Radio Show - Aug 3

Here's the latest conversation on Roundhouse Radio. Today's conversation was about the nature of Twitter and how the First Amendment doesn't really apply to it. This was just with the glorious Janice Ungaro, as Cory is off in Africa doing something there. We also brought up my e-book and the Vancouver Pops Orchestra. Take a Listen If you have any comments or questions about this post, please feel free to shoot me an e-mail at...

E-Book has Launched

I am so thrilled that 20k words of furious typing have made their way into Principles of Project Planning, my first e-book. This book, despite the title, is not for project managers. This is for all of you who NEED project managers to get your side projects done. This book is your project manager. It shows you how to plan your projects properly, and all the considerations you will need to make before you put...

The Progress and Meter Tags

So far this year, I have been exploring many of the lesser-known tags in the HTML5 library. I'm continuing on with the <progress> and <meter> tags, as these two tags have some distinct similarities, but also some distinct differences. At their heart, both tags have the appearance of measuring what percentage of completion something is. Both <progress> and <meter> are progress-bar elements, however the difference in what is being measured between them is worth spending...

Announcing My E-book

I'm writing an e-book! There's a side project that I have been working on this year, and I'm happy to announce that it is ready for pre-order. I am writing an e-book on planning software projects. This is not a guide for project managers, though you could probably pick up a few tips from it if you were interested. It is written for those developers who work on side projects, or do lots of hackathons,...

The Dialog Tag

The Dialog Tag So far this year, I have been exploring many of the lesser-known HTML5 tags that are becoming more prevalent and also more useful as more information about them is released. Recently, the Chromium team has released an advisory suggesting that our good friends alert(), confirm(), and prompt() should no longer be used as they are app-modal, synchronous, and therefore they are not ideal to either the browser, developer, or user experience. Instead,...