tipBru – My First Android App

Reading Time: < 1 minute Today I successfully launched my first, own native, fully hand-coded Android app on the Google Play Store. About tipBru tipBru is a small free app I developed that alleviates the need for a calculator when out dining. The lightweight app can quickly calculate the tip on a bill and comes with 3 standard tipping “generosity” levels. … Continue reading tipBru – My First Android App

LG G3 D855 Marshmallow Update South Africa

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The LG G3 (released back in May 2014) is due for a big Android update very very soon. 5 months after it’s release, LG G3 users will finally be receiving the long-awaited Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) update. …the update is still nowhere in sight. This article suggests (which comes from this Reddit thread) that the update should arrive March 14th, … Continue reading LG G3 D855 Marshmallow Update South Africa

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

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WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: What’s the difference? If you’re new to the world of WordPress or website development, you may be wondering what the difference between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org is? The short answer is; WordPress.com is a service and WordPress.org is software. Both do the exact same thing and they do it exceptionally well, however they each deliver the … Continue reading WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

So You Want To Make A Website

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Over the course of my career as a website developer, I have had many people interested in wanting to learn the basics of making a website. I always advise them to getting to learn two basic entry-level skills necessary to understand and build the foundation of any website – HTML and CSS. The world of website … Continue reading So You Want To Make A Website

How To Install A Local Web Server

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Ever wanted to set up a local copy / version of WordPress, Magento, Joomla, Drupal or any other PHP / MySQL Content Management Framework on you own PC? In this guide, I will show you how to install a local web server on your own machine. Any decent web server requires at least 3 minimum … Continue reading How To Install A Local Web Server

Add Custom CSS To a WordPress Theme

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Using themes in WordPress is fantastic for getting your website up quickly, but what if you want to add custom CSS to a WordPress theme and override the styling? One way to change the default behaviors of WordPress is using a file named functions.php. It goes in your Theme’s folder. – WordPress.org Codex There is … Continue reading Add Custom CSS To a WordPress Theme

My Top 10 Recommended Brackets Extensions for 2016

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Brackets from Adobe is one of the fastest growing used text editors for web developers. Released just over a year ago, it’s become a great free IDE to code with and I’m finding it preferable to use over Sublime and Atom. “A modern, open source text editor that understands web design.” Because it’s relatively new on the scene, some … Continue reading My Top 10 Recommended Brackets Extensions for 2016