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Why you (we) should care about disabled Javascript

The conversation came up internally at WebDevStudios, and I knew I had seen Ethan Marcotte, and/or Mat Marquis rant on it a bit before (I mean that in the best way), so I hit them up on twitter: .@wilto… Read More

“Designeveloper — a Practical Designer’s Guide to Next-level Your Developexpertise” Presentation – WordCamp Philly ’15

Bridging the designer/developer gap is a challenge not often accepted. Designers who are comfortable in PHP and in the ‘back-end’ of WordPress are rare enough that we’ve coined the term ‘unicorn’ to describe them. My personal favorite is ‘designeveloper’ (yep, it’s even on my Twitter bio). My transition began from a house painter and part-time graphic designer to a web designer for WebDevStudios. Over the course of my 4 years at WebDevStudios, I made the transition from a web designer to a developer and now even, a developer lead. I aim to give some practical insights and resources to help make that designer/developer transition and learning curve a little less scary. Maybe… even a little exciting.

— https://philly.wordcamp.org/2015/

Follow along with the slides over here.

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Bookmarklet to Toggle Lists Display in Basecamp

I created another bookmarklet that allows some UI elements for toggling Basecamp list display. Very handy for unruly projects, or trying to drag and drop that pesky task from one list to another.

Script to Download High-Resolution Images from Instagram’s Website

For some unknown reason, at this time, Instagram does not offer a way to consume the raw images from their API. This means that the max-resolution available over the API is 612×612. This also means that those nifty… Read More

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