CSS Short Hand Font Tag

Up until now I have never bothered with the css font shorthand attribute, always opting to use the individual attributes instead, solely due to my lack of understanding of how it is structured. After coming across it in some web updates I have recently completed I decided to investigate and understand what it all means. […]

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PHP and mySQL dates

Normally this is not an issue but a recent project I was working on meant that the normal way of using dates has caused an issue. When converting a date that is formatted dd/mm/yyyy to yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss didn’t work the way I wanted it to. A way round this is to format the UK date […]

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How to add the Facebook like button to your website

I have recently added the facebook “like” button to a website of mine, iPods Repaired, so I thought I would outline the process. One thing that got me was how simple it was. Facebook provide the tools to build the button its just a matter of adding the code to the website. The tricky bit […]

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Live Preview Window in Coda

Live preview window plugin for Panic’s Coda As a web developer and amateur geek I am always looking for ways to improve and speed up my workflow. When I first moved over to the Mac I was also looking for ways to ditch Dreamweaver as my application of choice for web development. Enter stage left […]

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Changing web fonts using Cufon

Using Cufon to replace fonts I have just been introduced to the world of font replacement using cufon. I had come across sIFR but found it complex and difficult to implement. To be honest I had seen mentions of cufon but only in the last few days had I used it. As with all the […]

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Incorrect MIME type for Javascript

I have recently noticed the following “error” appearing when using the element inspector in Safari. Resource interpreted as other but transferred with MIME type text/javascript. Although this doesn’t appear to cause any visual or operational defects on the page it is something I wanted to remove. The way to fix it is to add the […]

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Back to blogging…

Been out of sync with my technical stuff for a while. Got so much going on not had chance to get some content on here. Over the next few months will see a lot of my current projects finishing and I can spend more time writing some quality content and developing my skills, development and […]

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CSS Meesage boxes

More and more I find myself at a dead end when browsing sites with no information or instruction as to when or indeed what error has occurred. So I decided to look in to some simple message and error boxes. I have recently finished a project at work using the Symfony PHP framework. Within the […]

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Symfony

I am currently working on a few projects using the symfony php framework. Having never used a php framework before, although had a little play with cakePHP I am looking forward to developing some OOP code. I am using symfony at work so this should help me along quite nicely. I am aiming to add […]

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New Job

Well tomorrow is the start of my new job with Niddocks Internet Solutions in Newark. From what I have seen so far they look like a very professional and organised company. I get a sense that there is a great emphasis on team work. Here’s hoping that this role will turn out to be much […]

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