Walter Isaacson’s biography of Apple co-founder and creative genius Steve Jobs is an absolutely brilliant read. Isaacson does an amazing job of revealing the motivations and passions that drove Steve Jobs to revolutionize a number of industries, including personal computers, animated movies, digital music and phones.
There are recording artists. And then there are recording artists. I consider M.I.A. one of the latter. I’ve been a fan of her since her 2007 release Kala, but haven’t really gotten back into her music until taking some time to listen through her 2013 release Matangi.
Inserting Previous/Next post links into your single.php page in WordPress is pretty straight forward. But there will come a time when you’ll want to add some logic to which post is linked to and when exactly these links are displayed, and that becomes more difficult.
Everyone knows who Steve Jobs was, but fewer people know who Jony Ive is and how significant of a role he has played in the design of Apple’s technology. The title of Leander Kahney’s Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products says it all.
The Sass @for directive is a pretty powerful feature. It’s really handy for iterating over a set of items. The directive has a pretty simple format: @for $var from <start> through/to <end>, where the from/through variation includes all values, including the last item, and the from/to variation doesn’t. It’s been around since the 2.2 release, however, I just recently got my first chance to work with it.
I finally found time to sit down with Jonathan Snook’sScalable and Modular Architecture for CSS, or SMACSS (prounounced “smacks”), and really enjoyed it. It’s a short read, but I didn’t just want to read it, I wanted to study it. SMACSS is not a framework, per se, rather a style guide.