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Archived Since:September 16, 2009

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Typ.io: Fonts that go together

Learn which fonts work well together by seeing what designers are using on real-world sites. Typ.io: Fonts that go together Original Article: Typ.io: Fonts that go together Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Eloquent JavaScript

An online ebook about JavaScript. Now in its 2nd edition. Eloquent JavaScript Original Article: Eloquent JavaScript Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Chosen: A jQuery Plugin by Harvest to Tame Unwieldy Select Boxes

Beautiful and functional select dropdowns for your web forms. Chosen: A jQuery Plugin by Harvest to Tame Unwieldy Select Boxes Original Article: Chosen: A jQuery Plugin by Harvest to Tame Unwieldy Select Boxes Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Mistakes – macwright.org

“Mistakes is a tool for teaching Javascript to people, mostly on projectors. [...] You type JavaScript on the left, and it echoes the results of an expression on the right, per-line.” Mistakes – macwright.org Original Article: Mistakes – macwright.org Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Instagram: Quantum Centrifuge #makerfaireatl @mfatl

Original Article: Instagram: Quantum Centrifuge #makerfaireatl @mfatl Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

csvkit 0.8.0 (beta) — csvkit 0.8.0 (beta) documentation

“csvkit is t' tabular data what th' standard Unix text processin' suite (grep, sed, cut, sort) is t' text, with a chest full of booty. As such, csvkit adheres t' th' Unix philosophy.” csvkit 0.8.0 (beta) — csvkit 0.8.0 (beta) documentation Original...Show More Summary

Yarrr! Talk Like a Pirate Day Is Almost Upon Us!

Once again, Talk Like a Pirate Day is almost here. Yes, this Friday, September 19 is Talk Like A Pirate Day, and all good citizens of the Interwebs are expected to participate! To make it easy for all of my WordPress friends, I created the Text Filter Suite plugin, which will automagically piratify your web site for TLaPD. Show More Summary

Scotch Panels – jQuery Off Canvas Menus and Panels Plugin | jQuery Plugins

jQuery based lightbox plugin with lots of configurability. Scotch Panels – jQuery Off Canvas Menus and Panels Plugin | jQuery Plugins Original Article: Scotch Panels – jQuery Off Canvas Menus and Panels Plugin | jQuery Plugins Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

C3

C3 wraps around D3 to provide easy reusable charts without writing D3 code. http://c3js.org/ Original Article: C3 Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

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

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