Links from March 2015
- Links for Sunday 1 March 2015
- Favicons, Touch Icons, Tile Icons, etc. Which Do You Need? | CSS-Tricks
- This is both very handy and, if you scroll down to "Example #3: Support for everything" rather dispiriting. Can't help thinking something's gone wrong somewhere.
- Favicon Generator for all platforms: iOS, Android, PC/Mac...
- Not beautiful, but very nicely done.
- What We Wore — A People's Style History
- I do love some of these photos. (via Put This On)
- Links for Wednesday 4 March 2015
- Transitioning to SCSS at Scale
- How Etsy moved from "400,000+ lines of CSS split over 2000+ files" to using SCSS.
- Links for Sunday 8 March 2015
- mroth/unindexed · GitHub
- "A website that irrevocably deletes itself once indexed by Google." Anti-archiving. (Via Waxy)
- Work with me – CSS Wizardry – consultancy, CSS code reviews, speaking, workshops, CSS, OOCSS, front-end architecture, performance and more, by Harry Roberts
- Another way to do CSS class naming. Here are so many names. All of them feel like they're trying to make up for fundamental deficiencies.
- Marionette.js – The Backbone Framework
- "Marionette simplifies your Backbone application code with robust views and architecture solutions." Sounds good… (via Code as Craft)
- Useful Mac
- Really enjoying this blog, because it reminds me of the olden days of trying out lots of useful, or less useful, Mac utilities from magazine cover discs.
- Bartender | Mac Menu Bar Item Control
- I didn't expect this to make much difference, but within minutes of tidying up that mess of pointless, ugly icons I already feel more relaxed. (via Useful Mac)
- Links for Wednesday 11 March 2015
- Sock subscription service, made in Italy. I'd like to see more examples of the designs first. (via Lineage of Influence)
- Code Guide by @mdo
- "Standards for developing flexible, durable, and sustainable HTML and CSS," by Mark Otto, creator of Bootstrap. Not all my preference, but I do enjoy some rigour.
- Links for Thursday 12 March 2015
- A really useful way of viewing your Google Analytics' browser data, to work out what your site should be supporting. I like how it groups versions of browsers. Nicely done.
- Links for Friday 13 March 2015
- HTTrack Website Copier - Free Software Offline Browser (GNU GPL)
- I keep forgetting the name of this whenever I want it. For downloading all the pages of a website and making a browsable version of it. Versions for Windows, Linux, Mac, etc.
- How Apple Makes the Watch — Atomic Delights
- An explanation of the shots in Apple's video about making their Watch, for those of us who know little about manufacturing or how impressive the processes might be. (via Tom Taylor)
- Links for Tuesday 17 March 2015
- “Better Call Saul” Writer Gennifer Huthcison Discusses Her Craft and Career | Green Lens Media, LLC
- An old net friend done good.
- Links for Thursday 19 March 2015
- How to traffic - Album on Imgur
- I'd never even heard of the 'Cities: Skylines' game but I like this description of how to make traffic work. (via Infovore)
- 2015-03-18 Bernard Morgan House Brochure.pdf - Google Drive
- On Golden Lane. I really like this understated post-war police section house. I may be pessimistic, but I assume it will be replaced with something much bulkier, less human-feeling. We'll see. (via The Ben Jonson House Blog)
- Links for Sunday 22 March 2015
- Deep Springs College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- 26 students, no fees, isolated location, students and staff all work on the ranch/farm. (via The New York Review of Books)
- Links for Tuesday 24 March 2015
- Paradise Lost: How Moreover Won & Lost The Real-Time Web – RicMac
- I'd forgotten about Moreover. Seems such a long, long time ago.
- The New Euston Station 1968 (PDF)
- It looks so modern and clean and spacious and pleasant. Unlike today's reality.
- MyWord Editor is open source
- Could be good. Who knows. I like the idea anyway. Blog-hosting server and client, both open source. (via @benbrown)
- Links for Thursday 26 March 2015
- 'Yoga Pants are Ruining Women' and Other Style Advice From Fran Lebowitz
- "I wish that real estate were cheaper and clothes were more expensive." "Designers now, they all have these things called mood boards. I suppose they think a sense of discovery equals invention." "If you walked around New York you would think there was a terrible mirror famine." (via Kottke)
- A Message to the 21st Century by Isaiah Berlin | The New York Review of Books
- "If you are truly convinced that there is some solution to all human problems, that one can conceive an ideal society which men can reach if only they do what is necessary to attain it, then you and your followers must believe that no price can be too high to pay in order to open the gates of such a paradise."
- Links for Friday 27 March 2015
- No Dickheads! A Guide To Building Happy, Healthy, And Creative Teams. — Medium
- So good. Sounds like such a great place to work and do good work.
- Simple PHP-based wiki, uses Markdown or HTML syntax, has syntax highlighting for code blocks. (via @benbrown)
- Links for Monday 30 March 2015
- Every Noise at Once
- Clickable, listenable, expandable map of musical genres from Echonest data. Nice. (via @tomtaylor)
- Links for Tuesday 31 March 2015
- Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music | New Home on Techno.org
- I first bookmarked this in 2004, at its old URL and it's still going. Explore genres of electronic music in a whizzy interface.