, I will start by saying that I have only relatively recently started using it (about four months ago) and that it was a bit rough at … more »

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Multiple jQuery Animations

As I was working on a website I am developing for a friend of mine, I realized I had a problem with multiple jQuery animations slowing the browser down. This statement by itself may seem like a no-brainer, but it is not as obvious as you may think. The thing is that these animations were … more »

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Private Cloud

The rise of cloud computing in the past few years has raised the issue of privacy more than ever before. Companies which offer cloud computing services, such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, DropBox, Yahoo, etc, all collect large amounts of data which their users eagerly and willing share with them. Most of this data is highly … more »

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Giving Chrome a Real Go

Despite my already mentioned disdain towards Chrome, I decided to give it a real go and use it for my day-to-day activities which include web development. To really put it to the test with my usual work flow, I setup two different Google Accounts in order to be able to sync my work bookmarks, settings … more »

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Firefox Beta with New Developer Tools and Add-on Sync

Mozilla has announced several new features for the new Firefox Beta which will eventually become Firefox 11. The first and, in my opinion, the most interesting one is a new approach to make distinguishing elements on a webpage easier using a 3D rendering of the page. They call it ‘Tilt’. It is based off of … more »

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Making DIVs behave like a table

A couple of days ago whilst working I was trying to figure out how to make a series of DIV tags work like a table. After doing a bit of research online, I stumbled upon the solution. Essentially, you need three layers of DIV tags just as you would need at least three layers of … more »

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