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 […]
Today I needed the data for a Gravity Form to persist between submissions. In other words, I need the user to be able to submit the form and then reload the form with his/her data from the previous submission pre-filled. The Gravity Forms Sticky Form plugin does this trick.
Sticky Form is a WordPress plugin for Gravity Forms that enables forms to be “sticky”. A sticky form stays populated with the users submitted data. The data is retrieved from the actual entry. This makes the same entries editable from both back- and front end. ~ Gravity Forms Sticky Form – WordPress Plugins
“Instagram is more about that instant gratification, ‘Who is that and where can I buy it?’ ” Mr. Ton said. “With the VSCO grid, it’s people that are more keen about the image itself.” ~ VSCO Cam: Filtered Photos, No Emojis Allowed – NYTimes.com
Did you catch this article by Steven Levy about how 30 Knoxville contractors are a part of helping shape Facebook’s News Feed? Me neither, so I’m sharing it. Every weekday beginning at around nine, 30 contracted white-collar laborers arrive at a generic office park in the outskirts of Knoxville, Tennessee. They are in their twenties and thirties, […]
Polarr Online Photo Editor 2.0 is a nice looking online photo editor. Looks like it could be handy.
Nice collection of Vim tutorials via @labnol: How to Learn Vim – The Best Tutorials for Vim Beginners.
The Layers interface works through the WordPress Customizer, so it looks, feels, and works like an extension of WordPress. What’s more, the Obox team has released their source code so that anyone can extend and contribute to Layers. I see a lot of potential with this project as it’s looking to “play well” within the overall WordPress community.
By removing endless design options and features, Layers provides you with just enough choice to create a beautiful site while still maintaining the fundamentals of good design. ~ Layers – WordPress Site Builder