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Hello my name is St�phanie
My name is Stéphanie, for some reasons, some of you call me St�phanie, St?phanie, Stêphanie or Stéphanie. In a globalized diverse world where user travel and buy online, decisions about encoding, formats or characters you accept or refuse on your site and in your database will have more or less unpleasant consequences on human beings. I think it’s time you and me discuss encoding, diversity and user experience.
fridayfrontend  video  accessibility  encoding  characters  characterentities  names 
july 2019 by spaceninja
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch-railway-station-sign-2011-09-21-GR2_1837a.JPG - mltshp
This is a post with a really long name that might cause layout problems like Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch and Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch  language  names  places  longnames 
june 2019 by spaceninja
This or that? Component Names: index.js or Component.js
I’m not sure if you’re aware, but there are sometimes different ways to do the same thing. Crazy, right? As a consultant I get to see a lot of different codebases, and I try study other projects’ architecture in order to better understand this Brave New JavaScript World we’re living in.
fridayfrontend  javascript  cssbasics  components  names  namespacing  standards 
february 2019 by spaceninja
Better Boolean Variable Names
Coming up with good variable names can always be a challenge. For boolean values, prefix it with is, has, or can. Just by reading the name, you’ll know it’s a boolean
fridayfrontend  css  javascript  cssbasics  variables  boolean  names 
december 2018 by spaceninja
What do you name color variables?
What naming scheme do you use for color variables? Have you succeeded at writing CSS that uses color variables in a manner agnostic to the colors they represent?
fridayfrontend  css  cssbasics  sass  variables  color  names  tokens 
december 2018 by spaceninja
How I organize CSS in large projects using UFOCSS: Naming Convention
The main purpose of CSS naming conventions is to make the CSS selectors as informative and readable as possible, but defining a convention is not really a piece of cake. Naming is by far one the most debated activities in computer science. We can definitely benefit of a naming convention that helps us to write maintainable and scalable code. On the contrary, poorly written CSS can quickly drive us crazy and turn into a nightmare.
fridayfrontend  css  modular  ufocss  names 
october 2018 by spaceninja
Naming variables requires empathy
"One of the reasons why naming variables is difficult is it requires a great deal of empathy. You're not naming things for the machine -- the machine doesn't care -- you're naming things to help your collaborators and future self" - @aprilwensel
quotes  variables  names  standards  bestpractices  styleguide  patternlibrary  designsystem  tokens 
august 2018 by spaceninja
Hello, my name is Stéphanie
But some of you call me St�phanie, St?phanie, Stêphanie or Stéphanie. This is a tale about naming, encoding and user experience in a globalized diverse world.
names  localization  unicode  characterentities  validation  ux 
february 2018 by spaceninja
List of long place names
Useful list of place names that will probably break your UI.
longnames  names  places  language 
february 2018 by spaceninja
Shake for Long Names Like Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
This is a shake specifically for posts with really long names that might cause layout problems like Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch and Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch  language  names  places  longnames 
february 2018 by spaceninja
Llanfairpwll - Llanfair PG in Anglesey, North Wales, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
The undisputable LONGEST VALID DOMAIN NAME IN THE WORLD also links to this website, and is:
This has 70 characters (63 characters plus the The ending "uchaf" is the welsh for "higher" or "upper", and refers to the upper (old) part of the village of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch  language  places  names  longnames 
february 2018 by spaceninja
These unlucky people have names that break computers
A few people have names that can utterly confuse the websites they visit, and it makes their life online quite the headache. Why does it happen?
null  names  culture  programming 
february 2018 by spaceninja
Alex Sexton: Peachpuffs and Lemonchiffons
The history of named colors in CSS. The named colors come from the X11 color (or more specficially, X10R3) back in 1983, in a file named rgb.txt Started out wit just 69 entires, now there are a lot more.
css  video  fridayfrontend  color  names  x11 
january 2018 by spaceninja
How to pass "Null" (a real surname!) to a SOAP web service in ActionScript 3?
We have an employee whose last name is Null. Our employee lookup application is killed when that last name is used as the search term (which happens to be quite often now).
names  null  programming  myths 
january 2018 by spaceninja
Colombian Artist Ladyzunga Cyborg Changes Her Name to ABCDEFG HIJKLMN OPQRST UVWXYZ
A Colombian artist formerly known as Ladyzunga Cyborg successfully changed her name to ABCDEFG HIJKLMN OPQRST UVWXYZ after several rejections by the Colombian National Registry. In an interview with Las 2 Orillas, UVWXYZ spoke about how she still prefers to be called Ladyzunga and that the entire alphabet is a tool used to name all things, and thus would allow constant reinvention.
december 2017 by spaceninja
Personal names around the world
tl;dr: Prefer providing a single "name" field rather than breaking into a first and last name field.
html  w3c  standards  names  culture  accessibility 
november 2017 by spaceninja
Naming Things In CSS Grid Layout
Using these methods enables easier placement of items by name rather than number, but also brings additional possibilities when creating systems for layout. In this article, I’ll take an in-depth look at the various ways to name lines and areas in CSS Grid Layout, and some of the interesting possibilities this creates.
fridayfrontend  css  grids  layout  names  cssgrid 
october 2017 by spaceninja
Elements of JavaScript Style
In 1920, “The Elements of Style” by William Strunk Jr. was published, which set guidelines for English language style that have lasted the test of time. You can improve your code by applying similar standards to your code style.
fridayfrontend  javascript  code  names  rules  css 
may 2017 by spaceninja
Emotionally Complicated Class Names | CSS-Tricks
.side-by-side-unless-anything-whatsoever-out-of-the-ordinary-happens {
float: hopefully;
fridayfrontend  css  funny  names 
september 2016 by spaceninja
SassMeister | The Sass Playground!
.harry--male { // Always true. } { // Only true on evenings and/or weekends. }
bem  modular  css  modifiers  sass  names  conventions 
april 2016 by spaceninja
Falsehoods Programmers Believe About Names
John Graham-Cumming wrote an article today complaining about how a computer system he was working with described his last name as having invalid characters.  It of course does not, because anything someone tells you is their name is — by definition — an appropriate identifier for them.  John was understandably vexed about this situation, and he has every right to be, because names are central to our identities, virtually by definition.
culture  names  programming  code  myths  falsehoods 
july 2014 by spaceninja
What is the longest human name you can expect?
Great names to test your forms with, including Ulrika Örtegren-Kärjenmäki
names  programming  testing  qa 
october 2011 by spaceninja

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