11 Sep, 2013 4 min read Industry

Mobile First Design

‘Mobile First Design’, it’s a phrase that has been thrown around a lot recently in our industry, but what exactly is it? Mobile First Design is the theory of making the mobile experience of your website, the priority. Traditionally, web design agencies have gone in full throttle on the desktop...

22 Aug, 2013 5 min read PhoneGap

PhoneGap and offline storage

As most of my readers realise, my blog revolves around my real world issues and findings. One of my most recent tasks has been handling the beast that is, offline storage in PhoneGap 3. I know a lot of readers will be thinking “what’s the issue?” well, before I can...

14 Aug, 2013 3 min read PhoneGap

Getting started with PhoneGap 3

In this lesson I’m going to show you how you can go from nothing, to a functioning Android PhoneGap application within 30 minutes. If you have already got the basics in place and need tips and advice for development practises, my last tutorial might be more helpful! Check it out...

12 Aug, 2013 1 min read PHP

SQL Injections

In a modern society full of brilliant programmers and fantastic resources for upcoming programmers one key issue I come across way too often is unsecured code that is wide open for a MySQL injection. I was tasked today with updating a custom CMS/Ecommerce system as it was unable to save...

10 Aug, 2013 11 min read CakePHP

Your own CMS: Lessons learnt

Let me start this post by saying, creating my own CMS wasn’t the easiest thing I’ve ever undertaken but the end result made the time spent on it more than worth it! Background The majority of people that visit this website should be well aware of the fact I am...

14 Apr, 2013 1 min read WordPress

Custom page templates

So you want to create a page that looks totally different from your website? Maybe for a blog? Or a gallery? In this quick tip, I will show you how easy that is! Custom page templates are one of the most handy things available in WordPress, they allow to create...