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URL :http://dougal.gunters.org/
Filed Under:Technology
Posts on Regator:708
Posts / Week:2.8
Archived Since:September 16, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Old School Color Cycling with HTML5 | EffectGames.com

Back in the 80s and early 90s, animated graphics were mostly very low-res. Computers and graphics cards just didn’t have the oomph needed to animate hi-resolution pictures with lots of colors, and they could only display 256 different colors on the screen simultaneously, indexed from a larger palette of available colors. Show More Summary

p5.js

p5 takes inspiration from the Processing environment, but is made for JavaScript and the browser. Unlike processing.js, p5 embraces JavaScript’s loose typing, and allows interaction with the DOM and other browser functions. p5.js Original Article: p5.js Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

The Basics Of ES6 Generators

The basics of JavaScript generator functions, which can be used for things like synchronous flow control or state machines. The Basics Of ES6 Generators Original Article: The Basics Of ES6 Generators Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Welcome – Polymer

Polyfills and webcomponent support across browers. Welcome – Polymer Original Article: Welcome – Polymer Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Mojolicious – Perl real-time web framework

I don’t do much Perl any more, but this web development framework could be useful for those that do. Mojolicious – Perl real-time web framework Original Article: Mojolicious – Perl real-time web framework Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Input: Fonts for Code

Questioning the use of monospace fonts for programming. Input: Fonts for Code Original Article: Input: Fonts for Code Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

HTML Imports: #include for the web – HTML5 Rocks

A resource import model with dependency management and de-duping for HTML5. Once browser support is widespread enough, this will move even more of web application development from the server to the browser. HTML Imports: #include for...Show More Summary

Many Eyes : Browsing visualizations

Pointers to many data visualization resources. Many Eyes : Browsing visualizations Original Article: Many Eyes : Browsing visualizations Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Breach – A browser for the HTML5 era

Modular open source browser, with Chromium rendering layer, built on node.js, customizable with html/css/js. Breach – A browser for the HTML5 era Original Article: Breach – A browser for the HTML5 era Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

A Less-Angry Rainbow

A cyclical rainbow gradient with better perceptual properties than the usual HSL space. A Less-Angry Rainbow Original Article: A Less-Angry Rainbow Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Compound Interest

Compound Interest is a really interesting site that gives information about chemical compounds in various everyday items, what they do, and how they work. The information is provided as an infographic. Examples include: What Causes “New...Show More Summary

wavepot

Cool audio experiment thingie in the browser. wavepot Original Article: wavepot Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Videogrep: Automatic Supercuts with Python – Sam Lavigne

A simple concept, but a good bit of hackery. Videogrep can search through video dialog (using a subtitle file) for patterns, and automatically assemble a supercut. Videogrep: Automatic Supercuts with Python – Sam Lavigne Original Article:...Show More Summary

Socket.IO — Introducing Socket.IO 1.0

Socket.io 1.0 is out, with some, modular new architecture. Socket.IO — Introducing Socket.IO 1.0 Original Article: Socket.IO — Introducing Socket.IO 1.0 Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Data Sources

I hadn’t realized that Atlanta’s MARTA transit system has public real-time data feeds for bus and train arrivals. Data Sources Original Article: Data Sources Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Migrating virtual machines from Amazon EC2 to Google Compute Engine | @jnoxon’s thoughts

Nothing I need to know how to do right now, but maybe I’ll find it useful in the future. Migrating virtual machines from Amazon EC2 to Google Compute Engine | @jnoxon’s thoughts Original Article: Migrating virtual machines from Amazon EC2 to Google Compute Engine | @jnoxon’s thoughts Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

JavaScript Charts | amCharts

JavaScript Charts | amCharts Original Article: JavaScript Charts | amCharts Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Debugging Asynchronous JavaScript with Chrome DevTools – HTML5 Rocks

Async call stack debugging in Chrome Canary. Mind. Blown. Debugging Asynchronous JavaScript with Chrome DevTools – HTML5 Rocks Original Article: Debugging Asynchronous JavaScript with Chrome DevTools – HTML5 Rocks Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

After Dark in CSS

Just for fun: After Dark screensavers in CSS. After Dark in CSS Original Article: After Dark in CSS Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Cockos Incorporated | LICEcap

“simple animated screen captures” Capture an live view of a portion of your screen as an animated GIF. Cockos Incorporated | LICEcap Original Article: Cockos Incorporated | LICEcap Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

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