Lazy Mans guide to Aeropress - Part Zwei 13 Nov 2011

After having quite a few months off from coffee I’m finally back into it and brewing again. This is an updated method I use for brewing Aeropress without any hassle and only the minimum amount of effort. Hopefully you should get some pretty good results from it. My setup has actually changed since my last post, I’ve ditched paper filters in favour of the Coava Disk. I find this gives a much smoother cup with a greater depth and texture. If your used to the paper filters then when switching to the disk you’ll see a huge difference in a...

Using ack with Drupal projects 13 Oct 2011

I decided to move to Ack for searching as it has nice switches like –php and –nosql. By default ack doesn’t recognise .module, .install or .inc files so you have to add them. Create a .ackrc file in your home directory and add the following: --type-set=drupal=.module,.install,.inc

DrupalCon London 2011 Wrapup 29 Aug 2011

It’s that time again now that I’m well and truly full of drupalflu. This years pickings were slim to none, not that there wasn’t anything great out there but I just didn’t have the time to go out and grab any. My time was spent attending sessions and talking to potential new clients on our booth (which was awesome!). I did however grab a conference t-shirt which is great, as someone who collects a lot of cool and interesting shirts this one was pretty amazing, so congrats to the designers. This years conference was great, so many good sessions to...

Web Developers of the Future 15 Jul 2011

Today I gave a talk to 6th form students at Appleton Academy about getting into the industry and more specifically the drupal industry. It was a very interesting experience, one thing that was clear from the start is that schools suck. After being there 10 minutes even I didn’t want to be there so god only knows how students can stand it. All that aside though the talk went really well. My primary purpose for being there was to talk about the ways to get into the industry whether to go through uni or through work experience. I’d like to...

Quick lick of paint. 15 Jul 2011

It’s amazing what a quick lick of paint can do! I’m now using a theme called simple clean and overriding all default fonts with a font selected using the Google Fonts module. Not bad for 5 minutes work.

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