Having built and used probably a dozen different image slider / content carousels this one looks like it covers all of the bases and with minimal markup bullshit. Color me impressed.
… and it looks like a million bucks. This may have to be the basis for my life’s work: A modern remake of the SNES version of SimCity. (via Jesper)
Layer comps is a panel—found in the Window menu—which helps you organize different versions of a designs or different views of it in the same file. If you are a responsible digital citizen at all, you probably have some sort of system for keeping around alternate elements and various “views” of your app. Layer Comps will make this easier and more robust.
Had no idea this even existed.
A super simple, but super useful, little service that returns various HTTP status codes based the URL called. Helpful tool for testing how your app responds to every HTTP status.
Looks like a handy little tool if you’re in the website business, and it even has a pithy one-line description:
In short, it’s nslookup, if nslookup queried over 1500 servers and collated their results.
Bonus points for being open source and installable via
Awesome GPL app for making animated GIFs from sections of your screen. Hokey smokes. (via @waxpancake)
Let’s see if they can deliver.
Works in Chrome, pretty cool. A little verbose for my tastes but definitely better than the default.
Been looking for something like this for YEARS now. Hope it’s good.
Appears to be the front-runner for Meteor version and package management. Working very well for me so far. Meteor is some strong mojo.
Sounds like a good deal to me:
Just $2.99 of your Earth dollars.
If you aren’t developing in a Webkit-based browser (Chrome, Safari) you’re probably wasting a lot of time.
A font made up of symbols and glyphs useful for desktop or mobile web development. Symbolset gives you access to lots of commonly-used symbols which would normally be images, decreasing the page load time and number of requests needed to display your page.
A new free service from 37 Signals: xip.io is:
a magic domain name that provides wildcard DNS for any IP address.
This is ingenious and will probably become the standard for web development. I’m nearly surprised that Coda 2 didn’t ship with something like this built-in. Bring it on, plugin developers!