Twitter Tweet This – with links and hastags

Twitter Tweet This – with links and hastags

A bit of geekery for you today! I recently decided to overhaul my Social Media strategy. I created some workflows for myself and am currently sharing them one-by-one on my company blog – here’s the first one: Workflow for maintaining your social media...
The NERDsery – a video tour

The NERDsery – a video tour

I’m a huge fan of the Vlogbrothers John and Hank Green on youTube. They have a wonderful outlook on life, aren’t afraid to be excited about the things that they love, and have built a community of fans who call themselves nerdfighters. I am a proud...

Slideshows by geeks

I read a post explaining slideshow design by a ‘non-designer’ geek on Google Reader. I was pretty inspired so I grabbed some of my own colour palettes from Colour Lovers. I downloaded that amazing font Yanone Kaffeesatz and promptly also...

Resizing jQuery dialogs

I have a quick way of producing dialogs by specifying class=”modal” with a href=”the modal id”, and a div with class=”modal” and id=”the modal id”. View the demo What was annoying me is that when the page was resized to...

Writing UTF-8 XML files with Java

I had a method to write XML files with FileWriter but discovered when I wanted to (…allow my customers to…) use special characters it fell over. I needed to use a FileOutputStream in order to deal with bytes. Original method:   public void...