PageSpeed Insights & Ghost - Part 2

In part one, I concentrated on updated the server settings for my Ghost blog. In this article, I will handle the theme itself. Note at the time I write this my current version of Ghost is v0.5. There has been updated to the default Casper theme since this release…

PageSpeed Insights & Ghost - Part 1

I went to Google's PageSpeed Insights page the other day to check my score. I am currently using the default Casper theme for my Ghost blog. My baseline score for Mobile was 74/100 and on Desktop 82/100. These scores aren't bad but I know I could get it…

Super Simple JavaScript Templating

After hours of writing the same ( or at least very similar ) code in a few projects I was working on, I decided it was time to sit down and create a super simple template function that I could use in any project where the big guys (mustache, handlebars, etc) were…

Plans for 2015

I will keep this short and sweet. I didn't accomplish what I wanted to do on this site in 2014 so I am hoping to do more with it in 2015. With that being said, my day job and personal life took the majority of my time. Here is what…

Simple JavaScript functions

Over time, I have collected a bunch of simple JavaScript functions that I find useful. I decided it was time I posted some of these scripts here. Each of the functions will be followed by a simple example of how to use it. So, without further ado, here they are…

Intro To Gulp Part 2 - CSS

In part 1, I went over using Gulp to work with our javascript files. In this entry, I will be going over using it for our SASS/CSS files. So let's go ahead and dive in. Just like before I am going to start with a super simple gulpfile. I…