How to add a custom section with blocks. These are personal notes, so just steal the code, theres not much explination.

To begin create a new file called team.liquid in the section folder.

Start the code by adding an empty div and a schema section.

This is our boilerplate. Lets begin by adding the settings attribute to our schema JSON.

The id and type is important but feel…


How to add an option to a section schema.

You may have noticed a liquid tag for schemas at the end of sections. These schemas allow users to customize portions of a template, and we are going to add a transcript section underneath a video. This is a continuation on the article I wrote about combining two section to make a template.

First let's add the option to the schema. Insert this new js object underneath the scheme for adding a video. This will add a text-box labeled captions for the user to ender in the transcript.


Adding a video template to the Debut theme in Shopify.

I’ve just started learning about Shopify development and one of the first things I can do is create a template thats a combination of sections. In this example we’ll go over how to add a new page template that has a video at the bottom of it.

  1. Create a copy of page.liquid called page.video.liquid

Shopify will know that this is a page template if we follow the naming convention. Following this convention will let us add text to the page just like any other page.

2. Add the Video

To…


Two big announcements in this post: First Chubby Panda is now live, this Google sheets add on allows you to import your Canvas LMS Grade Book. The add on has step by step instructions to help make the process easier.

Also I’m excited to announce my first book if for sale. I wrote this book with my Father Brad Flickinger, and it follows the adventures of a new A.I. thats learning what his purpose is. The book is designed to help young students learn how A.I. works and de-mystify the A.I. learning process.

If you would like to join my…


Hey eveyrone. For a while now I’ve been trying to bring in Canvas gradebook into Google Sheets. This will be an add on for Google Sheets, and to use it you just need to generate an API token with Canvas (anyone can generate an API token including teachers). I’ve tested it out with a basic course as seen below.

I’m proud to announce that the first version is almost available as a Google Add-on. …


Coming soon

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The iOS 14 app that levels up your photography skills.

Get ready to level up your photography skills with a photography challenge. Each challenge will take you (and your friends) on an adventure to get the perfect shot. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting this will help stretch your creativity and add an element of fun to the learning process.


Clear ranges with Google Scripts.

This came up in a recent project of mine from a client, specifically they needed to clear a range, while keeping the formulas and formatting. The goal is to just clear values within the range. While solving their issue below lets look at how we got there. To begin with we need to get a range to play with.

  1. Get a range

2. Clear

Clear removes everything from the range. Including formatting, and formulas which we want to keep.

3. Clear Content

More applicable to this project as it keeps…


The iOS 14 app to easily design custom app icons

With the introduction of iOS 14 and the ShortCuts app, it is now possible to save shortcuts to your home screen that open apps. This means you can customize the app icons of your favorite and most-used apps. This inspired my latest app MyAppIcons, a simple SwfitUI app that allows users to design their own app icons.

MyAppIcon in use

The whole process is rather simple and can be seen here.


How to change your home screen app icons in iOS 14

With the introduction of iOS 14 and the ShortCuts app, it is now possible to save shortcuts to your home screen that open apps. This means you can customize the app icons of your favorite and most-used apps.

Step 1: Get Icons

Using the myAppIcon app you can create your icons in the color you want.

Just use the app to select the apps you use, pick out the colors you want to use, and download the set of new app icons.

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Tech stuff and SwiftUI

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