Success! As the result of today's project day at IndieWebCamp West I now have a working color scheme selector. In the upper right corner of this page you'll see a slider that'll let you choose a light or dark color scheme for this and every other page on my site. Most of the implementation is nearly...
Excellent first day yesterday at IndieWebCamp West with site demos that inspired and sessions that informed. I saw several folks with light/dark color theme selectors on their sites so that's my primary task for today's "hands-on" project day. I also got some great glimpses at site automation tools ...
Let users customize your website with their favorite color scheme! Your site has a dark mode? That's cute. Mine has ten different themes now, and they're all named after Mario Kart race tracks.
I’m a fan of using WordPress to build custom websites. So I’ve decided to start a tutorial series and share how I go about building a theme from scratch. No frameworks or starter themes.
A type tool by Jeremy Church
How to Use
I like to enter the base font-size for paragraph text. Then I select from the surrounding values for headers and small text.
There are no rules. Just experiment and have fun. Try using the values for line-height, margins or whatever, and see what works.
Feather is a collection of simply beautiful open source icons. Each icon is designed on a 24x24 grid with an emphasis on simplicity, consistency and readability.
Browser support tables for modern web technologies
Programming time, dates, timezones, recurring events, leap seconds... everything is pretty terrible.
The common refrain in the industry is Just use UTC! Just use UTC! And that's correct... sort of. But if you're stuck building software that deals with time, there's so much more to consider.
It's time... to talk about time.
As programmers, we’re kind of inherently built to want the ABSOLUTE BEST HIGHEST FIDELITY FORMATS OF ALL TIME. Like dammit, I need the timestamp down to the micromillinanosecond for every cheeseburger that gets added to my bespoke Watch-The-BK-Throne app. If I do not have this exact knowledge to the millisecond of when I consumed this BBQ Bacon WHOPPER® Sandwich From Burger King® I may die. ❧
I totally want this as a Post Kind on my website now!
Annotated on March 03, 2020 at 07:28PM
What was designed to reduce harassment could be a perfect recipe for the spread of unchallenged fake news and echo chambers.
Writing CSS is hard, especially at scale.
CSS Stats provides analytics and visualizations for your stylesheets. This information can be used to improve consistency in your design, track performance of your app, and diagnose complex areas before it snowballs out of control.
If you build websites, you inevitably run into problems. We want to hear about it!
Cross Campus, 85 N. Raymond Avenue - Pasadena, CA, US
February 22, 2020 at 12:00PM- February 22, 2020 at 02:00PM
See whether you make the kinds of mistakes that can cost poor families food or health insurance.
From a web development perspective, I love the way the mail in this article moves as you scroll. It adds to the overall effect of the story here.
Originally bookmarked on January 29, 2020 at 06:39AM
Debates about how to structure these programs have long been influenced by a related economic assumption: The more people really need a benefit, the more effort they’ll put into getting it. “For decades, economists had this view that burdens could quote-‘help’ separate out those that are what one calls truly disadvantaged versus those who might be more marginally needy,” said Hilary Hoynes, a professor of public policy and economics at the University of California, Berkeley. “Our current research suggests it could be exactly the opposite.” These burdens, she suggested, may instead be tripping up the worst off: hourly workers who can’t shuffle their schedules for a meeting; parents dealing with domestic violence, disabilities or low literacy; families without bank accounts to automate monthly payments; households already facing unpaid bills and late notices when another urgent letter arrives in the mail. ❧
Annotated on February 04, 2020 at 11:12AM
It can be easier to apply for farm subsidies than it is to get SNAP benefits, said Joel Berg, a former official with the Department of Agriculture, the agency that administers both programs. ❧
Annotated on February 04, 2020 at 11:14AM
It’s got useful sections for specs, browsers, and tools. It also had @rachelandrew, @jensimmons, @adactio, and you, so it can’t be all bad.