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Really Simple Icons Set

  A collection of icons I made for a secret project I’m working on, free for you to use! Use as you like, the only thing I ask in return is a nice tweet or share someplace for others to find. Download Zip file includes PSD & PNG 100x100px icons of: Codesnippit Dribbble Facebook Feedburner Foursquare Github Google+ GoodReads Instagram...

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12412 – Experience and Learn 12 New Web Technologies in 12 Months

I stumbled across 12412.org when looking at Paul Davis’s work. Consisting of three developers including Paul, Anthony Killeen, and Stephen Fulljames, 12412 aims to log their activities throughout 2012 as they choose a new technology or technique every month to learn and play with. I thought this was a fantastic idea. I’ve had an insanely busy 2011 and haven’t spent...

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We Are The Developers

We are the developers. We work behind the curtains. We rid the world of bugs. We stay up late and wake up early. We’re always innovating. We’re on the bleeding edge. We’re closer to each other than any other industry. We’re not required to have credentials; yet we’re the most educated. We know more languages than anyone else. We’re not...

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Engineers Ruin Christmas

There are approximately two billion children (persons under 18) in the world. At an average (census) rate of 3.5 children per household, that comes to 108 million homes presuming there is at least one good child in each. Santa has about 31 hours of Christmas to work with, thanks to the different time zones and the rotation of the earth,...

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Review of CSS For Print Designers by JD Graffam

I met JD Graffam a few years back at Barcamp Memphis, though I doubt he remembers me. So I was fairly surprised to see his name when I picked up a copy of CSS for Print Designers. His book, targeted obviously to code newbies with a background of print design, was something I wouldn’t normally read, but since I never...

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Learning The Web in 2012

I’m look forward to improving my responsive development skills, as well as learning the mobile first approach. I also plan to continue dabbling in iPhone development, hopefully being able to spend more time in it. What do you want to learn in 2012?

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The Complainers, The Doers and The Ones That Succeed

I’m by no means perfect when it comes to business – who is? But I like to think I spend a lot of time trying to improve myself. Although I may or may not make the new big “thing” in the online world, I like to learn from those that have and apply them to my daily business ventures. I’ve...

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Where Are You Going?

I thought this week would benefit from a nice reader discussion. So I want to know – Where do you plan to be on this exact date next year? How will you get there? Please leave a comment so others can learn as well!

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How To Not Be An Annoying Designer

I’ve made it my business for the past two years to work only with designers and their agencies. I also come from a college background of design, which is a benefit when working in front-end development, as I still have an eye to make sure every pixel is in its place. This also gives me the opportunity to see behind...

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An Optimized Development Workflow

I’ve been working on the Macbook Air for about a week now and I must say, besides a few speed issues (which I’m pretty sure is due to a faulty Time Capsule), I’m really loving the swap. I’ve got an external monitor set up as the main monitor and I use the 13″ Air monitor as my secondary. I’m constantly...

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