Bringing Back the Personal Site

There have been quite a few articles recently about the importance of the personal site, and the blogging community. It’s a sentiment I’m super excited about. Rian Van Der Merwe has probably the simplest point. Blogs […]

The Responsibility a WordPress User

Last week, WP Tavern posted an article about how Matt Mullwenweg was addressing concerns over WordPress development moving too quickly. Matt more or less shrugged the question off in his State of the Word, but […]

The Magpie Developer

Jeff Atwood wrote this article seven years ago but it holds true: These so-called thought leaders have left a virtual ghost town before anyone else had a chance to arrive. I became a programmer because […]

Leveling Up in JavaScript for WordPress Developers

Or How I Learned JavaScript. When I started building websites, I used Notepad, and wrote pages in plain HTML and a little CSS. After a couple of years giving that a go, I moved to […]

Craig Mod On Books

To return to a book is to return not just to the text but also to a past self. We are embedded in our libraries. To reread is to remember who we once were, […]

How to Make Text That Writes Itself in Javascript

I’ve launched a new version of this site, but one piece of functionality I carried over from the old one is a typewriter type effect using JavaScript. It’s actually pretty simple, and with about 60 lines of code and no dependencies, you can get it up and running.

Ranier Maria Rilke

For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks… the work for which all other work is but preparation.” Ranier Maria Rilke, A letter to a […]