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Month: May 2024

  • Styling Flutter – Nightmare in Themesville

    One of the great things about Flutter is how quickly you can progress with a project. Everyone says it. Flutter development is fast. Except when it isn’t. Where it comes unravelled for me is when I try and apply themes to my project. I’m a big fan of generic code. Declare something once, use it…

  • Creating reusable patterns for WordPress Themes

    As I’ve hinted at before one of the advantages of writing websites from scratch is that you get to be in control of everything. Of course as a site grows in complexity that can become a disadvantage too. Control, however, is addictive – and now I am using WordPress I am working hard at bending…

  • Moving WordPress blog posts off the home page

    TL;DR – skip to the bottom. When I set up my blog a couple of weeks ago my plan was for the blog to be on a subdomain managed by WordPress and the main website to be a simple HTML page with a link to it. Not long after I completed my set-up I realised…

  • Sliding Timer Widget in Flutter (Part 2)

    In my previous post I created a sliding number widget using Flutter CustomPainter. In order to use this widget in action, there are two more remaining tasks. The first is to group several of the NumberSlideWidgets together in a single widget and the second is to add the timer. Firstly we’re going to create a…