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Archived Since:September 16, 2009

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When GIF serve JavaScript!

By manipulating the GIF headers, one can create a bi-format file which is valid both as a GIF image and JavaScript code. This could allow one to upload an image, then reference it from an html script tag as a local resource, potentially bypassing certain security restrictions. Show More Summary

txtjs

A canvas font and typesetting API for CreateJS txtjs Original Article: txtjs Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

The Truth About Cast Iron Pans: 7 Myths That Need To Go Away | Serious Eats

Myths and truths about cooking with cast iron. The Truth About Cast Iron Pans: 7 Myths That Need To Go Away | Serious Eats Original Article: The Truth About Cast Iron Pans: 7 Myths That Need To Go Away | Serious Eats Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

MetricsGraphics.js – a library based on D3.js, optimized for visualizing and laying out time-series data

“MetricsGraphics.js is a library built on top of D3 that is optimized for visualizing and laying out time-series data.” MetricsGraphics.js – a library based on D3.js, optimized for visualizing and laying out time-series data Original...Show More Summary

Let’s Encrypt

New security cert authority, coming soon. Let’s Encrypt Original Article: Let’s Encrypt Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

BuiltWith Web Technology Usage Statistics

Track the most popular web services and technologies in use by the top web sites. BuiltWith Web Technology Usage Statistics Original Article: BuiltWith Web Technology Usage Statistics Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Calibri and Cambria fonts for Mac | RMTWeb

I get lots of Word and Exel docs that use the Cambria font, which the Mac doesn’t have, by default. So the font usually gets substituted with Times New Roman, which screws up the formatting. But not anymore. Calibri and Cambria fonts...Show More Summary

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.

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