Posts tagged with: web-development

Suits’ CSS block dissolve

This is a proof of concept to see how far I could go in recreating Suits' opening credits sequence block dissolve with HTML and CSS. Have a look: http://poc.nirusu.me/suits/index.html Of course this is just an effect, not a real block dissolve. Would be interesting to see…

Ready to Inspire

From 9 to 12 december I attended Ready to Inspire conference in Leiden, The Netherlands. The theme of all the talks was craftsmanship and how we in web design and development can relate to this. I enjoyed all the talks by every speaker and met some great people. For me personally the highlights…

Apache, htaccess & mod_rewrite

After installing Mountain Lion my local Apache setup was back to default so I had to set it up again the way I want it. Maybe it’s time I made a back up of this for future OS updates. Web sharing The system preferences check box for Web Sharing is gone, so now it's either using Terminal or some t…

Custom Kirby tag for quotes

This post is awaiting to be updated. Speaking of quotes and multiple languages: to have the different language quote signs work we need to set the lang attribute on the blockquote element. Like: <blockquote lang="en"><p>Here’s a quote for ya!</p></blockquote> or: &…

Babylonian confusion of quotes

Yesterday (9 July 2012) I saw this tweet by Nathan C. Ford about Chicken Feet quotes. It made me remember the CSS I've been using for multi-language quote characters. Here’s the tweet quoted in a block-quote: «These are not arrows. They’re quotation marks for lots of Europeans.» AKA Chicken Feet. Good …

Kirby

Over the years I have tried quite a few systems to manage content for my own site whether it was a blog or not. Let's see: WordPress, Posterous, Expression Engine, Stacey and now Kirby. file based I've been looking for a file based system for a while now and think I've found it with Kirby. I can…

HTML5 Audio autoplay

my 404 page Note to self: Apple blocks the use of ‘autoplay’ for html5 audio on iPhone. I agree that autoplay on websites is rather an annoying thing but maybe browser makers should just offer this as a browser setting. Default to off.

Tinkering with Type

A s a form of experimentation and inspiration I have recreated two examples from Ellen Lupton's thinking with type: Dance Ink, page 82 Where extreme leading allows for two strands of text to interweave. Beyond Nostalgia, page 87 Where behind (or below if you will) the main text, the same text is…