“Beautiful Boilerplate for Responsive, Mobile-Friendly Development”
Archives for May 2011
Why has it taken us so long to have a solution for this? It’s such a basic design requirement. Thanks to Roger Johansson for sharing his method.
A fun experiment – “Convert images to HTML text. Drag and drop images on to the page to start converting!”
Smokee bourbon… Sounds like a fun experiment.
“This collection of 50 posters, magazine covers and advertisements offer a glimpse at some of the prevailing tendencies in a society transformed by the growth of modern industry and technology, the popularity of Western art and culture, and the emergence of leftist political thought.”
“When Sidestep detects you connecting to an unprotected wireless network, it automatically encrypts all of your Internet traffic and reroutes it through a secure connection to a server of your choosing, which acts as your Internet proxy. And it does all this in the background so that you don’t even notice it.”
“we’ll soon be all out of reasons to resort to image replacement for beautiful type on the web” Amen.
More than 250,000 images from Yale’s collections are now available for free thanks to its new “Open Access” catalog.
I could lose myself in there…
“founded with the intention of providing unique and quality fonts based on a pay-what-you-want model. All designers get 100% of the donations their font receives.”
Not quite sure if it’s useful, but checking it out… They call it “a socially-oriented platform for creating, sharing and comparing lists of things.”
A deep dive in slide-form of Amazon’s road to dominance of online commerce.
via @cameronmoll “Hardware accelerated image transitions using CSS3” Beauty plus power. Now to figure out how to implement with a graceful degradation for IE and older browsers without CSS3 support…
From the makers of Lettering.js comes another awesome jQuery type-focused plugin: “FitText makes font-sizes flexible. Use this plugin on your fluid or responsive layout to achieve scalable headlines that fill the width of a parent element.” Yet again, @trentwalton, @davatron5000 and @raygunray release a killer utility that developers, designers and users alike will benefit from.
The timing of this release meshes perfectly with my redesign of Refresh Austin.
“If this then that” – this looks awesome and maps against a couple of different services I use and hacks I’ve put into place to automate parts of my digital life. Hopefully I’ll get an invite soon