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Flags | Icon Drawer
Flag icons representing 283 countries and unions all over the world. Also with ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 codes.
flags  icons  reference 
april 2012 by tysone
How to GitHub: Fork, Branch, Track, Squash and Pull Request - Gun.io
GitHub is pretty great about giving advice to users starting new repositories, but it isn't very helpful when it comes to contributing changes back to other projects. Hopefully, this guide will help.
reference  github  git 
march 2012 by tysone
JavaScript pattern and antipattern collection
A JavaScript pattern and antipattern code collection that covers function patterns, jQuery patterns, design patterns, general patterns, literals and constructor patterns, object creation patterns, code reuse patterns, DOM and browser patterns (upcoming).
javascript  patterns  programming  reference  tips 
march 2012 by tysone
HTML5 Please - Use the new and shiny responsibly
Look up HTML5, CSS3, etc features, know if they are ready for use, and if so find out how you should use them – with polyfills, fallbacks or as they are.
css3  development  html5  reference 
march 2012 by tysone
List of cognitive biases - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cognitive bias describes a replicable pattern in perceptual distortion, inaccurate judgment, illogical interpretation, or what is broadly called irrationality.
list  bias  psychology  reference  wikipedia 
march 2012 by tysone
The Ruby Refresher
This document aims to refresh one's memory of Ruby syntax, semantics, common operations, and standard libraries as quickly and efficiently as possible. The reader is expected to have some past experience with the Ruby language.
documentation  ruby  reference 
march 2012 by tysone
HTML5 Rocks - How Browsers Work: Behind the Scenes of Modern Web Browsers
This comprehensive primer on the internal operations of WebKit and Gecko is the result of much research done by Israeli developer Tali Garsiel. Over a few years, she reviewed all the published data about browser internals (see Resources) and spent a lot of time reading web browser source code. She wrote:
webkit  browsers  reference 
february 2012 by tysone
Backbone patterns
This is a document with best practices in Backbone. This is a massive work-in-progress.
backbone  javascript  reference 
february 2012 by tysone
Designing for touch | Feature | .net magazine
Fingers and thumbs turn desktop conventions on their head. Interaction designer Josh Clark explains what you need to keep in mind when designing for mobile touchscreens and compares finger-friendly touch interfaces for iPhone, iPad and Android
reference  toteach  touch 
february 2012 by tysone
Terminology, Syntax, & Introduction - A Beginners Guide to HTML & CSS
Before beginning our journey to learn HTML and CSS it is important we understand the differences between the two languages, their syntax, and some common terminology.
html  css  reference  toteach 
january 2012 by tysone
Everything you need to know about buying a camera | The Verge
This may all look like an overwhelming amount of information, but things become much simpler once you answer a few questions for yourself. Want simplicity above all else? Choose between a good cameraphone and a stylish point-and-shoot. If you're eager to get bigger and better images without sacrificing portability, take a look at mirrorless cameras. For the best image quality and speed, you'll be shopping in the DSLR aisle, though we don't advise jumping straight into full-frame territory. Whatever you do, be prepared to grow progressively more obsessed with light as you get deeper into photography. The intensity, diffusion, and temperature of light is often just as important as your choice of equipment.
photography  reference  toshare 
january 2012 by tysone
The Bastards Book of Ruby
The Bastards Book of Ruby is an introduction to programming and its practical uses for journalists, researchers, scientists, analysts, and anyone else whose job is to seek out, make sense from, and show the hard-to-find data.

This does not require being "good at computers", having a background in programming, or the desire (yet) to be a full-fledged hacker/developer. It just takes an eagerness to be challenged.
ruby  toteach  reference  programming 
december 2011 by tysone
Unofficial Google Advanced Search
This page is provided as a reference and a guide to using the advanced search operators that Google provides.
google  search  reference  toteach  from delicious
october 2011 by tysone
The Latest in HTML5
Eric Bidelman — Developer Relations Brown Bag <br />
July 7, 2011
google  html5  reference  presentation  toteach  from delicious
july 2011 by tysone
being agile: Creating and publishing your first ruby gem
In this post I’m going to cover the basics of creating and publishing a gem using the bundle gem command provided by Bundler. We’re going to use bundler to create a gem template for us. We’ll then take that skeleton gem, add some functionality to it, and publish it for all the world to use.
gems  ruby  rails  reference  from delicious
july 2011 by tysone
A Whole Bunch of Amazing Stuff Pseudo Elements Can Do | CSS-Tricks
It's pretty amazing what you can do with the pseudo elements :before and :after. For every element on the page, you get two more free ones that you can do just about anything another HTML element could do. They unlock a whole lot of interesting design possibilities without negatively affecting the semantics of your markup. Here's a whole bunch of those amazing things. A roundup, if you will1.
html  css  totry  toteach  reference  from delicious
june 2011 by tysone
Coding Horror: ASCII Pronunciation Rules for Programmers
As programmers, we deal with a lot of unusual keyboard characters that typical users rarely need to type, much less think about: $ # % {} * [] ~ & <>
programming  reference  toteach  from delicious
april 2011 by tysone
@font-face face off
You: Woe is me — the array of font delivery services is devilishly confounding.
typekit  fontface  typography  toteach  reference  from delicious
april 2011 by tysone
Using client-side storage, today. ✩ Mozilla Hacks – the Web developer blog
I recently tried to store locally the content of a form to make it resilient to inadvertent tab closing and crashes. Here is what I learned about the different ways to achieve client-side storage.
