David B. Calhoun takes a look at the new iOS5 beta, which now includes support for things like position:fixed, overflow:scroll (still not quite perfect), new input type support, web workers, and ECMAScript 5.
As a child, Pat Duffy told her father, “I realized that to make an R all I had to do was first write a P and draw a line down from its loop. And I was so surprised that I could turn a yellow letter into an orange letter just by adding a line.”
We recently made some changes to the way the reputation points decay on Forrst, and a lot of you have obviously noticed. The short of it is, every day, you lose all points that are over thirty days old. Everyone Does.
What this does is level the playing field for everyone, and encourages…
If we are going to level the playing field we might as well put up a leader board so we can actually play. :)
“According to the scientists, the inability to focus helps ensure a richer mixture of thoughts in consciousness. Because these people struggled to filter the world, they ended up letting everything in. They couldn’t help but be open-minded.”—Jonah Lehrer on Distractions, ADHD and Creativity (via 9-bits)
So now you know how to create your own functions in PHP, and you’ve spent the last few days busily inspecting your applications and turning repeated code fragments into functions. But functions are just the tip of the software abstraction iceberg. Lurking underneath is a three-letter acronym that strikes fear into the hearts of most newbie programmers.
- The HoPE Manifesto, We Are People Not Machines, Life as a Second Class Citizen of the Web, What Design Can’t Do, We learn about shoelaces, Aj Cates is in the house, and we show our love of Superman II.