Week in Web - 1st April
Another week down at Base Creative and we're never short of links:
- When in Helvetica
An article exploring how a Swiss typeface made its way to the New York subway system.
- Mobile Boilerplate
A well researched best practice baseline for mobile websites - perfect for learning the nuances of buidling mobile sites.
- Making it Personal
Following a barber shop experience, designer Trent Walton addresses his online practices.
- Google +1
Now in beta testing +1 is Google's answer to the Facebook "Like" button. It has the power to affect search results through social recommendations.
- Series: Beyond Frameworks – PHP Components
Why frameworks are not the be all and end all, and how to deal with them when they change.
- Slide In Image Captions
A very nice technique for creating interactive image captions.
- CSS Pivot
A simple but very useful web app for re-styling websites and sharing the results.
And especially for today:
- Google Autocompleter
Have you every wondered how Google auto-complete works?
- IPv4.5 – A New Solution to Internet Address Limits
We're running out of IP addresses - is this the solution?
- Gmail Motion
Keyboards & mice will soon be replaced by motion gestures and Google Mail are pioneering a new beta test.
- Top 5 Viral Pictures of 1911
YouTube looks back at the funniest videos that were popular 100 years ago.
Enjoy the weekend, we'll see you next week!