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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Linkdump for May 29th

by Rob Friesel

Sass Style Guide By Chris Coyier, writing at CSS-Tricks. I largely agree with this list, but I'm not sure I get the assertion that you should put @includes after "regular" styles. If you're ordering the CSS properties according to some specific scheme (e.g., Zen Ordering) then wouldn't you want the output of your mixins to […]

Linkdump for May 23rd

by Rob Friesel

Designing CSS Layouts With Flexbox Is As Easy As Pie David Storey, on the Smashing Coding blog, and taken from Redesign The Web (The Smashing Book #3). (tagged: CSS flexbox ) Vermont Food System Atlas (tagged: food Vermont ) Interesting. Terribly interesting… (tagged: git ) CSS content and attr Awesome tip and somewhat […]

Linkdump for May 20th

by Rob Friesel

Avoiding Unnecessary Paints Paul Lewis writing for HTML5 Rocks, Avoiding Unnecessary Paints: What happens if I scroll and I happen to move the mouse at the same time? It's perfectly possible for me to inadvertently "interact" with an element as I scroll past it, triggering an expensive paint. That, in turn, could push me through […]

Linkdump for May 17th

by Rob Friesel

Apple’s new Objective-C to Javascript Bridge Nigel Brooke at Steamclock Software: These APIs becoming public could be a huge boon to those of us that are interested in using JavaScript in their apps in various ways. It would be an official way to do some of the things enabled by third-party platforms (like Cordova, Appcelerator […]

Linkdump for May 14th

by Rob Friesel

Haruki Murakami and the Art of Japanese Translations Roland Kelts, writing for The New Yorker: Rubin said that the first time he translated a Murakami novel, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, he phoned the author several times a day to nail word choices and correct inconsistencies. “In one scene, a character had black-framed glasses. In another, […]

dream.20130514: keys

by Rob Friesel

The whole gang is making an exit from the office — en masse, all at once, a big crowd of them wandering the labyrinthine halls. (Though somehow the office has no roof? or is already outside?) You find yourself smack in the middle of the throng, taking in the small talk, which mostly revolves around […]

Linkdump for May 10th

by Rob Friesel

How To Avoid Duplicate Downloads In Responsive Images David Newton writing for Smashing Magazine on the proposed picture element, Scott Jehl's polyfill, and some problems with the current fallback strategy. (tagged: picture element responsive design ) 5 reasons to use AngularJS in the corporate app world Oscar Villarreal: You can start by sprinkling it in […]