A collection of thoughts and experiments on my day to day experiences with using web technology to solve real world problems.
How to create a link to a location on Google Maps and automatically show directions from the users current position.
The other week we had a personal development day at Rareloop and we each spent a Friday day working on something we’d wanted to experiment with. I decided to take a look at automated front end regression testing and to see if we could get something working with our Pattern…
We've added custom template engines to Primer, letting you use whatever language you're most comfortable with.
Step by step guide to setting up WP Super Cache with Bedrock using Capistrano
Create a WordPress plugin using PSR-4 namespaces and class autoloading that works with or without Composer.
Pattern Libraries are great and in my experience go a long way to encourage the creation of robust and re-usable design systems. It can however be hard for clients, new to the concept, to visualise the end result without being shown the full page comps they’re used to receiving. Whether…
Make developing a Cordova based app easier to maintain, especially when working as part of a larger team.
Automate the process of checking for new Cordova plugin versions and make the upgrade process more intentional.
Advice on using BEM for creating a component based design system, including examples and coding style conventions.
This year at Full Frontal, offline enabled web site/apps were a recurring theme. Paul Kinlan gave an excellent talk entitled ‘Building Web Apps of the future. Tomorrow, today and yesterday’ (his slides are available here), in which he compared the ‘offline’ user experience provided by the top 50 or so…