Monthly Archives: March 2014

March
24
2014

March – Week 4

“Isn’t it pretentious to start every article with a quote, makes you look like a tool.”
– Anon.

Last time we looked at media queries, and how we can use them to re-shape the site as the browser window is resized. Creating our own media queries for every site though, seems like a pain just to accommodate half the internet! Fortunately frameworks can solve this problem for you. (more…)

March
18
2014

March – Week 3

“Day by day, the number of devices, platforms, and browsers that need to work with your site grows. Responsive web design represents a fundamental shift in how we’ll build websites for the decade to come.”
– Jeffrey Veen

This week take a look at this page. Woah, link overload, (I like to avoid just dumping links on you as I guess your reaction might be like mine; too much to take in) well I’ve picked out some for you to read. (more…)

March
10
2014

March – Week 2

“Any code of your own that you haven’t looked at for six or more months might as well have been written by someone else.”
– Eagleson’s law

This week I built a website for my girlfriend, I used a free PSD which I came across and sublime text to make a one page site. I learnt a lot about CSS by trying to move and push Divs around the page. The site is the front page of a craft store, while I think the result is quite decent, there are a few problems which make it relatively obsolete today. (more…)

March
04
2014

March – Week 1

“ Computers are good at following instructions, but not at reading your mind. ”
– Donald Knuth

Now you might have an idea of how to use JavaScript/jQuery on your website, don’t panic if not, we’re about to create some cool things to use on your site. Take a look at Jeffery Way’s 30 days to learn jQuery. (more…)