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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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CSS

Moving from LESS to SCSS

LESS has been such a handy way to work with CSS - especially when paired with CodeKit. When looking at which preprocessor to use, it was between LESS and SASS....

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Tech

My toolbox: CodeKit

CodeKit is such a handy inclusion in my toolbox. It's always running on my Mac, and seamlessly takes care of the little things. But with hundreds of working minutes...

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Adding custom icons to your TinyMCE 5 Plugins

The TinyMCE 5 rich text editor launched in early 2019, and with it an improved interface to help developers build custom plugins. Firstly – read this to learn...

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CSS

Exploring Tailwind CSS in Laravel

I’ve been building things for the web since somewhere in the 90s, starting out with GeoCities, static HTML and CSS. Flash forward over 20 years, and the web is,...

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PHP

“Hello, World!” in the real world

“Hello, World!” means something to most programmers – after all, it is most probably the very first thing you wrote code about. I know that my first year...

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Game

Death Stranding

I do love the news that comes out of the gaming conferences, like E3. But also don’t really get too excited until the disc is in, installed, and ready to go....

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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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