How to organize WordPress theme code to facilitate child theming without taking any special consideration in the base theme.
Software & Programming
software and its development
The Blogfolio theme for WordPress has finally reached a level of refinement and elegance suitable for powering Planetjon. Goodbye 3rd party themes, hello my own.
So, if you’re interested in developing with PHP, you should really check out the Yii Framework. And if you like what you see, I strongly recommend Larry Ullman’s Yii Book. While still in the making, you can buy it now and receive the updates as Larry writes and revises the chapters.… Read the rest “A reason why Larry Ullman is awesome”
3Dmark 2013 is now out – download it and make your gaming rigs cry. [youtube http://youtu.be/oEt8kEFeffQ] I ran the benchmark on my rig at stock settings and you can see below my scores and rig specs. My current rig CPU: Intel Core i7-930 Processor @ 2.8GHz GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6870 @ core 900MHz, mem 1050MHz RAM: 6x 1GB DDR3 @ 533MHz HD: 255GB Plextor PX-256M5S SSD OS: Win7 64bit Score: 99314 Graphics Score:184875 Physics Score: 37909 Score: 13889 Graphics Score: 26924 Physics Score: 5155 Score: 3025 Graphics Score: 3237 Physics Score: 7271 Combined Score: 1279 My impression The eye candy was sexy but I can’t say that I was overly impressed with the tests themselves.… Read the rest “Get excited, 3DMark 2013 is here”
WordPress 3.5 should be launching sometime today, and I’ve been quite pleased with the release candidates so far. This update really modernizes WordPress with much anticipated aesthetic and functional improvements. Lets take a look at what’s new. Revamped Media Management I’m sure I wasn’t the only one getting frustrated with WordPress’ dinosaur media uploader and management, and they’ve finally breathed some modern magic into it.… Read the rest “What’s new in WordPress 3.5”
Good news for all first gen eeepad TF101 owners! Asus has confirmed that Android 4.0 ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich) is finally being deployed as a FOTA. According to Asus via their Facebook page, deployment has already begun in Taiwan and will be made available in other regions shortly.… Read the rest “Android 4.0 ICS finally deployed to eeepad TF101”
Java 7’s recent release has sparked some interesting discussion, some excited by the new features, some disappointed that it’s too little too late… But this isn’t one of those internet rants about the future of Java; this is about using a language to its full extent!… Read the rest “Project Espresso4J – Java inline arrays, lists, and maps”
I just wanted to share this gem that I stumbled upon. If you’re looking to add a slideshow or image slider to your website, this Cycle plugin built on jQuery is a really painless way of going about it. Oh jQuery, you brilliantly dazzling library.… Read the rest “Website slideshow made easy with jQuery”
What do these three things have in common? Not a whole lot outside the scope of my weekend. But let me tell you about it like you’ve never heard before. First up, the Merivale Fish Market, a locally owned casual eatery which puts their money into the food rather than the front.… Read the rest “Fish SVN and Hulk! (oh my)”
Working with DHTML sucks; and that’s a fact of life. The older the browser, the worst it is because of different DOM implementations. I was trying to set this thing up where you can draw a box outline over an image, and send the coordinates to a PHP program through a form.… Read the rest “Transparent GIF hack”