As a big fan of the text editor vim. I’m also a bit of a newbie and I’m constantly seeking out some new stuff to learn. Either some key combination I didn’t know, some nice nifty plugin to help out, etc.
That’s why I’m excited about this possible online vim conference. It hasn’t been planned properly yet and I believe he/they are still seeking people to participate and help. If you’re interested you should check it out.
The Vodafone website in Iceland has just undergone a redesign. It was designed by the amazing web agency Kosmos & Kaos, which is also based in Iceland.
I ran into this post on HN today. It’s from a guy who often gets brought in to help teams refactor old ruby on rails code.
My experience with rails has been that it’s pretty good at abstracting most of the crap away from your code base and gives you a nice clean structure for your code, but his argument seems to be that as soon as you start doing some spaghetti stuff, you get into trouble.
Somebody tweeted this link out today: 1960s Braun Products Hold the Secrets to Apple’s Future. The title is link bait and inaccurate, but I found the article fascinating.
Jakob Nielsen recently published this post, where he (and I guess his team) analyze why the Wall Street Journal mobile app gets such bad customer reviews.
It all stems from a horrible interface where the customers are led to believe that they need to pay separately for the monthly subscription to to the mobile app, when in fact it’s free for existing subscribers.
Last month I went on a trip to the USA with a group of entrepreneurs from Iceland. We are/were all classmates and teachers in Klak – a kind of school for entrepreneurs – and the purpose of the trip was to visit a bunch of companies and schools out in Silicon Valley, the home of the tech industry.
So how was it? well…
I found this blog the other day when trying to brush up on my vim knowledge. I’m getting tired of my editor situation (Long story, used to be a scite man, migrated to e-text editor, then to notepad plus plus, all horrible) and wanted a refresh.
Anyways, I was going to start to use pathogen, which is a vim plugin that makes it a bit more easy to manage a few vim plugins (so, a “meta” plugin) when I ran into this tutorial:
If you like vim you probably know this already, but if you don’t, here’s how you change vim’s tab size from the default 8.
I’m busy getting stuff done here in sunny California. I’m sorry that this post is written in haste – I just wanted to make one clear point to everybody interested:
If you are doing any kind of development – if you are the developer, the company or whoever, there is a general rule that applies:
I’ve been terribly busy in the last months. I’ll probably write a better summary of the work I’ve been doing later, but here’s a quick update about what’s been happening lately.
I’m coming to San Francisco for about 10 days tomorrow. I’m going with a group of people from Klak and I’m very excited about it. We’re seeing a few big tech startups, design companies and more. I’ve never been to the USA and I’ve always wanted to visit the tech hub of the world.
Nordic Innovation, issue number two is out. This one is devoted to music and sound.
There’s an article I wrote on 8 music-related startups in there which you should check out
Programmers and other geeks love to talk about the tools they use. I won’t go into the languages, databases and what have you, but I want to explain a little bit about the setup I use to develop on and hopefully some of it can help someone out there facing the same issues.
Even though I use Windows as my primary operating system, I’m a pure open source guy and I primarily develop using PHP on nginx/apache and MySQL.
So, this is my stack;
This blog post was published on the css-tricks blog today:
It explains how you can create a bubble on top of a range-slider html5 form element, which shows the value of the slider.
The IE team released a new preview of IE10 beta today along with a video demo.
The video goes out of it’s way to point out some difference in CSS3 column rendering between IE 10 and Firefox 4: