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Pure Data
Bookmarked as the least horrible pd reference I could find.
audio  pd  puredata  reference  tutorial 
february 2015 by infovore
iOS Fonts
List of all 58 fonts now in iOS, mainly for reference. (Although, eesh, Zapfino AND Papyrus? Really?)
fonts  ios  type  typography  reference 
october 2011 by infovore
JavaScript Garden
"JavaScript Garden is a growing collection of documentation about the most quirky parts of the JavaScript programming language. It gives advice to avoid common mistakes, subtle bugs, as well as performance issues and bad practices that non-expert JavaScript programmers may encounter on their endeavours into the depths of the language." This looks really, really good. Alas, unlike Phil, I'm still not quite fully up-to-speed on Prototypes, but it's a great piece of documentation nontheless.
javascript  reference  documentation  programming 
april 2011 by infovore
GameSetWatch - COLUMN: @Play: Excerpts from a Roguelike Encyclopedia, Part 1
The beginnings of an encyclopedia for Roguelikes; some useful stuff in here, given current interests.
games  reference  rogue  nethack  roguelikes 
march 2011 by infovore
Programming Books, part 2: The Elements of Programming Style « The Reinvigorated Programmer
"I keep coming back to EoPS (I am re-reading it as I write this) because it’s short, it’s easy reading, it’s funny, and much of its advice is timeless.  In a way, you could say its age is even a plus-point, because it makes it obvious which of the rules are of their time and which are fundamental." Sounds great.
programming  bestpractices  style  books  reference 
april 2010 by infovore
Table of Condiments
...That Periodically Go Bad. Somewhat useful, surprisingly.
cooking  reference  periodictable  pastiche  humour  science 
july 2009 by infovore
Rhetorical Pedagogy: progymnasmata
"A set of rudimentary exercises intended to prepare students of rhetoric for the creation and performance of complete practice orations (gymnasmata or declamations). A crucial component of classical and renaissance rhetorical pedagogy. Many progymnasmata exercises correlate directly with the parts of a classical oration."
reference  rhetoric  oratory  progymnasmata  greek 
february 2009 by infovore
XSS (Cross Site Scripting) Prevention Cheat Sheet - OWASP
"This article provides a simple positive model for preventing XSS using output escaping/encoding properly. While there are a huge number of XSS attack vectors, following a few simple rules can completely defend against this serious attack." Pretty comprehensive, and some clear guidelines if, like me, you're unsure where to start when protecting against XSS.
security  development  web  reference  xss 
january 2009 by infovore
Left 4 Dead Infected & Weapon Statistics | Hellforge | HellForge | Diablo 3
"A dude by the name of Phoebus has posted a collection of his research on Left 4 Dead's infected and weapon damage statistics over on the official Steam forums. I think that it'll be of great interest for any serious player of the game to delve into this information." There's a question over their accuracy, but there's still a decent amount of detail here, and the details on tail-off of weapon damage is useful to know. Also a relief to have the hellacious friendly-fire damage on Expert confirmed.
games  reference  statistics  numbers  left4dead 
december 2008 by infovore
The Grid System
"The ultimate resource in grid systems."
resource  grid  design  layout  web  reference 
december 2008 by infovore
Life Lexicon
"This is a lexicon of terms relating to John Horton Conway's Game of Life." Very comprehensive, with lots of examples.
conway  gameoflife  life  game  reference 
november 2008 by infovore
The ORIGINAL Illustrated Catalog Of ACME Products
"ACME is a worldwide leader of many manufactured goods. From its humble beginnings providing corks and flypaper to bug collectors ("Buddy's Bug Hunt/1935") to its heyday in the American Southwest supplying a certain coyote, from Ultimatum Dispatchers to Batman outfits, ACME has set the standard for excellence. For the first time ever, information and pictures of all ACME products, specialty divisions, and services featured in Warner Bros. cartoons (made by the original studio from 1935 to 1964) are gathered here, in one convenient catalog."
acme  manufacturing  cartoons  reference  products  tv 
november 2008 by infovore
BigRedKitty: Hunter-pets in 3.0.2 - WOW Insider
Oh god, pets now have talent trees. Why does the game get complex just as I've begun?
wow  worldofwarcraft  patch  reference  hunters  pets 
october 2008 by infovore
Cody Fauser - Rails HTTP Status Code to Symbol Mapping
"Recently I had been wondering what the complete list of HTTP status code symbols was in Rails. Searching through Rails didn't yield any results for a symbol like :unprocessable_entity... Rails defines the symbol to status code mapping dynamically from the status message. The symbol used is an underscored version of the status message with no spaces." Quick list of clear textual shorthand for returning HTTP status.
rails  rubyonrails  http  statuscode  status  reference 
september 2008 by infovore
KeyCue - find, remember, and learn menu shortcuts
"KeyCue gives you an instant overview of the overall functionality of any application, plus lets you automatically start working more efficiently by making use of menu shortcuts." Awesome. Really, really awesome. I might well end up registering this.
