May 18, 2012
Russel Houghten‘s Open Horizon is part skate film, part time lapse, and mostly awesome. Then somebody pointed to this Jimmy Plmer/Z-Flex video that shares a number of features with Houghten’s work, but is less ambitious in scope. At least they did a behind the scenes video that shows the sweet Red camera and rails.
May 8, 2012
What other sites share the same infrastructure with your site, or any other? Bing‘s IP search can answer. Do a search by IP number: ip:22.214.171.124 ip:126.96.36.199 ip:188.8.131.52
May 8, 2012
The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple compiled the following numbers for the time it takes various tech sites to load in a browser in late 2011: The Loop: 38 requests; 38.66KB; 1.89 secs Daring Fireball: 23 requests; 49.82KB; 566 milliseconds Macworld: 130 requests; 338.32KB; 8.54 secs Ars Technica: 120 requests; 185.99KB; 2.08 secs Apple: 46 requests; 419KB; [...]
May 7, 2012
Twitter front-end guy Nicolas Gallagher likes both CSS and speech bubbles enough to want them unadulterated by images and non-semantic markup. The lesson from his many examples is that it all comes down to an :after pseudo element that puts the little triangle in there: More examples on Nicolas’ site.
May 6, 2012
Schema.org NewsArticle hNews rNews (and the war between rNews and hNews) Google News Technical Requirements
May 3, 2012
Marathon and Marathon 2: Durandal are available as iOS apps. The classic Marathon Spoiler Guides might be good companions.
May 1, 2012
From the FAQ on the AirParrot site: What does AirParrot do? AirParrot lets you AirPlay your Mac’s screen to a second or third generation AppleTV. What you see on your Mac’s screen will appear on the AppleTV, wirelessly! How do I use AirParrot? Once you’ve opened AirParrot, click on the icon in your menu bar. [...]
April 30, 2012
Listen in with RadioReference.com’s index of live police, fire, EMS, and airport radio feeds in San Francisco.
April 29, 2012
Mark Pilgrim’s overview of HTML 5 form elements includes the following: Placeholder Text Autofocus Fields Email Addresses Web Addresses Numbers as Spinboxes Numbers as Sliders Date Pickers Search Boxes Color Pickers Form Validation Required Fields Further Reading
April 16, 2012
I’ve tested this cookbook against Amazon Linux, but it will probably work just as well with the current version of CentOS. Basic Installation First, get root and update the OS: With that done, let’s get the basic packages and services installed: That gets us Apache HTTPD with SSL, PHP with a number of modules, Memcached, [...]
March 31, 2012
Six years ago this month the Zend framework preview was released and Rasmus Lerdorf published a blog post titled “The no-framework PHP MVC framework” (italics added). R. Rajesh Jeba Anbiah noted irony.
March 19, 2012
Scanwiches: scans of sandwiches for education and delight.
March 18, 2012
The tablet market, began with the introduction of the original iPad, and in just two years has grown to count nearly one out of every five adults in the US as a consumer.
March 15, 2012
Rob Reid’s Copyright Math at TED2012: the claimed effect of entertainment piracy to US economy is larger than value of most of our agricultural output.