The nuts and bolts of creating on the web – coding practices, software tutorials, processes.
I’m going to be working on more meaningful blog posts – but I did want to share some good stuff that I’ve found lately:
The Web Ahead Podcast – seriously, one of the most informative podcasts out there in our industry. Stop what you’re doing right now and go listen.
The CSS3 Generator – I’m using this just about every day right now.
Codekit – I’m still only experimenting with LESS and using this App, but it could totally change the way you develop websites.
CSS Lint Documentation – Rules – If you’ve ever used CSSLint, this is the set of rules that it checks against, and why. I don’t agree with every rule (like to not use IDs as part of CSS selectors), but a lot of good insight on current best practices.
Pattern Primer – by Jeremey Keith. This is a great way to start going about building styles. Do yourself a favor, and check out the demo, and look at the stylesheet. I am now writing my CSS differently because I did.
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Let’s say you want to develop a WordPress site on your computer ( i.e., locally), but want to be able to work on that same site from a different computer. For instance, you are working on a site at work, but you have another computer at home, and want to easily work on the site from there.
To work on a site from two (or more) computers, you could constantly copy files back and forth, but the site content and configuration will not be the same. But you also don’t want to work straight off a hosted server, as the lag of FTP’ing changes would be slow you down.
Using the method I’m about to describe, you will be able to:
- Make changes to your theme files
- Add plugins
- Create/modify content
- Change site settings
And it will also seamlessly transfer from one computer to another.
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