Upgrading Bootstrap 2.3.2 to Bootstrap 3

Today I upgraded my site http://cloudshap.es from Bootstrap 2.3.2 to the v3 RC2. When the Bootstrap folk said that “everything has changed” they sure weren’t kidding. I wanted to document every gotchya I encountered (and there were a fair few!) . I doubt you would bump into all of these as Cloud Shapes is heavily customised over the default Bootstrap look but you might find some of it useful 🙂 First up switching to the new Column sizing: I wasn’t … Continue Reading →


Auto fading backgrounds

Ever wanted you sites backgrounds to automatically fade between different images or textures? Well here’s a quick guide on how to do it! You can see an example of how it looks on a live site on my Password Generator site, the background texture will change every 8 seconds. View example Lets get started First off we’re going to start out with a basic website layout. It includes a copy of jQuery (Google hosted of course), a currently empty JavaScript … Continue Reading →


IE comments before doctype

Spent a good day or two hunting out an IE only bug in a website I was working on. I was using a jQuery plugin for the first time and even when I stripped out my site to the most basic state, it was still slow as hell and not bothering to show what it was supposed to. By a pure stroke of luck I read a comment on Reddit that Internet Explorer reverts to quirks-mode if you put a … Continue Reading →


ADD Computers

Here is the latest website I have finished: ADD Computers. A site dedicated to offering he best bang for buck machines available in your price range. (woop!)


future of dduckster.com

I have now decided what to do with this blog! I was considering deleting the whole thing but i love having a central place to view all the projects ive been involved in over the years! So don’t expect any more guides or tutorials as this site will evolve into a hub of my online projects. First up is restyling this site as its a little gareish and frankly does not need to look fancy. Next ill add info on … Continue Reading →