This mobile responsive Web application is a biographical and portfolio site for Greg O'Toole.
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Author, Web Designer, Web Developer
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This site has been around in many iterations since I started building on the web in the year 1994. In fact, there is still legacy HTML on the site that I wrote way back at that time. A few years ago I moved the static HTML site into a dynamic data driven application using Coldfusion and a Microsoft Access database. Later, I moved on to PHP and MySQL and embraced open source and content management frameworks. I eventually moved the site into a Joomla version which is where it resides today. The theme used wasn't mobile responsive, so I retroactively fitted it to respond to just about any and all tv, desktop, tablet, and phone platforms, OS's, browsers, resolutions, and models. This has been a great project for me to learn and build, and therefore I've referred to it many times over the years to my students who are learning topics like UI, UX, documentation, responsive building, clean code, HTML5, PHP, MySQL, content management, and the open source community. I imagine this site will continue to revise through the philosophy of progressive enhancement and will be around for many years to come.