By Kevin, February 1st, 2015

PHPStorm is a fantastic IDE for PHP. I’ve been a fan of JetBrains’ products for quite some time. Whether it’s RubyMine, WebStorm, PHPStorm, or PyCharm, their IDEs are one of the most developer friendly tools I have ever come across.

One of my favorite things to assist in my development...


By Kevin, July 8th, 2014

If you’re doing a migration of media files, you most likely will be working with a list of URLs. Other times, you will have a local file system from which to pull in media. When working with just a list of URLs though, you’re somewhat working with a ‘blind’ import.

Imported content may...

By Kevin, July 5th, 2014

Lately I have been exploring whats coming down the pipe for new versions of SASS. Version 3.3.x brings in a lot of new or improved features that, as a programmer, are very cool. I’ve enjoyed using SASS as a means of styling for quite some time now. It is simply a very efficient way to generate...

By Kevin, July 2nd, 2014

Migrating content from one platform to another saves lots of time from doing grunt work and gets data moved fast. However, simply moving the content doesn’t mean the job is done. There are other considerations too, such as 301 redirects for example. Since we are moving content, our aliases are...

By Kevin, June 26th, 2014

What? Thought we were done? There are still things left to learn here. There are always things to learn.

In Nokogiri, the css method is simple, straightforward, and familiar if you have a background in jQuery. But, if you have multiple elements on the page to select,...


By Kevin, June 11th, 2014

There really aren’t many platforms or technologies out there that a developer dreads more than Internet Explorer. Nothing out there has caused more wasted hours on a project than possibly reddit or an aging Windows installation.

We all know the deal....


By Kevin, June 8th, 2014

How many times have you faced this?

Scenario 1: The “okay, try now” loop

Developer: Hey manager, I just completed tickets 2, 3, 4, and 5. I am moving on to 6, 7 and 8 now.
Manager: Cool, thanks...