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CSS

Performance and text-rendering: optimizeLegibility

Mat Marquis warns on the performance impact of the CSS property text-rendering: optimizeLegibility, on this great article: text-rendering: optimizeLegibility is Decadent and Depraved

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Blog

Mac space running out? WhatsApp backup to iCloud may be the cause

A few weeks ago I noticed my Mac was running a bit low on disk space. It didn’t surprise me, since I have loads of RAW photos that take up massive amounts of space, and it’s a 256GB box. However, since it hit around 15GB I’ve been keeping an eye on it. Since then, I’ve seen […]

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Apps/Tools

Faviconit: Generate favicon HTML

Faviconit is a web app that simplifies the tedious work of creating HTML to implement a favicon on your website. You upload an image file of at least 310px and it spits favicons for all devices and resolutions. Check it out: Faviconit

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Blog

Laravel Homestead: multiple projects, one VM

Vagrant is great to isolate a development environment inside a VM. However, after a while you can find you have a bunch of heavy VMs that share the same characteristics, each one for a simple PHP project. Enter Laravel Homestead In these cases, you can safely use Laravel Homestead. Homestead is a Vagrant box pre-configured with an Nginx web […]

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Tips

Nerdtip #356: hide profile visit data on Linkedin

Today I was bored checking someone’s Linkedin profile page when a friend mentioned that that person was going to know that I visited it. I thought, that’s weird, Linkedin doesn’t tell me who visited my profile. After a while going through settings, I notice theres an option that lets you hide that information. It’s worth mentioning that it works […]

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Tips

Run a simple HTTP server with one command line

Recently someone told me this great and simple trick on how to run an HTTP web server with just one command line. This is useful for a million things, but I use it for prototyping and avoid same-origin policy in Chrome.

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Blog

Set friendly names for validation attributes in Laravel 4

I just lost half an hour on this, so I figured I’d help you save some precious time. Every search on Google returned info on how to specify custom messages, which is nicely documented, but there’s currently nothing about friendly names on attributes on the docs. After searching on Google, roaming through Laravel’s code and […]

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Projects

Fest Contrapedal 2013

Ayer lanzamos junto a GRMN y todo el equipo de Contrapedal el sitio web del Fest, edición 2013. Este será primer trabajo oficial bajo el nombre de MONTAG, proyecto que formamos junto a Germán. Los invito a visitar el sitio, ver la programación y asistir a los espectáculos, el baratón, paneles e instalaciones:   Enlaces Fest Contrapedal […]

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UX/UI

Enable tabbing between buttons on modal windows in OS X

Having the ability to navigate through buttons on modal windows is is one of the (very) few things I missed or found awkward since I’ve switched to OS X. It seems there was a setting for that, but it’s disabled by default: Source: https://twitter.com/iign/status/310105984418865152

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Tips

One line browser notepad

I found out this amazing tip the other day that turns a browser tab into a full size editable area. As the author said, many of us live on the browser. So having somewhere to jot down ideas/lists while browsing or programming without leaving “home” is great. I started using this version, but the link […]