Windows Apps for Web and Front End Developers

Spurred on by this post by Rey Bango, I thought I’d share some of the tools I’m using myself when working on Windows. Rey’s post is great, but since Window-based developers are under-served by the community (even though there are a lot of us) I figured it couldn’t hurt to add my own options. These […]

My Intro to HTML5 Boilerplate @ IBM developerWorks + Another Wrinkle on Customizing

I wrote an article about getting started with HTML5 Boilerplate. It’s live at IBM. Check it out: Kick-start your web development with HTML5 Boilerplate. I’ve got some more content coming up on IBM over the next few months on some pretty exciting topics. I’m in the middle of a deadline for one right now, actually… […]

Targeting Multiple HTML Files in the HTML5 Boilerplate Build Script

This came up in a comment here, so I thought I’d bubble this little tip to the top. To target multiple files for URL rewriting in the HTML5 Boilerplate build script (as of version 0.95) use the fileset element instead of the file argument in the “html” target: You then need to expand the fileset […]

Using CSS zoom and CSS Transforms For a Better “Increase Text Size” Button

So… the site I’m working on has one of those “increase text size” controls. On this project it’s turned out to be one of those features that shows up in comps and somehow falls through the cracks until later on in the project cycle. Situation normal, really, as it isn’t a big feature. It’s just […]

Interviewing With Me? Here’s an Easter Egg. I’ll ask you this JavaScript Question During the Interview.

We’re hiring in my group. Cool, right? So, I’m once again interviewing. Yay me. Since I’m no longer running a group I don’t have to worry about any of the administrative type things (“this is what the company is about,” “this is what we do,” etc.) That’s good as it just allows me to test […]