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Free WordPress Theme: Easy Portfolio v1.1.0


Intro I have been working on this theme for a while and it is finally ready for release. Easy portfolio is an easy to use theme for creatives to get there work without the need for learning how to code. The design is simple but highly customizable, giving you the ability to make it look and function how you want. From start to finish you will be able to create a site in under 30 minutes that looks as good as any create professionals site already on the web.   Features include: Responsive design Touch friendly image galleries Drag & Drop image uploader Built in […]

CSS Image Sprites for Retina (HiRes) Devices

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With the new crop of ultra high definition devices coming onto the market it is important to make sure your site not only continues to load quickly but all your icons and graphics look how you expect.

Snake! an HTML5 game for iPhone & Android


This is my first HTML5 game for mobile phones. Snake! is an updated version of the classic Nokia game from the 90’s

Mobile Device Policy & Development in Enterprise

As mobile devices become more powerful and ubiquitous in the workplace companies need to begin supporting and developing for these consumer devices.  The old command and control framework of IT management providing a limited number of hardware devices needs to be re-evaluated and adapted to the new workplace. By adapting a ‘bring your own device’ policy management can decrease costs, increase worker happiness and improve data security. Major companies like Kraft Foods gives employees a stipend to purchase a device for use with their corporate systems. A key part to this bring your own device strategy is leveraging the cloud to roll out software to […]

Jquery & CSS3 Accordion Tutorial


An accordion menu is an effective way to fit more content onto your website without taking up all your available space. In this beginners tutorial you will learn how to make a stylish and feature rich accordion menu from scratch.

Easy Shortcode Buttons Plugin *Updated*

Ever wanted to add great looking download links on your site? Need to add call to action buttons but don’t want to code? Easy Buttons is the answer. It is the easiest way to add beautiful buttons to your Wordpress site. With 6 colors, 3 styles and 2 sizes you can have the perfect look for your site.

Each button is created with only CSS3 making them light weight & easily customized. With a few lines of code in the plugins admin section you can add your own custom buttons.

Easy Social Media Plugin

Ever get tired of having a different plugin for each social media site or having one with so many options you never get it configured? The Easy Social Plugin was designed with you in mind. After you activate the plugin just enter your information into a few fields, place the easy social widget where you want it to appear and your done.

After each post you will have buttons so your visitors can share your content on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google+ & Stumbleupon while the widget gives you links back to all your social media sites.