earlier this year i showed up to my good friend Valeria’s 13th birthday party empty handed because i hadn’t seen her in a while and so i wasn’t sure what she’d really like. after all the presents had been opened, i asked her “what did you want but didn’t get?” and her instant response was “skateboard!” – so that part was easy! …
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HeatSync Labs is a hackerspace in Mesa, AZ. every time i go there, i notice the existing logo… there’s nothing wrong with it, i just don’t know exactly what it means and so it makes me think about it.
i assume it’s mainly a sun since we live in the valley of everlasting frigging heat, and …
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i created the abstract design above in Photoshop for a custom skin to put on my new Macbook Pro and had it printed through DecalGirl.com.
never been a fan of the bulkier “shell” style cases, though they do offer more protection. hopefully this will at least keep it scratch-free. i’ll update this post with how it …
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i did a quick re-style of my consulting site (http://devbutton.com) yesterday.
it’s just a simple “business card” site. funny how making something for yourself never seems to be a priority. one-day i’ll update it with a project case study or something relevant. fortunately 99% of my consulting work comes from referrals, so the site serves only …
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works in Firefox, IE, Safari, Chrome (and others). also works in Windows when dragging a shortcut to the desktop.
at the minimum create an 8-bit 16×16 .ico format icon file
name the file favicon.ico and put it in the root of your website add this code between the <head> and </head> tags of your html: <link rel=”shortcut icon” … continue reading ⇨ | software, design & style May 20, 2011 tagged: apple touch, .ico, FireFox, Android, glass, apple touch icons, web site, geeky, IE, mobile, glass effect, Windows, head tag, graphic design, Internet Explorer, how-to, rounded corners, icons, link, howto, Chrome, iOS, alt, pre-composed, href, html, address bar, development, alternative, precomposed, iphone, browser tab, PSD, PNG, photoshop, bookmark, website, Photoshop template, touch, programming, bookmarks, site, web app, touch icon, technology, Safari, favicon.ico, web applications, iPad, web, pixel, favicon, desktop, iTouch, rounded, software development