Julien Melissas

Julien Melissas

I'm a Web Developer, Foodie, and Music Lover/Maker living in Asheville, NC. Sometimes I blog about code. I make websites at JM Labs.


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No Gutter Column Trick for Bootstrap

Posted on August 7th, 2014.

Recently I had a need to have a default grid in Bootstrap, but also on the homepage I needed to have 4 boxes that butted right up against each other. I came up with a handy .no-gutters class, which has some pretty basic CSS, that you apply to your .row tag holding your columns. Regular […]

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Do you have a Retina MacBook Pro?

Posted on June 27th, 2014.

This is by-far the best computer I’ve ever owned. I came from a 13″ MacBook Pro with the optical drive replaced with an SSD, and 8GB of RAM. That computer was great. Fast, strong, sturdy, just about everything was awesome. Then I bought my late 2013 15″ rMBP. I decided to move up screen sizes so […]

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Poliça – Live

Posted on June 25th, 2014.

Two drummers is better than one I guess. Maybe I should clone myself.

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My slides from WordCamp Asheville 2014

Posted on June 1st, 2014.

Hey all! Hope you enjoyed my presentation at #wcavl. For those who don't know - I spoke about "Building better websites through Collaboration, Communication, and Consistency."

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Preparing for WordCamp

Posted on May 30th, 2014.

WordCamp is officially underway! Sitting here teaching the newbs at our PreCamp really got me thinking – this is kickass. The organizers I’ve worked with have been awesome. We did something that not only sold out, but it’s running so smooth, and we’re going to have a really good time!   My Talk… I’m going to […]

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Super Easy Breakfast Salad

Posted on May 23rd, 2014.

It's all about the mayo in the eggs.

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ACF’s get_fields();

Posted on May 22nd, 2014.

Sometimes Advanced Custom Field’s get_field(); and the_field();functions are enough for pages with a few custom fields, but for pages with lots more, or with really complex custom fields (like those using a repeater or flexible image field), you’ve got to use something with a little more firepower (and organization). Let’s talk about ACF for a sec. I love Advanced […]