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Just My Type

I have recently finished reading Just My Type, which I got for Christmas. In it, Simon Garfield explores some of the history of familiar and not-so-familiar typefaces. I was quite surprised how old some of them are, and how modern … Continue reading

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Charity Begins At Home

Or so they say… Actually, most of us weren’t at home but at PayPal in Richmond, for Charity Hack over the weekend. As usual, lots of hacking got done, as did lots of monkeying around: [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157625017493886″]

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Open Hack London

Yahoo!’s Open Hack London was held at the TUC Congress hall on 9th and 10th May. It was another great opportunity to learn about APIs, hacking stuff together and generally geeking out. [Yahoo! boss David Filo welcomes the geeks to … Continue reading

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@media Session 8

Building on the Shoulders of Giants Jonathan Snook Culture We come from a culture where developers tend to like to reinvent the wheel, whereas designers like to reuse. If, as developers, we want to use components of others’ work (under … Continue reading

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@media Session 7

Professional Front-End Engineering Nate Koechley Nate began by giving us a bit of historical context to the way Yahoo! has evolved over the years. He then covered topics such as Yahoo’s server architecture, graded browser support [see below], progressive enhancement, … Continue reading

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