A few books I recommend

So when I was young, I was never one of those kids that enjoyed reading all that much. I used to like the famous five and goosebumps, but that is about as far as it went with things that stimulated my mind while reading. Moving into adult life I made…

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Guest post on David Walsh blog

Just wanted to point people to an article I have written for the great blog by David Walsh. In the article I go through how to make beautiful animations with Snap.svg and CSS. Read the article here.…

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The missing snap.svg function

Snap.svg is one of my favourite tools to use right now to create easy, interesting, scalable animations. There is one function that would have been great if included in the initial specification. Now, I understand that this may be a user case issue, and the majority of people do…

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Why I Left My Freelance Role to Become Permanent

First a little history about me, early 2013 saw myself take a big jump into the freelance world and leave the stability of my agency role. For the past 14 months I have had a very successful entry into the world of freelancing, I took the approach of mainly contracting…

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As Developers, have we forgotten our past?

We have reached a plateau in development where everybody is trying to push themselves to their limits in what can be done with web technology. Quite often forgetting the troubles of developers in the past struggling to get simple browser standards. Accessibility of websites seems to be disappearing from a…

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A CodePen round-up

I have been using codepen for a while now and thought that it would be good for me to do a little round up of my contributions on codepen that hopefully others might find useful for their own projects. Pure CSS Animated Menu Icon See the Pen Pure CSS animated…

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