Here are the links that I’ve recently saved to Ma.gnolia.
A photoset depicting screen shots of the various designs of the Web site Maniacal Rage from over the years.
LinkedInABox™ is a simple widget that can be embedded on any web page and provides a summary of your personal LinkedIn profile, as presented in your LinkedIn account.
“One of my favorite Photoshop features is the Smart Object one. It has saved me a lot of time because you can avoid repetitive tasks. It’s perfect when you design template web pages with temporary content placeholders etc. But that’s just one advantage…”
“Design Deadline is like a monthly CSS Reboot minus the suck. Or a monthly May 1st Reboot without the ridiculous Flash bias and hard to use website and with a more flexible, practical deadline, community features and an easier-to-use website that will display the best new and redesigned sites from around the world starting Tuesday, February 5th, 2008 at 12pm EST”
“Exploratree is a free web resource where you can download, use and make your own interactive thinking guides. Thinking guides can support independent and group research projects with frameworks for thinking, planning and enquiry. We’ve provided a set of ready-made guides which you can print out or use online. All of the guides are completely customizable or you can start from scratch and make your own! You can share them and work on them in groups too.”
“When it comes to political speech, we are living in a free-speech utopia. Late-night comedians can say rude things about their nation’s leaders that, in previous centuries, would have led to their tongues being cut out or worse. Yet, when it comes to certain words for copulation and excretion, we still allow the might of the government to bear down on what people can say in public. Swearing raises many other puzzles–linguistic, neurobiological, literary, political.”
Stephen Colbert’s Op-Ed for the New York Times.
“Whether you want to manage your time and money more efficiently, communicate more effectively, observe the correct rules of etiquette, or improve your performance in other home and workplace endeavors, Quick and Dirty Tips are here to show you that education and entertainment can go hand in hand, and that learning can still occur no matter what stage of life you’re in if you’ll just invest five minutes of your time.”
“Validator S.A.C. (Stand Alone Complex) is a stand-alone, easy to install, version of the W3C’s HTML / XHTML Markup Validator for Mac OS X. Validator S.A.C. is a normal Mac OS X application. No installation is required, just put Validator S.A.C. where you need it (hard drive, flash drive, CD-R, etc).”
Tutorials, samples and community resources for Adobe’s Flex
Enter a zip code to retrieve census data which you can compare with other zip codes.
A guy with spinal muscular atrophy playing World of Warcraft and Unreal Tournament 2004 using only his thumb. A woman with ALS controlling her computer with a switch taped to her cheek. A girl with athetoid cerebral palsy who can write and draw thanks to the computer. A woman with cerebral palsy who uses her computer to do graphic design work.
“Here are eight examples of practical PHP regular expressions and techniques that I’ve used over the past few years using Perl Compatible Regular Expressions. This guide goes over the eight different validation techniques and describes briefly how they work. Usernames, telephone numbers, email addresses, and more.”
An extremely useful tool for working with Flex.
Documentation with samples for Flex development.
A blogging extension for Firefox.
A post discussing the recent shift within the G.O.P. in regards to Global Warming, and the impact it has had on the crop of candidates for 2008.
A collection of biographical timelines of the 2008 presidential candidates.
“Twine is a new service for sharing, organizing and finding information with people you trust. Use Twine to better leverage and contribute to the collective intelligence of your friends, colleagues, groups and teams. Twine ties it all together.”
A handy extension for jQuery”that logs the current jQuery selection to the firebug console…The nice thing about logging to firebug is that each node becomes clickable in the console, so you can immediately see the context.”
“One of the more subtly powerful things we can do as designers is create a consistent and flexible visual language. Buttons are a common place where this type of activity manifests itself, and Amazon has traditionally done a very good job of this.”
A bunch of examples for Adobe Flex and ActionScript
“Mythology Encyclopedia. Browse the pantheons of mythology and meet weird and wonderful Gods from around the world. Always entertaining (and sometimes hilarious!), we strive for accurate accounts of legends and myths from classical and world mythology. All Gods and Goddesses are detailed with alternative names, pronunciation, research, speculation and even the odd picture! Explore the Gods of pagan belief and find the right Goddess for you, with the unique Holy Database Of All Known Gods. Discover polytheism, paganism and other religions with our fully searchable mythological reference guide. An essential resource and also amazingly fun to browse!”