Tag: book

JavaScript Rocks! Book Review

As part of a focus on refining my JavaScript skill set, I’ve flagged a number of books I’ve had on my shelf literally for years waiting to be read. My goal here is to first and foremost regroup on the basics, the foundational knowledge I feel I need to take on the more advanced projects […]

Posted: May 06, 2013

jQuery Mobile Book: Third Edition

jQuery Mobile Book: Master Mobile Web Apps with jQuery Mobile | The Elated Store. We all love jQuery, we love jQuery a lot. Are you familiar with the jQuery Mobile project? It’s: A unified, HTML5-based user interface system for all popular mobile device platforms, built on the rock-solid jQuery and jQuery UI foundation. Its lightweight […]

Posted: November 21, 2012

Modular Front-End, the book

Modular Front-End, the book. As what I would call a ‘front end guy’ primarily, I’ve worked with a number of ‘back end guys’ over the years who have taken it upon themselves to build out some views that I’ve needed. They’re the first to admit (a number of times) that the markup could be better, […]

Posted: September 04, 2012

The Shape of Design

The Shape of Design – A book by Frank Chimero. If you haven’t caught a glimpse of the awesome story that is the life of The Shape of Design by Frank Chimero, I highly encourage you to check out the site. It’s only the tip of the iceberg in displaying just how much effort went […]

Posted: July 19, 2012

3D CSS Book Covers

3D CSS Book Covers — Scott Robbin. If there’s anything we’ve consistently seen implemented poorly it’s book images (or software box art). It’s really difficult to get the perspective to look just right. Scott Robbin took the time to recreate the results from an application that turned book cover images into 3D books in CSS3, […]

Posted: May 23, 2012

Proud to Debut: Client Oriented WordPress Development

I’m thrilled to introduce Client Oriented WordPress Development, an ebook I’ve written that explains how to improve your process of WordPress development through a focus on best practices & client needs. This is arguably one of my bigger personal projects and I’m ecstatic that it’s been released.

Posted: April 09, 2012

Master Mobile Web Apps with jQuery Mobile – Book Review and Giveaway

I’ve just finished Master Mobile Web Apps with jQuery Mobile by Matt Doyle and am very impressed. If you’ve been looking for a great introduction to all things jQuery Mobile, this is a great way to go. I’m also running a giveaway of two copies of the book, good luck!

Posted: September 26, 2011

WordPress 3 Complete Book Review and Giveaway

I’ve just read my first book on WordPress. WordPress 3 Complete is a great resource for developers new to WordPress who are comfortable with front end development and are looking for a solid introduction to WordPress, themes, plugins, and administration.

Posted: May 30, 2011

A Book Apart – HTML5 for Web Designers

A Book Apart is here. The latest and greatest product from everyone’s favorite Web-centric publication A List Apart. A List Apart is one of the main reasons I really came into Standards-based Web design and development and they continue to publish some of the best articles on an extremely consistent basis. Having yourself published in […]

Posted: May 04, 2010

Book Review and Giveaway: Content Strategy for the Web

Content Strategy on the Web is a great book focusing on a new topic that will, in my opinion, be essential in raising the bar in Web design. Content strategy is something that should set the groundwork, carry it through fruition, and continue through the life of any project.

Posted: March 01, 2010