A few years ago I sat in an auditorium listening to David Graham tell the tale of how he, his son, and a family friend were the first Canadians to summit the peak of Pathangtse in the Nepalese Himalayas. One of the stories he told has stuck with me to this day. The mountains in the Himalayas…Read More Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard?
If you are noticing a clunking sound coming from the front of your vehicle when going over uneven roads and speed bumps it’s likely that their is play in your sway bar. If your front bushings are worn then your sway bar will move when your wheels go up and down. Resulting in a clanking…Read More How to replace the front sway bar bushings on a 1999 Nissan Pathfinder R50
Every year I look forward to the winter snowfall, the reason is that I love to ski, but that all changed about 8 years ago. My friend was teaching me how to ride a dirt bike. A passion of his. Sadly I shattered my knee. The bike was a two stroke and my friend was…Read More How to change your life without changing anything, the scientific way
Introducing an easy-to-use and lightweight css grid. Flexible 12 column grid Easily extend for custom styling Fluid (works no matter the size of the containing div) Responsive (looks nice on mobile & web) Option to maintain grid column layout on mobile screens Download latest releaseRead More How to use the simple responsive CSS grid – SimpleGrid
This is the best guide on PHP symbols I’ve every seen. If only something like this existed when I was first learning to code. Reference: & =& &= && % !! @ ?: : :: \ -> => ^ >> <<< = == === !== != <> | || ~ + += ++ .= . ,…Read More What does the symbol “&” “&&” “||” “::” “%” “!!” “**” mean in PHP?
Have you noticed all this focus on the perfect habits of successful people as if the cause for their success can be summed up as a daily 8 hr sleep, 30 min exercise, and 30 min reflection time? But it’s not real. New Years Eve, Christmas Day, birthdays… we’re pretty good at celebrating important occasions. In between…Read More Is a good life and a successful one compatible?
What do Christmas, responsive css design, National Geographic and a walk in the forest have in common? The internet turns 25 and people are connecting via their PCs, tablets, phones, game stations, e-readers, … (you name it). The world of devices has changed. Yet, it feels like only yesterday that I met my first client curious…Read More The beauty of imperfect
A quick trick to empty a file using Terminal on Mac. 1. Open Terminal 2. enter the following command in Terminal cat /dev/null > fileName If you get a warning Permission Denied you can do the following trick. sudo sh -c ‘cat /dev/null > fileName’Read More Mac – How to clear a file’s contents using Terminal command
Welcome to part 5 of the MAMP tutorial. In this post we will go over setting up friendly URLs on your Mac server. We will be adding a new site called http://mysite.localhost You will also learn how to run multiple domain sites on your local server. Having Virtual Hosts enabled is really useful when developing sites on…Read More How to setup multiple sites hosted on your Mac with OSX 10.8 + (MAMP Part 5)