Editing SCSS with Brackets & Koala on Mac OSX

Made a tutorial video on how to edit SCSS (Sassy CSS). I will be using Koala & Brackets on Mac OSX. They are both free applications for the Mac. I reference a color scheme I made previously for a client. You will see the process of copying the hex codes to my WordPress Theme’s SCSS file. You will […]

SVG Animated Tooltip for Diagrams

Experimented with an idea for a site I’m working on in Codepen today. It involves some basic SVG animation with CSS3 and Jquery. I’m sure there is a more concise way of writing it, but this achieves the result I desired. Will work well for interactive diagrams. Hover over the black dots to see it […]

Firebug: An Essential Tool for Coding CSS

I find the Firebug plugin for Firefox to be exceptionally helpful when working on css.  For a long time, I didn’t even know about Firebug, and was doing it all the hard way.  Not anymore!  I discovered the power of inspect.  By simply pushing cmd+shift+c, I can open the firebug window.  From there, I can […]

Google Web Fonts API

Google Web Fonts

It used to be that you could only use the system fonts that came with every computer for web design unless you used images.  Those days are over.  Google has recently developed an API that allows you to embed a link reference to a currently small set of non-system fonts into your website.  This makes […]

How to Prevent Jquery Conflicts

If you have a Jquery conflict, one of the Jquery scripts will not load.  In this tutorial, I’m going to briefly show how to edit the code and prevent Jquery conflicts.  First step is to set a variable to call the Jquery instead of the regular $ symbol. Here’s an example of how you set […]