Link archive: October, 2012


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Monday, October 29th, 2012

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Retina revolution

You’ve probably seen this already, but it’s really worth bearing in mind: when you’re scaling up JPGs for retina display you can safely reduce the image quality by quite a lot—to the point of getting the exact same file size as a higher quality image that’s half the size.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The Guardian

Remember when I linked to the Github repository of The Guardian’s front-end team? Well, now—if you’ll pardon the mixing of metaphors—you can start to kick the tyres of the fruits of their labour. This beta site shows where their experiments with responsive design might lead.

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Laying Down our Burdens: Steps towards simplifying the mobile Web

Amen, Lyza, Amen. Instead of treating web development for the multitude of devices out there as an overwhelming nigh-on-impossible task, let’s accept the fact that there are certain things that are beyond our control. And that’s okay.

Let’s build on the commonality core to the web where we can. To do this, I think we need to let go of a few things, to lay down our burdens.

Related: do websites need to look the same in every browser? NO!

The Charge of the Scan Brigade « ASCII by Jason Scott

Live in or near San Francisco? Interested in preserving computer history? Then you should meet up with Jason this Friday:

This Friday, October 5th, the Internet Archive has an open lunch where there’s tours of the place, including the scanning room, and people get up and talk about what they’re up to. The Internet Archive is at 300 Funston Street. I’m here all week and into next.

Monday, October 1st, 2012