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Portfolio Featured in WebDesigner

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As a front-end web developer I am always looking for great places to find resources and tutorials. For over a decade I have been a serious fan and subscriber to two design/development publications, Net Magazine and Web Designer Magazine. The issues are always packed with articles about the industry, up and coming designers/developers and eye…
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Sites Featured in StudioPress Showcase

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Building WordPress child themes has sort of become my thing. Practically every site I have built recently uses WordPress for CMS and a custom child theme built to work on the Genesis Framework by StudioPress. Personally I think of WordPress as my “go-to” for any site unless there is some functional requirement that cannot be met….
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Don’t Ball-park It

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In the initial phases of any project, there are some very important steps that need to be taken before an accurate cost estimate can be given. To the experienced designer/developer, this is nothing new, and thus, the following probably isn’t anything earth shattering for you to read. However, for some younger newcomers, this will shed…
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Graffiti Inspires Me

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Graffiti and I go way back. My interest in and love for graffiti started around the age of 13 or 14, basically when entering high school. A couple friends, visual art majors, drew pieces constantly in class and turned me on to graffiti. Sketching was a hobby of mine already so once I saw their…
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Project Hurdles: Client Content

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In ten years of working on web sites I can’t remember a single project that didn’t get hung up by a client when it came time to provide content. I’m sure that I am not alone in this, and that many others have experienced similar situations. Despite making changes in my project agreements, talking to…
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