Michael Owens
Hi! I'm Michael, and I'm a freelance web designer/developer who specializes in interaction design and front-end development. I write occasionally on my blog at http://mowens.com but more often can be found tweeting at @michaelowens.
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    Getting Clean With PHPPreview
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    Data security is important and often undervalued by designers, developers, and clients alike. Since PHP 5.2.0, data sanitization and validation has been made significantly easier with the introduction of data filtering. Today, we're going to take a closer look at these filters, how to use them, and build a few custom functions.Read More…
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    Supercharge Your CSS with PHP Under the HoodPreview
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    Cascading Style Sheets is a presentational style sheet language. In that sense, it does not have a lot of the functionality that many developers want to satisfy their programmer instincts. Today, we're going to go over how to supercharge your CSS by putting some PHP under the hood.Read More…
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    6 Ways To Improve Your Web TypographyPreview
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    Typography on the web is anything but simple, and for many, it is a troubling mystery. Today, we're going to review six ways that web designers and developers can improve the typography of the sites they create.Read More…