Patterns with Processing

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Art, Code | No Comments

Over the last year or so I have been experimenting on and off with Processing, the programing platform for designers and artists. You can see the full potential of Processing in a book I recommend called Generative Gestaltung. But Processing doesn’t have to be used to create interactive prototypes or generative art. It can also […]

Simply-List: iOS Web App with Local Storage

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Code, Snippets, Web Design | No Comments

As Steve Jobs famously said, “Design is how it works.” The role of a Web designer increasingly requires some ability to write code because good design goes beyond appearances. I built my own mobile web app to challenge myself to design a web app that would look and feel like a native iOS app. A […]

HTML5 Minimalist WordPress Theme

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 in Code, Web Design | 3 Comments

I really like this blog’s (my old) theme. It was developed by Jeff Star about five years ago. So when I read this article on Smashing Magazine about how to upgrade a WordPress theme to HTML5 I thought I’d update Minimalist. I changed the form styling, and some of the typography, but it’s mostly unchanged […]

SVG Graphics

Posted by on Mar 15, 2011 in Code, Web Design | No Comments

One of the most interesting parts of HTML5 from a graphics standpoint is improved support for Scalable Vector Graphics. SVGs can automatically scale to any size because they are a vector format. Compare the SVG graphic of my logo below to the logo in the upper right hand corner of this site: <p>If you’re reading […]

Converting a Microsoft XML file to <ul>

Posted by on Feb 7, 2011 in Code, Snippets | No Comments

I modified a W3Schools script to get this JavaScript snippet because I needed to add a large excel table to a web-page as an unordered list. I set up a single column table in Excel and exported the table as an XML file called “list” and ran this code in the browser. Hope it helps […]