The Hyphen, the EN and the EM

June 26th 2015 - Typography

Found this great explanation on the difference between hyphens, en and em dashes. Wanted to post for future reference. A hyphen, -, is used in words made of more than one word (Spider-Man, to-be-determined, fail-safe), or phrasal adjectives that happen before a noun (larger-than-life, over-the-top). An en dash, –, is used for ranges of numbers, […]

Combining git commands into one terminal line

May 2nd 2015 - Code

Having to write git pull origin branch_name followed by git add all -A then git commit -m "blaaah blaah" was getting a bit annoying so I figured out how to combine these into a single command as most of the commits I make are quite straight forward. First thing you need to do is find […]

Experimenting with SVG

January 7th 2015 - Design

new-logo

I’ve been working on a new logo and a new website in-between projects / work / sleep etc. Part of the project was to introduce SVG elements to my site and gain a better understanding of the SVG spec. The design itself is based on a mixture of the Fibonacci sequence, Art Nouveau and the […]

Future of Web Apps conference 2014

October 10th 2014 - Writing

With conference season already upon us I was invited to attend the latest Future Insight conference in London, Future of Web Apps (FOWA), where experts from the field of web come together to learn about and discuss the emerging tools and platforms that are shaping the future of our industry. The focus this year at […]

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