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This Is Halloween

October 31, 2014    

Historically, most of what I write has been focused around either technology or business. However, given today’s date, I thought I’d change things up a bit and do a quick article one of childhood’s favorite holidays. I mean seriously, 364 days a year children are specifically told not to take candy from strangers… but on this one day, it’s not just permissible, it’s expected! What child wouldn’t love it?

After Action Report: WordCamp Tampa 2014

October 6, 2014    

WordCamp Tampa is (sadly) over, and I’m sitting at the Tampa airport going over the events of the last few days. First off, I have to say that this really didn’t feel like an inaugural WordCamp. Andrew Norcross and crew did an absolutely incredible job pulling together an event that felt ‘right’… and I’m not the only one who noticed.

Introducing XAMPP Controller

August 30, 2014    

Since I’ve been without Desktop Server for the last few days, I’ve been forced to improvise. In this particular instance, the improvisation came in the form of a slightly tweaked copy of XAMPP, but I figured why stop there? If I’m stuck using a solution other than my ideal, I might as well give something back to the community! So…

Local Development Perfected

August 27, 2014    

For my friends in the development community, many of you know that I’ve gone through a long-term struggle to break free of what is generally considered a bad idea in my development workflow. For those who aren’t aware, or simply haven’t known me long enough to remember it, what I’m talking about is developing in a live environment.

WordCamp Omaha 2014

August 25, 2014    

For those of you who missed the post on the WordCamp Omaha website, or didn’t make WordCamp Omaha, check out the official WordCamp Omaha 2014 post-event video we published this morning! Hope everyone enjoys it and hope to see you all next year!

No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

August 22, 2014    

Sooner or later, ever designer or developer runs into a problem that plagues pretty much every aspect of humanity: the free lunch. It may start off in a seemingly small or even insignificant way. Maybe a long-time client needs a tiny tweak to a project. It’s just one line of CSS, so why not? Two minutes isn’t worth much anyway, right? Wrong.