Oct 18 2013

Internet Hoarding #6

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Internet Hoarding is a weekly(ish) collection of links that I curate and share with the team here at digital-telepathy. Since it’s been going on with some regularity on an internal basis, we’ve decided to open up the audience by publishing these finds here on the Betterment blog.

Design

The Russia Left Behind

Another immersive and interactive article from NYT.

Macaw on Kickstarter

We’ve got high hopes for this code savvy web design tool. Don’t forget to checkout the latest screencast on the project: Macaw goes interactive

7 Habits of Highly Effective Media Queries

Another go-to resource from Brad Frost. A great checklist for starting (and finishing off) projects.

Dev

Daniel Mall Responsive Redesign

Some great info on performance post RWD redux.

Retina Images that Respond, then the follow up Responsive Retinas Strikeback

Two simple “real-world” options for handling retina images on your site.

Iconic – Advanced Responsive Icons

Pretty simple and effective idea, especially when you’re using icons in or as buttons.

Responsive Image Tools

A great roundup of your image options.

Harp

The static web-server with built in preprocessing.

Instant Rails

Not quite instant, but an awesome tutorial on getting it up and running on your machine. By far the simplest guide for installing RoR. If you’ve struggled or been apprehensive before, give this a try.

General Awesomeness

Map Dive

A browser based wingsuit game

WebGL Water

Just like it sounds. Apparently this has been out for awhile, but it’s really awesome.

Start Something: The Power of Side Projects

You never know when your small side project is going to turn into something big, like Uber.

About the Author:

Shawn is a designer and front-end dev at dt. He eats a tremendous amount of Internet and breakfast burritos. You can also catch him Co-Hosting DT tv. You should follow him on Twitter.

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  1. Oct 21 2013
    Jamie Hamel-Smith

    Harp sounds really interesting. I’ll have to play with it a bit.