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February 2015

I am the fold

by gregg
An experiment to show how designing for The Fold can be treacherous. Each line below is a past-visitor's viewport height. Take care when making assumptions about people's screen sizes on the web.

Bulk HTTP Header Response Checker & Comparison Tool

by gregg
This tool returns the HTTP response code for a whole list of URLs, and includes which URL they are redirected to where pertinent. You can optionally fetch each URL twice, with varying user agents and compare them. This can help turn up cloaking issues, such as those page redirecting for GoogleBot. Note: it only checks the response header and redirect location, not the page content.

January 2015

Best practices in online captioning

by sbrothier
In 2003–2004, I worked for the TILE project, a university research program in accessibility of “learning objects” in education that was funded by Industry Canada. My topic was “best practices in online captioning,” about which little has been written. I was hoping to have a few demonstration projects to show you, but then again, demonstration projects are pretty much all we've got in online captioning. I did write the following chapters.

Sous-titrage des vidéos: optimiser leur aspect pour améliorer l’expérience utilisateur | Qelios Expertise – Accessibilité Web

by sbrothier & 2 others
Les référentiels d’accessibilité indiquent que les sous-titres synchronisés sont des éléments nécessaires à l’accessibilité des vidéos. Ce besoin concerne notamment les personnes en situation de déficience auditive, mais également les personnes ne maîtrisant pas la langue du contenu, ou ayant généralement une compréhension améliorée du contenu vidéo lorsqu’il est sous-titré.

December 2014

Freedcamp - Free Project Management and Apps for running your Business

by gregg
Achieve more together Simply all the tools you need in one place.

Nuke Suite

by gregg
Integrated Social Marketing for Global Brands

FF Subsetter - Optimize your Web FontFont

by sbrothier & 2 others (via)
Web FontFonts are built to serve most people’s needs, and often contain a huge number of glyphs. Yet most of the time you’ll only need a few of them! By dropping what you don’t need, you can greatly reduce the font file size to optimize bandwidth usage, make your websites faster, and reduce high-traffic costs.

| ChefSteps

by sbrothier
There’s a reason that chefs and enthusiastic home cooks the world over are so smitten with Japanese knives. Lovingly crafted from the finest and most durable materials, these sexy, slender blades allow us to achieve perfectly sliced sashimi, delicate chiffonades, and meticulously diced vegetables. Today, even the most famous European knifemakers have mostly abandoned hand-forging, yet the Japanese continue to offer extraordinary made-from-scratch tools, along with innovative hybrids that combine sturdy, factory-created handles with remarkably slender, hand-forged blades. The upshot is an instrument of uncommon beauty and elegance that’s still relatively affordable. Here you’ll find 10 knives that we use, and love, in our own kitchens. Whether you’re looking for an efficient little utility blade to go all day in the kitchen or a long, elegant chef’s knife to up your chopping game, you can’t go wrong with this collection of superior tools.

Anova Culinary | Sous Vide Immersion Circulators and Precision Cookers by Anova

by sbrothier
We Make the World's Best Sous Vide Devices. Smarter Cooking. Better Results.

November 2014

Brackets - A modern, open source code editor that understands web design.

by srcmax & 3 others
With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Try Creative Cloud Extract (preview) for Brackets for an easy way to get clean, minimal CSS straight from a PSD with no generated code.

Mobile-Friendly Test

by srcmax & 1 other
This test will analyze a URL and report if the page has a mobile-friendly design.

TinyJPG – Compress JPEG images intelligently

by srcmax
Compress JPEG files with a perfect balance in quality and file size.

Front-end Tooling Workflows // Speaker Deck

by Krome & 1 other
~ 198 slides on tools to help you stay productive on the front-end.

Front-end Tooling Workflows // Speaker Deck

by srcmax & 1 other
~ 198 slides on tools to help you stay productive on the front-end.