Plotting Data with R and rCharts

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 […]


Beale Street Music Fest 2015

Photos taken at The Memphis in May Beale ST Music Fest 2015 Ryan Adams The Flaming Lips Dead Soldiers Band of Horses The Avett Brothers Ryan Adams The Flaming Lips Dead Soldiers Band of Horses The Avett Brothers

Code Linux Web Development Wordpress

Using Shell Scripts to Back Up and Restore WordPress

Over the past couple of years, becoming comfortable with Linux has been one of the most valuable things I’ve done as a web developer and I’m always looking for ways to learn more. Diving in to shell scripting has been on the to-do list for a while now so here’s a case where I had […]

Design Talks Web Development

Talk: Designing for the Mobile Web

Here are the slides for my talk at Tech Camp Memphis 2014. Abstract: Over just a few years, the rise of mobile technology has dramatically changed the way people interact with the web. As a result, the web community has adapted quickly to meet new challenges and ensure that websites look good and function properly […]

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Talk: Rapid Frontend Development with Zurb Foundation

Here are the slides for my talk at the Memphis Web Workers User Group on October 10, 2014. Abstract: Zurb Foundation is the self-proclaimed “advanced responsive front-end framework in the world.” I’ve worked with Foundation on a number of projects over the past couple of years and it’s an awesome tool. In this talk, I’ll briefly go […]

Talks Web Development Wordpress

Talk: Customizing WordPress – Intro to Custom Post Types, Custom Taxonomies, Custom Fields & Custom Templates

These are the slides for a talk at the Memphis WordPress User Group on September 4, 2014 at CoWork Memphis.    

Code Design Web Development

Compass Sticky Footer Mixin

When you’re dealing with browsers and markup, content tends to float to the top of the window by default. In most cases there is enough content on the page to keep the footer at the bottom of the window but, if a page doesn’t occupy the full height of the window, the footer is going to float […]

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Talk: Open Source Software Development in Higher Education

Talk: I’ll be giving a talk about the role of open source development in higher ed institutions at the upcoming Tennessee Higher Education Information Technology Symposium in Chattanooga Tennessee. The talk will focus on the experience I had with the UTHSC-WPCAS plugin developed for UTHSC and encourage Higher-Ed tech professionals to consider open sourcing their […]

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Grunterie – Another Foundation Theme for WordPress

Foundation’s hot right now and I swear by it. Having used both Bootstrap and Foundation, I quickly decided that Foundation was the framework for me and I use it for everything. It’s really clean, easy to work with and I don’t have to fight with it to get what I want. I do a lot […]

Code Web Development

Debugging SASS with Chrome Dev Tools

Disclaimer, I got this to work but these are notes from my first attempt so some of this may be overkill. A lot of the information I found was over a year old so I’m probably using some work-arounds that are no longer necessary. I’ll be back to make corrections as needed. If you notice […]