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Linkdump for February 13th

by Rob Friesel

Opera Developer News – 300 million users and move to WebKit Big news from Opera. I can't decide if this is a relief, or a disturbing trend toward a kind of WebKit monoculture. These were my mixed feelings, and I had a hard time articulating them. Fortunately, Robert Nyman and John Resig expressed it all […]

Linkdump for May 22nd

by Rob Friesel

Real world Clojure Wonderfully thoughtful and balanced bullet-point style post by Alex Miller at Pure Danger Tech on their experience at Revelytix with "Clojure in the real world". (tagged: Clojure Alex Miller ) Against the Grain: How We Built the Next Generation Online Travel Agency using Amazon, Clojure, and a Comically Small Team Colin Steele: […]

Linkdump for April 4th

by Rob Friesel

Grails Best Practices Amit Jain writing at InfoQ. Good round-up on (title says it all…) Grails best practices–regardless of whether/not you agree with them all. (tagged: grails ) Remembering Project Gemini At The Atlantic: this "50th anniversary" retrospective of the Gemini missions is stunning and captivating. (tagged: history astronomy space ) Groovy Goodness: Magic Package […]

Linkdump for April 2nd

by Rob Friesel

A New Green Agenda for Commuters Lisa Margonelli writing for The Nation: The cost of owning and driving a car should be a major political issue. Republicans have spent the past decade talking about lowering taxes, while Democrats have put enormous effort into lowering medical costs; but most families spend more on their cars and […]

review: Mobile Design Pattern Gallery

by Rob Friesel

I just wrapped up reading1 Theresa Neil’s Mobile Design Pattern Gallery (published by O’Reilly), and I am happy to call it a worthwhile survey. I say “survey” because that’s exactly what we have here: Neil takes a look at the dominant patterns (and anti-patterns) in the application interface designs that are targeted at mobile devices, […]

Linkdump for March 28th

by Rob Friesel

The End of Pagination Jeff Atwood writing at Coding Horror: …who the heck is visiting page 964 of 3810? As you can imagine, the comment thread is exactly the kind of potpourri you'd expect from this topic. (tagged: Jeff Atwood essay usability design pagination ux ui ) Super-Earths ‘in the billions’ At BBC News. (tagged: […]

Linkdump for March 22nd

by Rob Friesel

The Invisible Dystopia Paolo Bacigalupi writing in Kirkus Book Reviews: We are a dystopian society, and we don't even notice. (tagged: none) Building Responsive Layouts with Sass Sass core contributor Chris Eppstein on building a responsive grid system with Sass. He points out that this is not a "boilerplate" or a "bootstrap", but that it […]

Linkdump for January 27th

by Rob Friesel

JavaScript pattern and antipattern collection A neat little collection of JavaScript patterns (and anti-patterns), collected and curated by Shi Chuan. (tagged: patterns javascript ) An interview with William Gibson William Gibson, interviewed at The Verge: The idea of rarity and value and collectibility fascinates me in an abstract sense. It doesn't particularly drive me to […]

Linkdump for August 30th

by Rob Friesel

The Sass Way (tagged: Ruby css Sass blog ) Sass for Designers at SonSpring (tagged: webdev css sass ) Nanolaw with Daughter Been meaning to read this for months. Finally for around to it. So worth it. (tagged: writing scifi future history fiction ) In the privacy of our homes at Code: Flickr Developer Blog […]