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    Focusing on Focus

    What's up my a11y allies? Were you aware that the mouse and keyboard handle focus differently? Well it's true. Both handle them differently, and depending on what browser you are in also matters...a lot actually. Focus is a crucial element to the usage and experience of the...

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    10 Years

    A full decade ago I was a rookie web developer at a small web shop in Madison, Wisconsin.  When I left college, all I knew was CSS layouts and confirmation boxes.  In short:  I was as green as could be, much greener that kids coming out...

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    O’Reilly Jupyter Conference for Machine Learning is Coming!

    Machine learning is an exciting topic in the computer science world these days, which means that O'Reilly has you covered with a first class conference.  Jupyter Conference is coming this August so I wanted to speak to O'Reilly's Director of Learning Group, Paco Nathan...

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    Streaming Data with Fetch() and NDJSON

    *"If you stream it, you can do it" -- Walt Disney[^1] * Streams are trickling into the scene as we search for ways to improve performance. What if instead of waiting for our entire ajax response to complete, we could start showing the data as it arrives? Streams...

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    Website Speed Test by Cloudinary

    Making your website as fast-loading as possible is not only an art but a necessity these days.  Slow-loading websites cause users to bail, leading to lost revenue and loss of credibility.  Add that Google now factors site speed into search results and you realize how important...

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    Custom, Embeddable Site Search with Swiftype

    As hard as we try to make our website navigation and content structure as logical as possible, a large percentage of users would prefer a simple search box to find what they need.  That being the case, we need to ensure that site search is as accurate and...

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    14 Top-Of-The-Line Multipurpose WordPress Themes

    A typical multipurpose WordPress theme is versatile, flexible, loaded with popular features. This enables you to create any type of website, portfolio, or blog you have in mind, or are commissioned to build. Specialty themes have their place too, especially when your design activities are confined...

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    Powerful Tips and Tools for UX and UI Designers

    Although they are separate entities, UX and UI design are often done by the same individual. This is usually the case with a freelance web designer. Most designers however, are focused on the UI when building a website. This would seem to make sense, in that...

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    Fix Bash Error in Docker

    I really enjoy working with Docker because it gives me more insight into creating and maintaining your own environments, mostly from scratch.  I instantly gained a greater appreciation for Ops engineers, package creators, and other engineers who work on low level software.  I think what I'm trying to say is that...

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    Create Auth Tokens with PHP

    Working with OAuth and similar authentication protocols requires the use of temporary tokens which represent unique handshakes between multiple web services.  These tokens must be unique, securely stored, and the longer, the better. Since I've been out of the PHP game for a while, I was researching how to...