Archive for the ‘Code’ Category
With a little under two weeks left until I get the overall mark for my degree, I decided to flex my design muscles and attempt to put together a nice one page, responsive CV/resume: and here is the result!
I was browsing the LESS.js website a last week, marvelling at the ideas behind it. I scrolled back up to the top of the page to find the download button. I spotted it and instantly assumed it was a purely HTML and CSS3 creation due to it's simplicity, but it turned out it was an image. I was struck by an idea: recreate this button using only markup and CSS3, no images allowed!
Had a little brainstorm last night (instead of doing the report for UR!KA), and out of this tempest came holmes.css, a stand>alone diagnostic CSS stylesheet that can highlight potentially invalid or erroneous HTML(5) markup by just adding one class.
Now I've come up from under the crushing weight of my final year project, I finally managed to catch up with some articles/tutorials I've been meaning to get round to. And get round to them I did. Two of those such articles were the incredibly enlightening 10 Things I Learned From jQuery Source and 11 More Thing I Learned From jQuery Source, both by Paul Irish. If you have to time, I must insist you ...
The lack of updates this past few months has a very good reason: I've been working diligently on my final year project UR!KA. I posted about this for the first time way back in March last year, and at the half way point I've got to say I'm happy with my progress. A video about the project is on the full post! Have a look!
Been a busy few weeks at the University of Kent, wrapping up my Maya project and finishing off a rather successful rugby season. But most importantly the time has come to start planning my final year project!
When I first set out with this new design last May, I promised myself that the site would be equal parts portfolio and writing. The reason for this is I wanted the 'blog' to be full of useful information on web development and the like, rather than superfluous diary entries. And so, in what little free time I have to dedicate to this site, I've updated the portfolio ...