The Web Design Sketchbook, Version Three

The Web Design Sketchbook, Version Three

| December 12, 2011 | Comments (0)

Early December 2008 was when I first held a prototype of what I would later call “The Web Design Sketchbook” in my hands. It was pretty rough, had been printed using an old, slowly dying ink jet printer and was bound using a $100 Office Max binding machine. Despite its lackluster, I was ecstatic. Not […]

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HipHop Virtual Machine for PHP

HipHop Virtual Machine for PHP

| December 11, 2011 | Comments (0)

Facebook Software Engineer and HipHop for PHP team member Jason Evans provides details on Facebook’s move to a new high-performance PHP virtual machine. Described by Evans is ”a new PHP execution engine based on the HipHop language runtime that we call the HipHop Virtual Machine (hhvm).” He sees it as replacement for the HipHop PHP […]

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Keeping Your WordPress Database Healthy

Keeping Your WordPress Database Healthy

| December 6, 2011 | Comments (0)

As far as site maintenance goes most WordPress users know the importance of keeping WordPress and plugins up to date. Some also know to keep frequent site backups. Few realize there is more to website maintenance than these two tasks. The health of your WordPress database is often overlooked. To explain further, WordPress typically stores information (or […]

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Responsive Web Design, is it the Answer? or Just Responsive?

Responsive Web Design, is it the Answer? or Just Responsive?

| December 6, 2011 | Comments (0)

I have shrugged off responsive web design for some time now despite it’s growing popularity. I first came across “the concept” four years ago; at the time, responsive design required Javascript and dynamically changed stylesheets based on viewport size.  Suffice to say I have long been aware of the capability to adapt design based on […]

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What I Learned at WordCamp Detroit 2011

What I Learned at WordCamp Detroit 2011

| November 28, 2011 | Comments (0)

As a WordPress obsessor, I jumped at the opportunity to not only attend WordCamp Detroit but also help plan it. Months of work finally paid off on November 12th and 13th where 250 WordPress lovers spent two days at the Detroit Renaissance Center and listened to speakers who flew in from all over the US (and Canada). As […]

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Mobile Website Tutorial – Mobile 101

Mobile Website Tutorial – Mobile 101

| November 21, 2011 | Comments (0)

We’ve been saying it for years… “Mobile is going to be big.” Well now it is, only a year or two later than expected. Smart phones are ubiquitous, app developers are making millions and every day more people surf the web using a mobile browser. In fact, Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile smartphones are now so popular and […]

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Adobe to forgo Flash plug-in for mobile devices

Adobe to forgo Flash plug-in for mobile devices

| November 13, 2011 | Comments (0)

Earlier this week, Adobe VP and General Manager Danny Winokur disclosed that the company has concluded that HTML5 is ”the best solution for creating and deploying content in the browser across mobile platforms.” The company said it would stop building Flash to run on mobile browsers. In a blog post on the new focus of […]

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More Free Project Management Tools

More Free Project Management Tools

| November 8, 2011 | Comments (0)

Several years ago I wrote a post which became shockingly popular called “Free Project Management Tools.” Well a lot has changed since 2008, especially regarding free (or almost free) pm tools. When I first wrote the post, there were some good options but no great ones. Today, the opposite is true. There are so many […]

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WordCamp Detroit, November 12th & 13th, 2011

WordCamp Detroit, November 12th & 13th, 2011

| November 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

We talk a lot about WordPress on StylizedWeb because it’s a great content management system. Like all great products it has developed a strong following and community, which in my opinion, is one of the best advantages WordPress has to offer. There is an incredibly active forum, tens of thousands of plug-ins and themes, countless […]

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WordCamp Detroit, November 12th & 13th, 2011

WordCamp Detroit, November 12th & 13th, 2011

| November 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

We talk a lot about WordPress on StylizedWeb because it’s a great content management system. Like all great products it has developed a strong following and community, which in my opinion, is one of the best advantages WordPress has to offer. There is an incredibly active forum, tens of thousands of plug-ins and themes, countless […]

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