Joel Drapper


A new set of Shopify Theme Development Tools

Shopify is great and their Liquid templating language is fantastic but if you've ever tried to develope a Shopify Theme, you'll know that the process can be a bit difficult. Because Shopify is a hosted platform, you have to upload each of the changes that

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My little brothers made a film about adventure

Based on the National Trust’s “50 Things” challenge, my little brothers made a short film about adventure. The List Climb a tree Roll down a really big hill Camp out in the wild Build a den Skim a stone Run around in the rain

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New manual order creation in Shopify

So far as I can see, there has been no announcement of this on any of the official Shopify channels, but this new option popped up in one of the stores that I manage. Under “Orders”, there’s a new screen called “Drafts”. From here,

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A bit about me

I'm Joel, an independent web designer from Bournemouth. I love design. Good design can make the difficult, easy; the confusing, intuitive; and the otherwise mundane, enthralling. I love the web too. The web solves all kinds of problems, connects people from all over the world

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Atom 1.0 is out. Go try it out now!

Atom is an open source text editor made by Github. I've been using the beta versions of Atom for about a year now, and I think it's brilliant, but they've just released their first stable version today. Why do I use Atom when it's slower

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