Since I started studying Beethoven’s work back in my late teens, the seventh symphony has remained up there with one of my favorite orchestral works and even inspired me in my own writing. It’s a tightly-controlled, nuanced onslaught of rhythm and power that, after hearing it in its entirety for the first time over twenty years ago, still gives me goosebumps.
While working on a project, I needed to be able to dynamically display a list of posts based on specific category names on specific pages. Because I had next to no time to complete the task, I went the plugin route.
A few short years ago, the BBC produced a wonderful, if largely fictitious account of the first rehearsal of the 3rd symphony, known as the Eroica. Of the small handful of films on Beethoven, this is my favourite.
One of the things that designers and developers love to do is remove the default outline effect when an element is focused, particularly form and navigational elements. While this may solve a cosmetic problem, it’s a HUGE no-no in terms of Accessibility.
I was testing a website on iOS devices the other day and came across an issue that is known to occur in older versions of Safari on the iPhone where it takes the HTML5 <main> element and displays it inline. Here’s a quick fix for that.
Some of my colleagues at work think it’s weird that I’m fascinated with the story that was floating around the Internet last week about the dog who takes the bus to the park on her own. If you’re not sold, watch this video.
I'm a web developer living in Ottawa, Ontario and have been working in the industry for over a decade in the areas of front end development, web design, and project management. This blog is dedicated to my profession, having fun with code, as well as my creative interests including composing and songwriting, and articling.