i18n vs L10n


i18n stands for “internationalization” L10n stands for “localization” Both are numeronyms, or “number based words”. The numbers come from the number of characters in between the “i” and the “n”. You can read all about their storied history here and here.

Schema.org Example Markup

Ice on our camo

Below is a boilerplate of a basic HTML5 page with proper Schema.org markup. I use this when building custom WordPress themes from scratch. View the code on Gist. If I’ve missed something, please let me know in the comments.

Awesomesauce: Turn Chrome Developer Tools into an IDE

Day 6 sunrise with ICE CHUNKS

UPDATE: As of Chrome 33, some of the items in this tutorial are out of date. By now, your installation of Google Chrome should have updated to version 28. With it, came the ability to edit and save code. Imagine, not having to bounce between an IDE (Sublime Text, Coda, Dreamweaver) and Chrome while developing […]

301 Redirects with .htaccess


After I dumped my database and blew up my site, I wanted to resurrect my most popular content. I needed to setup 301 redirects so both users and Google could find my (old) content in it’s (new) location. Here is a snippet of my .htaccess file. View the code on Gist.  

Microphone Shootout: Behringer B-1 vs Neumann TLM 103


I’m a 15 year radio veteran. I’ve seen the debate between high-end and low-end microphones both in-person and on internet message boards. Usually, the argument ends with snide comment like: “The Behringer is crap because it’s only $100 bucks!”… That’s not very scientific, so I wanted to study this on a technical level.