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Posts tagged ‘tips’

Responsive design – have we come full circle?

Responsive Day Out, or #responsiveconf (or #beefcheeks) was a one day conference held down in Brighton and organised by Jeremy Keith. The talks were fast and furious (20 minutes each) and followed by a seated discussion on sofa’s with Jeremy fielding questions from the audience. It was cheap at cheerful (tickets being great value at £50) with a good after-party that didn’t turn into carnage allowed many extended discussions. The excitement around the subject was, as I’m very old and can remember this kind of stuff rather similar to the early @media’s revolving around web standards, and on a week were the Web Standards Project shut itself down I was left wondering; have our best practises actually changed? Read more

Django raw ID fields – explained (basically)

Raw ID fields seem to be a really cool django feature that allows you to link one model into another and provide a pretty nice UI tool that allows your users (editorial) to select which model to include. Unfortunately a quick Google seems to return API docs (which for thicko’s like me are fairly difficult to understand).

Thankfully after using them in my day job I’m happy to say that they are actually a piece of cake to do – and I’m going to explain how (at least how I did them). Read more