Category: website news

  • On Whether I Prefer Vanilla JavaScript or Frameworks?

    On Whether I Prefer Vanilla JavaScript or Frameworks?

    Today someone on twitter asked this question, and rather than be reply: 320 of 10,000, I chose to write a blog post about it. The TLDR answer is Vanilla JS because if you learn how it works without the help of a framework you understand the language. This doesn’t mean that I don’t have an […]

  • On The Desire To Change Career

    On The Desire To Change Career

    If I had been smart I would have changed career path around 2006-2007 when I was in London surrounded by entrepreneurs and web developers, rather than now during a pandemic. Normally I struggle to find new contracts because of two things. The first is that for camera and editing work there are very few opportunities […]

  • Switching From MySQL to MariaDB with Infomaniak

    Switching From MySQL to MariaDB with Infomaniak

    Today I tried Switching from MySQL to MariaDB with Infomaniak as a webhost. This morning they sent an e-mail to say that we could switch from MySQL to MariaDB automatically so I tried. For the test I: downloaded a new install of wordpress to my local machine and put it in the MAMP htdocs folder […]

  • WordPress Child Themes

    WordPress Child Themes

    For a while, I have been thinking about creating my own WordPress themes, but I didn’t know where to start or how many hours it would take. I always assumed that it would take many hours and that I would have to create templates, style sheets and more for a number of pages. In reality, […]

  • Learning To Code By Building CMSs

    Learning To Code By Building CMSs

    It’s easy to use Facebook or other CMS every day without thinking about how the code works. This summer I have coded two CMS using Linkedin Learning. One of these CMS was running with PHP and MySQL and the other was running with Ruby On Rails and MySQL. The PHP CMS In the process I […]

  • New video features

    I will be experimenting with the new video tools for the current version of wordpress so you can expect more original content in the near future. I will specify which system I am using.

  • Friendconnect

    Today I got round to installing friendconnect on this blog. This means that everyone that has a gmail account can log in and become part of the community sprouting from this blog. You can also comment about things in general now. There’s a new layout now, as a result information is easier to find and […]

  • From the touch

    Testing the new touch wordpress application and this is the result. Fun but would me better with a full keyboard.

  • I was incomplete

    Yesterday I talked about feeds not being incomplete and how it was a shame that we could not read the article unless we had a connection to the sites in question. Desertrose0601 on twitter pointed out in a blog comment that I was guilty of  the same thing that I was commenting on. That has […]

  • Twittervox now has a facebook page

    Twittervox, a show which I do under the name Warzabidul with the help of Loudmouthman of now has a facebook page which I created earlier in the day. The point of this facebook is to bring together all those that have participated in the show so that they may discuss past and future program […]