Tag: review

The Gentle Art of Patch Review

Open source is wicked hard. It’s difficult on a number of levels, most of them social if we’re honest. It’s really difficult to express emotion as text. Whether that be in an email, a Slack channel, a Trac ticket or Github issue. There are times when someone may mean well and it comes across all […]

Posted: July 15, 2015

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

WordPress 3 for Business Bloggers Book Review & Giveaway

I’ve been playing catch-up on the stack of books I’ve been meaning to read, and I’ve just completed reading WordPress 3 for Business Bloggers by Paul Thewlis. It might not seem like a title that would jump off the shelf for you or I, but I was intrigued by the title for the sake of my clients.

Posted: February 20, 2012

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

CSS3 for Web Designers Book Review and Giveaway

CSS3 for Web Designers is the latest publication from A Book Apart. Written by Dan Cederholm, I’m extensively impressed with this book, and I think it’s a terrific introduction and overview to all (for today’s intents and purposes) that is CSS3.

Posted: November 28, 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

jQuery Enlightenment by Cody Lindley Book Review

jQuery Enlightenment by Cody Lindley reinvigorated my enthusiasm for technical references. If you’re at all interested in learning more about jQuery, or you just want an excellent reference on hand, jQuery Enlightenment is it!

Posted: February 01, 2010

Ext JS 3.0 Cookbook Book Review

Ext JS 3.0 Cookbook is a resource full of recipes focused on the popular Ext JS JavaScript library. While not for those new to Ext JS, it’s a great addition to the library of anyone looking to better their Ext JS skills using this handy reference.

Posted: January 18, 2010

Flexible Web Design Book Review

Flexible Web Design by Zoe Mickley Gillenwater is a book on modern Web design focusing on liquid and elastic CSS layouts.

Posted: December 07, 2009

Handcrafted CSS Book Review (Video Edition) and Giveaway

Dan Cederholm of SimpleBits recently published his latest book, Handcrafted CSS, which also includes a companion DVD starring Dan himself.

Posted: August 30, 2009