Tom is the online managing editor at SitePoint. His working day consists of arming himself with an assembly line of long blacks and overseeing the curation of content and flow of traffic across the SitePoint network. His passions include bargain vinyl bins, yoga, juggling sci-fi novels with classic literature, and axolotls. He's currently wading into the world of Android development and HTML5 gaming.

Tom's articles

  1. Change in the Wind: CloudSpring Moves to SitePoint

    Change is afoot, CloudSpring fans. Since CloudSpring launched on the SitePoint network in July 2011, we’ve brought you all the news there is to know about the world of cloud computing, kept you abreast of developments in cloud-related technologies, and published handy tutorials on migrating apps, securing data, improving performance … you name it. From […]

  2. Unleash Your Inner Ninja with Jump Start CoffeeScript

    Hot on the heels of SitePoint’s recent Jump Start Node.js comes the second addition to this new series: Jump Start CoffeeScript. For those among you who are keen to investigate the handy little JavaScript compiler language that is CoffeeScript, you can grab yourself a copy of the print and digital bundle for only $29.

  3. Enter the SitePoint Reader Survey … and Win an iPad!

    OK people, SitePoint needs your input. The SitePoint network, from RubySource to JSPro, would be a lonely place without its readers — and we’d like to hear what you have to say about us. We’ve published a SitePoint Network Reader Survey, and if you have a few moments, head over there to fill in a short questionnaire. It […]

  4. Enter the SitePoint Reader Survey… and Win an iPad!

    The SitePoint network, from PHPMaster to JSPro, would be a lonely place without its readers — so we’d like to hear what you have to say about us. We’ve published a SitePoint Network Reader Survey, and if you have a few moments, head over there to fill in the short questionnaire. It’s brief, we promise; we reckon it’ll only take you about four minutes. And to make it worth your while, we’re giving away a 16GB 4th Generation iPad to one lucky entrant!

  5. The SitePoint Christmas Sale is a’coming!

    If you clued onto last year’s SitePoint Christmas Sale, you’ll know that it is a fantastic way to pick up some extraordinary bargains. For the duration of the sale, SitePoint are going to bundle together various products at up to 96% off the usual price: web development and design books, ebooks, videos, courses and more. These Christmas […]

  6. Sara Wachter-Boettcher: The Emerging Field of Content Strategy

    At the recent Web Directions South 2012 conference held in Sydney, Sara Wachter-Boettcher, an independent content strategist, gave a talk on “Getting Unstuck: Content Strategy for the Future”. Among the detailed and varied presentations on everything from responsive design to MVC to JavaScript performance patterns, here was someone keen to step back and tackle the […]

  7. Enter our Reader Survey … and Win an iPad!

    OK people, we need your input. SitePoint would be a lonely place indeed without you, our readers — and we’d like to hear what you have to say about us. We’ve published a SitePoint Network Reader Survey, and if you have a few moments, head over there to fill in a short questionnaire. It is brief, we promise; […]

  8. The JSPro Newsletter is Out!

    Exploding onto the scene in a tumult of JavaScripty awesomeness is the latest addition to the SitePoint network newsletter stable — JSPro. It hits subscriber inboxes on the morning of Monday, November 5, and will appear every fortnight from thereon. The first edition contains a raft of cool articles on everything from using cookies in […]

  9. Refining Your Code With JSLint

    JavaScript is all about the interactivity, right? Sure. But JavaScript’s other great lure is in its ease of use and malleability as a language. However, when it comes to complex projects, this malleability can mean basic errors or oversights result in bugs the size of nuclear-powered cockroaches. And nobody likes cockroaches. There is a solution. […]

  10. Become a Modernizr Master with Learnable and Ryan Seddon

    Interested in learning more about Modernizr? Check out what’s happening this month over at Learnable, the web’s premier online learning destination, and part of the SitePoint network. They’ll be hosting a “live” course, where instructor Ryan Seddon and Learnable’s in-house team of experts will be standing by to answer your questions in a Q&A session. […]