Forcing Fonts to Fit with jQuery

I honestly don’t know how I used to code Javascript before jQuery. Though I’ve tried to repress the horrible memories of those days, I still suffer from flashbacks of hunting through obscure alert errors messages to determine which browser was choking on my code… and that was just to do simple menu mouseover animations! Thankfully things have come a very long way in the last few years! We now have free access to excellent Javascript debugging tools such as Firefox Firebug and Chrome Developer Tools, slick APIs such as jQuery that put the focus back on writing powerful code, and an emerging cross-browser convergence towards true standards compliance (though Internet Explorer┬ástill┬álives its own fantasy world where standards are mere suggestions, » read more «

Time for a Change

Given that I’ve been gallivanting around the United States for the last two months, I’ve had a harder time coming up with relevant updates about my life on Roatan. Therefore, it’s come time for me to reevaluate the purpose of and implement some long-outstanding revisions to the site. Changes are coming. I’m currently working on an updated layout and structure for the site along with a bevy of new content. The updates will be slowly rolled out over the next two months, but for now here’s a sneak peak at what is under development: More Scuba. Dive site reviews, professional tips to improve your diving, fish facts, industry news, and more. More Geek. Web design advice, code samples, Photoshop » read more «