Above the Fold

This concept of ‘Above the Fold’ just doesn’t exist. I’d add the word ‘anymore’ to that statement, but I don’t really believe that to be the case. In all of my experience with using the web, the one thing I’ve noticed is...

Lean times

I just experienced something that all recent¬†freelancers dread, but will inevitably face. A lean couple of months – or more accurately, a primary¬†contract coming to end a little unexpectedly….just before Christmas. Not everyone will be so unfortunate at to...

Learning resources

Working with the web (or ‘mucking about with computers all day and night’ as my wife calls it) calls for an ever-developing skillset. Just when you feel confident with a language, library, framework, plugin or workflow, a major release comes along and you...

legacy code support

The life of a freelancer can be great – you’re (often) hired for your expertise and (sometimes) for your ability to present new and alternative solutions for your customer’s needs. Mostly you’re hired for your rate, but that’s a whole...