daily links

  • Too much JavaScript | Blog | .net magazine
    Most design agencies use JavaScript for every project, says Line’s senior developer, Alistair Burns, and a lot of clients are perfectly happy with this. But how many consider users who can’t run it, such as government departments, public sector organisations and people with disabilities?
  • Lightweight Portable Security Is a Portable Linux Distro from the Department of Defense – Lifehacker
    LPS-Public includes features designed to allow productive use of the Internet and CAC- or PIV-restricted Government websites from home or while traveling. LPS-Public comes preconfigured with a smart card-enabled Firefox web browser with Java and Flash support, Encryption Wizard-Public, a PDF viewer, a file browser, remote desktop software (Citrix, Microsoft or VMware View), SSH client, and the ability to use USB flash drives. This build does not contain any FOUO material or any customized software.
  • Seamless Responsive Photo Grid
    Let’s say you have a bunch of images you want to display, and the goal is to get them edge-to-edge on the browser window with no gaps. Just because you think that would be cool. They are of all different sizes. You don’t care if they are resized, but they should maintain their aspect ratio.