Tech & Business

Saying Goodbye to your business

When Geoff House and I made the decision to close our joint design business, Hifinit Design Group, I posted the following on our site and sent this letter to some long-time clients and friends: Hifinit is closing up shop. To anyone that has worked with us, followed us, or come across our work, Thank you. Really, thank […]


Show hidden files (like htaccess) in Mac OS X

This method has been posted all over the place, but I haven’t found a good step-by-step walkthrough that explains how and why to show hidden files on a Mac. As my students frequently ask for it, I’m posting here to keep in the learn section. Update: there’s an app for that (keep reading…) Who’s hiding what? […]


Gold Award for News@Northeastern

The News@Northeastern site that Geoff House and I designed and developed as Hifinit grabbed a Gold 2013 CASE Excellence Award in the category of Online News Sites. CASE may not be a big name in web design awards, but it is big deal in the world of higher education. From the CASE website: CASE District I annually bestows […]


What exactly is a website? An HTML overview

These are the basics you need to know to code your first web page! Create your first HTML file, learn about the structure all web pages need to work, and learn the basic HTML syntax.


HTML & CSS Basics: An Introduction

Looking to learn about coding for the web? This series of posts will get you started doing just that. Start here to find out what you’ll need on your computer to get started writing your first lines of code and how the rest of the series works.