Author Archives: Andrew Ramsden

Pure CSS ‘tags’—ala SoundCloud

For the recent irama.org realignment I wanted to emulate the cute little ‘tags’ that sit below a track on SoundCloud. I wanted to try to do as much as possible using CSS alone—without background images, too many extra elements, or … Continue reading

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Realignment, irama.org 4.0

I figure it’s high time to start posting again, and long overdue to update the site template—some of the legacy cruft was getting a little embarrassing. I had an irama.org 3.0 design in the works a few years ago. Noting … Continue reading

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WIP—Rise of the Red Dragon

A Work In Progress. Feedback welcome (here or on soundcloud), be gentle 😉 Part two of a two (or three) part suite loosely themed around the conflicted nature of a fallen angel. Mostly just an excuse to play with MIDI … Continue reading

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Music

I’ve always loved music. I spent a lot of time playing music when I was younger. I studied it at uni (majoring in composition), then changed focus to IT and haven’t written a dot since. Until recently… After a long … Continue reading

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Get the text within an element—including alt text—using jQuery

When working on the butterfly lightbox I needed a way to grab the text with a link including the alt text from any images within. I couldn’t find any existing approaches, so I put together this small plugin to do … Continue reading

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