Haven’t had any new sites to post in quite a while, but this was worth mentioning.
Another site that went out a while ago and just wasn’t added here until now. Lincolnshire Furniture is a small business that (re-)creates custom furniture for homes and hospitality.
They don’t sell online, so there’s no e-commerce, but they do have a fairly large and interconnected catalog. This was a perfect opportunity to use Drupal (specifically the Panopoly distribution), tagging each product in its own page and setting up multiple views to display furniture by type, room, function, or a combination of those. Search functionality also comes with this CMS, naturally.
The theme used started off as one of those included in the distribution, but was modified to match the previous site as much as possible.
Seems I forgot to add this one. My own employer, Impact Networking, recently redesigned its site, giving me the opportunity to finally drag its code into the modern age.
Only suitable for modern browsers, naturally.
PHP 7 came out yesterday. Here’s the migration guide if you just want to know what’s new.
Of course, you have to start with the traditional spinning cube. It’s practically the “Hello World!” of 3D animation:
That’s the easy part. The hard part is using equilateral CSS triangles to build a spinning octahedron:
And then pulling together even more trigonometry to build an icosahedron:
Which was, while confusing at times, a surprisingly fun puzzle to solve.
Seriously, how did I never know about this until today?
An invisible, “soft” hyphen. This character is not rendered visibly; instead, it suggests a place where the browser might choose to break the word if necessary. In HTML, you can use
­to insert a soft hyphen.
Bookmarking for my own future use: Static Website Generators Reviewed at Smashing Magazine.
A couple of pure (mostly) CSS widgets/toys I came up with as part of an actual project today.
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