Jan, after having switched jobs: After building ‘just websites’ for 5 years it amazes me how many other tools exist to create the most awesome things while being efficient … and I’m having the time of my life learning all these new things! It feels like I’ve broken out of a routine I was stuck […]
Your mother’s maiden name is on Ancestry.com, your high school mascot is on Classmates, your birthday is on Facebook, and so is your best friend’s name—even if it takes a few tries. — Mat Honan Yes, a repost.
Every time you see 320px, 480px, 768px, 1024px used as breakpoint values, a kitten gets its head bitten off by an angel … or something like that. — from 7 Habits of Highly Effective Media Queries by Brad Frost.
Remember Y2K? Wait for 9KPX. That’s the day when screens get wider than 9999px and everybody’s <h1> text-indent logo styling reappears. — James Pearce
Declarative programming specifies what the computer should do, not (as we saw with imperative programming) how it should be done. In CSS for example: turn all paragraphs red; I really don’t care how it happens, just make it so. — John Allsop, Not Real Programming
When the things we place online are erased by a company abruptly and without warning, it’s something of a new-age arson. — Stephanie Georgopulos (paraphrased, src) (via Jeremy)
Some interesting quotes by Richard Davey from his talk HTML5 Gaming on the Mobile Web is now live on Adobe TV: Things you’re told not possible today might be by the end of the project and Be prepared to un-learn what you know every 6 months Think of new features that appear in a canary/beta […]
If you want to start a business or launch a new project, you need to be able to describe your effort in four words. — Forget the elevator pitch. You only get four words. Tell a four-word story → Related: The New Résumé: It’s 140 Characters → (via @gertbaudoncq)
Openness and success are not compatible. Openness does not scale, no matter how hard you try. Openness does not scale → Related: Why What You’re Reading About Blink Is Probably Wrong, a Chrome Developer talking about the aforementioned Blink: When landing a patch in both WebKit and Chromium stretches into a multi-day dance of flags, […]