IconBuffet – Icon set(s) dependence

It all started with a “Free Delivery” via email. A notification that I had been invited to download a small set of royalty-free icons straight from IconBuffet servers. I admit that my interest soon waned as the idea of constantly seeking specific sets to complete an icon collection sounded altogether time consuming and tedious. Weeks […]

FontShop – Free fonts and download

I recently discovered my fascination and addiction for collecting fonts. Some people collect icons [IconBuffet - Missing a set?], others collect wallpapers & themes. I now collect fonts. Collecting fonts for various projects and personal use can be quite expensive. That’s why free resources are so valuable. For those interested in adding to their personal […]

Going pink for October

In support of the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 5thirtyone.com is going pink. For the full scoop on the man behind the pink push for October, check out Matthew Oliphant’s Breast Cancer Awareness initiative Pink for October. An estimated 1.2 million people [worldwide] will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Contrary to popular belief, […]

Improve WordPress theme workflow

Anyone who deals with multiple WordPress driven sites in concurrent development can attest to the tedious task of creating the basic folder and file structure requirements. Note that the following tip is not limited to the development of WordPress. The tip can very well be applied to any active developer workflow which requires some type […]

33Rockers content scraping

I tried ever so hard to withhold the temptation to post the following rant. Unfortunately, the offending individual continues to do the wrong thing. I’d invite readers to point their attention to http://33rockers.com/. Ignore the fact that the site is – at the time of posting – running a modified 5ThirtyOne V2 theme. The same […]

My Dream App well under way

Phill Ryu – a recent recipient of the Apple Design Award – spearheaded a new movement for the Apple community in hopes of developing select users “dream apps”. The notion behind My Dream App is simple: thousands upon thousands of OS X users have ideas, yet lack the expertise or skill-set to code those very […]

BoardPusher custom board results

The custom skateboard that I created last week [Skateboards as a print medium] arrived earlier than expected. Great turn around time with printing and shipping taking approximately 6 days. The custom print job came by way of BoardPusher.com. Now that I’ve had some time to compare the original design and the results before me, I’ve […]

Shorty – Your own TinyURL generator

Khoi Vinh recently announced an awesome utility for anyone who frequently passes long URLs out to contacts. The service, known as Shorty, is a self-hosted alternative to URL shortening services like TinyURL or URL123. Shorty is self hosted. This means that any long URLs you pass through the utility will be prefixed with your own […]

Publish your own and get noticed

Blogging is very much the medium of choice for publishing personal content on to the net. From as little as free, the average internet user can be up and publishing within 5 minutes. All it takes is a little know how, the proper tools, quality content, and a little perseverance to see through the early […]

Threadless – Sticks of Shame

Sometimes when you wait patiently, Threadless will decide to turn around and print one of the many user submitted designs like that pictured above. Translation: I can’t use chopsticks. Because of this, MY FACE BURNS WITH SHAME!!.. Can I please have a fork? What’s not to like about a t-shirt which expresses your own difficulties […]

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