DSON – Doge Serialized Object Notation

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DSON Doge Serialized Object Notation is a data-interchange format, that is easy to read and write for Shiba Inu dogs. It is easy for machines to parse and generate. It is designed to be as similiar as possible to the DogeScript Programming Language. DSON is a text format that is not language independent but uses conventions that are familiar to …

Aerotwist – Interaction ProTip #4: Nobody Expects 3D

In Cool Stuff, CSS by bchesley0 Comments

Everyone has a name for them: the excellent Phil Hawksworth calls them “delighters”, my friend Tom Knowles and I call them “showbiz coding.” They are little bits of UI that do something unexpected and fun. I’m going to jump to my favourite kind: 3D effects. They give your UI some depth and, much as with the Spanish Inquisition, nobody expects …

Bootstrap, from Twitter

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Bootstrap, from Twitter Bootstrap is a toolkit from Twitter designed to kickstart development of webapps and sites. It includes base CSS and HTML for typography, forms, buttons, tables, grids, navigation, and more. Nerd alert: Bootstrap is built with Less and was designed to work out of the gate with modern browsers in mind. via Bootstrap, from Twitter.

Exploring the software behind Facebook

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Exploring the software behind Facebook, the world’s largest sitePosted in Main on June 18th, 2010 by PingdomAt the scale that Facebook operates, a lot of traditional approaches to serving web content break down or simply aren’t practical. The challenge for Facebook’s engineers has been to keep the site up and running smoothly in spite of handling close to half a …