Opening up the “black box” of jQuery with Paul Irish

Paul Irish : 10 Things I Learned from the jQuery Source from yayQuery on Vimeo. This video is pretty helpful on my journey to leveling up my JavaScript skills. As Paul says in the video, a lot of us view jQuery as this “black box” that just works. I must admit I still think that. […]

Helpful LESS mixin to convert hex value to rgba

Recently I was trying to come up with a way to assign a LESS color variable to an element’s background and give it some transparency (WITHOUT using opacity). The rgba function seemed to be the wisest choice, but I had a bunch of hex colors defined in my LESS sheet, not rgba values. Luckily, I […]

Auto Format HTML in Sublime Text

If you’re looking to auto format HTML with Sublime Text, you’ll be disappointed to know that there isn’t a default command to do this. However, because of a healthy community of developers, there is a plugin to achieve this. For instructions on how to install and use, refer to the project’s github page: Sublime HTML […]

WordPress Development Workflow Tips

WordPress is becoming increasingly popular amongst web developers. If you’re new to developing with WordPress, here are some quick tips that could save you a little bit of time. Get Version Controlled If you’re not comfortable with git yet, I highly recommend you get up and running with it. There are tons of great tutorials […]