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Sweet web development roundup

Posted in Coding, Design, Development, Inspiration, Resources, Web with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 1, 2009 by blakejohnson

Cool stuff, from PHP to jQuery to HTML, CSS and WordPress-related articles, Themeforest rounds up a whole bunch of useful. helpful articles, video series, tutorials and links to all sorts of web-dev stuff around the net. Check ’em out here.

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Weird WordPress Error

Posted in Coding, Design, Development, Resources, Web with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 1, 2009 by blakejohnson

During my redesign (which has actually been tweaked again since the last announcement, I discovered a funky glitch in either my own code – though I’ve never, ever seen this before – or the WordPress functionality itself – which would also be strange, but I can’t really think of what else it could be.

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Blog Design Update

Posted in Blog, Coding, Design, Development, News, Web with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 30, 2009 by blakejohnson

Well, as you no doubt noticed by now, the blog has been redesigned. Again. Well…sort of. There were a bunch of things that were bugging me about the other design: it was getting too small for the kinds of content I was posting (images and videos didn’t fit that well in the roughly 375 pixel wide content area); it was really dark, really contrasty; the image was bulky and took up a lot of space; the sidebar didn’t exist anywhere but the main page (which is weird in itself, but I just messed up the original coding and couldn’t figure it out so I gave up and made it my design’s ‘style’ at the time, heh, yea I know, cheap, but what’re you gonna do); lots of little design things, plus a bunch of stuff about the way I’d coded it to begin with was weird.

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Brand New Site Open!

Posted in Blog, News, Web, Work with tags , , , , , , , , on April 12, 2009 by blakejohnson

Well everyone, I finally did it.  I finally built my own website from scratch to do what I wanted it to do from the get-go.  So yes, many pats on the back are expected.

Also, if you’ve been subscribed for a while, I’m going to need you to cancel that subscription and go subscribe to the new blog over here, since the web addresses are different, and I won’t be posting to this blog anymore.  Thanks a lot for your past interest in my ramblings, and I hope you keep up your subscription with the new site, and enjoy the redesign.  See you there!