Brad Frost: Over It.
Vimeo: Neven Mrgan on Why Skeuomorphism Is Like a Classic Car.
The Luminous Landscape: Time For A Change.
A redesign. Clean, simple.
Baymard Institute: Readability - the Optimal Line Length.
Hacking UI: Does Design even matter.
I’ve wondered about this. Great products or services seem to succeed whether they’re running a HTML4 TABLE based layout, or the latest responsive design shizz. Certainly current design can make things better or easier (one-click purchase, for instance). But I’m thinking that working on the product or service may be better $ spent than doing a/b tests on purchase button colors.
Makers Cabin: The Designer Developer.
Not especially remarkable, but the comments are worthy of note.
Macworld: Four text skills every Mac user should have in 2015.
Yeah, yeah, yeah. My clients *hate* markdown in CMS environments.
Bittbox: Build a Custom Photoshop Swatch from an Image.
Github: Vulnerability announced - update your Git clients.
It is astonishing, that on Flickr ...
I can have absolute no views, but someone’s favorited a photo. Astonishing.
Solspace: Significant Price Reduction on Software.
Many EE developers will be dancing over this.
Github/xooyoozoo: BPG Image Comparison.
BPG is pretty impressive. Look at the texture of hair as you compare.
Storify: There is No Fold (with images, tweets).
Finally, someone with recognized authority calls BS on the myth. Thank GOD.
Skeleton 2.0: Responsive CSS Boilerplate.
Lightweight. Not had an opportunity to try it yet, but bookmarked nonetheless.
Keith Cirkel: Why we should stop using Grunt & Gulp.
“You could find that for certain tasks you need to use Grunt, and for others you need to use Gulp or Brunch, so enter the ridiculous world of using build tools to manage your build tools, with such great hits as grunt-brunch and gulp-grunt ...” House-of-cards effect. Yep.
Panic Blog: Transmit iOS 1.1.1.
“Transmit iOS 1.1.1 is out, fixing a few bugs in our surprisingly powerful file management app for your iPhone or iPad. Also, at Apple’s request, we had to remove the ability to “Send” files to other services, including iCloud Drive.” Read the entire thing to understand the problem. Apple? Ball’s in your court.
Apostrophe CMS/Node, MongoDB.
So WYSIWYG, it kind of hurts my brain. YMMV.
Skyline: Evolving CSS Architecture.
Zurb: Foundation for Apps is Here!
I use Foundation quite a bit these days. Still playing with other frameworks, too. But this is nice to know about.
Eager Blog: Releasing Stout, our Static Website Deploy Tool.
Of interest. I use Git > Beanstalk, personally.
How did I not know about this?!! Guess I never looked. My bad.
Another framework, extremely small. Useful for minimal sites.
WaPo: Typewriters are back, and we have Edward Snowden to thank.
The New Inquiry: The Ladies Vanish.
“Much like the man who jams a chess grandmaster into a dark cage in order to be celebrated for “inventing” the cage, Amazon has built a massive network of casualized internet laborers whose hidden work helps programmers and technological innovators appear brilliant.” The new sweatshops.