In general, I like modals. I think they’re a great way to get the user’s attention (and are such an improvement over the good-old
confirm dialogs of yore), and I think Hakim’s modals are really cool! I’m not sure about scaling the background page, but I do really like the idea of blurring the background content, nice touch!
Eagerly awaiting the rest of the Designing for Mobile series!
Like Google Maps’ Street View? Like Scuba diving? Mash-up!
We all know that PHP.net is the go-to source for all things PHP, right? (And we all also know that it is kind of ugly, kills some browsers for some reason, and can be just a “smidge” overboard some times too, right?) So check-out PHP The Right Way. Looks good, easy to read and follow, and seems to cover all the bases…
And speaking of “info hubs”, the web is abuzz with the news of WebPlatform.org, a new, community-driven, browser-vendor-supported documentation site. Paul Irish gives a really good explanation of why this is such a good thing, and how we can all make it better.
Why not, one more, this time all about JS: JSPro
An 18-step series about being healthier and living longer. If you can make time in your busy schedule to, you know, live better & longer…
Absolutely nuts… But then again, who knows, if Da Vinci were alive today, maybe he too would have used
box-shadow to paint the Mona Lisa… But I seriously doubt it…
Anybody out there remember email newsletters? Well, kids, it used to be that’s how we got our information, from some kind person that created a collection of information and sent it to us! And here’s a nice flashback to those simpler times, with a subject that couldn’t be more cutting edge in today’s web dev world: Responsive Design Weekly.
I’m going to keep this link handy, so that the next time I think I’m doing something cool or helpful for the world, I can be reminded that absolutely brilliant people out there are some some f-ing amazing-ass shit!
And finally, just in time for Xmas, comes the chess set for any Star Wars nut that you might happen to know… Now if I only gave a rats-ass about chess…