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What’s in a name?

September 10th, 2012

Of course, this quote is taken from the successful Romeo & Juliet by Baz Lurhmann. How does it apply to ExpressionEngine? I've taken on a few EE projects lately where the naming conventions have been quite...

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Greenview V2

July 14th, 2012

After a year of strategy, design & development, I'm happy to introduce the new Greenview website. Work on the new website started in December 2010 with a focus on updating the design, reflecting the church...

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Multi-lingual ExpressionEngine

June 1st, 2012

So this past week I delivered my first conference talk at the EU ExpressionEngine conference in Leiden, The Netherlands. I don't have any problems with public speaking but this was my first talk where I was...

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Git deployments

May 20th, 2012

Back in March I laid out my Git workflow - in that, I made it known that I hadn't settled on deployment strategy. I've been trying to get Capistrano to work with ExpressionEngine but just haven't managed to...

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I'm speaking

April 19th, 2012

I'll be speaking at the end of May at the annual ExpressionEngine conference in Leiden, The Netherlands. I'm excited and scared at the same time. I feel that I present pretty well but presenting to your...

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PHP insanity

March 20th, 2012

I was moving a site from development into test environment with git today and kept getting this error: 	Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at...

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So long, farewell

March 10th, 2012

auf wiedersehen goodbye PayPal. There's a new kid in town - in fact there's a couple of new kids in town but I'm particularly excited about. One of the worst things about doing any ecommerce website is...

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GIT workflow

March 2nd, 2012

There are a ton of GIT workflow articles out there by various developers, this is how I roll. I use GIT for all of my development work, the majority of that is ExpressionEngine based but I've also been using...

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Winning at business

March 2nd, 2012

Anyone who has spent any time with Sarah and I in the last 18 months will most likely have heard us talk about Dave Ramsey. Dave is a Christian financial author who helps people get rid of debt - not a debt...

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Responsive experiment

January 23rd, 2012

This little page I crafted doesn't have any other purpose other than because I wanted to. The 'Maw & Paw Countdown' is a responsive web page example I built for my folks (and the kids) to track when...

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