Workflow continues to be an integral part of your overall speed in development. Automating tasks where applicable can have an amazing net effect on your timelines, so finding effective ways to speed up monotonous, repetitive tasks can be a huge time saver. Integrating Grunt with your WordPress theming can do big things for your process.
Posted: March 10, 2013
HiDPI in Web design is kind of a double-edged sword for a front end developer. We now have two nearly separate environments (in some cases) that need attention. That sometimes results in double the style rules, double the image assets, and feature detection. Addition of anything is often the opposite of what we try to do, so it’s important to be as smart as possible when approaching management of HiDPI assets and styles in our projects.
Posted: January 14, 2013
Important: If you are a current user of Attachments and have upgraded from version 1.x to version 3.0 please see this note. A failsafe has been put in place allowing you to instantly revert to the latest version of the 1.x branch. I’ve been enjoying (read: gushing) over the updates to WordPress 3.5. Ever since […]
Posted: December 11, 2012
It’s been some time since I’ve built a WordPress plugin out of necessity, especially one this niche. At first it may come off as a really odd plugin to even bother writing, but I think my use cases made it worth the effort. If you’ve ever wanted to easily duplicate a WordPress Menu, this plugin is for you.
Posted: July 23, 2012
At Iron to Iron we’re always trying to keep on top of ourselves when it comes to our process. The latest focus has been on our contract and the process we’ve got behind the generation of that documents and what leads up to it. We changed a lot, and for me it was a great reminder about the danger of complacency.
Posted: April 30, 2012
I continue to further utilize WordPress as a project framework with every project. I recently implemented a walled garden of content that contained a downloads section that got me thinking about how I could up the ante a bit and make those downloads semi-protected without becoming too invasive.
Posted: April 16, 2012
The second Pro series Plugin is making it’s debut! Front End Upload Pro is the big brother to Front End Upload and aims to make getting a great, publicly accessible upload form on your site in a matter of minutes. I’m really excited to talk through all of the features that differentiate Front End Upload Pro from the free version, and would love to know your thoughts!
Posted: March 26, 2012
Open Sourcers Drop Software Religion for Common Sense | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com. If you work with open source software at all, it’s really important to understand both the license of both the software you’re using in addition to the license of the software you’re writing. These details often go overlooked under the umbrella thought […]
Posted: March 14, 2012
CSS px is an Angular Measurement. I’m not quite sure exactly what to make of this but I found it interesting. The ‘px’ unit in CSS is a non-linear angular measurement… The moon from Earth is about 24.3px wide, for example. What it really comes down to is screen resolution. Discussions surrounding the pixel were […]
Posted: March 13, 2012
#328 Twitter Bootstrap Basics – RailsCasts. If you’re not familiar with them, RailsCasts are really high quality screencasts focused on Ruby On Rails development. While I don’t do much (if any) RoR development consistently, I think this 10 minute screencast is a great look into why Twitter Bootstrap is so powerful. If you’re a RoR […]
Posted: March 12, 2012