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Dead Fish ≠ Code Export

This post is a response to a tweet critiquing the “code export” capability of design tools, and a talk called “Stop Drawing Dead Fish” that calls for better tools to allow artists to create visual art without code. Should designers code? Should artists code? It’s a nuanced, interesting topic and I had some thoughts.

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Findings

Things to Remember:
January 1-9

I always think I will remember more than I do. This is the first in an attempt to create a habit of writing “Things to Remember” round-up posts when I feel inspired to do so.

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A few things I’m excited about

Adjusting to life in LA has taken a lot longer and a lot more work than I anticipated. I find myself re-discovering my work and learning habits, but I’m finally starting to feel back in the game after my break earlier this year. Here are a few things I’m particularly excited about.

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Web Development

@include upperspace;

I’ve made a few websites over the past year or so, and I finally feel like I’ve nailed down the process. Of course there’s a lot more to it, but potentially the most useful, simple, and adorably named part has been a typography mixin I call upperspace: @mixin upperspace { letter-spacing: 1px; text-transform: uppercase; } […]

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New workshop! Responsive CSS layouts

CSS layouts are tough…I don’t care who you are! Floats and clearfixing are just hard concepts to grasp, and building layouts in CSS the proper way is no small feat. Come to this evening workshop and learn to create your own responsive layouts. Where and when, you ask? August 21, 7-9pm at New Work City […]

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Web Development

Show a title when hovering over an image with jQuery or CSS

\It’s not too hard! I was writing up a demo and figured I might as well share it with the world. You can do it in CSS or jQuery, definitely useful for galleries.