Notes and observations by admataz...
More and more, familiarity with React.js is required for contract web developers. It takes the mental hoop-jumping out of a lot of the day-to-day development tasks - and allows us to be more productive. Is there a cost to this?
A review of a recent adventure
I am naturally interested in the effect of technology on society and culture.
This is a WordPress plugin that allows publishers to add the new ClaimReview - schema.org schema for publishing factchecking reports to their posts.
I fixed a node.js web service that had reports of crashes, poor performance and data loss.
This visualisation experiment uses Mapbox GL to show the location of trees as circles on a map of London, with the spread of the trees corresponding to the radius of the circle.
My goal was, after a recent hiatus from data visualisation work, to get to know some of the tools again, and get my head back into dealing with data - the processes of sourcing, cleaning, exploring, wrangling and transforming into something visual and interactive.
A quick explanation of the new redesign effort underway at admataz.com
We recently upgraded some client sites from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7. It was more work than we had hoped for.
Overview of how we used Drupal as the CMS to for an iOS app
Inventing a way to deploy content from one Drupal site to another
Using Drupal to build a faceted navigation and tag-based filtering.
Some thoughts on code, beauty and art: my response to a request from a journalist.