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Development Tools

The work of any developer is going to be improved or hurt by the tools they are using.  As my grandfather used to say, "you need the right tool for the job" and I think that simple but wise statement applies to development tools as well as construction equipment.  I will take you through explain [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Web Development|0 Comments

Local Weather Page

I created a web page that will get the weather withe the OpenWeatherMap API.  The page will display various different weather stats for the weather at the zipcode you put in.  In addition to the changing weather stats, there are also a few other surprises, test the web app at: http://www.benrothman.org/project1

By | November 30th, 2016|Design, Web Development|0 Comments

Wordcamp Baltimore

  I just went to #WCBalt (Wordcamp Baltimore) and it was awesome (as usual).  I went with my friend Evan and we learned a lot of cool stuff about the use of Wordpress.  I have been to a lot of Wordcamps, some big and some small.  I expected Wordcamp Baltimore to be one of the [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Design, Web Development, WordWatch|0 Comments

use pointer events in css

pointer events allow the developer to write css code that applies to clicking with the mouse and touching a screen with a finger.  Instead of writing two set of css events for 'click' and 'press', just use pointer events to divide the amount of code that needs to be written in half. https://css-tricks.com/almanac/properties/p/pointer-events/

By | October 28th, 2016|Web Development|0 Comments

Use Slack

Slack is a great way for any team or business to communicate. Slack allows you to chat with a single person or a team to give notes, links or images. Slack is free to use online or you can download the desktop application aswell for the same functionality. To use the application effectively, all members [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Design, Web Development|0 Comments

July Email Marketing

for pretty much the entire month of July 2016 I was working at an email marketing company coding and sending emails.  The emails are not my property so I am not allowed to post examples, but that's what I was doing.

By | August 2nd, 2016|Web Development|0 Comments

Generate NYC 2016

Here at Generate NYC testing the waters, I've never come to Generate before.  This conference is all about the design of websites and inspiration of new technology.  There are a lot of cool things here on all different topics.  Some talks were about the usability of websites, others were about the mechanics of adding certain effects [...]

By | April 22nd, 2016|Design, Web Development|0 Comments

Andrew Lappin

Just added a new portfolio item: http://www.benrothman.org/project/andrew-lappin/ I designed and coded this wordpress site.  Andrew is a sound mixer and he wanted a site where clients could sample his past work so I made preview windows with javascript that would execute when each album cover was clicked that each contained Soundcloud embeds.

By | March 1st, 2016|Design, Web Development, WordWatch|0 Comments

bliQ Web App

One of my clients made a web app called "bliQ" and I was given the task of designing and writing the HTML/CSS for a few of the output screens.  I won't get into the details of the many things the app can do, but among those things are advise consumers on which product to purchase [...]

By | February 5th, 2016|Design, Web Development|0 Comments

new wordpress site for Marybeth

Yes, we do have the same last name.  My mother is a professional artist, I guess you could say I come from a creative family. Anyway, I designed and then coded this website on wordpress. http://www.benrothman.org/project/marybethrothman-com/

By | January 19th, 2016|Design, Web Development, WordWatch|0 Comments