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Year in Review – 2009

The day was January 23, 2009. It was my last day working with a great company; Drum Workshop (DW Drums) was my first desk job. Before then I was a plumbers assistant. Which was also fun, but required dealing with a lot of crap if you know what I mean. I had accepted an offer made by Volusion for a job I was sure was going to start my career in web development. For just over a year I had been working on becoming a web developer. I was reading of books, watching TONS of video tutorials, and staying up until 3am everyday practicing my skills. I learned a lot in a very short amount of time. Then came January 26th. I was starting my new job that and it drained me beyond what I had expected. I wasn’t even using any of the skills I had been learning up this point. Even worse, I didn’t even see it coming.

I thought my new job would expand my knowledge of web development. I was wrong.
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TypeKit Rocks my socks!

If you’re a web designer you know how lame it feels when your design could use that extra umph that web-safe fonts simply can not provide. Some of you’re options today are to use a CSS image replacement technique, a flash emded, or using @font-face. However, now we have a new option: TypeKit.

I’ve been waiting for something like this for a long time. Here’s my spiel…

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Site Launch – Sí TV

I’m really excited to announce that newly redesigned SITV.COM is live! It was built using a content management system (CMS) known as Drupal. Learning the ins and outs of Drupal over the last few months has been great. I now feel like I have a good grip on working with the CMS. At times, things got frustrating, but always rewarding when problems were solved. I take with me the experience and the knowledge. I am now able to work with both WordPress and Drupal! Of course, WordPress is still my favorite.

In any case, please enjoy the new SITV.COM

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Site Launch – Rynostevie

A little bit ago a good friend asked me to create a website to showcase some of his work. Ryan Green is passionate about film, creating art, and telling stories through the eye of his camera. I feel lucky just to know this guy, let alone to have had the opportunity to build the canvas to his portfolio.

So, without further adieu, your Red Eye Designer presents Rynostevie.com

Check out his work and subscribe to his YouTube channel if you like to keep it real.