Alex manages design and front end development for and is SitePoint's Design and UX editor.

Alex's articles

  1. Now It’s Your Turn: Win an iPad 2 With The Cicada Project

    Two weeks ago we showed you a way to use clever numbers to make practically endless tiling backgrounds. The article got an astonishing response, and now we want to give the DesignFestival and Design View newsletter readership the chance to submit their own tiling combinations with a chance to win an iPad 2!

  2. The Comic Sans Strikes Back

    Designers love to tell why they hate Comic Sans, but what about the less obvious question: Why is it so inconceivably popular with the rest of the world?

  3. CSS: A Little More on Less

    CSS Variables are all the rage, but can you get started without committing to a server technology? If you’re looking for an easy way to dip your toe into the water, JavaScript might be the answer.

  4. The Other Really Cool Feature in Photoshop CS5

    Photoshop’s new Puppet Warp is a completely different kind of image manipulation tool — beyond the traditional clone, scale, rotate, shear, and distort tools that we’re all accustomed to. Could it be the most useful new feature in CS5?

  5. Cross-browser Development with SuperPreview

    In the final article in our Expression Web series, Alex shows us the ins and outs of the SuperPreview feature, which lets you preview your site across many browser rendering engines right in the editor.

  6. Reflections on Remix 2010

    Last week, a small SitePoint contingent attended REMIX Australia where our own Matty Magain presented a very well-received talk on anonymous visitor data entitled ‘What We Know About You’. Here’s my wrap up of the best of the rest.