• Indie Web Camp London 2020 Jeremy Keith

    Do you have plans for the weekend of March 14th and 15th? If you live anywhere near London, might I suggest that you sign up for Indie Web Camp. Cheuk and Ana are putting it together with assistan…

    Two Days Ago · 11:41
  • Design System Checklist Brad Frost

    An open-source checklist to help you plan, build and grow your design system. Source: Design System Checklist…

    Two Days Ago · 05:24
  • Redesign: Picking Typefaces Frank Chimero

    Last time, we talked about how the design of letters accumulate into the feel of a typeface. With all that in mind, let’s take a look through my font collection and make some selections. Sans-serif…

    Three Days Ago · 17:00
  • Grab Annotations from a PDF with pypdf2 Lorna Mitchell

    If you've noticed a lot of PDF content around here lately, that's because I work with PDF a lot! Most of all, all my slide decks are in PDF and in the last year or so I've started using speaker ……

    Three Days Ago · 13:37
  • Woodshop SVG Eric Meyer

    For the holiday break this year, I decided to finally tackle creating an indoor work space. I’d had my eye on a corner of our basement storage room for a while, and sketched out various rough plans…

    Three Days Ago · 10:07
  • Goodbye, Clean Code Brad Frost

    Good read about letting “clean code” go. As the years go by, I increasingly err on the side of legibility over cleanliness. Sure, things could likely be tightened up, but does it really matter? If…

    Three Days Ago · 07:07
  • Creating collections with the Lightroom Classic SDK Rob Allen

    I currently organise my photo library in Lightroom Classic with one folder per day for my images and then I extensively use collection sets, collections and smart collections to manage the photos that…

    Three Days Ago · 04:00
  • Geri's TV boyfriend Simon Collison

    First day off for ages; a long-booked day trip to London. After a lazy amble around The Science Museum, we had the worst flat whites ever poured at the usually…

    Four Days Ago · 16:55
  • Dearest tree Theo Schlossnagle

    Dearest tree, Bark to heart you grow. Uncomfortably askew To eyes that fail to see your Struggle and the resulting Majesty with which it crowned you. Not my eyes. I see you. Such a journey. So many of…

    Four Days Ago · 12:13
  • Avoiding burnout as an ambitious developer – Stack Overflow Blog Brad Frost

    When I graduated college and started my first full-time job in NYC, I was all in. It’s a pretty common occurrence, especially in smaller companies: a junior dev thrown into the deep end, they flound…

    Four Days Ago · 10:25
  • How Dotdash, formerly About.com, is taking over the internet Brad Frost

    We had a blast working with Dotdash (formerly About dot com), and it’s awesome to see the design system foundation we helped them establish translate into major success, as written up by Fast Compan…

    Four Days Ago · 10:22
  • Homepage Jonnie Hallman

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  • Low Power Mode for Mac laptops: making the case again Marco Arment

    In light of today’s rumor that a Pro Mode may be coming that seems to offer benefits in the opposite direction,1 I wanted to re-make the case for a Low Power Mode on macOS — and explain why no…

    The Other Day · 18:21
  • Overcomplicatin’ Brad Frost

    Here are a few random stories from my last couple weeks of work. We have a datepicker field that has a calendar SVG icon sitting on top of the field. There was an issue where clicking the icon wasn’…

    The Other Day · 18:16
  • Weeknotes: Improv at Stanford, planning Datasette Cloud Simon Willison

    Last week was the first week of the quarter at Stanford - which is called "shopping week" here because students are expected to try different classes to see which ones they are going to stick with. I…

    The Other Day · 17:22
  • 3 Marketing Strategies to Reach Local Customers WonderProxy

    Discover three unique marketing strategies that can help you connect with local customers online and boost your return on ad spend.…

    The Other Day · 04:00
  • The Oldest Book in America John Boardley

    Printing was introduced into the Americas by the Italian Giovanni Paoli, better known as Juan Pablos. The first book issued from his press in Mexico City was Doctrina breve, a Spanish handbook of Chri…

    The Other Day · 02:46