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Choosing font pairings just got easier: Meet ‘Tinder’ for typefaces

Picking font pairings can prove to be incredibly difficult, particularly if you’re not a top-notch designer. Even now, many of us developer types just pick some fonts and jam them together.<p>There are a few different sites and blogs around for finding acceptable fonts to slap next to each other, but …

This 98-Year-Old Man Spent 13 Years Creating Remarkable Art in MS Paint

Hal Lasko may be 98 years old, but while many of his peers devote their leisure time to shuffleboard and bridge, he has a very different passion: …

Adobe source code breach; it’s bad, real bad

The theft of source code for Adobe(s adbe) Acrobat, Cold Fusion and other products poses a wide-spread threat given the installed base of these …

The Great Suspender Automagically Kills Off Memory-Hungry Chrome Tabs

Just a quick heads up to a fantastic Chrome extension I’ve been using of late: The Great Suspender.<p>I’m sure there are others out there, but this is the one that has worked for me and it has dramatically improved my Chrome and overall computer experience.<p>The Great Suspender effectively allows you to …

The Importance (and Ease) of Minifying your CSS and JavaScript and Optimizing PNGs for your Blog or Website

September 1, '11 Comments [47] Posted in ASP.NET | IIS<p>Sponsored By<p>Hello Dear Reader. You may feel free to add a comment at the bottom of this post, …

Bill Gates admits Control-Alt-Delete was a mistake, blames IBM

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has finally admitted that forcing users to press the Control-Alt-Delete key combination to log into a PC was a mistake. In an interview at a Harvard fundraising campaign, Gates discusses his early days building Microsoft and the all-important Control-Alt-Delete …

When web developers talk about scale, we're typically talking about supporting a greater number of users and requests. To achieve this, we want <i>more</i> …

Arun Kishan: Inside Windows 7 - Farewell to the Windows Kernel Dispatcher Lock

You've learned about many of the new features of the latest version of the Windows kernel in the Mark Russinovich Inside Windows 7 conversation here …

Typing stealth: a review of the CODE Keyboard

Coding Horror designs a keyboard for those of us who never stop typing.<p>Two and a half years ago, I fell in love with a mechanical keyboard. It was …

The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

New open source tech Marathon wants to make your data center run like Google’s

There’s a new open source project called Marathon that’s designed to let users intelligently run a wide variety of their applications and services — …

Fun with Favicons

Last week, Ray Sun wrote a short post about the origins of the Favicon, the little “site icon” you see on the tab when you visit a website in any …

“Shopping cart” patent troll tries to save itself, gets pounded by Newegg

A "desperate" attempt to turn a typo into a second chance, says Newegg's Lee Cheng.<p>Earlier this year, online retailer Newegg knocked out a software …

ImageCompressor for Windows Phone does one thing well: resizes and compresses your images

We like apps that follow the K.I.S.S. principle. What’s that? Keep it simple, stupid. Less is more. Simplicity should be the key to design. That’s …