10 Advance jQuery Scripts to take Your Website to... →
To make your website standout from the rest, you need to take your website to the next level. In this post, I’m going to showcase many Advanced jQuery techniques to add that extra touch to your site….
The Definitive Guide to Using Negative Margins |... →
“Negative Margins are like an online taboo—everyone’s doing it, yet no one wants to talk about it.”
I don’t think it’s really fair for [Vick] to be suspended four more...– Could T.O. possibly have used a less-appropriate analogy? Terrell Owens says another Michael Vick ban would be ‘ridiculous’ - ESPN
I’m thankful we’re living in a world where we can actually afford to waste your...– Arlo Guthrie, when asked if he’s ever watched American Idol. (via NYTimes.com)
How to Behave: New Rules for Highly Evolved Humans →
The world so needs this right now.
Steamrolled! The soccer stadium barrels its way... →
The City of Chester thought it’d be a better idea to build a multi-purpose entertainment complex, anchored by a Major League Soccer stadium, than a grocery store. Never mind that the riverfront property the complex is being built on is contaminated by decades of manufacturing waste.
Built to Spill - Reasons Seriously, how the fuck...
Clever JPEG Optimization Techniques | How-To |... →
When people talk about image optimization, they consider only the limited parameters offered by popular image editors, like the “Quality” slider, the number of colors in the palette, dithering and so…
Clever PNG Optimization Techniques | How-To |... →
As a web designer you might be already familiar with the PNG image format which offers a full-featured transparency. It’s a lossless, robust, very good replacement of the elder GIF image format. As a…
Copyright, Patents, Trademarks & Registered... →
A brief run through of the main areas of IP you may be required to be knowledgeable in, when working as a designer.
(I just realized that I never published this. Better late than never?) It would be so easy to prattle on like a fanboy and just give you whole bunch of “OMG WILCO!” But really, the band delivered the goods. Full marks are due for understanding the venue. Last August’s show at The Grand was a mostly subdued affair, dictated somewhat by the venue. Frawley Stadium, however, was a...
Wilco (The Song) What better way to prepare for...
Jason Fried on “Making Money off your By-Products” on Vimeo (via Carsonified)
Mastering Illustrator Effects →
Have you been missing out the Illustrator Effects? Did you know it is a powerful tool for creating symmetrical shapes or adding texture to vector paths? For example, with just one simple effect, you…
Optimize WordPress Performance with the... →
As you may recall, there are a ton of configuration tricks available for the WordPress wp-config.php file. So many in fact, that I think many people may have missed some of the choice definitions…
isnoop.net CSS SuperScrub →
This tool can significantly reduce the size and complexity of your CSS by programmatically stripping unneeded content, stripping redundant calls, and intelligently grouping the remaining element…
Cot's Baseball Contracts: Transactions Glossary →
A great source to explain what the difference between “designated for assignment” and “unconditionally released.”
Nate Koechley: “Professional Frontend Engineering” (via NetTuts)
Power Tips For WordPress Template Developers |... →
This article presents 8 tips for WordPress template developers that address common CMS implementation challenges, with little to no plug-in dependence.
eMusic Icon: Bob Dylan →
Bob Dylan didn’t get to be the greatest living songwriter by repeating himself. He’s reinvented his style and technique with nearly every record he’s made in the course of his half-century career;…
How to Use Scribble Effects in Illustrator -... →
There are quite a few Illustrator tools that many of us have never used, which is understandable. We often have a workflow that we have found efficient and stick with it. Occasionally though, it’s a…
I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of “interesting.” What makes things interesting, how to be interesting, etc. In fact, that’s all this Tumblr is, at it’s essence: a running list of things that, for whatever reason, have caught my interest. A few words on the topic that have really resonated with me lately: In order to do things that other people will be...
Creating a “Filterable” Portfolio with jQuery -... →
f you have worked in your field for a while, there is a pretty good chance that you have a rather extensive portfolio. To make it a little easier to navigate, you will probably be tempted to break…
If we’re paying our staff to relay messages to their networks on behalf of our...– Should we ask employees to tweet client stories? | mediaczar The argeument here is in the context of PR, but, still.