Link round up #1

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Most people in this industry suffer from information overload and I, am no different. How can we find the time to actually asses the range of new frameworks, techniques and interesting blog titles that invade every feed, on every screen we own on a minute by minute basis? Well, here’s my solution… I’m going to… Read more »

Prototype Website with Assemble, Grunt & Inuit

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Over the last year I have been moving away from GUI based tools in all of my work. Firstly to minimise spend on licenses but also to ensure I can move from machine to machine without effecting my workflow, whilst maintaining the speed of front end development I require. To that end I have created… Read more »

IE8 and Modernizr 2.5.2 links bug

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This week I’ve had an annoying and difficult to replicate bug with Modenizr 2.5.2 and Internet Explorer 8. Working for Leeds University IE8 is still our standard campus supported browser and during a dry run of a demo, links in our application were causing the browser to crash on page refresh. This behavior was only… Read more »

Sliding Jquery Contact Form

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Before Christmas I was asked to create a sliding contact form for the Leeds for Life site here at the University. I think it came out pretty well so I thought I’d share. I added a few extra touches such as the background opacity to focus users attention on the form and also the opening… Read more »