On my Laravel News site I send out a weekly digest newsletter and I decided very early that I didn’t want some automated system of just grabbing all this weeks posts and sending those. However, I did want to automate as much as I could and in this tutorial I want to share how I setup WordPress to handle the creation of each weeks mailing.
With the current design of this site I wanted to have images in the content that stretch out beyond the container. I’ve seen this pattern used quite a bit recently and I think it gives a nice little visual “pop”. Implementation wise this is a pretty easy problem to solve by using negative margins. I decided I would use this as an opportunity to put together a little centerImg jQuery plugin and document my steps along the way.
As a developer I am constantly taking notes while reading, planning features, and attending conferences. Conferences are the hardest for me because of how fast the talks go. If I’m writing then I have to be quick and my notes end up being illegible.
I glance out my window, scared to open my blinds. I know that once I do I will see how beautiful you are, how I will get lost in the chirping and glimmering dew. I’ll […]
The other night my wife and I were watching a photo slideshow and a picture of me on the beach from 2011 popped up. I was honestly amazed and couldn’t believe that’s really how big […]
It’s 1 am, I’m unable to sleep and have all these crazy ideas running through my head. As I start to doze, I have a spark of genius. I think to myself this would be […]