Amber Weinberg: Freelance Web Developer specializing in semantic WordPress, Mobile, CSS and HTML5 Development

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In Depth CSS Part 2: Floats & Positioning

Last week, in the first of our CSS In Depth posts, we discussed the difference between paddings and margins, and what the box model is. This week we’ll be discussing positions and floats as well as what the differences are and when it’s best to use them. Both floats and positions deal with the relationship...

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Secret Diary of a Freelancer, part 1

This series of posts will chronicle my journey from life in the midst of the corporate machine to the brave new world of freelancing. I’ve no idea how things will turn out, but I’ll be sharing the experiences – good and bad – as I go. Wish me luck… Before I take that step off the...

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Look Before You Leap Into Thesis Theme

I was recently hired to make what I thought was going to be a simple change for a client. Modify the navigation on a WordPress blog to match their static site. The menu items were already listed but were in the wrong order. So, knowing that the blog was running on WordPress I said sure! My...

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PodCamp Nashville 2010: The Place For Designers, Developers & Podcasters

This past Saturday, I attended PodCamp Nashville at Cadillac Ranch and it was a blast! There were several great sessions for everything from using WordPress for everything to social media to podcasting, and I was able to capture several photos, interviews and video recorded some of the best sessions (all with my awesome iPhone I...

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In Depth CSS Part 1: Margins, Padding & The Box Model

In the first post of the CSS In depth series, we’ll be talking about margins, padding and the box model. Margins and padding are some of the most widely used styles in CSS, but are often the source of frustration in cross-browser compatibility. In this post, we’ll explain the difference between padding and margins, how...

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Are Open Source Apps Always Better?

Everyone loves free stuff, myself included. But thinking of “free” always reminds me of my mother’s cliched saying, “Nothing in life is free.” Well, what about software? As freelancers, no matter how much money we make, we’re always budget-conscience. Unfortunately, in this day and age of technology, we can no longer get by with just...

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