By admin on January 19th, 2016 in Updates
I’m happy to announce my newest book Bootstrap Site Blueprints 2 is now available for order! The book is a collection of real world web applications and how to build them with Bootstrap. Each project includes the full sample code to make the learning experience straightforward.
By admin on December 29th, 2015 in Updates
Near the end of 2014 I decided I wanted to try something different. In the past, I’ve mainly focused on freelance work to make a little extra money on the side and have a creative outlet outside of the day job. After almost 10 years of following this pattern, I decided I wanted to make a change. Instead of focusing on freelance work I wanted to focus on my own projects. The main reasons for this was that I was tiring of constantly having to do the same amount of work for around the same amount of pay. I was looking for ways to work less but keep my side income where it was or even increase it. The other reason I was looking for a change was boredom. I think we can all agree it can be exciting to start your own projects where you don’t have to answer to a client and you have the creative freedom to do what you want.
By admin on December 16th, 2015 in Updates
We’re getting closer to the launch of my new book Bootstrap Site Blueprints 2! In the coming weeks the book will be available in print and eBook format in a number of locations. To tide you over, I’m releasing a portion of the first chapter today on my blog. This chapter explains how to setup a development environment for Bootstrap website projects. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment at the bottom. Please keep in mind the book is still in final edits so the content may still change a little bit.
By admin on December 10th, 2015 in Updates
For the last six months I’ve been working on my newest book which is titled Bootstrap Site Blueprints 2. In the spring Packt Publishing approached me about writing the second edition of this series and I agreed. This has been my first time working with a publisher and it’s been a great experience. The new book is a collection of Bootstrap projects and how to build them. I’ll teach you how to build the following sites using Bootstrap:
By admin on November 2nd, 2015 in Updates
Along with writing my new book, I’ve been working on a new side project. If any of you have been following me for awhile, you may be aware of my other website cardeo.ca. Cardeo was originally founded in 2004 as my freelance design studio. Since that time it’s gone through a few changes in direction and rebrands. I’ve been pondering the direction of my business for some time and finally decided to relaunch it as a clothing and art brand. This is an extension of my other artwork that you may have seen at cardeo.dunked.com.
By admin on October 24th, 2015 in Updates
Hope everyone is having a good Friday, the weekend is here! I just wanted to send you a quick note to let you know I setup a Slack team today. If you have questions about design, development, anything on my blog or my books then you should join us. To get an invite to the team, leave a comment on this post with your email address. You can also send me a message on Twitter if you prefer.
By admin on September 24th, 2015 in Updates
If you’ve been here before you might notice that something looks different. Tonight I launched version 2.0 of mattlambert.ca. The challenge with personal websites is always trying to find the time to work on them. I banged out this baby over the last two nights and I’m pretty happy with the results for that short time frame.
By admin on May 18th, 2015 in Updates
I’m donating 100% of the proceeds for the month of May on my Creative Market store to the Nepal Disaster Relief fund. Creative Market has also generously promised to match sales of up to $20,000 for all their combined stores. If you’re looking for a Bootstrap theme, website template, email template, magazine template, or another type of web/graphic file, now’s the time to make that purchase.
By admin on December 30th, 2014 in Updates
2014 was a year of change for me. I decided to make a move away from freelance client work to focus more on my own products. Although I maintained a little bit of client work, I was mostly successful in sticking to my new direction. On March 11th, I released the CSS3 Handbook which was my first eBook. It starts with the basics of CSS3 and moves into more advanced topics like animation and transitions. Launching my first book was a decent amount of work and I learned what not to do when I launched my second eBook on July 8th. Mastering Bootstrap is a guide to theming and selling your own Bootstrap themes. It was a more successful launch than the CSS3 Handbook and received great reviews around the interwebs. Writing, coding, and promoting these two products took up the majority of my time in 2014.
By admin on September 16th, 2014 in Updates
I just wanted to post a quick note to let you know our sister website cardeo.ca is currently offering 8 premium web templates and themes for $19 over at bundledeal.net. That’s a savings of 80% and includes the following templates and themes:
That’s $100 of templates and themes for only $19. Grab the bundle while it’s available from bundledeal.net.