I originally started a private blog years ago to make note of useful development bits and pieces. Nowadays there’s a little of everything here, from development and digital news to gaming and guitar stuff.
Another hiccup with RoyalSlider recently. Each slide on a banner was split in two; the left half with a static background image and dynamic text, the right half containing a dynamic image with static text absolutely-positioned on top. The issue arose with the static text in the right-hand side not appearing while using Safari on a Mac or iOS device.
Sony’s PS4 launch-event in NYC is over, but controversially there was no sign of the PS4 itself. Have Sony screwed up or are they the biggest trolls in marketing, using our rage to fuel the fires of their publicity?
Opera Software announced two big things this morning: They now have 300 million monthly users. New Opera products will use WebKit, rather than their own Presto rendering engine. Love Letter The announcement reads like a love-letter to web standards and the advancement of the open-web: The WebKit project now has the kind of standards support that we could only dream […]
On a whim, I recently learned to knit. Rather, I started to learn to knit. I haven’t yet learned how to stop knitting – by which I mean that at the moment, I’m unable to turn what I’m doing into anything of use. Even so, it’s a new skill and a relaxing one at that. This morning I stumbled […]
This time last week Chris and I were at Handheld Conference in Cardiff, Wales. If you didn’t see what I wrote on Friday, or just want to catch-up, have a read of Part I. It was a long day, but thankfully we got to grab some lunch mid-way through. Bellies stuffed, we headed back in… Kevin Mears, in-house […]
Last weekend, through the cold, the dark and the rain, Chris and I made the long journey over to Cardiff. Not for rugby, not for shopping, but for Handheld Conference; a series of talks based around mobile technologies. Right now, mobile is big news. And by “mobile” I don’t just mean your smartphone; tablets are getting more powerful […]
Rik Kendell is a developer and designer in Leeds, and over the last 10+ years has worked on award-winning teams at agencies, in-house and as a freelancer. Clients he has worked for range from the NHS, Sky TV and Skipton Building Society to Lamb’s Navy Rum, McDonalds and Crabbie’s Ginger Beer.
Outside of work Rik is a bassist, foodie, gamer and amateur woodworker.