Posts tagged development

  • Excerpts from the style sheet of the Kansas City Star, where Ernest Hemingway worked as a reporter in 1917.
  • Yes, this. There's no easy answer. "So the dis­cus­sion is re­ally about whether, on one hand, you build your mo­bile app with JavaScript and HTML and CSS, or on the other, you ship com­piled code that talks to a frame­work like Co­coa­Touch or An­droid or Win­Phone7."
  • Great security reminders. A password made up of three distinct words is fairly secure against a brute force attack. If developers build in a delay after failed password attempts that also helps deter brute force attacks. [via capn design]
  • ugh, this isn't good. "The fructose component of sugar and H.F.C.S. is metabolized primarily by the liver, while the glucose from sugar and starches is metabolized by every cell in the body. Consuming sugar (fructose and glucose) means more work for the liver than if you consumed the same number of calories of starch (glucose)."
  • Solarized is a color palette for code editors. I've been using these colors in TextMate for a day or so and I'm enjoying it.
  • "Diesels are wildly popular in Europe, accounting for roughly 50 percent of the car market there. So why don't automakers simply bring the European cars here?" An older article that explains why diesels are hard to come by here.
  • A preview of a future release of ColdFusion. Goodbye JRun, some nice shortcuts, some teasers.
  • "The HTML5 history API is a standardized way to manipulate the browser history via script." The key to fixing our collective Ajax back button woes in modern browsers.
  • "Error level analysis (ELA) works by intentionally resaving the image at a known error rate, such as 95%, and then computing the difference between the images." Automated Photoshop detection!
  • Fill your design mockups with adorable kittens. It's like lorem ipsum for images.
  • "A collection of 100 pixelated camera illustrations for anybody to download and use in whatever way they see fit."
  • "Find and explore 6124 books quoted on Stack Overflow and Hacker News."
  • Animated Ajax loading image generator.
  • A nice jQuery plugin that provides infinite scrolling with minimal setup if you already have paging.
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