This ever-growing curated collection of interface patterns on CodePen is a reliable source of inspiration.
A wonderful—and humorous—deep dive into all things time-related.
Building a calendar sucks. Like there’s really cool shit you can do, since every calendar out there today is basically straight outta 2005, but at the end of the day you’re stuck dealing with all of the edge cases that all your dork friends have warned you about since the dawn of time. (Like literally, the dawn of time is a separate edge case you have to account for as well.)
This also contains a well-deserved shout-out to ISO 8601:
ISO 8601 is one of my favorite standards and/or RFC out there. And yes, you should definitely have a favorite.
I do have a favourite RFC—ask me about it sometime over a beer.
What an excellent example of a responsive calendar!
PPK has posted some excellent thinking on calendar widgets to Ev’s blog.
Here’s a geek advent calendar I missed. There are some great CSS techniques here.
As of today, every single public event on Facebook is marked up using hCalendar. Take the Great British Booze-up, for example…
A very handy tool for planning intercontinental communication.
It's a type drawer that's also an advent calendar. Responsive too. Check it every day between December 1st and 24th.
Geek Calendar is a celebration of the nerdishness of contemporary British life. It's also a project to raise money for libel reform.
A free iPhone/iPod Touch game for every day of advent.
A microformats article by yours truly, reworking a blog post from a while back about the value class pattern.
A proposal for decimal time and measurement. It'll never defeat inertia but I love seeing the thought process that's gone into it.
On the tenth day of Newton, My true love gave to me, Ten drops of genius, Nine silver co-oins, Eight circling planets, Seven shades of li-ight, Six counterfeiters, Cal-Cu-Lus! Four telescopes, Three Laws of Motion, Two awful feuds, And â€¦
A rundown of microformat-extracting tools. "Ultimately, microformats are a bit like plumbing. They donâ€™t do very much on their own, but if you make use of the data they provide, you can quickly and easily create useful functionality your visitors â€¦
An advent calendar from the Hubble telescope. Check back every day for a new image.
Like 24 Ways, this is an advent calendar for geeks. But this one is focused on PHP.
A handy microformats toolkit from Microsoft(!) making it easier for developers to write, style and find microformats (hCard and hCalendar in particular). Neat!
A good, detailed hands-on article about implementing hCalendar.
Microformats + Greasemonkey = Monkeyformats. Is there a site that you wish used microformats? Write a userscript and share it here.