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A collection of digital thoughts.

  • I Love SASS

    CSS3. Development.

    25.07.13

    No, not the kind of sass that means ‘insolent or impudent talk or behaviour’ – that’s hard to love. The SASS that I love is the kind that extends CSS3…

  • Using JSON to access last.fm recently played tracks

    Development. JavaScript.

    3.02.13

    If you take a look at the footer, you can see which song I’m listening to/listened to last. I’m achieving this by accessing the last.fm API using jQuery and JSON….

  • Website Refresh 2013

    Design. Development.

    3.02.13

    It’s been 2 years since the last samkitson.co.uk refresh! A lot has happened in the world of web since then. For one, responsive web design is now a valuable skill,…

  • Custom Facebook Tabs

    Design. Development.

    15.01.12

    Facebook page custom tabs have undergone a few changes over the last year. No more FBML and a https requirement. Things are now loaded into an iframe which is essentially…

  • Responsive Web Design – Image Borders

    CSS3. Design. Development. HTML5.

    22.12.11

    Responsive Web Design is a big deal – it means building websites that work across devices. This is achieved using principle outlined by Ethan Marcotte here. If you’re reading this…

  • Web Designers?

    CSS3. Design. Development. HTML5.

    31.10.11

    Everyone and their dog seems to be a ‘web designer’ these days. There’s no doubt that technology has made it easier for people to create a website, and you’re bound…

  • Website Refresh 2011

    Design. Development.

    20.10.11

    It’s that time of year again when the Esskay website gets a bit of a refresh. It’s been nearly a year since the last one went live, and I managed…