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Hi! I’m Wern Ancheta. I’m a Web Developer from San Fernando City, La Union, Philippines. I love building things for the web and sharing the things that I’ve learned through writing. When I’m not coding or learning something new, I enjoy watching anime and playing video games.

Services Offered

Here are some of the services that I normally offer:

  • Web Development – mainly PHP and its Frameworks (CodeIgniter, Laravel, Flight).
  • System Analysis and Design – from requirements analysis, database design, to system architecture design.
    Note that this is what I do most of the time. But I also work with JavaScript (NodeJS), Ruby, and WordPress projects from time to time.

If you have an interesting project or an idea that you want to implement please contact me:

  • Email
  • skype name: wernancheta

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Link Dump – January 5, 2013 Edition

The holidays are over and because I haven’t published anything last week I made this weeks link dump extra special by putting in 30 links to articles, news and resources on web development. Enjoy!

33 fantastic Chrome extensions | Feature
http://www.netmagazine.com/features/33-fantastic-chrome-extensions

The Web Is Growing Up
http://io.brewerlogic.com/the-web-is-growing-up/

OOCSS + Sass = The best way to CSS by Ian Storm Taylor
http://ianstormtaylor.com/oocss-plus-sass-is-the-best-way-to-css/

Does JavaScript need classes? | NCZOnline
http://www.nczonline.net/blog/2012/10/16/does-javascript-need-classes/

It’s a Trap! 10 Interview Questions Designed To Trick You
http://smarterer.com/blog/2012/10/16/its-a-trap-10-interview-questions-designed-trick-you/

How to Use Git With FTP
http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/tools-and-tips/how-to-use-git-with-ftp/

CSS3 Regions and Flow
http://www.inserthtml.com/2012/10/css3-regions-flow

Master the new CSS layout properties | Tutorial
http://www.netmagazine.com/tutorials/master-new-css-layout-properties

The 4Cs: A Code Review Mnemonic
http://blog.mojotech.com/post/33300886323/the-4cs-a-code-review-mnemonic

The Elements of Comment Style
http://www.altdevblogaday.com/2012/09/20/the-elements-of-comment-style-2/

codylindley/frontend-tools GitHub
https://github.com/codylindley/frontend-tools

❍ IcoMoon
http://icomoon.io/#home

The What, Why and How of Data URIs in Web Design
http://webdesign.tutsplus.com/tutorials/htmlcss-tutorials/the-what-why-and-how-of-data-uris-in-web-design/

More CSS Secrets: Another 10 things you may not know about CSS
http://lea.verou.me/more-css-secrets/#slide4

25 Useful Books For Web Designers And Developers
http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/books-for-designers-developers/

Top 10 PHP Security Vulnerabilities
http://phpmaster.com/top-10-php-security-vulnerabilities/

PHP Master | Spooky Scary PHP
http://phpmaster.com/spooky-scary-php/

So you want to be a Rock Star Developer? Maybe you should reconsider.
http://programmers.blogoverflow.com/2012/10/so-you-want-to-be-a-rock-star-developer-maybe-you-should-reconsider/

The Real Beauty of CSS3 Box Shadows | Code Theory
http://codetheory.in/the-real-beauty-of-css3-box-shadows/

An Introduction to Media Queries
http://www.briangardner.com/media-queries/

Emmet Documentation
http://docs.emmet.io/

The Problem With Style Guides
http://hellogeri.com/blog/view/the_problem_with_style_guides

Front-End Engineering
http://bitly.com/bundles/dmosher/1

SMACSS and SASS – The future of stylesheets
http://railslove.com/blog/2012/03/28/smacss-and-sass-the-future-of-stylesheets/

JavaScript APIs youve never heard of (and some you have)
http://www.slideshare.net/nzakas/javascript-apis-youve-never-heard-of-and-some-you-have

Hot in web standards: September/October 2012 | Feature
http://www.netmagazine.com/features/hot-web-standards-septemberoctober-2012

Backbonification: migrating a large JavaScript project from DOM spaghetti to Backbone.js
http://www.ofbrooklyn.com/2012/11/13/backbonification-migrating-javascript-to-backbone/

Front End Development Guidelines
http://taitems.github.com/Front-End-Development-Guidelines/

Mohit Seth: Best practices in javascript / jQuery
http://blog.sethmohit.com/2012/08/best-practices-in-javascript-jquery.html

Understanding JavaScript Closures | JavaScript, JavaScript
http://javascriptweblog.wordpress.com/2010/10/25/understanding-javascript-closures/

