Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of July 27th…
Practical SVG, by Chris Coyier
Harness the power and possibilities of crisp, performance-efficient SVG with Chris Coyier. From software basics to build tools to optimization, you’ll learn techniques for a solid workflow. Go deeper: create icon systems, explore sizing and animation, and understand when and how to implement fallbacks. Get your images up to speed and look sharp!
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of July 25th…
Yahoo bought by Verizon in $4.8 billion deal
Verizon is set to report its second quarter earnings on Tuesday. Its bid to buy Yahoo for £3.68 billion ($4.83 billion) is subject to regulatory and shareholder approval. The deal is expected to be completed in early 2017.
- American Gods, trailer
- Wonder Woman, SDCC trailer
- Justice League, SDCC trailer
- King Arthur, SDCC trailer
- Doctor Strange, official trailer 2
- Legion, official trailer
Contributed by Wil Alambre and Julian Moffatt over the course of July 22nd…
- Marvel's Luke Cage, Netflix teaser
- Marvel's Iron Fist, Netflix first look
- Marvel's The Defenders, Netflix teaser
CKEditor 5 Developer Preview v0.1.0
Something old is becoming new. Keep an eye on the development site for CkEditor version 5.
Last known VCR maker stops production, 40 years after VHS format launch. Declining sales, parts shortage blamed; 750,000 units were sold last year.
Stack Overflow Documentation
Stackoverflow now provides Documentations for everything, authored and improved by the users. Divided up by its subject matter, the library, language, framework, etc. that developers are using. Practically all subjects have a tag on Stack Overflow's Q&A already, so we group Documentation by those tags. Every edit to documentation goes through peer-review as a proposed change, kind of like Wikipedia.
Contributed by Julian Moffatt over the course of July 20th…
The New Glif
Studio Neat has a new tripod mount in the works for smartphones. I own the original Glif and am looking forward to this new one.
Now that Donald Trump is officially nominated to run as the Republican presidential candidate, it might be a good time to review his track record. Get (un)comfortable. The list is loooooooong.
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of July 18th…
Pokemon Go, available in Canada
The Pokemon Go augmented reality mobile app has offically been released in Canada, though expect the occasional hiccup as Nintendo and Niantic deal server issues caused by the app's overwhelming popularity.
Softbank Buys ARM for $32bn
"That’s four times as much as Microsoft paid for Nokia, close to three times Google’s expenditure on Motorola, and an order of magnitude more than Palm cost HP."
Contributed by Julian Moffatt and Max Chiriac over the course of July 15th…
Progress Towards 100% HTTPS, June 2016
Wow. Let's Encrypt has made huge progress in the last 6 months. We love Let's Encrypt!
Setting up localhost over HTTPS
Create a self-signed root certificate to make your machine trust itself
Work/Life balance is bullshit
Intersting take on things that meshes nicely with the way I've been treating my life a long time now. Work is part of who we are and trying to balance things means you are applying a negative weight to one thing or the other. Work is who I am, who we all are. Enjoy it!
Strategies for Healthier Dev
Nice article on A List Apart about little changes you can make to keep yourself healthy, even though you might be chained to a computer most of the time.
As if you needed another CSS framework, but here you go! Wing is a super light (4KB minified!) framework for those projects that just don't need larger ones.
Contributed by Doug Ross over the course of July 13th…
Jets Fan Icon "Kroppy" featured in Maclean's
Len Kropioski, or ‘Kroppy’ as he’s more commonly known, has been coming to all Jets games for more than 35 years and is featured on the Jumbotron during the anthem. He drives 5 hours round trip from Kenora for the games and if that isn't a true fan I don't know what is?
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of July 6th…
Zero Rating Battle Throws Net Neutrality in Doubt
"The net neutrality debate has shifted in recent years to the issue of 'zero rating' or 'differential pricing', references to network providers exempting certain content from data charges. While the traffic management practice has flipped from charging extra for content to offering access to content without data charges, the fundamental concerns are largely the same."
Tachyons is available as a series of small self contained CSS modules. They aren't dependent on each other but are designed to play well together. Quickly build and design new UI without writing CSS.
Like Shazam for Fonts
For her graduation project at the Royal College of Art, Fiona O’Leary developed a handheld tool she calls Spector that captures typefaces and colors in the real world, and then transfers them directly to InDesign.
The Story Of The Contentious Big Trouble In Little China Screenplay
Before he was the one liner-slinging driver of the Pork Chop Express, Jack Burton was a loner buffalo hunter named Wiley Prescott, a man employed by a railroad company to manage the Chinese immigrants tasked with the hard labor.
Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of July 4th…
Juno Enters Jupiter's Orbit
On the evening of the Fourth of July, NASA's Juno spacecraft will attempt to enter Jupiter's orbit and begin a multi-week research phase.
Night Dive Studios has launched a $900,000 crowdfunding campaign for a "reimagined" version of classic cyberpunk shooter System Shock. Updated art, music, controls, and a new voiceover from the original voice of iconic villain SHODAN, with a release date of December 2017.