Jump In

I sometimes get approached by friends who are thinking of getting into the web design/development field and have no idea where to start. I usually recommend reading blogs like CSS-Tricks or NetTuts+ to get them started, but the best piece of advice I can give is simple: Jump in.

Overview of the 2013 Front-End Design Conference

If you haven’t seen my last post, Front-End Design Conference is one hell of a great conference. This year did not disappoint with another great lineup and even more delicious bacon.

I went to a conference, and you should too.

Note: The 2013 Front-End Conference Overview is coming soon, stay tuned! As the 5th Front-End Design Conference comes to an end, I can’t help but feel incredibly thankful to be able to attend a conference with the caliber of #frontendconf. From the time I first started dabbling in web design, I wanted to attend a […]

PSD Lens for Adobe Brackets

I’ve been following the Brackets project for a while now, and I must say I’m quite impressed with it. Adobe has been making great contributions to modern web development in the post-Flash era with great development tools and even contributions to new CSS specs. A sneak peek was given at AdobeMAX this year to a […]

Hey Hey, I Got Married!

So if you follow me on Twitter or Dribbble, you’ve probably heard that I just got married! While the day was absolutely perfect, I will admit that I’m glad there’s no more planning to be done. And now that the wedding is finished, I have a lot more time to dedicate to some side projects, […]

Review: Adobe Edge Inspect Starter eBook

A few weeks ago, I was asked to take a look at an upcoming eBook about using Adobe Edge Inspect called Adobe Edge Inspect Starter. I had never been approached to do this before, so I was excited to do so! I’ve also been working with Adobe Edge Inspect a lot at Qgiv so the […]

My Toolbox

I sometimes get asked by people that want to get into web design and development about the tools I use. I figured it’s about time I write them down somewhere, and I’m going to use this post as a running list of the apps and tools that I use daily for design, development, and productivity. […]

Crutches for the Handicapped Designer

Several times a day, I check my Twitter stream to see what’s going on in the world of web design. There’s usually a handful of really great articles, some funny gifs (thanks Ethan), and a lot of links to new resources and tools. I see things like “check out this awesome CSS framework”, “new responsive […]

Welcome to Creative and Code!

Thanks for stopping by my new web design blog! I’m still trying to figure out exactly what direction I want to take it, so I’m more than open to hearing some feedback. For now these are the topics I plan on discussing: Front-End Development and Best Practices Code Tutorials using HTML5 and CSS3 Improving Workflows […]