Category: Blog

Creative Coding with SVG, Part 1: Circles, Rectangles and the ViewBox

20 Jun 2021

Learn about the SVG viewBox and how to create simple one-line circles and rectangles...

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Creative Coding with SVG, Part 1: Circles, Rectangles and the ViewBox

From CSS to SASS and Back Again

21 Mar 2021 (Updated 1 Jul 2021)

Why I'm abandoning SASS, or how SASS lost its lustre (for me at least)....

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From CSS to SASS and Back Again

The Canvas API, Part 4: Points, Paths and Colours

7 Mar 2021

In this tutorial we take a look at how to properly create shapes with paths, and how to add colour....

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The Canvas API, Part 4: Points, Paths and Colours

The Canvas API, Part 3: A Retina-Ready, Responsive Canvas

13 Feb 2021 (Updated 21 Mar 2021)

In part 3 we'll learn to sharpen up those shapes and make them retina-ready and responsive...

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The Canvas API, Part 3: A Retina-Ready, Responsive Canvas

The Canvas API, Part 2: Basic Shapes and the 2D Context

21 Jan 2021 (Updated 24 Feb 2021)

In this tutorial we look at some of the basic shape methods offered by the Canvas API....

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The Canvas API, Part 2: Basic Shapes and the 2D Context

The Canvas API, Part 1: The Background

4 Oct 2020 (Updated 27 Jan 2021)

The Canvas API, or the ‘HTML5 Canvas’, allows for the creation of dynamic, interactive graphics ...

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The Canvas API, Part 1: The Background

TrimPress – Trim the Cruft from WordPress

19 Aug 2020 (Updated 7 Dec 2020)

Over the weekend I released my third plugin, TrimPress. As the name (hopefully) suggests, its aim is...

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TrimPress – Trim the Cruft from WordPress

More jQuery for your Dollar ($); How to Write it the WordPress Way

7 Jun 2020 (Updated 13 Feb 2021)

Disclaimer; I didn’t use jQuery at all for the theme I created for this site, so in most cases...

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More jQuery for your Dollar ($); How to Write it the WordPress Way

Guillotheme – a plugin to chop the head off your WordPress theme

14 Apr 2020 (Updated 13 Feb 2021)

Today I released version 1.0.0 of Guillotheme, a plugin that chops the front-end (i.e. the head) rig...

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Guillotheme – a plugin to chop the head off your WordPress theme

Ventus Weather Map Widget & Shortcode – v1.1 released!

21 Feb 2020 (Updated 13 Feb 2021)

My WordPress plugin for the Windy.com widget was updated today, adding the following features and ch...

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Ventus Weather Map Widget & Shortcode – v1.1 released!