I’m proud to announce that I’ve made a much needed update to the Font Combinator – it now lets you share the combinations that you come up with.
When you’ve come up with a combination that you like, just click on the “Share!” link at the bottom of the controls. You will then be given a long URL that you can send to others, or you can copy the shortened version of the URL as well.
A known limitation at the moment is that if you hide an element, that change isn’t reflected in the URL.
Have you ever wanted to figure out the particular color of a piece of text, or a background, without having to sift through a CSS file, or open Photoshop to use its eye dropper tool?
One of the secrets of the Mac OS, at least for web designers, is the utility called Digital Color Meter. I’m surprised more designers and developers don’t know about it, so I thought I’d try to rectify that situation. Continue reading →
I’ve been thinking of myself more and more lately as a craftsperson. I’ve officially taken on the title “front end developer” as opposed to “web designer”, though I still do get the opportunity to design in my current projects.
As a front end developer, the things I take pride in tend to all be matters of how something is achieved, rather than deciding why it exists. Continue reading →