Category: <span>Tips and Tricks</span>
Musings on web, technology, worklife and more.
If you write automated tests for your PHP code (and you should try!) you’ll often find yourself needing to mock/stub calls to pieces of code that are not under test. With WordPress, our unit tests tend to be more akin to integration/functional tests where we’re testing that several pieces of interrelated code work well when … Continued
Pressable is a reliable and powerful WordPress hosting solution, but it doesn’t provide SSH access. So how can we achieve robust and automated deployments that can be run from the command line?
This week, a colleague of mine asked whether it was possible to animate the CSS text-align property using CSS transitions. My immediate response was of course “no!”, but despite having said that I had a nagging suspicion it was in fact achievable in some (as yet unknown) way. Given that the animation was fairly critical to … Continued
I’ve recently been working a lot with animating SVG graphics. In order to do this I’ve been using CSS3 Animations. By inlining SVGs directly in my HTML document, I simply use CSS to target SVG nodes and apply @keyframe animations as required. This technique has worked well across all my target platforms with one exception – Internet Explorer 11. … Continued