html5  totry  reference  from delicious
april 2011 by tysone
Periodic Table of the Elements - Josh Duck
The table below shows the 106 elements currently in the HTML5 working draft and two proposed elements
toteach  html5  reference  from delicious
april 2011 by tysone
Making maps, part 1: Less interactivity « News Apps Blog
A couple weeks ago, while drinking some beers with my teammates Chris and Ryan N., we got to talking about how we could improve our maps. Interacting with maps embedded in a box is unsatisfying and often confusing. The webpage scrolls, the map zooms, the behavior of your mousewheel is unpredictable, and the maps are always too damned small.
maps  toread  gis  reference  newsapp  chicago_tribune  from delicious
march 2011 by tysone
Eloquent JavaScript -- interactive tutorial
Eloquent JavaScript is a book providing an introduction to the JavaScript programming language and programming in general.
toread  javascript  reference  from delicious
january 2011 by tysone
5 Things You Might Not Know about jQuery - O'Reilly Answers
jQuery is a very powerful library, but some of its powerful features are obscure, and unless you've ready the jQuery source code, or my new book jQuery Pocket Reference, you may not know about them. This article excerpts that book to describe five useful features of jQuery that you might not know about.
jquery  reference  javascript  from delicious
january 2011 by tysone
iOS Fonts
There’s more than one way for developers to access fonts. This list is based on cycling through UIFont. However, there are a few more fonts available via Core Text. I’m debating on a design for displaying Core Text fonts in a meaningful way.
iphone  ipad  reference  typography 
december 2010 by tysone
What should a developer know before building a public web site? - Stack Overflow
What things should a programmer implementing the technical details of a web site address before making the site public? If Jeff Atwood can forget about HttpOnly cookies, sitemaps, and cross-site request forgeries all in the same site, what important thing could I be forgetting as well?
webdev  sysadmin  reference 
november 2010 by tysone
Principles of Journalism | Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ)
In 1997, an organization then administered by PEJ, the Committee of Concerned Journalists, began a national conversation among citizens and news people to identify and clarify the principles that underlie journalism.
journalism  quotes  reference  principles 
february 2009 by tysone
How Not To Sort By Average Rating
You are a web programmer. You have users. Your users rate stuff on your site. You want to put the highest-rated stuff at the top and lowest-rated at the bottom. You need some sort of "score" to sort by.
usability  reference  algorithm  sort 
february 2009 by tysone
Daily Routines
How writers, artists, and other interesting people organize their days.
strategy  culture  process  reference  life 
january 2009 by tysone
LittleSis » Profiling the powers that be
LittleSis is an involuntary facebook of powerful Americans, collaboratively edited by people like you.
collaboration  politics  brilliant  reference  accountability  social 
january 2009 by tysone
Font Matrix
Matrix of fonts bundled with Mac and Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
webdesign  typography  tools  reference 
december 2008 by tysone
From Cave Paintings to the Internet: 70,000 BCE to 8,000 BCE Timeline
An Annotated Interactive Timeline on the History of Information and Media
timeline  visualization  history  reference  media 
november 2008 by tysone
The Mysterious “Save For Web” Color Shift | Web Design Blog: Web Design & Innovation in web standards : Viget Labs
Fellow designers: Somewhere between PSD and JPG, Photoshop is draining our colors of their life, like some horrible, RGB-stealing vampire.
reference  tips  photoshop  web  color 
november 2008 by tysone
Django cheat sheet (Mercurytide)
With the release of Django 1.0, we’re pleased to announce the release of a completely updated version of our highly popular Django Cheat Sheet which is crammed with a whole host of useful Django information.
django  webdev  reference 
october 2008 by tysone
Official Google Blog: Knol is open to everyone
A few months ago we announced that we were testing a new product called Knol. Knols are authoritative articles about specific topics, written by people who know about those subjects. Today, we're making Knol available to everyone.
google  reference  wiki 
july 2008 by tysone
Awesome hosting options » Harper Reed: Tech, Phones, Yo-yoing and Death Metal
I spend WAY WAY too much time trying to figure out where and how to host my websites. I guess you could it a hobby. A really horrible and expensive hobby... my list of hosting providers I recommend and enjoy!
hosting  reviews  reference 
july 2008 by tysone
List of problems solved by MacGyver - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[I heart wikipedia] This is a list of problems that have been solved by the fictional character MacGyver from the television series of the same name.
macgyver  wikipedia  reference  hilarious 
july 2008 by tysone
Preparing for HTML5 with Semantic Class Names — Jon Tan 陳
HTML 5 will be the first major change to our lingua franca since XHTML 1.0 in 2000; some might say HTML 4.01 in 1999.
reference  standards  webdesign  html5  semantic_web 
april 2008 by tysone
Measuring the Color of Light - James Duncan Davidson
The unit used to describe the color of light are degrees Kelvin. It's an odd unit to understand at first, but a bit of explanation takes care of things.
photography  reference  color  light 
april 2008 by tysone
Figuring It Out: OSF, LF, and TF Explained | The FontFeed
Numerals can take various forms. The figure style you choose ought to be appropriate to the project you are working on. Readability is key. But which style is best for which purpose? There are two main forms, oldstyle figures and lining figures.
typography  reference  design 
april 2008 by tysone
Python-by-example
This guide aims to show examples of use of all Python Library Reference functions, methods and classes.
python  programming  reference 
april 2008 by tysone

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