Tom Freeman

Tom Freeman
  • 25th Jul 2017

    Interesting article. I hadn't realised there were security implications for using target="_blank", I remember it went out of favour during the XHTML days, but seemed to have crept back in since then, but it's useful to know about the rel="noopener" addition.

    By the way, from the reading I've done it doesn't appear to have any particular impact on SEO either, but I'm still looking into that one.

  • 30th Jan 2017

    Really enjoying using Laravel as a framework these days. Having spent many
    years coding on CodeIgniter (and loving it) Laravel really takes things to
    a whole new level. It's a bit of a learning curve, but totally worth it as
    it opens up a world of new possibilities.

  • 19th Aug 2016

    Getting started with Accelerated Mobile Pages - a very interesting concept and worth a tinker if you have a spare couple of hours.

  • 3rd Jun 2016

    This could set an interesting precedent for the responsibility website owners have towards their users in terms of warning them of the potential dangers they are exposed to using their website or service.

  • 3rd Jun 2016

    Really enjoyed using GSAP for our latest set of HTML5 banners. Super easy to get setup and make some impressive animations that work on a timeline. Much easier to update and maintain than trying to time individual effects using CSS3 transitions alone and allows for some really exciting possibilities.

  • 24th Feb 2016

    I've recently added a feature to a website that sends out reminders, then
    allows people to reply to the email directly and the content of the email
    is attributed to them on the site. The key is to get email piping working

  • 6th Oct 2015

    With so many news ways for small businesses to offer their clients to pay, how long with the trusty cheque last. Personally, with some banks now charging £1.50 per cheque, not to mention the hassle of paying them in, I think their days are most definitely numbered as an acceptable payment option.

  • 25th Sep 2015

    Google catches up with EU policy.

  • 25th Sep 2015

    It's finally happened. IPv4 is dead, long live IPv6!