- CSS vendor prefixes in Opera 12.50 snapshots – in which we unprefix gradients and alias another -webkit- property
- “Oldâ€ť Flexbox and â€śNewâ€ť Flexbox – useful article by @chriscoyier on Flexbox and how to tell articles about the archaic syntax. Basically,
display: box;a property that is
display: flexbox;or the
flex()means it’s an obsolete article. New syntax is only supported in Chrome so far.
- On standards and sausages in which I discuss the various different ways that Web Standards get made, and conclude “Tossing a specification that youâ€™ve written in-house, in secret and already implemented onto a table at W3C, saying â€śhere, standardise thisâ€ť as you saunter past isnâ€™t a Get Out of Jail Free card for proprietary misdemeanours. And it isnâ€™t standardisation.”
- proposal to replace <hgroup> with <subline> element updated at HTML WG chairs request by The Mighty Steve Faulkner
- Support for @supports in Firefox Nightly – and coming soon in Opera
- Microsoft proposes their CU-RTC-Web spec to the WebRTC working group, competing with Google’s submission. There’s an interesting analysis Initial notes on Microsoft’s CU-RTC-Web Proposal.
- Visual Studio 2010 users, grab the the free Web Essentials extension.
- Find unused and duplicate CSS – uCSS is a small open-source Node lib that can look for unused CSS
- Circle Hover Effects – Pretty hover effects on circles with CSS Transitions
- Bruce Lawson Has Responsive Web Design a 54 minute (!) interview I did for the .Net Rocks! podcast when I was at the Norwegian Developer Conference.
Sublime Text 2
I haven’t actually enjoyed using an editor since VAX EDT in my old programming days, but Sublime Text 2 is an excellent program that not only doesn’t get in the way but has lots of utilities and features.
- Sublime Text 2: Package Control and Livereload
- Using dropbox to sync multiple installs of Sublime Text 2 and packages
Dell Extends Ubuntu Retail into India – Unreported, of course, because it’s about FOREIGNERS, but Dell have been featuring Ubuntu on a wide range of Dell computers in China, starting at 220 stores and expanding to 350. They’re also expanding in to 850 stores across India.
- Viewpoint: G4S and the echoes of the East India Company – “the cash-strapped and resource-starved British Army has had to provide thousands of troops for the Olympics to fill the gap left by the failures of a private army [G4S]. It all set me thinking about history. Where had I heard such stories before? The private army of the Honourable East India Company, that’s where.
- Famous album covers recreated with my socks – exactly what it says.