Here are the slides for a talk on A11Y at Memphis Tech Talks hosted by FIT & MTF on June 16, 2016. I’ve gotten to focus on A11Y a good bit as part of a redesign and, though I’m no expert, I thought I’d have some valuable info to share.
Memphis PHP – Wednesday May 17, 2016 Vaco Midsouth Summary: Laravel ships with elixir, a gulp plugin with a clean syntax for building out your frontend assets. While elixir is great in a lot of cases, it comes with some limitations on projects with more complex frontend build requirements. I’ll talk about why elixir is… Continue Reading
Memphis Web Workers User Group – May, 10 2016 University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology As part of a complete redesign, we developed our navigation menus from scratch and ran in to quite a few challenges along the way. I’ve been working on a major redesign at work and even with the help of… Continue Reading
If you need to generate a bunch of rules for n number of numbered classes, you can do it dynamically by using mixin arguments to generate class names Here’s a neat little trick I used recently. I was working with a simple single page form and each page of the form was hidden; I wanted… Continue Reading
Tennessee Higher Ed IT Symposium – April 4, 2016 Fall Creek Falls Raffles are held occasionally at events around campus. A coworker and I worked together to build an ID badge driven online raffle for campus events to replace the antiquated ticket drawing and number calling method used previously. Instead of getting a ticket at the door,… Continue Reading
This post was written to accompany a talk about WordPress plugins at the WordPress Memphis User Group, which meets on the first Thursday of every month. What are plugins Chances are, if you’ve been using WordPress, you’re aready familiar with plugins but, if you aren’t entirely sure what they are, how they work, or even… Continue Reading
Here’s the dilemma You want to set up a Multisite network with subdomains but the domain you want to use for your urls is not a WordPress site and will not be part of the network. This doesn’t seem like an unusual case; imagine you already have our non-WordPress primary website at mainsite.com and you want your… Continue Reading
This semester, I’m taking a course that encourages using R for statistical analysis. I decided to see what I could do with it. To get started, I installed R using homebrew started looking in to what sort of packages I could find and stumbled across rCharts. rCharts “is an R package to create, customize and… Continue Reading