IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to some tech issues, many of you didn't receive Tuesday's subscriber update - so I'm sending it again to everyone. Soon, very soon, you’ll receive Wednesday’s update. Updates everywhere, all the time! This is all kinda ironic given the title of today’s update. Anyway…
First up, 3 ways you can use custom fonts in a performant manner [css-tricks].
The text of a workshop on testing and debugging React and web apps [kentcdodds].
react-spotify [github/pau1fitz] is a React Spotify client.
Some lesser-known CSS quirks and tips [medium/@peedatuisk].
A selection of CSS puns [saijorgeorge]. Whatever “puns” are? This is all new to me.
URLColors [chrome.google] is a Chrome extension that lets you add a colored border on certain sites’ URLs - making it visually obvious whether you’re looking at a test, dev or production version of a site.
A curated selection of Go blog posts [github/enocom].
In Clang news, Chrome on Windows is now built using Clang, rather than C++ [arstechnica].
Keep It 100
In Sketch 49 you can find and replace colors everywhere [medium/design-prototype]. Everywhere within Sketch, I mean - this doesn’t give you superpowers or anything. Yet.
10 cheat codes for user interface design [medium/sketch-app-sources].
How and why to build a design system [smashingmagazine].
Inside 100s under 100 - the invite-only Slack team for designers [fastcodesign].
The New Dorm-al
It looks like MoviePass tracks your location before and after you watch a movie [techcrunch] which, privacy-wise, feels like more of a horror film.
Graphite [graphitedocs] is a new decentralyzed, encrypted Google Docs competitor powered by blockchain. Finally, someone’s doing something useful with the blockchain!
DomainWheel [domainwheel] will generate company, website and domain names for you.
And a Slack client for the terminal [github/erroneousboat].
Everything else (apps, fun tools, gaming, culture, funny stuff)
If you’re stuck for something to listen to on your commute - an AI is working on an infinite podcast for you [motherboard.vice]. Just what I need, more content to listen to. And I thought This American Life was hard to keep up with.
Sculptures built using thousands of pounds of old electronics [motherboard.vice].
Finally, a front-end engineer built a facial recognition device for his cat [motherboard.vice]. brb, working on a new project I’ve suddenly decided is very important.
There’s Versioning for another day, I’ll be back tomorrow (real soon), assuming I’ve finished up my cat facial recognition device project. Really, I’m more interested in the cat recognising my face, but I’ll take what I can get at this point.
See ya in your inbox tomorrow.
Curated by Adam