The everyone-should-learn-to-code movement has been going strong for a few years now. It will be obvious for anyone who does code that coding isn’t for everyone. While everyone might have the potential to learn some of the basics, “coding”, no matter how you define it, involves an enormous network of deep, deep rabbit holes. If you had [...] Continue →
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Introducing Jack Robert Thomas Sutton. Born in the wee hours of November 9th, 2013 — right on his due date! He was the perfect size at 7lbs 3oz and a lanky 20″ long. Jack will immediately assume assistant storekeep duties here at WaterstreetGM.
Ever wonder how big those folders are getting on your server? Your wp-uploads folders can get huge over time, and it’s hard to figure out just how huge. Using ls -la tells you about the files, but not the folders: Luckily we’ve got something better. Give du -hsc * a try. It will return this pile [...] Continue →
Ghost opened to the public yesterday—on Canadian Thanksgiving Monday, no less!— so I naturally downloaded it and gave it a spin. It’s been available to Kickstarter backers for a few weeks now (or months?) so there’s lots of press out there already. Almost all of the stuff I’ve read has been overwhelmingly positive, and for [...] Continue →
As a hobby, I build a content management system. I build it at night. I am aware of what it means to write a content management system in my spare time. If you are not aware of what that means, it means I am an idiot. — Paul Ford, my favourite writer of things online
I’ve been using jQuery Backstretch in projects for a long time now. I love it. It’s so simple to use, and works perfectly. To use it on your site, you just: 1. Download the file—regular version or minified version, doesn’t matter which—and put it in your theme files’ /assets folder or /js folder, or wherever you [...] Continue →
I was listening to episode #82 of the ShopTalk show today when an answer to a question about salary vs creativity caught me completely by surprise. The guy was basically asking: should he stay at his current job with lots of creative freedom and less money or move to a more “corporate” job for more [...] Continue →
Photo:William Selman We’ve lived in our house for five years now. In that time, we’ve had all sorts of things come in the mail: boots, jeans, coffee makers, cameras, computers, watches, Christmas gifts from mom and dad, etc. Lots of stuff. I suspect that we’ve had at least 40-50 packages delivered to our door in [...] Continue →