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Bookmarks tagged with “tips”

253 bookmarks by garrettc


Defensive CSS

Practical CSS and design tips that helps in building future-proof user interfaces.

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Django styleguide

Useful tips for starting a Django project.

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Make Beautiful Gradients in CSS

"Unless you're really careful when selecting colors for your gradients, you'll often wind up with a desaturated midsection in your CSS gradients. As it turns out, though, we can absolutely avoid the gray dead zone. In this blog post, we're going to learn about why this happens, and how we can use color theory to create rich, vivid, thoroughly-alive gradients."

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Anti-Patterns When Building Container Images

"This is a list of recurring anti-patterns that I see when I help folks with their container build pipelines, and suggestions to avoid them or refactor them into something better."

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Responsive Layouts, Fewer Media Queries

An excellent collection of responsive design techniques that don't require media queries

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Lesser Known PostgreSQL Features

"Most of us are not aware of all the features in tools we use on a daily basis, especially if it's big and extensive like PostgreSQL. With PostgreSQL 14 released just a few weeks ago, what a better opportunity to shed a light on some lesser known features that already exist in PostgreSQL, but you may not know."

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Avoiding Tangents: 9 Visual Blunders Every Artist Should Watch Out For

“Have you ever been caught off-guard by a visual tangent in your art? When creating a composition there are so many different things to juggle that it's easy to miss even the obvious flaws - and that’s when tangents sneak in.”

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Pins app: How-Tos

Advanced functionality for Pins app.

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How to Socialize in the Cold Without Being Miserable

"The still-raging pandemic means social activities will stay outdoors as the temperature plummets. Here’s what experts say about the art of keeping warm."

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Slack Communication Etiquette

"With a remote by default approach these days, more communication will follow on Slack. It’s time for us to establish a Slack Communication Etiquette. Chat can be problematic. This manifesto should help us to communicate better over Slack."

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My travel habits

VM Brasseur's tips and tricks for travelling.

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Nginx Quick Reference

Comprehensive list of tips, tricks, and configuration examples for Nginx.

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Design for internationalization

"Well, it turns out this app wasn’t designed in your language. It was designed in Elvish, then translated into your language. Most people are using the Elvish version, so they don’t know how things look in your language. Believe it or not, this is what non-English users have to deal with time and time again. Because many apps are only designed with English in mind, some design details can get lost in translation if you’re not careful."

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The Secret GIPHY Slack Commands – GIPHY – Medium

Some of our finest products at GIPHY have come out of hours of internal testing, tweaking, and joking around. If a GIF that we serve up makes you laugh, it’s almost certainly made us laugh, too. Our…

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Valid CSS Content

"There is a content property in CSS that's made to use in tandem with the ::before and ::after pseudo elements. It injects content into the element."

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Subject Isolation | Arc Moment Magazine

Arc Moment Photography tutorials and product reviews. Follow for a different take on street phtography and travel photography.

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Text Editing Tips And Tricks Roundup

"We asked the Smashing Community for their favorite tips and tricks when editing text and code. With so many great suggestions, we've decided to collect them all into one article so you can add it to your useful bookmarks."

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Gallery Grid With CSS Grid

Simple and clever gallery layout with CSS grid.

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Centering in CSS: A Complete Guide

"Centering things in CSS is the poster child of CSS complaining. Why does it have to be so hard? They jeer. I think the issue isn't that it's difficult to do, but in that there so many different ways of doing it, depending on the situation, it's hard to know which to reach for. So let's make it a decision tree and hopefully make it easier."

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Django live coding tips and tricks

Simon Willison's live coding workshop with Django and Jupyter notebooks.

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Tips for Hosting a Hassle-Free Dinner

What's for dinner? As we head into the festive season, more of us are likely to be hosting gatherings. Here are a few tips to help you along the way...

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Little Things I Like to Do with Git

Some nice little git tips.

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7 Secrets of Black and White Photography | Photojojo

We've all heard it ... "to master black and white photography you must learning to see in black and white” - but just how do you do that? It can sometimes s

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Sketch 39 Resizing: Cheat Sheet

Handy reference for the resizing options.

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Git back to the future

Git may be the best version control software I’ve used but it is a complex beast and makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot. Recently, however, I learne...

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White Balance for Common Streetlights - Shutters in the Night

Streetlights are the driving force behind nighttime street scenes and how they make us feel. The way streetlights spread their light, the shadows they cast, and the colors they bring out affect everything else nearby, setting the tone of the scene. As a night photographer, streetlights can either be your best friend or worst foe: a …

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This is How a Camera Adds 10 Pounds

The effect of focal length on face shape.

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The Ultimate List of Slack Tricks and Integrations

"Become a communication expert with this awesome list of Slack tricks."

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Essential Kitchen Equipment

Photo album of essential bits for the kitchen

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How to Shoot From the Hip and Is it Good Street Photography

What is “Shooting From the Hip?”Shooting from the hip means that instead of bringing the camera up to eye level to take the photo, you hold it down at waist level and take it. Sin…

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How to Take Better Landscape Photographs - 20 Tips

Do you want to take better landscape photographs? Follow these 20 practical tips to improve your landscape photography skills. Sample photographs included.

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Efficient Development with Tmux and Tmuxinator

Mediacurrent's Bob Kepford shares his tops for using Tmux and Tmuxinator to make developing in Drupal more efficient.

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The Terminal

Shell and OSX developer tips form Craig Hockenberry.

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