How To Approach A Developer

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Method, Web Development | No Comments

A Few Etiquette Lessons for Startups and Entrepreneurs As I’m about to go on StartupBus for a second year in a row, I can’t help but think of all the experiences I’ve had with the startup culture. I’m fortunate to have had the opportunities to really get involve in the tech community since then and […]

Be The Conference

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Web Development | No Comments

What I’ve Learned About Helping Out Whenever I Can Conferences are hot for designers and developers nowadays. I’ll admit I got caught with the bug as well, but obviously for good reason. Conferences are awesome venues for connecting with others and sharing experiences with people who are passionate about the same things you are. A […]

Method: Dynamic Scroll Icon

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in Code Snippets, Method, Web Development | 2 Comments

This neat little navigation tool caught my eye when I visited terminalplanning.aero For basic versions, we’ve seen these back-to-top widgets as we scroll down the page and when we click on them they take us straight back to the top. This script however has a very different behavior. As soon as you start scrolling, a […]

Scrolling Progress Bar on Fixed Header

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Code Snippets, Web Development | No Comments

Came across this gem on the 19daysofjapan.com website. If you look closely at the top of the header of the page, you’ve see a a small red line. As you scroll down it grows from left to right. You guessed it, a progress bar. Thought this was clever so I popped the hood to take […]

Blogging Like Cray, and Running With It

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in Web Development | No Comments

Maybe it was the lazy developer in me, but I wanted everything to be perfect before I started writing. I wanted the slickest site out there and I wanted to be all done form scratch. All the cool kids were doing it, so why shouldn’t I? I know it was a great thing to do, […]

Feeling Good About Refactoring

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Web Development | No Comments

The Problem Don’t lie; you’ve gotten through a prototype or a phase 1 iteration of a project, but as soon as you have to revisit the project to refactor some code you’d rather find something else to do or start something new. Stop it. As unattractive as hacking out code for a few hours and […]

Building Your Tools

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in Web Development | No Comments

Being a passionate developer to me means getting a drive from the ability to create sophisticated products from a blank page and a few lines of code. I’ve reached the point in my professional growth where I realize it is not only important to build awesome and functional products, but it is also important to […]

Guest On Shop Talk Show Live

Shoptalk Show is a podcast about front end web design, development and UX. A few weeks after Front End Design Conference. I was invited on an episode with Chris Coyer and Dave Rupert. To this day the show was cray and one of the best experiences of my life. You can listen to the episode […]

Hip Hop & The Web: How A Culture Can Define A Process

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Design, Web Development | No Comments

As a creator of the web, there are two things I am constantly thinking of: finding things that inspire me and also perfecting my workflow. That inspiration might be a new tool, framework or technique to use in a project. Above all I’m always trying to define a process that I can use to effectively […]

Doing It Right: Process Admist Chaos

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Web Development | No Comments

It can be so easy to get caught up in the urgency of a project. We work in an industry where, in order to stay competitive, we must come up with the best ideas and come up with them before they are irrelevant. Because technology often moves faster than production. The speed of advertising can […]