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A new iPad based browser called Coast by Opera. Primarily designed for leisure surfing, the goal is invisible technology; the browser treats websites as apps, using gestures for navigation so that nothing gets in the way of an intuitive, full-screen experience. Well executed. (my.opera.com)
In this post Boris Smus covers two responsive image workflows. Some nice tips and tricks. (smus.com)
Kyle Simpson over on the HTML5 Hub blog takes a look at all the ways ellipses can be accomplished and poses the questions to other browsers. Why can’t we standardised a multiline CSS solution like Opera? (html5hub.com)
When styling a web site with CSS you might have realised that an inch on a screen is not an actual inch and a pixel is not necessarily an actual pixel. Have you ever figured out how to represent the speed of light in CSS pixels? (hacks.mozilla.org)
To be prepared for tomorrow’s problems, we have to include performance as an essential consideration as the Desktop-centered Web is disappearing before our eyes. (gorkamolero.com)
Tools / Resources
Harpoon is a financial planning and metrics app for freelance web designers and developers. Build a budget, set financial goals, schedule your projects, track your revenue, make more money, and take a vacation. Try it for free! (harpoonapp.com)
Last week Mike West gave a talk at the Frontend Conference about client-side security. If you couldn’t attend, here it is. Great talk! (mikewest.org)
David Storey shares some great tips and tricks about developing an API that will work around the globe. (generatedcontent.org)
Configure Grunt tasks to run with only those files modified since the last successful run. (github.com)
A Collection of Nightly Type & Hand-Lettering Explorations by Jan Cantor. (typenight.co)
Last But Not Least…
A pretty cool service using some rad tech. The team behind look like they are working hard, so no doubt we will be seeing some more cool stuff from them in the future! (vline.com)
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