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Just Cause 3 (PS4)

When Just Cause 3 came out back in late 2015, I thought “oh that looks like a lot of fun”. I grabbed...

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PHP

Learning Laravel: extending Laravel’s Auth workflow without re-coding

There’s a project on the horizon and I thought it would be a great candidate for getting my teeth in to Laravel. So I wanted to do some basic ideas that would...

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JS

Do I still need to use jQuery?

jQuery makes it so easy to start making your website be interactive at the client side. It was easy to learn, powerful, and has a large audience around the world...

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PHP

The strengths (and limits) of Joomla's overrides

I’ve developed a few sites using Joomla – this is one of them. And one of the best parts of Joomla are the layout overrides. Nothing irks me more than when...

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Game

Spider-Man

Buying Spider-Man on PS4 was a bit of an impulse buy for me. I knew it was coming out but while I don’t mind superheroes, I wouldn’t say I’m a die-hard...

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CSS

Bulma: road-testing the CSS framework

CSS

I’ve been doing some research on CSS frameworks to determine their usefulness in my day to day work. I think every developer has heard of Bootstrap. And thousands...

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PHP

Upcoming changes to Joomla 4's head include

I do admit that I like to be in control of the markup of a site - I like to know what is being loaded, and why – and I like to have some say in what gets loaded...

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CSS

Autoprefixer helps me write better code

In a perfect world, everyone would play by the same rules. But the web isn't perfect. And different browsers need different helping hands to play the same game. Enter...

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Extending the ItemHelper for Joomla

There are times in Joomla where you want a bit of control over your content at the template override level – such as showing the first X characters of a string. PHP...

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JS

How Tiny helps me deliver the best content authoring experience

At Joomla Day Australia 2019 in Brisbane, I spoke about how TinyMCE helps deliver the best content authoring experience. And for those who couldn’t make it on...

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Photo

How to show real-time highlights and shadows clipping in Photoshop

I’ve used Photoshop for years. Decades even. Yikes, showing age there. But for my photography, I tended to use Photoshop for specific things – such as cleaning...

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CSS

Safari: quirky or rule follower?

CSS

Internet Explorer still exists. Just. And while its last-supported version, Internet Explorer 11, generally behaves nicely, it’s the little things that can make...

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I am the Development Director (and co-owner) at Mity Digital, a Melbourne-based digital agency specialising in responsive web design, custom web development and graphic design.
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