Notes

⇾ Why are Hyperlinks Blue?

I bet you know this kind of situation: you are talking to your kids (or anyone else) and say a phrase or specific word. But while you say this, you wonder ”Hmm … where does this phrase actually come from? What is it based on?”. It never has been easier to do a bit of research than now, since we have the Web.

Now, this article is about why hyperlinks are actually blue and it is interesting to read what Elise Blanchard has found out for us …

⇾ Visit: Why are Hyperlinks Blue?

⇾ Atkinson Hyperlegible Font

Atkinson Hyperlegible font is named after Braille Institute founder, J. Robert Atkinson. What makes it different from traditional typography design is that it focuses on letterform distinction to increase character recognition, ultimately improving readability. We are making it free for anyone to use!

Make sure to read the really interesting insights that come with the article about the font.

⇾ Visit: Atkinson Hyperlegible Font

⇾ Practical Uses of CSS Math Functions: calc, clamp, min, max (Stephanie Eckles)

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Another very handy article by Stephanie Eckles. This time she teaches us about four well-supported math functions – calc, clamp, min, max

⇾ Visit: Practical Uses of CSS Math Functions: calc, clamp, min, max (Stephanie Eckles)

⇾ Wickedbackgrounds – a Generator for SVG Backgrounds

Once more a handy tool to quickly generate SVG graphics. This time to create SVGs to be used as background for example. By Gabriel Perales and Michael Andreuzza

⇾ Visit: Wickedbackgrounds – a Generator for SVG Backgrounds

⇾ SmolCSS Snippets by Stephanie Eckles

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SmolCSS are minimal snippets for modern CSS layouts and components by Stephanie Eckles. Very handy!

⇾ Visit: SmolCSS Snippets by Stephanie Eckles

⇾ From A Colourblind Designer To The World: Please Stop Using Red And Green Together

Andrew Wilshere explains what red and green colorblindness is, how it affects him and how to find solutions for your websites to make it more accessible for people with “deuteranopia”.

⇾ Visit: From A Colourblind Designer To The World: Please Stop Using Red And Green Together

⇾ An Interactive Guide to CSS Transitions (Josh W Comeau)

This tutorial is meant to be accessible to developers of all experience levels. It can be thought of as “CSS transitions 101”. That said, I’ve sprinkled in some interesting and obscure tidbits — no matter your experience level, I bet you’ll learn something!

What I really like with this guide is, how many examples it holds to see and understand the things josh is explaining. Very nice.

⇾ Visit: An Interactive Guide to CSS Transitions (Josh W Comeau)

⇾ The New Version of Alfred App is Coming With Universal Actions

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Alfred 4.5 brings a new Powerpack feature; Universal Actions. Take any text, URLs or files and perform actions on them from anywhere within Alfred or on your Mac using your Universal Action hotkey.

Right now it is still in beta, but you can install this beta to test it, if you like. Simply follow the link …

⇾ Visit: The New Version of Alfred App is Coming With Universal Actions

⇾ I Love Typography – Now With Shop

I Love Typography, known for it’s great blog about type related topics, now has a shop as well. On Twitter they stated they launched with 40 foundries and 7000 fonts. Plus some of the world’s best designers are launching 15 new typefaces with them to celebrate the opening.

⇾ Visit: I Love Typography – Now With Shop

⇾ Sans Bullshit Sans

How could I have missed that?! Sans Bullshit Sans, a font that replaces every buzzword by a Comic Sans-styled censorship bar. By Roel Nieskens.

Sans Bullshit Sans is an experimental font using the power of ligatures to turn bullshit language into bullshit images.

Mark Boulton just re-tweeted a tweet about it and I love it!

⇾ Visit: Sans Bullshit Sans