Barry Goffett

Barry Goffett

Facebook Cover Photo Compression

Uploading an image to Facebook is pretty straight forward, whether it be a profile pic, a wall photo or a cover photo for a Facebook page, the process is easy. However, what we don’t really consider is the compression the image will undergo, when uploaded to Facebook. Suddenly your beautiful picture is distorted, and the quality […]


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jQuery is a powerful JavaScript library, that is very useful at quickly creating interactive elements on a web page. It allows the user to target html selectors, similar to how CSS does, and then attach a function. I’ve created various types of jQuery functions, ranging from show/hide functions, to ajax based applications that make periodical requests. […]


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Just found a great blog written by Nick Pettit over at treehouse. A great explanation of the commonly used layout styles in website development. I personally favour the responsive page layout, as i feel it covers all sizes. It has breakpoints that change the layout of the site depending on the screen size, but then also […]


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Follow your ambition

Following your ambition is easier said than done, right ? – well that’s what we have convinced ourselves of anyway. At some point in our lives, we have all had some sort of ambition. A goal, a target, an idea. For some reason thou, we convince ourselves we don’t have the time, or the money, […]


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Bespoke CMS Vs Open Source CMS

I have often toyed with the idea of creating my own CMS, compared to using an open source, out of the box CMS. As with anything I’m torn between, I tend to weigh up the advantages and disadvantages for each, after all,  this gives a good foundation for which is best. Rather than comparing potential […]


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Your portfolio

It goes without saying, that your portfolio should showcase the best of what you can do. After all, you want to impress potential employers and clients.   That’s fine! – But don’t let the content of your portfolio do all the talking, let the portfolio itself also be a testament to what you are capable […]


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