daily links

  • Terminal 101: Resize Images in the Terminal | Mac|Life
    Sure, you could resize or otherwise manipulate your images using any number of image editing apps on the Mac, but did you know that you can do the same thing in the Terminal on your Mac? The sips (or scriptable image processing system) command makes this possible, and the best part is that it’s built into every Mac.
  • 24 ways: Displaying Icons with Fonts and Data- Attributes
    Traditionally, bitmap formats such as PNG have been the standard way of delivering iconography on websites. They’re quick and easy, and it also ensures they’re as pixel crisp as possible. Bitmaps have two drawbacks, however: multiple HTTP requests, affecting the page’s loading performance; and a lack of scalability, noticeable when the page is zoomed or viewed on a screen with a high pixel density, such as the iPhone 4 and 4S.
  • Sendy – Send Newsletters 100x cheaper via Amazon SES
    Sendy is a self hosted email newsletter application that lets you send trackable emails via Amazon Simple Email Service (SES). Complete with reports, subscriber & list management
  • SushiReader: The Simplest River-of-News RSS Reader for Busy People
    Whether you have just minutes to skim the latest news, or hours to read all the interesting articles, SushiReader makes it easy. Its river-of-news presentation style allows you to be easily up-to-date with your subscriptions.
  • filamentgroup/SocialCount
    The problems with social networking widgets are well documented. They’re heavy and slow to load especially on high-latency mobile connections.
    SocialCount is a small jQuery plugin for progressively enhanced, lazy loaded, mobile friendly social networking widgets.
  • Flexheader3 – Joomla! Extensions Directory
    Flexheader 3 enables you to assign a specific picture to an article, menu entry or category/section view. The picture appears on a module position and can be outside of your content, e.g. in your template header position.
  • Simple Image Holder – Joomla! Extensions Directory
    Simple Image Holder is a simple module that was made to help you easily put images (jpg, png, gif, etc..) or flash files (swf) in any module position in your joomla! site. its highly customizable, XHTML compliant, and totally free!