Editing your /etc/hosts file is great for running and testing web apps as they are under development. For a project I’m working on, I needed to be able to access one of my local Rails apps through an Android device, which meant editing the device’s /etc/hosts file. As I haven’t rooted my Nexus-S, so opted […]
Last week saw the launch of Monthly, a completely new web site design and development service I’m pleased to offer small and medium businesses. Monthly is a fresh approach to designing, building and updating your web site. With Monthly, you simply subscribe to a monthly payment plan that covers your web site’s design, development, and […]
For many reasons, I’m a huge fan of Rails for building web software, and by implication, coding in Ruby. When you’ve spent a little time working with Ruby, it’s difficult to go back to more traditional languages such as PHP. For less intense website or small applications, though, Rails can feel a bit heavy-handed. Whilst […]
For several years now, I’ve used WordPress to power this site. As I’ve learned to use new tools for coding (vim, git and so on), WordPress has started to seem a little too heavy, especially for just writing posts. A textarea editor just can’t cut it when you’ve been using vim for a couple of […]
Based on my earlier design for theÂ Sail Loft, I was commissioned byÂ ArtyTechsÂ to design a new animated logo for Cornwall-basedÂ TrevorryÂ farm. The logo and brand identity was integrated with the original site built by ArtyTechs /Â HMC.