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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Part 2 - creating an animated menu

In part 1 we went through the process of creating a menu icon that on hover animated to a cross. A solution that can be used for both mobile and desktop situations. You can view how this should look on my codepen. For part 2, we are going to go…

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Building a fundraising application with angular.js

I wanted to introduce a series of posts that will be coming in right here on my new Ghost blog. This year I have set myself a challenge that is entirely non development related, "London to Paris in 24 hours." In July of this year, I will be setting out…

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Part 1 - Creating an animated menu

As part of a little side project I am doing at the moment, London to Paris in 24 hours, I wanted to create an animated menu icon to use. I thought I would start documenting some of my design / development decisions throughout projects I am working on. Things to achieve…

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