design




T-Shirt Giveaway

The delivery is in, now it's time to give them away! There are 10 t-shirts going out the door, and one can be yours! Entering is simple, just leave a thought, suggestion, creative criticism, or compliment concerning CarBounce.com in the comments below. It can be good or bad, short …



UberUploadCropper V2 - Upload, Crop, No Flash

Finally, UberUploadCropper gets a much needed update. First off, flash is gone. Now you can upload and crop with just javascript and your serverside language of choice. What is UberUploadCropper? It is a jQuery plugin which pulls together jCrop, Impromptu, and FileUploader plugins into one uniform unit to upload and …



Car Bounce - Keep Up with Your Car's Value

I would like to take a moment to introduce my newest creation, CarBounce.com. Car Bounce is a simple website, which aims to help keep you informed of your position financially with your vehicles. Far too often people go months, even years, without checking on their financial position with their …



Remove Photo Timestamps in Gimp

I'm not a big photographer, so sometimes I forget the camera has a pesky timestamp feature that somehow I forget to turn off from time to time. Well as you're about to find out its not too hard to remove with Gimp. There are plugins available for just this thing …



Timepicker Addon 0.4

A new timepicker is now available thanks to Jeremy and other commenters. I don't have all the suggested/submitted changes yet. Jeremy submitted quite a few changes so I thought I would take a couple smaller steps in integrating all the other changes. I know there are still a few …



How I've Nearly Doubled Website Traffic

Over the course of the past month I've been doing a bit of work on my blog, everything from performance, to seo. I've noticed a pretty good jump in my visitors too. Nearly twice as many! I thought I'd share a few of the enhancements I've made. This is of …



Reading a Book

Never thought I would say this since I'm long out of college, but I am in fact reading a book. (Hence why I've been quiet here on the blog the last few days) I purchased the The Smashing Book. So far it has been very educational. It is broken up …



New, Simplified Look

I've been looking into simplifying my site a little and yet improving some search engine optimization, and as you may have noticed I've made a couple tweaks. First I removed the busy space background, and went a little more solid(not really for seo, but was tired of seeing such …



Convert Bitmaps to Vectors in Fireworks

Just a quick note I thought I'd share since I struggled with this for a while. Converting a bitmap to vector in Fireworks is pretty straight forward(at least in my case). Here's how Select the magic wand tool from your tool box Click within the area you need to …



Finally, a New Theme

It's been a couple years since I first started blogging and since the beginning my blog has looked pretty much the same. Well, I decided to redesign it and try my luck at a new look and feel. Organization is still pretty much the same, just cleaned everything up a …