Welcome to Merauderweb

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Working on a site–need some browser screenshots?

Microsoft Edge Dev Browser screenshots - See how your site renders across a selection of common browsers and devices. Powered by BrowserStack.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Light Bootstrap Dashboard

Light Bootstrap Dashboard is a lightweight and free dashboard template built on Bootstrap 3.

Light Bootstrap Dashboard is an admin dashboard template designed to be beautiful and simple. It is built on top of Bootstrap 3 and it is fully responsive. It comes with a big collections of elements that will offer you multiple possibilities to create the app that best fits your needs. It can be used to create admin panels, project management systems, web applications backend, CMS or CRM.

Looks like a great option for those times when you don’t need 1000000 widgets, 239882 side bars, and 2319438398 other things that come bundled with a lot of admin templates these days. Handy.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

This Guy Photographed the ISS from an Airplane at 40,000 Feet

This Guy Photographed the ISS from an Airplane at 40,000 Feet, very cool.

Need a cheap air conditioner?

This DIY hack for an air conditioner has nearly 3M views on YouTube – potentially handy if you live in a humid swamp, or something.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

What does my site cost?

What Does My Site Cost shows you how much it costs for someone to use your site on mobile networks around the road. It can be somewhat enlightening.

Here's a good example.

12 useful Bootstrap examples

If you’re using Bootstrap then this is a handy way to Copy, Paste and Save time.

12 Time-Saving Bootstrap Examples


Copying to the clipboard in JavaScript is on the verge of getting easier

Rejoice ya web developer, for The JavaScript document.execCommand('copy') support has grown: Copying to clipboard in JavaScript

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Microsoft will push Windows 10 updates directly to phones

Microsoft will bypass carriers, push Windows 10 updates directly to phones – not sure if this is news or simple common sense. When it comes to device updates, the simple rule of thumb is “Don’t do what Android does” and you’re probably going to be fine.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Brilliant Star Wars Galaxies Idea That Didn't Happen

The Brilliant Star Wars Galaxies Idea That Didn't Happen – there’s a number of these posts from Raph Koster, which will appeal heavily to fans of SWG.

How click farms have inflated Social Media Currency

How click farms have inflated Social Media Currency – interesting if you’ve ever wondered about the source of people’s likes/followers and so on.

Friday, April 03, 2015

A selection of resources for web developers / designers

Web Design Resources: CSS Tutorials, Buttons, Code Snippets

Inspiration for Button Styles and Effects - A collection of fresh button styles and effects for your inspiration. We use CSS transitions and pseudo-elements for most of the effects.

Timesheet.js - Visualize your data and events with sexy HTML5 and CSS3. Create simple time sheets with sneaky JavaScript.

22 Fresh Free Templates in HTML/CSS and PSD: February 2015 Edition (yes, it’s not February anymore so some links may have gone stale)

Flat Firefox is a simple design that uses pure CSS, portraying a Firefox window in an entirely flat design.

DropzoneJS is is an open source library that provides drag’n’drop file uploads with image previews (with no dependencies)

ICONO is a collection of pure CSS icons

Msdotcom/WinJS Grid Framework is the framework used by Microsoft to create Microsoft.com (Demo / Github)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

About the new Macbook

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Here's What Really Happened To The Cars From 'Pimp My Ride'

Yo dawg: Here's What Really Happened To The Cars From 'Pimp My Ride'

Saturday, February 14, 2015

You have ruined JavaScript

An amusing rant against AngularJS (and other JavaScript frameworks). Amusing if nothing else.

To prefix or not to prefix (in CSS)

shouldiprefix.com should help answer that question.


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