Raena Jackson Armitage is an Australian web developer with a background in content management, public speaking, and training. When she is not thinking about the Web, she loves knitting, gaming, all-day breakfasts, and cycling.
Celebrate Inspiring Women in Technology—It’s Ada Lovelace Day!
Every few months, it seems as if there’s yet another debate about why we don’t hear as much about women in technology. Ada Lovelace Day is a chance to celebrate those inspirational geek women!
Can You Imagine the Web in 20 Years?
The late Eighties! Mike and the Mechanics were at the top of the charts, George Bush, Senior had just become President of the US, and a CERN contractor by the name of Tim Berners-Lee was busy writing a little paper entitled Information Management: A Proposal. That paper was submitted twenty years ago last Friday — and to Raena, that’s a reason to celebrate!
Build a Buzzword Bingo Card in PHP
Bored in meetings? Worry no longer. Raena demonstrates how to ease the pain of meetings by creating your own buzzword bingo game using a scrap of beginner PHP.
What’s So Bad About CSS Frameworks?
Standards-aware web developers often feel conflicted about using CSS frameworks. They’re useful, but can be overkill. Raena argues that using a framework as training wheels is harmless as long as your goal is to eventually break free.
Add Tag Clouds to SERPs with Search Cloudlet
The Search Cloudlet plugin for Firefox provides an interesting take on search engines’ suggestion features, and gives us a way to narrow down search results in an easy, visual manner.