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April Link Dump

A quick purge of pages before the virtual Post-it® starts overflowing:

aqua teen hunger force colon movie film for theaters - Low Bandwidth
Another contribution towards preserving some endangered GIFs!
White- (or green, or blue, or yellow) label Dabble
The site can automatically create a customised colour scheme by analysing an uploaded logo image; a really nice idea that’s not particularly difficult to implement (will they patent it? Has it already been patented?).
Most HTML templating languages are written incorrectly
This is the very first thing I tackled when creating my framework; everything displayed is encoded by default.
kuler
Browse and share colour schemes.
fr-041: debris (YouTube video)
I’ve never been a huge fan of the ‘demo scene’ (it can be frustrating seeing talented people work on things that could/should be proper games/apps), but when you see something like this achieved in 177KB you can’t help but be won over.
12 Breeds of Client and How to Work with Them
I’ve been incredibly lucky and not had a truly difficult client for years. I still have nightmares about spinning logos, missing copy and ‘liquid metal effect’ text though.
A CSS Sticky Footer
A handy code snippet, although slightly glitchy in Safari when resizing the window.
Frameworkers
A photo that illustrates the spectrum I recently described, but for client-side coding.
Sylvester - Vector and Matrix math for JavaScript
Having lost track of what on earth was going on with vector algebra at university once it started getting really abstract, I doubt I’ll ever use this.

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