31 March 2016

iTerm Semantic Linking

I just learned that iTerm 2 (I'm on 2.9.2) supports semantic linking. Now any file path printed to the terminal can be [⌘ + clicked]

13 February 2016

Log In vs Login vs Sign In

This is a subjective question, but as a team you may need to come to an agreement on what is 'right' for your product. Here

13 February 2016

Angular URL Encoding

Recently a project I was working on required the ability to URL-encode various strings in order to create mailTo: links on the fly. Since more

11 February 2016

Decrease PNG size by faking opacity

Because the PNG format can compress solid colors more efficiently than opacity (info at the end), if we flatten any opacities before exporting the image,

08 May 2015

Seed iOS Simulator with Contacts for Testing

Recently I was tasked with building a custom contacts display/picker for iOS using JavaScript. I needed a way to test my code against a

29 January 2015

Vim - Jump to CSS definition from HTLM class or id

Recently I came across a great Vim function on Stack Overflow. Once added to your .vimrc, it allows you to jump from a class or

27 January 2015

Download 320kbps MP3s from your premium Spotify account.

Recently I ran across a Node.js library called Spotijay which allowed you to download Spotify playlists to your harddrive and keep them synced. While

19 January 2015

Show the Finder status bar in OS X 10.8 and later.

The Finder status bar offered a quick reference to how many files/folders existed in the current directory along with your harddrive's available space. Finder,

30 December 2014

Git Commits: Year In Review

A few years ago I saw someone post a video they created by capturing a picture from their webcam each day and then combining them

26 February 2014

Ever wondered where the title 'UX' originated?

It seems we can track it back to the early 1990s at Apple. Coined by none other than the influential author of The Design of

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