Lin gives a deep dive into Firefox’s new CSS engine specifically, but this is also an excellent primer on how browsers handle CSS in general: parsing, styling, layout, painting, compositing, and rendering.
The texture here is shockingly realistic.
A brief history of space concept art—Norman Rockwell, Chesney Bonestell, Robert McCall, Pat Rawlings, David Meltzer …all the classics.
A profile of Chesley Bonestell. It’s amazing to think how much of his work was produced before we had even left this planet.
Painters and Hackers: nothing in common whatsoever, but this are classical painters depictions of software engineering.
Harry packs a lot of great tips and tricks into one short video about performance troubleshooting. It’s also a great lesson in unlocking some handy features in Chrome’s developer tools.
A look at detecting, pinpointing, measuring, and fixing rendering performance issues.
Unleash your inner Jackson Pollock.
A lovely Yuletide present from Brian and co.—an exploration of the proverbs embodied in Bruegel’s painting.
Scenes from a future Sweden.
Ballardian astronaut paintings by Scott Listfield.
An online animated spaceship and experimental aircraft art magazine. Gorgeous.
These are the guys that painted the walls across from the Clearleft office. Every day, at least 10 people take pictures of their work.
Giger's alien made of vegetables, Arcimboldo style.
I think Seurat would have liked the fact that all these pictures are made up of pixels. Digital pointillism.
Great paintings, for example, get you laid in a way that great computer programs never do.