WordPress for Education

I’m proud to announce that WordPress for Education is now available in book and e-book format. The book is a brief guide designed to walk educators through using WordPress to create course websites, school social network hubs, and as a replacement to antiquated learning management systems. The process of…

Caine's Arcade

If you haven't yet seen it, watch this short film about Caine, a 9 year-old boy who builds a cardboard arcade inside his father's auto parts store. It's an uplifting story and well worth your 10 minutes. But there's something deeper happening here. The thought and effort behind Caine's arcade…

5 Minutes on The Verge: Shaun Inman

How do you stay focused? I'm not sure that I do. I'm kind of all over the place, with my attention split between web apps, iOS games and apps, and Safari extensions. I'm not especially disciplined. I use plain old text files for todo lists. I try to limit my…

HTML5 Cram Session

Tonight I'll be running a HTML5 cram session at the monthly Launch Haven event. Here are the tools and resources that I'll be mentioning in the talk. If you're in New Haven, I'd love to see you there! Presentation Resources Slides Demo page Demo page on Github Browser Support HTML5…

I'm Writing A Book

In gradeschool I was the kid in the back of the class, sketching comic book characters and plotting out the sequel to Super Mario Brothers in my notebook. By age 16, I had discovered Kerouac and Ginsberg and started drafting the terrible free-style poetry that only makes sense deep within…

Web Nerd Acronyms TextExpander Group

Recently, Chris Coyier of CSS Tricks posted a list of common “Web Nerd Acronyms” to be used with HTML’s <abbr> tag. Like Chris, I’m lazy about my use of <abbr>, so I created this set of TextExpander snippets to aid…