A couple of weeks ago we found this strange problem in an email newsletter: random spaces between words – clearly visible in the source code – were disappearing or very narrow in the rendered email. Turns out that, somewhere in… Continue Reading →
Muzzle is your social and chat app notification shusher. Use before you screencast yo’ bad macOS lap|desk-top-self in front of just any old body. It might just save your job.
Is *AMP-stack web [design and] build is what you do? [Hacking WordPress!] You need a local dev environment. You need and want your dev environment to be a fuss-free, stable, reliable and long-term partner. The thing about the options I’ve… Continue Reading →
Oh my. Five per cent of my hard drive (8.5 GB) was taken up by Microsoft Office applications. 2GB just for MS Word. Yeowch. Apple’s built-in Notes.app is 16MB. Compare.
For a non-pixel-monkey, adjusting a high-resolution stock image for use in a website at a specific pixel size/aspect ratio and to a limited filesize is trickier than it sounds… Three separate functions are required cropping something compositionally decent to the… Continue Reading →
Playa de El Palmar, Vejer de la Frontera, Cadiz. 29 septiembre, 2019. Very nice.
Brand identity for a start-up game studio.
Funny post about Comic Sans’ing pointless or snarky comments over on CSS tricks. It’s a very amusing idea. However, when looking at the originating article “SNARKY COMMENTS IN COMIC SANS” I noticed their lovely text links. Chrome inspector to hand,… Continue Reading →
One solution to fix an ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH error
Referencing a Pantone colour guide book or working with on-screen colour and you want to keep things accurate? Make sure your studio lights are running on daylight cool white lamps. Daylight or 5,000K colour temperature lamps are a must to… Continue Reading →
A very handy little CMYK colour guide in 36 pages.
Pantone, Solid as a Rock?
Adobe CC apps come with what seems like a full set of Pantone colour books but they’re short of a couple of hundred swatches. Some of the brightest ones are missing. I’ve seen comments that Adobe supplied swatches are ten… Continue Reading →
“Well, shake me down with a wobbly tripod.”
Very entertaining talk from Mr Coyier of CSS Tricks about the sometimes contradictory requirements facing front-end developers today. In this video, he explores his notion of The Great Divide in front-end dev. As he puts it: The divide is between… Continue Reading →
Photos – from back in 2014 – for a body-builders’ magazine cover competition. Re-edited just now to add some punch that was lacking in the originals.
Quickly sort any text in macOS. Original info from an old post over at macosxautomation. Maybe a few years old but content still relevant to macOS Mojave (10.14). Only difference is that Services are now “Quick Actions”.
#1 son made this Overwatch themed cosplay arm for fun. He’s gone into the detail of building this Doomfist arm over on his own model making and cosplay blog.