WordPress 3.4 is here and out the door. This release includes significant improvements to theme customisation, custom headers, Twitter embeds, image captions and lots more. (wordpress.org)
Responsive images is a surprisingly complicated topic, and one that’s been steadily gaining attention over the last year as more developers discover they need them and then discover there’s no good solution yet. This article aims to give an overview of the problem itself, and show the different proposals in the works to address it. (dev.opera.com)
Holy smokes! Diego Ferreiro Val kinda loves the Rubik’s cube. Epic post about the making and the technical aspects. After reading the post, be sure to check out the finished demo. (html5rubik.com)
How SoundCloud built its new single-page main website using Backbone.js. (backstage.soundcloud.com)
Tools / Resources
Principles of writing consistent, idiomatic CSS by the awesome Nicolas Gallagher. The days of a simple web page seem to be long gone. Reading documents like this and adopting the best practices seem to be a must if you want to stay alive in this fast-paced industry. This document is in its early days and will no doubt evolve and become a “go-to” source. (github.com)
Early this week, Drew Wilson shipped 2 new sets to his famous Pictos icons. Pictos 4 contains 162 icons and the Outliners contain 180 outlined goodies from the classic Pictos packs. (pictos.cc)
A site dedicated to making the web and mobile applications sound good. (html5audio.org)
This slide deck from Dave Rupert’s Refresh Austin talk is “ALL TIME”. It went a little viral on Wednesday. So if you haven’t already checked it out, grab some whisky and go on a very informative responsive web design journey with Dave. (dl.dropbox.com)
Last But Not Least…
He explains how the very cool pointerpointer.com was built in a short YouTube clip. (youtu.be)
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