Tag: web development

  • flickgame

    [Tiny, web-based, game engine for creating games contained to 16 drawings (each an individual color).][link] Makes me think of WarioWare Inc. [link]: http://www.flickgame.org/ “flickgame.org”

  • Hex Preview

    [Dead simple hex color scheme web app][link]. Just type in your hex codes, and it will update in real time. You can add any number of colors at once to see how they look together, too. [link]: http://hexpreview.com/ “Hex Preview – the command-line-like color app”

  • All Major Browsers Fall At Pwn2Own Day Two

    [What’s that they say about castles built on sand?][link] >Two researchers on Thursday took down the four major browsers, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Apple Safari, as Pwn2Own, the annual hacking contest that runs in tandem at CanSecWest, wound down in Vancouver. [link]: https://threatpost.com/all-major-browsers-fall-at-pwn2own-day-2/111731 “All Major Browsers Fall At Pwn2Own Day Two…

  • gulp.js – the streaming build system

    [Some crazy webdev magic.][link] I barely understand this enough to know that it looks awesome. Highly recommend viewing [the introduction slideshow][intro]. [link]: http://gulpjs.com “gulp.js – the streaming build system” [intro]: http://slides.com/contra/gulp “gulp slideslow”

  • sql.js: A port of SQLite to JavaScript

    [This is ridiculous and great][link]: >sql.js is a port of SQLite to JavaScript, by compiling the SQLite C code with Emscripten. no C bindings or node-gyp compilation here. Once again, via [Jesper][jesper]. [link]: https://github.com/kripken/sql.js “kripken/sql.js” [jesper]: http://waffle.wootest.net “Jesper’s blog, Waffle”

  • slick – the last carousel you’ll ever need

    [A full-responsive, CSS3-enabled, touch-ready, arrow-key supporting, draggable carousel that you can instance with one line.][link] 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. [link]: http://kenwheeler.github.io/slick/ “slick – the last carousel you'll ever…

  • grid

    >[Drag and drop library for two-dimensional, resizable and responsive lists.][link] I’ve seen this done before but not so efficiently, responsively, and with no dependencies. (via [Jesper][jesp]) [link]: https://github.com/ubervu/grid “uberVU/grid” [jesp]: http://waffle.wootest.net “Waffle, Jesper’s blog.”

  • Font-To-Width

    >[Font‑To‑Width (FTW!)][link] is a script by Nick Sherman and Chris Lewis that takes advantage of large type families to fit pieces of text snugly within their containers. Can definitely see using this for some datavis stuff. There is some FOUT (Flash of unstyled text) to deal with though. [link]: http://font-to-width.com/ “Font-To-Width”

  • obelisk.js

    [Obelisk.js is a JavaScript Engine for building isometric pixel objects.][link] … 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][jesp]) [link]: https://github.com/nosir/obelisk.js “nosir/obelisk.js on GitHub” [jesp]: http://waffle.wootest.net “Waffle, Jesper’s blog”

  • Introducing the ‘mozjpeg’ Project

    [Mozilla announces a quest to fully-optimize JPEG compression with their own open source encoder.][link] Snark: But why don’t they just contribute to [WebP][webp]? [link]: https://blog.mozilla.org/research/2014/03/05/introducing-the-mozjpeg-project/ “Introducing the ‘mozjpeg’ Project | Mozilla Research” [webp]: http://www.webpimages.com “WebP – The Google Image Format”

  • CSS3 text-align-last

    [Short and to-the-point post on the Adobe Web Platform blog about a cool new proposed CSS3 property: text-align-last][link]. Finally, FINALLY, we can justify the last line of a paragraph tag. My god, it’s full of stars. [link]: http://blogs.adobe.com/webplatform/2014/02/25/improving-your-sites-visual-details-css3-text-align-last/ “Improving your site’s visual details: CSS3 text-align-last | Web Platform Team Blog”

  • CSS Performance metrics from the creator of Bootstrap

    [A reasonable, if unscientific, look at the performance of various common CSS methods][link], comparing things like Attribute .vs. Class-based selectors, box-sizing resets, floats .vs. flexbox .vs. inline-block, and a lot more. Love that someone took the time to do this so I don’t have to. [link]: https://github.com/mdo/css-perf “mdo/css-perf”