Using Markdown

(This is a post to help me remember common Markdown syntax.) To be sure, if I really wanted to preserve my content indefinitely, Markdown in a text file is better than Markdown in a database field. Markdown Makes Sense, Even in an Email I dislike Rich-text or HTML email. If it’s done right, it’s not… Read more Using Markdown

Bones + ACF

For years and years, I developed web sites with ExpressionEngine. EE is great: I love it. I started with something like 1.2 and worked my way up to version 2.10. The ease of creating templates, and pulling in database content into those templates, just really fit my brain and method of developing web sites. The… Read more Bones + ACF

Christmas Movies

My two favorite Christmas movies are: Elf Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas Both movies are incredibly sweet, with great music and humor. We watch them every year.

All in on WP

Am I going all in with WordPress? I guess so. Most of the site I develop for clients sites use WP, with a smaller number using ExpressionEngine. And it feels like more and more clients, including my wife, are requesting WP. EE is much better to develop for (Drupal is even better), but WP seems… Read more All in on WP

Driving to PA

We drove to my grandma’s funeral. Driving sucks and is really dangerous, too. But, man, it’s convenient. You see more of the country, and it’s always nice to have your car when you’re in a strange city. We drove through Pennsylvania, mostly, and dang if it isn’t a beautiful state. We mostly followed I-76, through… Read more Driving to PA