Ron Lyons Ink


Welcome to Ron Lyons Ink


My time at Blue Mountains TAFE in 2015 completing the Diploma of Website Development course (with Distinction!) was one of the happiest times of my life....

It would be remiss of me not to express my sincere appreciation to:

Colin Tyrrell (Head Teacher) and Anthony Barakat

Andy Stibbard (a great teacher!)

Dr. Paul Payne (another great teacher!)

Links to the excellent resources I have used in building this site:


Notepad++: a free source code editor which supports several programming languages running under the MS Windows environment.


MySQL - The world's most popular open source database:


XAMPP - the most popular PHP development environment:

Hover Effects

Hover.css - A collection of CSS3 powered hover effects - GitHub Pages


Thumbelina: A very lightweight jQuery content slider designed for thumbnail images....

Flip Image

Flip image: The image flip code is thanks to Dave Walsh:


Lightbox: The lightbox is Dmitry Semenov's Magnific Popop.


The Contact Form is thanks to CodyHouse:

The 'Back-to-Top' code is from CodyHouse

3D Space Rotation

The 3D rotation of the 'Uncommon Seal' on the Home Page is toggled on touch or mouse hover.

...the CSS and JS used for this was adapted from a demo on

Scrolling Text

The CSS animations used for the scrolling text on the Home Page were adapted from the examples provided on the website.