Category Archives: Web Development

Install Node.js on Windows

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Tonight I was trying to install Node.js on Windows and couldn’t find any straightforward documentation. Reason is each new release of Node.js has multiple ways it can be setup. For instance, older versions required Cygwin and some people use a .exe file. None of these methods are optimal, so I’ve written a tutorial on how to install Node.js own Windows and test it in 6 steps with less than 10 minutes of your time.

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WordPress Twenty Eleven Child Theme Shiv

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WordPress’s Twenty Eleven child themes make great use of HTML5, but suffer from one particular flaw. They require you to hack apart functions hijacking your code in unexpected situations. Because of this, I’ve created a Twenty Eleven child theme shiv that removes all the extra junk, so you don’t have to worry about manually cleaning everything.

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A Blog for Web Development

After more than half a decade of web development experience, I’ve learned quite a bit. Especially after running 3 businesses, creating over 20 custom websites, and recently working on a book for Manning Publications about HTML5 APIs. While my experience is very little compared to some peers in the online development industry, I’ve learned how incredibly important it is to share what you’ve learned.

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