Comparing Frameworks

February 8, 2018 | blog, featured

Since I founded Gittr with my business partner, Brennan, we’ve used the MaterializeCSS front-end framework. It’s got all of the standard components a modern framework should have: a decent grid, modals, tooltips, navigation options, dropdowns, buttons, and more. It also offers SASS and JS source files so it’s modular, expandable, and you don’t have to […]


January 27, 2018 | portfolio

CSS-Cropping: How To Preserve Aspect Ratio

July 10, 2017 | blog

I do a lot of “profile” type sites – a basic profile image with descriptions and maybe some social media links. One thing that I’ve always struggled with was the ‘circular’ profile image. I circumvented this for a while by hard-cropping in photoshop or requesting square images, then slapping the border-radius on it and calling […]

Regex Cheatsheet

May 23, 2017 | blog

I’ve been writing some regex lately and compiled this handy little cheat sheet. Start the expression: /^ Space: [\s] or \s Parentheses: [(] and [)] Optional flag: put a ‘?’ after the phrase Hyphen (first or last character): – or [-] Hyphen (not first or last character): \- If you want options in a slot, […]

Guide To

May 9, 2017 | portfolio

Function Declaration in jQuery

May 8, 2017 | blog

There are a bunch of different ways to write a function declaration in jQuery. I’m gonna cover a few here. The Simple Function This is the simplest way to declare a function (method) in JavaScript and jQuery. This is a great way to test and is good for a throwaway method, but it isn’t good […]

CodeIgniter Class Level Variables

April 23, 2017 | blog

As the CTO of Gittr, I’m always looking for ways to improve the way we write our software, from utilizing different features and techniques to simplifying or compacting our logic. We’ve got a pretty good flow going, but there was one thing I saw that was tripping me up: constantly defining and redefining variables. The […]

Filth Fest

March 28, 2017 | portfolio

Game And Movie Podcast

February 24, 2017 | portfolio

CSS Counting: What, How, and When

January 29, 2017 | blog

I recently read This awesome article on CSS-Tricks about a bunch of interesting CSS properties. While some of the properties were already well known to me, there were a few that stood out and. The one that stood out the most, though, was CSS Counting. What CSS Counting Is CSS Counting relies on a (sort-of) […]