My opinion on Mac (It has changed…)

After having a conversation with my cousin about getting old (I’m nearly 30 now!) and the fact that at some point in our lives, we’ll have less time ahead of us than we have behind I made a decision. I’ll get onto what that decision was in a moment. My prejudices against Mac have always Read More…

Published - 2nd March 2017

Customised Checkbox

Check out my latest CodePen. I have created a customised checkbox that is animated and has a 3 dimensional appearance. Having the ability to style standard HTML controls in this manner is fantastic and allows a website to have full customisation. I will continue to experiment with CSS and HTML and will keep posting small snippets Read More…

Published - 22nd February 2017

Pure HTML/CSS loader

I like playing with CSS and HTML and recently I have been interested in learning more about pure CSS/HTML animations that utilise keyframes. This is my most recent attempt at an animated loader. It has been hosted on CodePen so its easy to see it in action and edit if you wish to! See the Read More…

Published - 21st February 2017

Contracting is great for experience

Recently I have started my first contract job, I am currently doing some Doc1 developer work with a large financial organisation in Peterborough. Long travel The downside of it being in Peterborough and me being further north means that the commute is a bit of a pig. On a good run it takes me about Read More…

Published - 9th February 2017

The fancy type effect on the front page

You may have seen the fancy animated typing effect on the front page to the site. I’ve had a couple of folks ask me how this was done so I thought I’d write this post to give a shout out to the authors of the jQuery plugin used, that is typed.js. Developed by Matt Boldt Read More…

Published - 4th February 2017

Taking the leap

Taking the leap into the unknown is always a scary prospect and I’m not normally the kind of person to take risks. That being said, recently I have been made redundant from a job/company that initially had a lot of promise but it never worked out. The companies direction changed quite dramatically and unfortunately for Read More…

Published - 14th January 2017