We all have pride. Whether that pride comes from our career or what we create outside of work, we all have a sense of pride in something. In web development, it is critical to balance personal pride in your work with taking constructive criticism about your creations. After dedicating...Read More The Importance of QA and UAT
I have been coding CSS almost daily for over 10 years. I don’t say that to try and establish supremacy, but merely to give some context to the subsequent observations. There are quite a few days I still feel more like a...Read More Evolution of CSS: Becoming a CSS Composer
WebDevStudios is thrilled to announce the launch of the new and improved TheSportsGeek.com! Working with Kevin McClelland, editor of The Sports Geek, was exciting. The challenge that he presented included the requests for a fresh redesign, a logo refresh, and a full-site-rebuild on WordPress. The original website...Read More Our Redesign for The Sports Geek Is a Sure Bet
Developers have their own way of working, and I’m no exception. With a half a dozen apps running at any given time to make my code structure, workflow, and deployments as smooth as possible, I depend on simple easy-to-use tools to get...Read More My Local: Getting Started with Laravel Homestead
Vagrant is an awesome tool and works really well–for most applications. At WDS, a LOT of our peeps use Vagrant for their day-to-day activities, and chances are you’ve seen Brad Parbs‘ VV at some point, or may be using it right now. However,...Read More Developer Devolution: Why I Stopped Using Vagrant
We are always striving to find better, faster ways to do the mundane tasks we have in our lives. We got bored with having to make our coffee in the morning, so some brilliant mind created an automatic coffee maker with a...Read More Snippets Saved My Life: How Sublime Text 3 Snippets Changed Everything
Usually folks hire someone else for a task for one of two reasons: They are either short on time or skill. In particular, when it comes to creative works like design, development, writing, marketing, et al., it means you’re also paying for a unique perspective...Read More What Are You Paying For When You Hire a Developer?
In a previous post, I wrote about how awesome PHPStorm is in the context of being a front-end developer. In this post, we are going to look at getting the PHPStorm debugger setup to work with Xdebug and then test it to...Read More The PHPStorm Debugger is Pretty Awesome