Weekend Reading — "Word count"
Leaving Pixels Behind SVG is the future, learn to design with vectors.
Your syntax highlighter is wrong Some good, thought provoking ideas there. (I disagree with the conclusion, though, green/red are semantic colors for add/remove, using them simplifies the UI)
It’s better for older workers to go a little fast: DocSend in Snow Crash How many startups are based on dystopian science fiction?
How Are Websites Made? Funny and sad at the same time.
Can Email Be Responsive? Kind of yes, but good luck with that.
Amazing Military Infographics
No matter how abstract they are, these pictures describe systems that the U.S. military uses to make optimal, efficient decisions about killing other humans.
Art Director Creates a Hilariously Dramatic Car Ad to Sell His Crappy Old Volvo This is how it's done.
Tools of the Trade
No more JS frameworks TL;DR
Uchiwa A new dashboard for Sensu. Wonderful design.
Octotree A Chrome extension that displays the directory structure next to each Github repository.
I had a problem and thought to use Angular so now i have a problem directive
js-sequence-diagrams This is utterly brilliant. As simple as Markdown, renders your text as a UML sequence diagram.
Import web pages into Sketch For when you need to design around existing Web page.
Parallax Done Right How to get buttery parallax scrolling.
Experiments Interesting tool for running product experiments. In particular, it lets you dial the experiment all the way from low tech (interview, email) to high tech (split test and free form).
Why JSONP is still mandatory CORS is not quite there yet.
trash is an alternative to
rm that you can undo. Works on Mac, Linux and even Windows.
Now Hiring: Enterprise Senior Support Engineer Technical support on the Enterprise:
Have you tried diverting auxiliary power to the affected system?
Lines of Code
Lessons learnt by building Single Page Applications It always comes back to one thing:
The secret to building large apps is never build large apps.
Falsehoods Programmers Believe About Programming A handy reference to these handy guides we so love to ignore.
Optimization killers List of things to avoid when programming for V8.
Encrypted Internet traffic surges in a year, research shows
The “Cobra Effect” that is disabling paste on password fields What is it that some product developers have against pasting passwords?
Pervasive Monitoring Is an Attack RFC 7258 and the politics behind it.
None of the Above
James Mickens at Monitorama Amazing presentation. Watched it twice.
How to throttle the FCC to dial up modem speeds on your website using Nginx
BarkBuddy "Find fluffy singles in your area." It's like Tinder, but skewed towards life-long companionship.
Apple and Google agree to drop all ongoing lawsuits, will work toward patent reform So Apple will be cross-licensing patents with HTC (2012) and Motorola (Google, 2014). Could this be a Apple/Google attack on Samsung?
These companies spend the most money to kill net neutrality
How A Lawsuit Over Hot Coffee Helped Erode the 7th Amendment
You've heard of foodies? Well I'm a drinkie. It's basically an alcoholic but with artisanal cocktails and local IPAs and shit.