Harz 2013, day 2
On our first whole day, we took a long walk through the countryside.
HI&OOC Gesellschafterversammlung in der Sofabar.
The 147 CSS3 Color Module color keywordsMonday, 14. Apr 2014
I use CodePen a lot for testing little things or getting to the bottom of a problem. Often I just need to color some divs or the like and I always fall back to using
green or simple hex codes like
Recently I couldn’t take it anymore. Even though these are often only temporary pens I want them to please my eye at least a little bit. I remembered that there were some more predefined color names that one could use. What I found out was that there are actually 147 color keywords defined in the CSS3 Color Module. Pretty impressive.
I created a CodePen showing them off so I can go there and grab a nice color next time I need one.
See the Pen 147 CSS3 Color Module color keywords by Martin Wolf (@martinwolf) on CodePen.
Somehow I managed to not show you the photos I took last year while Tatjana and I were in the Harz Mountains. We went there on vacation in autumn.
So over the next couple of days I will post the photos in journal style. Always one day at a time. Enjoy!Weitergucken…
Geschichten aus Ghana TrailerSunday, 13. Apr 2014
Ich poste hier ja nicht mehr all zu viel fremden Inhalt, aber für den Trailer zum Film “Geschichten aus Ghana” muss ich da mal eine Ausnahme machen. Bereits die wenigen Szenen haben mich irgendwie berührt und ich freue mich auf Mai, wenn sowohl das Buch Logbuch Ghana von Steffen erscheinen wird wie auch der begleitende Film von Dokumentarfilmer Valentin Schüle.
Weekly RecapSunday, 13. Apr 2014
It’s already sunday again, so here I am bringing you a bunch of hot links gathered over the past week. It’s a nice mix of technical posts and articles about meta topics concerning developers.
Your Home Town Needs You
Maybe Silicon Valley or Brooklyn doesn’t need another you. Maybe you even like your home town.
Scroll performance / behavior in Atom Editor
If you are, like me, having trouble with the very fast scrolling in Atom Editor this hack can temporarily fix this for you. I hope they’ll implement some kind of option or just make it behave like all the other apps.
Mark Otto explains why Frameworks are not to blame for the problems of modern designers and developers.
Having trouble debugging your CSS layout? This little tool could help you.
How To Be A Great Developer
Very good advice.
Fox foxâ€™s sake!
Christian Heilmann about what it’s like to work at Mozilla. Sounds like an awesome place to be.
If you are doing a lot of work with touch events, this small jQuery plugin might save your day.
Rethinking What We Mean by â€˜Mobile Webâ€™
Whether you use a browser or an app. It’s all the web. Very good article by John Gruber.
Ethan Marcotte on how responsive web design came about
A conversation with Ethan Marcotte about responsive design and his career.
Unleash the force of html5 apps – or why html5 apps arenâ€™t that bad.
Good article summarizing the differences between HTML5 and native apps. I have to agree but I don’t think that is example app at the end is particularly good. Or at least it has a lot of little nuances that I think are distracting and don’t have to be there – or shouldn’t be there.
Twitter rolls out new facebook-like profiles
Here, have a few examples of Twitter's new web profiles: https://t.co/awV2NLZrsM https://t.co/fYkexzCp2c https://t.co/DsUZ4jr1FL— Marcel Wichmann (@UARRR) April 8, 2014