Archive: May 10th, 2015

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The second day of Indie Web Camp Germany was really productive. It was amazing to see how much could be accomplished in just one day of collaborative hacking—people were posting to Twitter from their own site, sending webmentions, and creating their own micropub endpoints.

I made a little improvement to the links section of my site. Now every time I link to something, I check to see if it accepts webmentions and if it does, I ping it to let you know that I’ve linked to it.

I’ve posted the code as a gist. Feel free to use it.

Having an unexpected late-night tasting of @mezzoblue’s wonderful beer.

Having an unexpected late-night tasting of @mezzoblue’s wonderful beer.

Enabling https SSL on your site | Surf the Dream

Justin is at Indie Web Camp Germany with me and he’s been converting Am I Responsive? to https—here’s his write-up.

It’s demo time at Indie Web Camp Germany.

https://beta.talky.io/iwc

Rheinturm.

Rheinturm.

Gehry.

Gehry.

Hafen.

Hafen.

keyboard (div) ✿ dabblet.com

Here’s a really nifty use of the :checked behaviour pattern that Charlotte has been writing about—an interface for choosing a note from a piano keyboard. Under the hood, it’s a series of radio buttons and labels.

MoMA’s Digital Art Vault

Ben Fino-Radin describes how the MoMA’s archivematica “analyzes all digital collections materials as they arrive, and records the results in an obsolescence-proof text format that is packaged and stored with the materials themselves.”

Barnaby Walters • #TIL there’s a crater on Mercury named after Turlough O’Carolan

The 17th century blind Irish harpist has been immortalised as a crater on Mercury.

Autocorrect just changed “regex” to “reggae” in a commit message.

Now I’m imagining Bob Marley songs as regular expression conditions.

HTTPS

François is here at Indie Web Camp Germany helping out anyone who wants to get their site running on https. He wrote this great post to get people started.