Design by Elle

{ designer; developer; freelance; }


UI Inspiration Resources

Posted on March 25, 2012 / 0 Comments / Permalink

My list of UI inspiration resources: And for something a touch different:

Oracle, Passenger and error ORA-12154 on a Mac

Posted on January 07, 2010 / 0 Comments / Permalink

I was trying to connect to Oracle database today and had a few problems along the way. For most of the problems, a quick search came up with fixes. One problem, however, I had trouble finding a solution for. The error I was getting was: Error: *** Exception PhusionPassenger::UnknownError in PhusionPassenger::Railz::ApplicationSpawner (Error while trying to retrieve text for error ORA-12154 (OCIError)) (process 666): from env.c:257:in So, I was thinking I might post what I did as...

Review: DOM Scripting

Posted on June 20, 2009 / 1 Comments / Permalink

In DOM Scripting, Jeremy Keith teaches the theory behind the Document Object Model scripting to build powerful and practical functions. Keith starts with a chapter about the history of JavaScript. The chapter that follows covers JavaScript basics and JavaScript syntax. With each further chapter Keith builds on previous learned knowledge to create more advanced functions with easy to follow script examples. Chapter 11 puts everything learned beforehand together using a website case study....

FullCodePress 2009 Interview

Posted on June 15, 2009 / 0 Comments / Permalink

Craig Buckler from Sitepoint interviewed me on my experiences through FullCodePress 2009 event in Sydney last month. Although the event happened not so long ago, the interview will help me remember the event more vividly.

Technology Strategies in the Recent Format Wars

Posted on June 10, 2009 / 1 Comments / Permalink

Abstract Many regard Betamax vs. VHS formats as the classic example of a standards war. VHS format emerged as the winner not because it was a superior technology but due to various tactics, such as being a fast follower, its marketing strategy, complimenting goods, industry alliances and market influences. Four decades on, a new format war materialised—Sony’s Blu-ray vs. Toshiba’s HD-DVD. This time Sony utilised varied strategies to ensure Blu-ray becomes the standard format....