This is an older link (6 months, that’s like 10 internet years), but it allowed me to discover some new jQuery plugins (which I tend to use sparingly, opting to write my own code most of the time, but some of these are pretty cool).
Creates columns of images, similar to Pinterest.
Auto-sizes horizontal navigation buttons to fit full width of container.
Makes pretty <select> menus.
jQuery File Upload
Uh… A file upload ui built on jQuery (with back-end components too)
Stretches background image to completely fill viewport.
But wait there’s more!
Seriously, hit the link for this post and check them out if you haven’t checked them out in the last 6 months.
A Spark is All It Takes by Charlotte Estelle Littlehales
It would be amazing to be the person that lit this!
The math: 2,600 matchsticks, 720 minutes to create, and 1 minute of fiery immolation to undo it all; Charlotte’s typographic matchstick design is a testament to the creative and sometimes destructive power of imagination.
My proposal folder has over 950 bids in it. Of course I didn’t win all of these, but I did close several million dollars in website deals over my tenure. Our typical project was in the ballpark of $20,000. When I started out, I had a hard time winning $3,000 deals.
Until I learned how to sell…
It’s hard to believe, but this bushy, glowing object is a section of a ladybug leg. Ladybugs, also known as ladybirds, are readily available to either clear your gardens of aphids or make your wine taste really funny. It was photographed by Andrea Genre of the University of Turin, Italy.
(Image: Andrea Genre/Nikon Small World)