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TypeRocket – WordPress Framework

In recent weeks I’ve discovered TypeRocket. It’s a WordPress coding framework that makes it easy to extend WordPress themes and plugins with your own custom UX, custom fields,…

Office Rotation: Pianissimo Drift by Niklas Aman

It has been my habit to post what I’m listening to on Fridays; however, I plan to have Niklas Aman’s latest release, Pianissimo Drift, playing in the office…

Found: NASA’s Long Dead IMAGE Satellite

Stories like this one are some of my favorites on the web. Scott Tilley has found a NASA satellite that’s been “lost in space” since December 18, 2005….

Links of Interest: Setting my sights on GatsbyJS

This past Friday I was reacquainted with GatsbyJS, a static site generator for React. Out of the box, GatsbyJS gives you a true JAMstack framework, page resource prefetching for…

Osmo Mobile 2 – smartphone gimbal

DJI has announced the second generation of their popular smartphone gimbal, Osmo Mobile 2. Priced at $129, it’s an affordable way to capture some amazing video with those…

CFP Title Game – Freshman QB’s Legendary Performance

Perhaps you’re not a fan of college football or sports in general; however, the drama in last night’s College Football Playoff title game between Georgia and Alabama is…

#Status

Ella and I got in some Light Saber practice before bedtime. The Force is strong with this one…

Apple Watch Perfect Year 2017

Yesterday I closed all three Activity Rings on my Apple Watch for the 365th time in 2017. That made for a perfect year of achieving my daily fitness…

#devnotes – Bash scripting for fun and profit

It has been a busy year in the home office and a couple of months since I’ve gotten one of these published. Allow me to share a smattering…

AppLaunchpad – generate mockups in your browser

AppLaunchpad looks like a super handy tool when you’re creating mockups of your product. This webapp lets you upload your app screenshots and comp them on all manner…

WhatTheFont 2.0 – ID fonts with your phone

I’ve long been a fan of WhatTheFont! However, I didn’t realize they had a mobile app until today. It has just received an update: We’ve completely reinvented the WhatTheFont…

Portable Dual Display Setup – The best of both worlds?

Luna Display turns any iPad into a wireless, 2nd display I love my desktop, dual 4K display setup. When I’m coding a website and checking how it looks…

Friday Listen: The Unfolding by Chequerboard

I’ve had The Unfolding by Chequerboard playing in the office pretty much all day. Nice beat. I could code to that. ~@mwender

Today’s Apple Event – Quick Takes

Apple Watch Series 3 now with cellular is my favorite from today’s new tech For many years now, I’ve made Apple Events a scheduled interruption to my workday….

Links of Interest – supplied by Hacker News

I happened to look at Hacker News today, and I found so many interesting reads, I couldn’t stop opening new tabs. So, I thought I’d save them here for later…

Links of Interest: Small Business Phone System, Spotify shortcut, and more

Time to clean out some of those links I’ve been waiting to share with you over on my Pinboard: Spoke Phone is an app that “turns mobile phones…

Illdy – Free One Page WordPress Business Theme

I’m adding Illdy to my list of nice looking WordPress themes. It features a one-page layout that has spots for portfolio items, testimonials, news, and more.

Semplice – Designers best kept secret.

Really nice WordPress portfolio showcase system: Semplice – I’ve got a couple designer friends that I’d recommend they check this out. Semplice is the first fully responsive case…

Reclaiming an old domain: quickweb.com

Season 6 of the Startup podcast debuted this morning. The first episode tells the story of Rick Schwartz who earned the title of “Domain King” by building a…