Graphic designer / Web guy / Gamer / Geek

My Ramblings


Oct 2015

Vertical dividers on horizontal List

Posted by Liam

I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve had to create a horizontal navigation menu with vertical dividers between the list items. The ones where the end result should look something like this:

Item 1 | Item 2 | 
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Vertical Dividers On Horizontal List Items


Oct 2014

A forlorn farewell to the iPod Classic

Posted by Liam

The original iPod music player debuted 13 years ago, in October 2001, and on September 9th 2014, Apple quietly discontinued the iPod classic after unveiling the new iPhone 6.

I’m not an overly sentimental person, especially when it comes to Continue Reading »

Apple's iPod Classic


Jul 2014

Adding a share link to Facebook without using JavaScript

Posted by Liam

Recently I had to add a Facebook sharing link into a webpage where Javascript was not available, and I wasn’t sure if it was possible. After some researching I discovered the following method which allows you to include a sharing Continue Reading »

Sharing on Facebook without Javascript


Jun 2014

Why I think Gearbox Software Flippin’ Rock!

Posted by Liam

Towards the end of the last console generation, Borderlands 2 has easily been my most avidly played game, and I spent a fair amount of time on the first Borderlands game too. Both games were made by Gearbox Software.

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Gearbox Software


May 2014

Solving an issue involving Grunt and the Sass cache

Posted by Liam

I’ve recently been trying out Grunt instead of the tried and trusted CodeKit as there’s a few things I really like about it, one of which is how customisable it is.

I set Grunt us to watch my Sass/Scss files Continue Reading »

Sass cache Grunt error


Mar 2014

Sublime Text 3 – wrapping selection in tag shortcut

Posted by Liam

As a front-end web developer, something I seem to end up doing a lot of times is wrapping individual lines, or wrapping a section of code with HTML tags.

For example, I might have received a text document from a Continue Reading »

Code wrapping


Jan 2014

Something you didn’t know about CAPTCHA

Posted by Liam

You know those annoying boxes that make you enter a few words into a box before you can continue submitting a comment/downloading a file/some other action, they’re called CAPTCHA or Completely Automated Public Turing tests to tell Computers and Humans Continue Reading »

Captcha Example


Dec 2013

And so it ends!

Posted by Liam

It feels a little aberrant to write this, but I won’t be posting cake recipes online every month next year! I’ll still be baking the occasional cake, but after 24 months and 26 cakes, my little side-project is coming Continue Reading »

Cake Slices