Playlists for designers, created by Designers: Your Mix of Inspiration | DesignersMX
Giving a talk about Meteor to outside groups is a great way to raise your profile, improve your speaking skills, and deepen your own knowledge of Meteor. We’ve had people give brown bag talks at their own companies, speak at meetups (Rails, MongoDB, etc), and even present at conferences.
Here’s a collection of links that I haven’t found time to post individually. Hope you find something you like. Six-Legged Giant Finds Secret Hideaway, Hides For 80 Years From 2012, Robert Krulwich blogs about the rediscovery of Dryococelus australis. Long thought as extinct, the story follows scientists to “Ball’s Pyramid” of the coast of Australia where […]
Been wondering how Apple came up with the idea for the new MacBook? Look no further: Apple Engineer Talks about the New 2015 Macbook – YouTube
Ghostnote is a new concept in note taking. A folder, a file, an application, a document in an application or even a website. Ghostnote let[s] you attach notes to all of these and will automatically remember the context you took them. Simply click the ghost icon to add your notes and simply click it again […]
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say they have been watching the same star blow itself to smithereens in a supernova explosion over and over again, thanks to a trick of Einsteinian optics.
The star exploded more than nine billion years ago on the other side of the universe, too far for even the Hubble to see without special help from the cosmos. In this case, however, light rays from the star have been bent and magnified by the gravity of an intervening cluster of galaxies so that multiple images of it appear.
Sublime Text 3 plugin providing the following features:
- basic Git functionality; init, add, commit, amend, checkout, pull, push, etc.
- inline diff viewing, including quick navigation between modified hunks and the ability to (un)stage files by hunk or by line (inspired by SourceTree)
- GitHub integration
- issue/collaborator referencing when committing
- opening the current file on GitHub at the selected line
- GitHub-style blame view, showing hunk metadata and ability to view the commit that made the change
- git diff view, allowing user to (un)stage hunks across all files
- a status dashboard, exposing much of the available functionality
ai2html is a script for Adobe Illustrator that converts your Illustrator document into html and css. ~ ai2html
Fourteen amazing interviews with designers of all stripes, each one full of brilliant insights into how great careers are made in digital media. Read tales of hard work, odd coincidences, fortuitous timing, personal networks—and dumb luck. For anyone thinking about the trajectory of their design career in the midst of continual technological change, How They […]
Web Components usher in a new era of web development based on encapsulated and interoperable custom elements that extend HTML itself. Built atop these new standards, Polymer makes it easier and faster to create anything from a button to a complete application across desktop, mobile, and beyond. ~ Polymer
Sheetrock is a jQuery plugin for querying, retrieving, and displaying data from Google Spreadsheets. Use it to load entire sheets or leverage SQL-like queries to treat Google Spreadsheets as a quick-and-dirty JSON datastore. All you need is the URL of a public Google Spreadsheet. It requires no backend code whatsoever—everything is done in the browser. ~ jQuery Sheetrock.
Useful Mac – a resource for making your Mac more useful.
Jeff Waugh shares his thoughts on Another new era of WordPress. His comments on the new WordPress API interest me most:
One of the things I love about WordPress is that you can make it look like anything you wish. Most of the sites I’ve worked on don’t look anything like traditional blogs. WP-API kicks that up a notch.
The new WIRED.com is here. Their director of engineering talks about their use of WordPress and the site’s development. Our redesign is here thanks to a big under-the-radar project in March 2014, when we migrated 17 active WIRED blogs into a single WordPress install. ~ Our Director of Engineering on the New WIRED.com | WIRED Update: This […]