I’ve been living in Switzerland since early 2001: coming up on sixteen years. Since arriving, I’ve been forced to contribute to the health system by paying monthly premiums to the tune of around Fr. 300 per month. This reflects the bare minimum–the obligatorische Krankenpflegeversicherung–which is a legal requirement. Just like car insurance, a person with health insurance has to pay the excess…
Sitting, cross-legged, a couple of arms’ length from the edge of a two-and-a-half-thousand foot drop to the valley floor, watching clouds drift across the lake into the distance.
A quick question for TYPO3 and front-end developers among you. If you’re using a framework like Foundation or Bootstrap in TYPO3, a) How do you install the framework? Via CLI? b) Where do you install the framework? To the Resources folder? To a subfolder? Thanks for any feedback, here or on Twitter.
Defining custom artboards in Sketch to better reflect modern screen resolutions.
My year in pictures for 2016.
A stripped-back, simple WordPress theme for my personal website, which I can begin extending as and when I have the time.
Our holiday to the south of England this summer took us to the most south-westerly point of the British mainland.
There's something very satisfying about watching a couple of guys painting road markings.
A summarized insight into maintaining individual features in your own WordPress plugins through the flexibility and organisation of modular development.
WordPress is much more than a simple tool for building websites. Here are a few prominent sites which use WordPress and its new REST API for much more than a simple blog.
I provide a free public Github repository containing example code for starting work on a WordPress theme which uses PHP namespaces and template parts.
I provide a free public Github repository containing example code for starting work on a WordPress plugin, which uses PHP namespaces.
Photographing picturesque villages amongst the rolling hills of canton Basel-Land.
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A four-part National Geographic documentary on Pete Souza, Barack Obama's official photographer.
Save your money for fun stuff and stay at a Premier Inn when you're in London. Chain hotels, but excellent locations, high standards and free wifi.
An analysis of the visitor statistics during a recent web project showed that a large number of visitors were visiting the site using medium-small devices with 1024px x 768px screens. This corresponds to an iPad held in horizontal format. But further research into the statistics showed that a large proportion of the visitors with this screen size were using…
Providing WordPress developers and designers in Switzerland with an online place to hang out and exchange tips and ideas.
Finding a magnificent view of a scene I know well, by going up a little road and turning a corner.
A great spot to photograph the vineyards and sixteenth-century church at Ligerz, on the shores of Lake Biel.
I occasionally have a need to divert file requests on a website to a PHP script. By doing so, I can determine whether the visitor may access it, see whether an image should have a watermark automatically applied, or notify an administrator that a PDF has been viewed or downloaded. The easiest way to do so on an Apache web…