mac  utility  osx  application  tool  reference 
september 2008 by infovore
Front page - APIdock
"APIdock is a web app that provides a rich and usable interface for searching, perusing and improving the documentation of projects that are included in the app." Handy.
api  reference  documentation  doc  ruby  rspec  rails 
august 2008 by infovore
Speak Up › Dear Lulu, The New Standards
"The result of the workshop is Dear Lulu, a fantastic and imaginative resource that puts digital printing to the test through a Do-It-Yourself presentation." Testing digital printing by creating a book that's full of metrics and challenges.
typography  printing  reference  quality  printondemand  lulu  design  layout  margin  bleed 
august 2008 by infovore
The Wagner Experience
Might come in useful for that Braid article I need to write.
wagner  opera  reference  ringcycle 
august 2008 by infovore
Diaroogle.com - The Premier Toilet Search Engine
"Diaroogle helps you find quality public toilets from your mobile phone. It's for the discerning, on-the-go defecator who is brave enough to use a public bathroom, but still demands a hygienic and private bathroom experience. It is also a community authored database of New York toilets."
web  reference  pun  toilets  bathrooms  nyc  locative  mobile  maps  geo 
august 2008 by infovore
jQuery 1.2 Cheat Sheet :: www.gscottolson.com/weblog/
An up-to-date cheatsheet for jQuery. Nicely laid-out, and nicely dense.
jquery  javascript  reference  cheatsheet 
february 2008 by infovore
Twelve Essential Photographic Rules - - PopPhotoSeptember 2007
When they say "rules", they mean "of thumb", but they're still handy yardsticks to have.
photography  tips  reference 
october 2007 by infovore
Cool Jazz
Or, more specifically, a few jazz chords for guitar. Some nice reference on this site, particularly for other tunings such as DADGAD - not the best by a long way, though.
guitar  chords  tuning  music  reference 
april 2007 by infovore
listeningtowords
find, listen, and discuss free lectures from around the web.
audio  podcast  lectures  learning  reference  mp3  download 
april 2007 by infovore
Collection: Design Patterns
Chris Messina collects a big pile of design patterns from across the web. Then he sticks them in a Flickr collection. Useful.
design  interaction  usability  patterns  screenshots  reference 
march 2007 by infovore
Slack Key Guitar Book
A rather comprehensive history of Hawaiian-style slack-key guitar.
guitar  music  hawaii  alternate  tuning  reference 
march 2007 by infovore
Shell Scripting Primer
ADC reference on shell scripting - looks comprehensive, nicely-organised, and well-written.
shell  scripting  programming  unix  osx  mac  tutorial  reference 
march 2007 by infovore
mactactic - buying guide & replacement estimates - current mac release summary
Highly useful: analyses when an Apple model was last replaced, and tells you if it's a good time to buy one. Fortunately for what I'm looking for, it's "still good value"...
mac  apple  hardware  computer  shopping  reference 
february 2007 by infovore
53 CSS-Techniques You Couldn’t Live Without | Smashing Magazine
Hmn. Some good ones in here - a fair few nasty hacks with Javascript and poor markup liberally smattered around, though. Caveator factor.
css  design  webdesign  webstandards  markup  reference  links 
january 2007 by infovore
The Django Book
The Django Book is now in beta, and it's looking great - the JavaScript annotation system in particular is a delight. I'm really looking forward to seeing this develop.
django  python  development  book  framework  programming  reference 
november 2006 by infovore
A Tedious Explanation of the f/stop
Not so much "tedious" as thorough. Really well written, really clear. If you're a photographer and you *still* don't get this stuff, you need to know it now. And then you need to know it backwards, because it's basically the entire technical side of thing
exposure  photography  reference  fstop 
august 2006 by infovore
Ron Bigelow's Photography Articles
It was here I learned to use Unsharp Mask, and here I learned to stop using it (I'm using High-pass Sharpening, ever since Ben mentioned it). He writes really well, though, and gave the best explanation of USM I've ever read, so I must dive into his other
photography  technique  reference 
june 2006 by infovore
InVisible - Ruby on Rails Reference 1.1.2
Another condensed reference is always useful...
ruby  rails  rubyonrails  reference 
june 2006 by infovore
Table de caractères Unicode
Wow. Yes, yes, yes, definitely need this.
unicode  encoding  character  reference 
june 2006 by infovore
Hivelogic: Articles: Preventing SVN Exposure
I'll need this some day in the next month or so, now I've got SVN up and working (hurrah!)
capistrano  rails  howto  reference  subversion 
may 2006 by infovore
Kusor.com - Textpattern tags for the impatient user
I'm going to need this, and it sure is easier to skim than the official wiki (not to diminish the usefulness of that tool in any way)
textpattern  txp  development  tags  reference 
february 2006 by infovore

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