Musically, I prefer Rosalia’s Malamente but this _video_ is stronger. Perhaps a more downbeat and mantra-like song helps the cinematically stylised symbolism shine through. Like a flamethrower. Either way – Rosalía is an Iberian musical powerhouse. Bless you – atheistically speaking.
The new studio space. First victims are known to me.
Missed this one from a few years back. Where was I? NYT wrote up on how it got done in this article: ‘The Simpsons’ Explains Its Button-Pushing Banksy Opening. Fabulous.
Funny worth sharing 🙂
Scans of my 35mm film shots always come back from the minilab both numbered in reverse order and with the scan time as the only date. Not in Ordnung. If they all have the same timestamp – then they will order… Continue Reading →
I am actually still using Adobe Creative Suite 5 (CS5) at home. Recently I’d updated to a more recent iMac and found it impossible to re-instal Design Premium. Was using the official disk image – freshly downloaded from my Adobe account. This… Continue Reading →
New Europe-wide regulations are arriving in a year or so… This will have enforceable impact on any company sending marketing emails to or within the EU. Enforceable as in these are EU regulations, not directives, and there are potentially very large fines… Continue Reading →
‘Cos I forget where I find these things – and as far as Base64 pattern generators go this one’s a doozy. An old doozy, but a doozy, nevertheless.
There’s plenty of backend solutions and plugins available – but if you just want to keep it simple; type your known tags into the URL bar with a “+” joining them (don’t forget the “/tag/” part): example.com/tag/cats+dogs/
I was such a doubter when I first heard the rumours. Of course it’ll take a while, then throw in the issue android email client fragmentation, but blimey this will make building email a lot easier in the not-too-distant future.
(‘cos it took me more than a couple of minutes to find a relevant answer)
Go here www.deloreanipsum.com
HTTPS is a speed demon…
New: Selection and Masking Space; Content-Aware Crop; Match Font feature; Adjust Facial Features; in-context glyph selection…
(Following-on from a simpler example: deleting PHP array elements that are each on a single line with Dreamweaver and RegEx.) I have series of associative arrays in a php file that reuse a set of keys. In this example I want… Continue Reading →
Video infographic from the UK Direct Marketing Association.
Finally a Laravel-based CMS to play with. Would there were time. Pyro CMS version 3 https://www.pyrocms.com/
“What’s the breakdown for tablets by device orientation?”
On expected improvements to Gmail balanced against fragmentation in Android.
Crazy dance stuff you find through Facebook…
See it in its full glory on Behance and/or grab a stashed version of it here.
So when did Hybrid HTML email coding start to be known as Spongy? I get it, it squeezes down small but can only expand to a certain point, but LOL – spongy.
I remember first trying out Emmet when it was the Zen Coding plugin for Coda (a good six or seven years ago). Now it’s all grown up, changed its name and it’s built-in to Adobe Dreamweaver.
Google Labs have been busy again. Have a look at their new beta YouTube product: SnoopaVision today! Fabulous. As promising as Gmail Motion I reckon….
The basic component of the animation software used by studio that brought us Spirited Away and My Neighbour Totoro is now open source.
There’s also a long version of this too, but it loses some of the beauty-in-ambiguity of this delicious 30 second spot.
You have a multidimensional array where the elements’ keys/values are each on their own line. You want to remove all elements that have the same key.
Called Adobe Experience Design CC it looks like a melding of Illustrator and Photoshop plus UX tools a very clever “Repeat Grid” design feature.
Distilled info from this OSX Daily article: “How to Resize a VirtualBox VDI or VHD File on Mac OS X“.
Just include an extra “.dwt” ‘pre-extension’ in the filename – i.e.
Rockin’ the old skool with this reference to the classic BBC TV test card of the 70’s…
D’oh. Still a PHP noob after all… Despite NULL and FALSE meaning different things – they’re equal in PHP if you’re not type matching. ref http://stackoverflow.com/
Add this before the Loop in archive.php: Found on wordpress.org/support
Google is bringing out a new email product: Google Inbox. It’s going to be a cross between email and task manager.
I’ve read a couple of interesting articles about the future of images on the web. The Picture Element from HTML5 Rocks Responsive Images in Practice on ALA There are two image problems that need solving in our multi-dimensional device landscape:… Continue Reading →
If you work with systems that can’t ignore Mac OS File System meta data…
The rise of Android and Gmail in the last couple of years has massively changed the email landscape and has caused significant deterioration in the visual integrity of responsive email.
…one work-around is to add an extra containing div and set overflow:hidden on that. (Found when using display:table and display:table-cell; to vertically centre content of unknown height.)
There ain’t no fool like an old-school-fool.
Need to prevent “£/$/€1,000,000!!!” or similar breaking over two lines at the forward slashes? CSS word-break, word-wrap, white-space not working for you?
Few things to note on the process of bringing this site to life…
Design and build of custom WordPress site for the Bulgarian technology and ops centre. A later update included categorised job postings.
Because the Apache user on a Mac OS X box is called “_www” not the more Linux-common “apache”…
Harpy birthday Langers
Searching for files on a Windows server from a Mac can be very slow or even fail altogether but with a bit of shell trickery it’s very quick. The script below is 95% instructions – the payload is at the… Continue Reading →
…or how to create any right-to-left script layer in Photoshop Photoshop is not fully prepared for working with right-to-left (RTL) languages: you can’t properly use Arabic or Hebrew for more than pasting in single non-breaking lines. This is a limitation in… Continue Reading →
1. Remove any files already added form the working directory. For example: $ git rm -f *dwsync.xml 2. Set up (or create) your global git ignore file in your home directory: $ printf “dwsync.xmlnThumbs.dbn” >> ~/.gitignore 3. using git config… Continue Reading →
Nice article about WordPress in my favourite web design and develpment magazine (issue 217 of .NET). Usual stuff but well written without either speeding or jabbering. There’s a nice overview of Custom Menus, Multisite, Custom Post Formats, Custom Post types and… Continue Reading →
As I’m still an idiot when it comes to media queries and mobile devices and can pass this stuff on to other folks – but needed to give myself and the interested parties a visual representation of how different sized… Continue Reading →
Thanks to my mate Tony I’ve been introduced to this rather delicious (and very small) jQuery plugin that adds support for, among other things the :nth-child pseudo class. If this had been around a year ago ‘d have avoided having… Continue Reading →