Hacks: February 2016

Posts in this seriesHacks: February 2016Hacks: March 2016Hacks: May 2016Hacks: June 2016Hacks: July 2016Hacks: August 2016Hacks: September 2016Hacks: October 2016Hacks: November 2016Hacks: December 2016This month, I got back into hacking … Read more

New Geek Project: Push Notifications

So one of the things I’ve been looking to do lately is get a push notifications platform working with WordPress so I can do alerts to an iPhone/iPad/Mac when content is updated on the site. In looking around, the plugins to do this all cost exorbitant amounts ($29+/month, or hundreds of dollars one-time cost), and since I’ve been wanting to get an Apple Dev account set up for awhile now, I opted to drop a hundo yesterday and get it going. Here’s how the first project is going to play out:

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Image Credits: lmonk72/Creative Commons Zero (CC0).

Kick Ass CSS Stuff

CSS Calc — perform math on your CSS values.  Super-useful in that you can mix measurements.  Subtract 2px from 5em.  Seriously. CSS4 Selectors — some of these are already supported … Read more