Tag Archives: programming

Mocking the Web-challenged

I used to use an extension in my browser called ForecastFox to give me a heads-up on upcoming weather. I never liked that it used accuweather.com for its forecasts, and I always wanted finer control over a million things, but … Continue reading

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CSS cheat: Bilinear gradient

CSS gradients are amazing, wonderful things for what they can do. But there’s still a lot they legitimately can’t do. There are tricks people have used to try making conical/angular gradients, but recently I came across a need to use … Continue reading

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Color sorting

Lately I’ve been rather fascinated by the idea of sorting colors in an aesthetically pleasing fashion. I’ve been working a bit on and off to create a color picker very similar to Flexi, but more powerful and entirely based on … Continue reading

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Compensate this

I’m a programmer, and as such it bothers me when I see other programmers doing a crappy job of it. Now it’s easy of course to get overly judgmental too; after all, I know from experience that some bugs are … Continue reading

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Additive alpha blending in GDI

This is something I stumbled upon that’s worth sharing. If you’re not a programmer, especially not a Windows programmer, it probably won’t matter to you. (I promise the next post will be on a completely different subject.) I’m adding some … Continue reading

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The curse of the ligature and the Java monster

I had thought my print interior for One Woke Up was ready to go, until I suddenly realized I was forgetting one very important thing: Ligatures. My problem is that I love typography, the elegant art of layout and typesetting … Continue reading

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My honey pot

My mind is a strange place. After getting hooked on a game on the iPad that features some fantastic pixel art, I ended up doing some browsing to see what the pixel art community had been cooking up lately and … Continue reading

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