Category Archives: How to

Onscreen viewport height & width

I’ve created a basic jQuery tool to display the viewport dimensions, useful when developing responsive websites. Sometimes it’s handy to know what the dimensions are when things snap at unpredictable points. Especially when you’re browser doesn’t have this built in. … Continue reading

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iOS Safari inspect element

Wow Safari developer tools just keep getting better. i just found out that you can inspect a tethered iOS Safari window very easily. Sometimes we just need to find the DOM element instead of rooting through the markup. With a … Continue reading

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Retina Images and the srcset paradigm

Recently webkit announced they will be supporting srcset into their browser stack, allowing different sized images to show depending on screen pixel density. By default, browsers read the src attribute first and display the file’s source on the screen. With … Continue reading

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CSS animations

I’ve been playing around with CSS animations in my spare time and have created a new concept in CSS animations. The basic idea is that characters/beings have a connected bone structure. So the humerus is connected to the torso, forearm … Continue reading

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iOS Safari transforms

Playing around with some animation on iOS, I’ve found that 3D Transforms are way faster than 2D Transforms. This is because iOS Safari only supports hardware acceleration in 3D Transforms. Go forth and animate (using 3D :)

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Table Red Wine

My third attempt at wine has turned out much better. It is now ageing in a Demi-John rather than bottles. (I changed my mind, and now they’re out-of-the-way in bottles. I also waxed the top of the corks using a … Continue reading

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2014 year of the create

For me this year is all about creation. I have personal goals (with milestones) that I want to achieve before the end of the year. Fitness. Shed the Christmas tummy and get back to optimum weight. Wine production. I want … Continue reading

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Homemade wine

About 2 weeks ago I bought a DIY wine kit from Wilko for £8 not including apparatus. It was a Cabernet Sauvignon juice pack with nutrients, yeast, stopping and finning agents. I let it ferment for about a week, then … Continue reading

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Improve draw space

To clear up draw space, use plastic hooks inside draws to hang pot lids. These ones I used are high quality 3m hooks which are supposed to leave no marks when removing them.

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Homemade tartare sauce

This lazy Sunday saw me have a massive craving for McDonalds Fillet-o-Fish® sandwich. So I popped down to Tesco, bought some bread, fish fingers, gherkins and some mayonnaise. I toasted the bread, laid on some low-fat cheddar cheese, freshly cooked … Continue reading

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