Custom Photo Mosaics

Looking for a Clever Gift Idea for Any Occasion? Have you ever seen one of those cool posters that is a photograph built from hundreds of other tiny photographs? It's called a photo mosaic, and it turns out that developing a custom mosaic poster of a photo of your choice from either a set of...

Local Development with Vagrant

If you're getting into development, and are looking for a convenient way to set up a development environment on your machine without creating a lot of clutter that you can't easily uninstall later, one great solution is Vagrant, which allows users to script out the creation of virtual environments in programs like VirtualBox. Both are...

Custom Field Templating

There are two very useful plugins for WordPress that enable the development of custom post types with specialized fields. Custom Post Type UI (CPT UI) allows users to create custom post types like "Person" or "Article", and Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) allows users to include additional fields beyond just title and content: for example, first...

What is True Wind?

Begun in early 2017, True Wind Technology is a web development agency based out of Carrboro, North Carolina that offers reasonably-priced, customized solutions to individuals, artists, small businesses and academic organizations in the areas of web design and development and data management and analysis. The group was initially formed in response to the sense that lower-budget...