Website development and design blog, tutorials and inspiration
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This is my little web development blog, a place for me to share my knowledge of web development, CDD, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP and much more.

I have an HND in Software Engineer, and I'm a Microsoft certified ASP.Net / C# developer. I have extensive experience in ASP.Net, C#, MVC, PHP, WordPress, Linux and Windows. I also have diplomas in Graphic Design and Photography. I specialise in bespoke website development, e-commerce solutions, content management systems, web design and web services.

Please feel free to browse around, hopefully you will find something of interest. Any questions, just ask!

 

What's New in MVC6 and Why MVC6 is the Best Yet
8th March 2016C#
There are lots of changes introduced in MVC6, not least of which is a new view engine to replace Razor. This tutorial outlines the changes to MVC6 and explains why this is the best version yet.
.Net Core and Why it's the Future
7th March 2016C#
Microsoft's latest focus is on .NET Core as the future of its development platform. In this article, we look at what .Net Core is and how it differs from Microsoft's .NET Framework.
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
5th March 2016Graphic Design
Adobe Photoshop is an incredibly powerful image editor, but it can also be very intimidating to the newcomer. If you want to start using Photoshop but don't know where to start, this tutorial will get you started.
Typography
27th February 2016Graphic Design
Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable and appealing when displayed.
Colour Theory
20th February 2016Graphic Design
Colour is by far one of the most important elements in graphic design. Different colours evoke different feelings. This article explains how colours can be used to create feelings and moods.
Graphic Design Elements & Principles
13th February 2016Graphic Design
Graphic design elements and principals are very important, and once you understand them, you will become a better designer. These tips are beneficial to amateurs and professionals alike and correctly utilizing them will improve your graphic design skills.
What is Graphic Design?
6th February 2016Graphic Design
Graphic design is the art of visual communication that combines images, words and ideas to convey information to an audience in a way that is pleasing to the eye and gets attention.
Using CSS3 Media Queries for Responsive Design
18th December 2015Internet
CSS3 introduced media queries into the web development world. Media queries are the foundation for responsive design. They let you create layouts specific for screen sizes such as tablets and smartphones. This article provides you with a brief overview of media queries with the basic syntax for common screen sizes.