A SASS Stylesheet For Great Forms

Forms have always a bit of a pain in the ass to get formatted correctly...

Fixed Column on Left, Fluid Column on the Right

A two-column setup, with a fixed width column on the left, and a fluid main column that fills out the rest of the space on the left.

Fixed Column on Right, Fluid Column on the Left

This code produces a 2-column layout, with a fixed column to the right, and a column to the left that fills the remaining space....

Making an Entire Div Clickable

I wanted to make an entire div clickable -- the destination for the click is derived from a link within the div that we give a class of 'main_link' to...

Centering Multiple Floated Elements

The need was to have multiple floated fixed-width elements, sometimes two, sometimes three, to stay centered on the page without needing to adjust the html code....

Changing Values and Properties with jQuery

jQuery excels at making it easy to change values and properties.

Vertical Aligning Within a Div

Vertically aligning text within a div really isn't too bad -- its just not very intuitive....

Growing Slowly

I was reading last night on Matt Haughley’s blog, on the advantages of growing slowly. When so much news is given to the huge payoffs that a small number of startups get, and the big news surrounding facebook, tumblr, twitter, etc..,

jQuery Effects

Doing cool stuff with jQuery is pretty easy...

CSS Drop Shadows

Drop Shadows in CSS.

CSS Rounded Corners

Rounding corners on elements using CSS.

jQuery Ajax

Making calls to the website's database without page refreshes is pretty easy with jQuery.

jQuery Events

An overview of responding to events in jQuery.

Getting Started With jQuery

Utilizing jQuery actually makes working with javascript somewhat pleasant. It's pretty easy to get started. To begin using jQuery...

Serving Websites to Other Computers on a Local Network with XAMPP

I have been using XAMPP to test PHP websites on my local computer for years, but since adding another computer to my small office, I have encountered the need to set up my computer as a server...

Top Margin Stolen From Child Element And Added to Parent (Margin Collapsing)

One of the biggest frustrations that I have encountered with my time dealing with CSS is the Collapsing Margin Bug...

Not Enough Time To Become Time Independent

It would seem that the biggest detriment to becoming financially secure and independent is not having time to pursue it.

Lessons From the Pacifc Crest Trail

Frigid river crossings and snow traverses, unending ascents over high mountain passes and soaking rain permeating through layers of waterproof clothing. Our Pacific Crest Trail adventure gave us plenty of uncomfortable...

Rain or Shine: Rewards for the Stubborn

Sometimes you just have to do something, regardless of whether it's a good idea or not. We had a busy holiday season of parties, get-togethers, and family time, which was nice, but didn't leave too much time for adventures...

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