Posts tagged 'open source'

The benefit of side projects (and why I built a Lorem Ipsum Generator for my favourite TV sitcom)

  • Updated August 10th 2020

In December of 2019, I was looking for a lorem ipsum generator to help me add some dummy content to a project that I was working on. I wondered “how difficult would it be to make my own?”. In this post, I want to explain why these small side-projects can seem menial but can be really beneficial and integral to learning new skills.

WordPress theme files – A stripped back starter template

WordPress theme developers often like to start with a theme template and amend this theme to suit the needs of their particular project. However, when you are learning about theme development, starting with a blank slate can often aid your journey towards becoming a theme developer. I have created a stripped back template that can be used to remove the effort of creating all the core files required for your web build.


“I don’t want to live my life doing stuff I don’t like to do. I just want to spend my time on creating something true.” – Nikola Sarcevic