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Published article: Pursuing Professionalism in Web Accessibility

There’s been a growing amount of talk about making websites more useable to people with disabilities in recent weeks. In this article I wrote for the Indigo Tree blog, I notice how we have been increasingly aware of our role in providing access to the web to a wider range of people and discuss how it’s already helping our clients increase their reach.

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Published article: The Hidden Cost of Slow Websites

In this article, I ask Indigo Tree customers if they think that website load speed matters? Is it something they factor into design decisions, pricing, and expected Return on Investment when commissioning a website project? I then hilight the business reasons why it should…

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2016 Review / 2017 Aims

2016 as a year was as unconventional as they come. Globally there have been some massive shifts politically, socially and in other ways. My life too has taken some pretty interesting turns. I’m following suit here by posting a quick review of my year and what I hope I can achieve in 2017 from a professional perspective.

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First Steps with Laravel

For a while now I’ve felt like I’m leaving Wordpress behind me. It’s a great platform and I certainly wouldn’t be a developer if Wordpress hadn’t got me started along this route. However, comes a time when all of us must press on to things that help us to continue to grow; I don’t feel that Wordpress is that tool. So I’m moving on to Laravel.

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How I Created My Home Web Server

Is it just me or does Apple’s iCloud seem like a very simple solution to a problem all of us in a connected world face? That of storing, managing and sharing photos of our loved ones, holidays and interests with others? Instead of being faced with ever increasing charges from Apple to store my stuff, I decided to get a solution I could be more in control of.

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A Journey With Dylan: Halfway Through

A Few weeks ago, I wrote a post about how I was taking a journey through the studio albums of Bob Dylan, starting with his first eponymous album, and discovering new albums and tracks along the way which resonated with me. I’m now about half way through the catalogue, and have encountered a few surprises.

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Introducing Biko: my new body font

Typography on the web is a world of hard choices. I started this website using quite a different set of fonts than I have now. But since then my perspective has changed on a few things, and I’ve finally switched to an entirely new set of fonts for deliciousreverie.co.uk. Here’s a few of the processes I’ve been through when considering these changes.

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A Journey with Dylan

I’ve been in & out of love with Bob Dylan for many years. I started listening in my early 20’s, bought a compilation album, but I have to say that I just didn’t get it. Now, 16 years later, I’m listening to every album he’s produced so far.

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Frontier Conference 2016

I recently attended what I hope will be the first Frontier Conference held in London. The event was a mix of design & development, with some experienced speakers and some who are fairly new to public speaking. I benefited from the opportunity to network as well as listening to these insightful talks.

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Using WSL (BASH for Windows)

At a new job I’ve been tasked with moving to Windows as my main production environment. At first approaching this idea with some trepidation, I have since discovered and been able to install the new Windows Subsystem for Linux on my PC, and it’s proven to be a really useful tool.

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“Design isn't just how it looks. Design is what it does.” —Steve Jobs