The Problem with Style Guides
http://hellogeri.com/blog/view/the_problem_with_style_guides

Link Dump – December 19, 2012 Edition

What the Heck Is CSS Specificity? | Design Shack
http://designshack.net/articles/css/what-the-heck-is-css-specificity/

Simply Testable professional automated front-end web testing
http://simplytestable.com/

CSS Horus | CSS Framework for responsive and mobile websites
http://csshor.us/

Kube CSS-framework for professional developers
http://imperavi.com/kube/

Base – A super simple, responsive framework designed to work for mobile devices, tablets, netbooks and desktop computers.
http://matthewhartman.github.com/base/

Cache is King | High Performance Web Sites
http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/2012/10/11/cache-is-king/

The Story of the New Microsoft.com Rainypixels
http://rainypixels.com/words/the-story-of-the-new-microsoft-com/

Link Dump – December 14, 2012 Edition

The Ruby Toolbox – Know Your Options!
https://www.ruby-toolbox.com/

Categorizing values in JavaScript | Adobe Developer Connection
http://www.adobe.com/devnet/html5/articles/categorizing-values-in-javascript.html

WebPerfDays: Performance Tools | High Performance Web Sites
http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/2012/10/09/webperfdays-performance-tools/

Guy’s Pod Blog Archive Responsive Web Design Makes It Hard To Be Fast
http://www.guypo.com/technical/responsive-web-design-is-bad-for-performance-there-i-said-it/

Free Java Tutorials & Guide | Java programming source code
http://freejavaguide.com/

Performance Tips for JavaScript in V8 – HTML5 Rocks
http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/speed/v8/

No Silver Bullets? Programmers Stack Exchange Blog
http://programmers.blogoverflow.com/2012/10/no-silver-bullets/

Link Dump – December 7, 2012 Edition

How to Rock a Developer Phone Interview | Palantir
http://www.palantir.com/2012/09/how-to-rock-a-phone-interview/

Firefox Metro Preview for Windows 8 | Future Releases
https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2012/10/04/firefox-metro-preview/

WebGL: How It Works games.greggman.com
http://games.greggman.com/game/webgl-how-it-works/

Drawing Things with Box-Shadow Joshua HibbertJoshua Hibbert
http://joshnh.com/2012/08/16/drawing-things-with-box-shadow/

Bruce Lawsons personal site  : On DRM in HTML5
http://www.brucelawson.co.uk/2012/on-drm-in-html5/

Using the HTML5 Fullscreen API for Phishing Attacks Feross.org
http://feross.org/html5-fullscreen-api-attack/

Adobe & HTML
http://html.adobe.com/

Bocoup on Air Developing for the Mobile Web – Bocoup
http://weblog.bocoup.com/bocoup-on-air-mobile-dev-boaz-rebecca/

The Most Useful Bookmarklets to Enhance Your Browsing Experience – How-To Geek
http://www.howtogeek.com/125846/the-most-useful-bookmarklets-to-enhance-your-browsing-experience/

Link Dump – November 30, 2012 Edition

Introducing The Jed Toolkit – Alex Sexton
http://alexsexton.com/blog/2012/10/introducing-the-jed-toolkit/

The complexity of user experience Martin Kleppmanns blog
http://martin.kleppmann.com/2012/10/08/complexity-of-user-experience.html

Merge, split, protect, encrypt and mix pdf files online free – Sejda.com
http://sejda.com/

Cropp.me | The easiest and smartest online crop tool
http://cropp.me/

Be nice to programmers
http://edu.mkrecny.com/thoughts/be-nice-to-programmers

Pluralsight – Hardcore Developer Training
http://www.pluralsight.com/training/

Link Dump – November 23, 2012 Edition

I’ve been bookmarking less links lately so starting this week I’ll only be posting 10 links. Rest assured the quality of these resources and articles are still the same.

Javascript Territory – Jster Javascript Catalog
http://jster.net/

Powerful Command Line Tools For Developers | Smashing Coding
http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/2012/10/29/powerful-command-line-tools-developers/

JSApp.US
http://jsapp.us/

10 Excellent HTML5 coding Tools Many Users Dont Know About
http://smashinghub.com/excellent-html5-coding-tools.htm

Helpful JavaScript Patterns | New Relic blog
http://blog.newrelic.com/2012/10/09/helpful-javascript-patterns/

matthewrobb/six GitHub
https://github.com/matthewrobb/six

This is how we work with clients elweb
http://elweb.co/stuff/this-is-how-we-work-with-clients/