Links

⇾ Fuck Facebook

Don’t get me wrong: I also use Facebook. For many reasons it is quite nice and useful for me. But the reason why Gruber says this, and why I say “Yes, that’s right” are things like this:

Treat Facebook as the private walled garden that it is. If you want something to be publicly accessible, post it to a real blog on any platform that embraces the real web, the open one.

or

The Internet Archive is our only good defense against broken links. Blocking them from indexing Facebook content is a huge “fuck you” to anyone who cares about the longevity of the stuff they link to.

Read the full post here. Well spoken, Mr. Gruber.

⇾ How to Setup HTTPS Locally Without Getting Annoying Browser Privacy Errors

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While reading the latest Kirby Kosmos, I found this article about how to setup HTTPS locally without getting annoying browser privacy errors. Very useful.

⇾ The invisible parts of CSS

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If you use CSS in your daily work, your primary goal is probably focused around making things ‘look right’. How this is achieved is often far less important than the end result. This means we care less about how CSS works than the correct syntax and visual results.

Mike Riethmuller on The invisible parts of CSS – a great blog post about how CSS works. Please read.

⇾ Simple Icons

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SVG icons for popular brands, maintained by Dan Leech.

⇾ “A Day with Shopify” in Bristol – write-up

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Nice write-up by Oliver Lindberg for “A Day with Shopify” in Bristol last year.

⇾ Handling images in Kirby

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Sonja Broda, aka texnixe, has written a very nice article about how to handle images in Kirby.

Read: Handling images in Kirby

⇾ Do responsive sites have to be so tall on mobile?

Kevin Vigneault asks an interesting question with:

Do responsive sites have to be so tall on mobile?

He doesn’t only ask the question, but comes up with some thoughts on what to change in his opinion.

Read: Do responsive sites have to be so tall on mobile?

⇾ Skateguitar

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What a lovely project. Skateguitar.

We are two friends who once had an idea to combine our passion for skateboarding and music.

⇾ You might not need JS

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JavaScript is great, and by all means use it, while also being aware that you can build so many functional UI components without the additional dependancy.

⇾ Reasons:London – cheap tickets end tomorrow

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I will be in London twice in February. This week for awwwards and in two weeks for Reasons:London. Just wanted to let you know, that from tomorrow on tickets are more expensive. Safe a few £ by getting yours today.