Category: Web Design

10 Years

So for the tenth anniversary, the Zen Garden is open for business once more. I’ve thrown the codebase on Github, given the dusty copy a refresh, started the conversion of the site to HTML5, and brought all of the existing

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Line Clampin’ | CSS-Tricks

You want X lines of text. Anything after that, gracefully cut off. That’s “line clamping” and it is a perfectly legit desire. When you can count on text being a certain number of lines, you can create stronger and more

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Hex Color Tool

I needed a tool that either added white or black to a hex color. Launching Photoshop just to drag a color picker around wasn’t cutting it. I looked around for a web app that would do this but unfortunately most

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Users’ Pagination Preferences and ‘View All’

When providing a choice of display options, the computer should almost always respect the user’s stated preference and employ it as the default the next time around. I am amazed at how many sites and applications don’t do this and

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Frankie Roberto – Responsive Text

In agreement, nifty idea, but defiantly unsure of the practical application.

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Tinycon – Favicon Alerts

Pretty sure I could count the number of times I actually looked at a favicon alert on one hand, that being said nice work.

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whatwg – Requests for new elements for comments

Want to do comments on your new spiffy HTML5 site, use an article element inside your main article element.

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Subtraction.com – Subscribing to The New York Times

Media companies respect their customers or maybe not.

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Adblock Plus – Allowing acceptable ads in Adblock Plus

I’m all onboard with this, in fact I’ve even written my own Adblock Plus filter to enable ads that I want to see.

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Mozilla Popcorn – Making video work like the web

The concept is basically at points in the video you can load in data from the web about the video or what’s shown in the video from Twitter, Wikipedia, Google Maps and other stuff.

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