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Training for Web Technician cover | 25th Mar 19(1/10)
2 weeks to train my web cover before I go. I foresee many hours of document prep, code clean-up, and picking apart the "what the heck did that do" scripts from way back when. Fun!
HMS Garden Design RWD relaunch | 17th Mar 19(2/10)
I got the go-ahead to work on a responsive redesign of the HMS Garden Design website. The site now works much better on a multitude of devices.

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Krita freebie image editor training | 5th Mar 19(3/10)
Spent the morning in an image editing training session with Ashgate Croft School. Krita makes a great alternative to Photoshop... and it's totally FREE!

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Fast Cal minor warnings fixed | 2nd Mar 19(4/10)
I've fixed a few missing variables that were generating minor PHP warnings. Only two core files updated. No new features to report this time though.

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Brighter, whiter look for DHFS | 27th Feb 19(5/10)
For the past few weeks I've been working on a cleaner website look for DHFS, which includes an always visible search bar to improve usability.

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New role in local Government | 6th Feb 19(6/10)
Today I interviewed for the post of Application Development Officer within local Government... I got the job! It will be strange to leave Education after 11 years, but here's to the future!
Careers Event Calendar for DHFS | 23rd Jan 19(7/10)
I've been getting Fast Cal integrated into Joomla!, which is now serving as a Careers Event Calendar at DHFS. All the careers related deadlines in one place!

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Fast Edit v1 hits 10,000 downloads | 20th Dec 18(8/10)
I'm happy to report that Fast Edit v1.0 has reached the 10,000 downloads milestone. Not bad for a small-scale personal project. Merry Christmas!

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Fast Logs admin search added | 19th Dec 18(9/10)
A new search feature (scanning titles and descriptions) has been added to Fast Logs' admin panel to help users more easily find entries for editing.

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Fast Cal admin search added | 12th Dec 18(10/10)
A new search feature (scanning titles and descriptions) has been added to Fast Cal's admin panel to help users more easily find entries for editing.

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Free Scripts

Fast Edit v1 - Content Manager (1/12)
Get a free and easy CMS to edit your website! Includes file manager and page manager with a one-click interface to easily arrange the menu.

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Fast Edit Mini - Web Page Editor (2/12)
Get a super-simple content editor for your website. Its point-and-click toolbar loads right on the web page you want to edit - no hassle, no fuss!

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Fast Edit BE (Snippet Manager) (3/12)
Get a no-fuss website snippet editor. Easy setup, runs in the back-end, and supports multiple snippets of editable content on any number of web pages.

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Fast Cal v1 - Event Manager (4/12)
Get a handy event manager to display calendar dates in a monthly grid, or full year event list. Link to files or websites and show event details in a popup.

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Fast Feed v1 - RSS Manager (5/12)
Get a nifty news manager to edit and update an RSS v2.0 xml file. Supports multiple users and includes optional image upload and one-click archiving.

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Fast Warn v1 - Alert Manager (6/12)
Get a hassle-free message manager to display an alert box or critical warning to web vistors. Use the RSS file to feed alerts to social media websites.

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Fast Logs v1 - Logs Manager (7/12)
Get a neat logs manager to show book chapters or updates in a small web space. Page numbering and one-click archiving keep things neat and easy.

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Responsive Multi-Level Menus (8/12)
A collection of CSS-only and JavaScript enhanced multi-level menus; Fly-out, drop-down, slide-over and off-canvas navigation for responsive websites.

All Menus All Freebies

Responsive Any Content Slider (9/12)
A CSS-only and JavaScript enhanced content slider that can contain images, text, whatever! Includes navigation controls and cycles continuously.

Demo All Freebies

Responsive Modal Gallery (10/12)
A CSS-only and JavaScript enhanced gallery, where larger images open in a modal overlay/lightbox. CSS3 transitions provide an elegant fade effect.

Demo All Freebies

Demos & Snippets (11/12)
A smorgasbord of tasty online demos and code snippets, in delicious CSS, JavaScript and PHP flavours. Take a look! You may find something useful.

All Demos All Snippets

Blog - Musings, Tips, Advice (12/12)
Find out what's interesting me in my latest blog entries. Here you'll find web tips and advice, and more code gems that don't fit anywhere else.

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Portfolio

A fast and highly performant (around 200kb on small screen devices), responsive, mobile-first website.

Websites

A lightweight, responsive, "mobile-friendly" website, updated automatically via a series of RSS feeds.

Websites

A sleek, fuss-free website, that delivers a clear, direct message. Custom branding with logo and letter-heads.

Websites

A light and lean website that's fully responsive, driven by PHP, and uses flat text files to store page content.

Websites

A highly optimised and responsive, HTML5/ CSS3 website, designed to showcase free scripts.

Websites

Artwork for a boxed doll fashion for an annual convention's goodie-bags and charity auction.

Graphics

Truly outrageous graphics designed for an annual, 80s fashion doll, convention souvenir poster.

Graphics

A set of 20+ Windows 8 'metro' style icons used within a PHP/ JavaScript file and directory listing script.

Graphics

Manage news entries for an RSS v2.0 xml file in a really simple way, and feed to Facebook and Twitter.

Scripts

A flat file, PHP web page editor and CMS. Small, FREE, no database! Easy point-and-click toolbar.

Scripts