Terry Schmidt

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CSS3 Animation Cheat Sheet

How it works<p>The CSS3 Animation Cheat Sheet is a set of preset, plug-and-play animations for your web projects. All you need to do is add the …

A Beautiful Modern UI Kit Free for Download

Posted· Category: License Free, PS Tutorials<p><b>Aykut Yilmaz</b> is a Senior Art Director from Istanbul, Turkey. He has made <b>a beautiful modern UI Kit</b> that …

Highlight the Differences of Two Images with jQuery

Posted· Category: MIT License, Tools<p>Need to highlight the differences between two images? TwentyTwenty, <b>a visual diff tool</b>, makes it easy to spot …

A Customizable Range Slider with Skins Support

Posted· Category: Forms, MIT License<p>Ion.Range Slider is a nice, comfortable and easily customizable range slider with skins support. Also support …

How to Find More Content Ideas than You'll Ever be Able to Create - Copyblogger

You’ve probably heard this writing advice before: content is king, write 500 words a day, and commit to a regular posting schedule.<p>It’s frustrating …

Designing for Breakpoints

Jeremy Keith notes that what happens between the breakpoints is just as important as the breakpoints themselves—perhaps even more so. While I agree …

Sketching

The Psychology of Color: A Color Guide For Designers

Color is an essential factor to the world of graphic design and advertising. Not only that it brings in depth and emphasis to a design but it also …

Multi-Layered Weather Icons from Forecast Font

Posted· Category: Icons, MIT License<p>Forecast Font is <b>a web-font for creating multi-layered weather icons</b>. It was created to enable you to have more …

A Simple Plan for Writing One Powerful Piece of Online Content per Week - Copyblogger

Good morning, you epic article writer, you.<p>That’s right, I’m talking to <i>you</i>. You wield your WordPress editor as a valuable tool. You use it to attract …

A 5-Step Plan to Improve Every Blog Post You Write - Copyblogger

Are your blog posts getting the results you want?<p>When you’re blogging to build or grow your business, you need each post to pull its weight.<p>That …

Attachinary - a modern attachments solution for Ruby on Rails

When developing a website you are required for a somewhat tedious work of handling dynamically uploaded content. The constantly added content …

jQuery Unveil: The Lightweight Version of Lazy Load

Posted· Category: MIT License, Tools<p>Most of us are familiar with the Lazy Load plugin by Mika Tuupola. This is very useful and it boosts performance …

A quick intro to Naught

What's all this now then?<p>Naught is a toolkit for building Null Objects in Ruby.<p>What's that supposed to mean?<p>Null Objects can make your code more …

Single Responsibility Principle on Rails Explained

A few weeks back we had a small drama about SRP. There were some smart comments, some stupid ones and a few funny jokes even, like that for example: …

Crazy, Heretical, and Awesome: The Way I Write Rails Apps

<i>Note: This is going to sound crazy at first, but bear with me.</i><p>The current best-practice for writing rails code dictates that your business logic …

Virtus

Virtus allows you to define attributes on classes, modules or class instances with optional information about types, reader/writer method visibility …

it's that simple.

When teams use Code Climate to improve the quality of their Rails applications, they learn to break the habit of allowing models to get fat. <i>“Fat</i> …

Writing a Rails Engine - Golden Gate Ruby Conference 2012

As of Rails 3.2, plugins are officially deprecated. They have been replaced by Rails Engines, a class of public methods for hooking into Rails …

Go Ahead, Make a Mess - Golden Gate Ruby Conference 2012

Software is always a mess. You can't avoid this mess, and if hubris goads you into attempting to achieve perfection, you'll just make things worse. …

A Simple Pattern to Namespace and Selectively Execute Certain Bits of JavaScript Depending on Which Rails Controller and Action are Active

Rails 3.1’s asset pipeline compiles all of our JavaScript into a single file which is executed on all pages which include the javascript_include_tag …

Upcase

Way back in mid-2007, when Rails 1.2 was the new hotness and GitHub was still a year away from crawling out of the primordial internet soup, prolific …

Software Development

Infographic: A Beautiful Cheat Sheet For Two Dozen Espresso-Based Drinks

<i>Ugh</i>. Just when you kinda sorta started to get a handle on the wide world of wine, along comes another new liquid metric for how cosmopolitan you really are (or aren’t): coffee. The variety is daunting. The differences are minute. This graphic should at least help with one subsection of the …

Learning Principles for Improving Your CSS

This article will cover some basic principles and tips on how to learn and become better at CSS, based on personal experience.<p>In today’s article I …

30 Quick Editing Tips Every Content Creator Needs to Know - Copyblogger

Inbox 0: <i>in a bad way</i>.<p>Has your brilliant content still not scored you that dream writing position, lucrative business partnership, or sweet …

Case Study: How Keyword Research Works in the Wild - Copyblogger

You’ve got a straightforward system for finding keywords that work for you.<p>You’ve got a basic understanding of how to use social media search, Google …