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Typography Cheatsheet
A comprehensive guide to using proper typographic characters, including correct grammatical usage. [...]
Typography
Simple JQuery Cropping Plugin
A simple yet effect image cropper plugin. It was pretty easy to install and works flawlessly. [...]
Javascript
Regular Expression Cheat Sheet
A quick reference guide for regular expressions (regex), including symbols, ranges, grouping, assertions and some sample patterns to get you started. [...]
Regex
qTip speech bubbles
I love this tool. It is easy to set up and it is loaded with options. I really makes it simple to add clear instructions to your site, yet keep them from [...]
HTMLJavascript
Horst
A graphical user interface for Mac to your /etc/hosts file. Create multiple sets for configurations depending on your projects/workflows/environment. [...]
Administration
Mamp
It’s been a while since I needed a simple local environment. Everything I do is collaborated now. But when I did, MAMP was my go-to resource. So with [...]
AdministrationMySQLPHP
Retina.js
This is a Javascript solution to retina images. It isn’t my favorite solution but I do use it on smaller sites where the assets aren’t database [...]
CSSHTMLJavascript
PHP Device Detection
This class has come in very handy. I use it to change the behavior of my sites. For example, I could have a light box on an image or contact form but it [...]
HTMLPHP
Stupid htaccess Tricks
This is GOOD! I came across this when i was trying to lock down a WordPress site. This is a pretty comprehensive guide to .htaccess. This article, Stupid [...]
Htaccess
MySQL Joins Explained
I use joins ALL the time, yet I still get twisted up sometimes. I keep this webpage in my favorites as a visual reminder to get me straightened out. I [...]
MySQL