Git & GitHub for Front-End Developers

Over the past couple of years, the differentiation between front- and back-end web development has become much more distinctive. While traditional programming skills used to be the domain of the back-end guys, this paradigm is shifting. Front-end developers are nowadays expected to possess a new set of baseline skills, which includes the incorporation of modern […]

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A little known hack from Japan to get your notebook organized

Tools like Evernote make organizing and finding information really simple. Yet despite that, I still often find myself using the humble notebook to jot down valuable ideas, especially when I’m on the go. However notebooks are hard to organize your ideas. You either split your notebook into several sections for each ‘category’ and end up […]

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Premailer – prep your HTML email by inlining CSS – The Changelog

At what must be the nexus of the open source universe, we’re posting a cool project from Alex Dunae aka theCHANGELOG. Premailer is a Ruby library to help you prep your HTML email templates for better viewing in most web clients by: making all your CSS inline changing relative links to absolute links moving any […]

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The Elements of HTML Makes Sure You’re Not Using Deprecated Tags

The Elements of HTML Makes Sure You’re Not Using Deprecated TagsExpand Learning HTML is important for web development, whether you want to build a personal web site, or you’re looking to make a career out of it. It’s important to commit important tags and terms to memory, but it’s also important to make sure you’re […]

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RedBud Construction

A friend of mine had contacted me about designing a logo for his new company. This was a logo I designed and was able to re-purpose after discovering my friend was unable to obtain the company name because it was already taken in his area (Oklahoma). I took it upon myself to look up this […]

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Official Launch of El Palmito Restaurante Web Site

On weekends I can often be found in a local restaurant by the name of El Palmito. They have incredible breakfast tacos and an assortment of other great home-made traditional mexican dishes. I was approached by the owner Adriana Villareal recently to re-design their website and implement it. What you’ll see here in the screenshots […]

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Mach4 Systems 99Design Contest

Well I’ve finally completed a rushed version of one of my logo concepts for a running contest online at 99designs.com. The contest has been going on for 4 days and I’ve submitted a few different designs but ultimately decided on this one for my final submission with one hour left to submit. The mission and vision […]

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2012 Cibolo Green Elementary Robotics T-Shirt

This is the new 2012 Robotics T-Shirt Design for the Cibolo Green Elementary school here in San Antonio. The design specified something with a blue shirt this year.

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Rise & Shine Ministries

This past week JL Design was proud to be a part of the unveiling of the new children’s ministry campaign entitled “S.O.A.R.”. This was a special graphic design project that was based around a flight theme that encourages kids to “soar” with God and learn the ways of the Bible. Each class group has its […]

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Cibolo Green Robotics T-Shirts

I recently had the opportunity to design a T-Shirt for a local elementary school’s robotics team. The T-shirts are green, the school’s colors and depict a vector art drawing I did of the robots they use. The students wear these T-Shirts during their competitions to help identify them as a team. On the backs of […]

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