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Troubleshooting: Media Temple GRID SFTP Connection Issues

Sometimes I need to change a GRID Server Administrator password over at Media Temple. Once changed, I continually run into SFTP connection issues. It’s goddamn frustrating. And it was just working! I just want to code, not putts around with

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Launched: Trivial Beersuit (for All Your Trivia Night Needs)

For the past few months I have been working on a subscription-based site that provides monthly custom curated trivia questions to bars and other establishments. It all began last summer at a friend’s wedding where I met the woman behind

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Launched: Christine Chaney Creative

I was in Ballard. At the Ballard Market, to be exact, food shopping for a summer camping trip. I was in the grocery section—because it’s more than just an isle—and I ran into a friend. We chatted for a few

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How to Change WordPress JetPack Contact Form Success Messaging

Today I ran into some ugly styling using the Contact Form that comes with the WordPress JetPack plugin. After a quick search on the world wide web I came across this post on the WordPress support forum. It’s pretty simple

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Targeting IE10

Today I was browser testing one of my clients new sites. When I got to IE10 the normal conditional comments didn’t have any effect on it. Strange, I thought. After a quick search I found this StackOverflow question that provides

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Those Damn Pesky Mac OS X .DS_Store Files on Network Resources

I’m currently working on a project where we’re developing directly on the development server. It’s not my preference to develop this way, but alas it’s necessary for reasons I won’t go into. I work on a MacBook Pro running OS

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C#: Simple .NET Console App To Loop Through CSV, Download Images

I recently had the need to write a .NET console app which opens up a CSV file and does some stuff. This app loops through each row, downloads an image from the URL in column two and saves it with

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jQuery: Custom Recursive Blink Function

I recently wrote a recursive function to create a blinking effect on a given div. I’m totally geeking out on it right now. I know this can be done via jQuery UI, but I didn’t want the overhead on my

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Launched: Microsoft Hardware Healthy Computing Tool

This is a little tool I worked on earlier this year for Microsoft Hardware. It’ll help you pick the best keyboard or mouse for your ergonomic situation. You may check it out over here.

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WordPress: How To Update Site URL And Home URL Using SQL

I do this often enough. You think it’d be committed to memory by now. Alas, my memory doesn’t need to be bothered with things like this. That’s what my blog is for. So here blog, remember this. I also, like

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Most recent work

  • Our Restroom Our Restroom is an (inter)national crowdsourced campaign who’s goal is simple: compel businesses to make their single occupancy restrooms gender neutral. Championed by Kristin Russo, designed by Allison Weiss, built by me on WordPress.
  • How To Win At Feminism The badasses over at Reductress are at it again with their new book How To Win At Feminism.
  • Reductress I crank out on-going web projects for Reductress. Super fun as you can imagine.
  • Everyone Is Gay Everyone Is Gay is an indispensable question and answer resource for the LGBTQ community. Hell, it’s great advice for anyone with a body with an emotion or two. I made the site responsive among other things. Give it a look see.

Need hosting?

  • Media Temple My go to hosting provider. You get rockstar hosting and I make a little cash. No pressure, just clean honest fun.

Past work

  • Christine Chaney Creative The online presence of Seattle artist Christine Chaney. Specializing in architecture, art and apparel.
  • Get Your Shit Together This is a site dedicated to helping you get your shit together before an unexpected tragedy, like the loss of a loved one.
  • IHG Instagram Sweepstakes An awesome Instagram driven sweepstakes site for IHG.
  • Trivial Beersuit A site that provides professional pub trivia to bars and restaurants.
  • Audi YouTube Channel This site was a quick turn-around hair pulling adventure for the Super Bowl: revamping Audi’s YouTube Channel.
  • Teach.org The new Teach.org. Providing tools to help students become teachers.
  • Valhalla DSP A one man Seattle based company, writing pretty sick professional audio plugins. Check ’em out!
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Launch This sweet new Visual Studio 2012 Launch website sports a mobile first, responsive web design architecture and comes in 14 different languages.
  • Nice Manners Music Nice Manners is an LA based recording studio offering their clients all sorts of digital audio services. This is a demo of an internal genre based music search & player I built for them. I am ecstatic about launching this project—check it out.
  • Holiday Inn Tumblr A quick, fully responsive update to the Holiday Inn Tumblr page.
  • Microsoft's Art of Touch An artful HTML5 Microsoft website. Sadly, this site is no longer live.
  • Microsoft Hardware Healthy Computing Tool A useful little tool to help you find the perfect Microsoft mouse or keyboard.
  • Pella Professional Pella manufactures high quality doors and windows. This is their professional site.
  • Imaging the World A non-profit dedicated to providing ultrasound services in remote areas of the world.
  • Ginny Ruffner: A not so still life A site for a documentary film about Seattle artist Ginny Ruffner.

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