A slot machine for speculation. Enter a topic and get a near-future scenario on that topic generated automatically.
Sunday, March 21st, 2021
Sunday, March 7th, 2021
This is easily my favourite use of a machine learning algorithm.
Saturday, October 10th, 2020
Sunday, July 19th, 2020
I spent far too long hitting refresh and then clicking on the names of some of the Irish bands down near the bottom of the line-up.
Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
Have fun with this little machine, tweaking the parameters for generating a Joy Division/Jocelyn Bell-Burnell data visualisation.
The interface is quite delightful!
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
Saturday, August 31st, 2019
Automatically generates icons and splash screens based on Web App Manifest specs and Apple Human Interface Guidelines. Updates manifest.json and index.html files with the generated images.
A handy command line tool. Though be aware that it will generate the shit-ton of
link elements for splash screens that Apple demands you provide for a multitude of different screen sizes.
Saturday, April 13th, 2019
Trys has made YASSG—Yet Another Static Site Generator. It’s called Sergey (like SSG, see?) and it does just one thing: it allows you to include chunks of markup. It’s Apache Server Side Includes all over again!
Kick the tyres and see what you think.
Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
Monday, September 24th, 2018
Procedurally generated medieval town plans. Pick a size and then have some fun with the “warp” option.
Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
There are a lot of static site generators out there!
Friday, July 6th, 2018
Testing the theory that putting the word “total”, “complete”, or “absolute” in front of any noun automatically makes for an excellent insult.
Monday, April 9th, 2018
Procedurally generated murmurations of starlings.
Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
This service could be quite handy if you’re making a presentation that involves showing code—it generates syntax-highlighted images of code.
Friday, January 5th, 2018
Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
Two of my favourite things together at last: pattern libraries and service workers. Infusion is a tool for generating pattern libraries that also work offline.
Thinking about it, it makes total sense that a pattern library should be a progressive web app.
Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
A handy tool with some pre-made CSS clip paths that you can then tweak to your heart’s desire.
Friday, February 17th, 2017
A useful tool to help you generate a manifest file, icons, and a service worker for your progressive web
Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Another style guide generator that parses comments in CSS.
Friday, July 22nd, 2016