Links for 12th August 2008

Lots of web-dev stuff; the greying of the Hugos; luck and hard work…

  1. Embed Flickr Slideshows – flickrSLiDR“… allows you to easily embed the classic flickr slideshows on your website or blog. All you need to do is enter the flickr URL address of the user, photo set or group you would like to embed along with some options. You’ll receive the HTML embed code in return.” Yuss!

    Tagged with: webdev • Flickr • slideshow • code • generator • gallery • tool •

  2. Adobe Kuler

    Colour-scheme generator gadget. Nice.

    Tagged with: webdev • design • art • colour • theme • generator • CSS • palette •

  3. RoundedCornr: Rounded Corner and Gradient Generator

    “Generate HTML/CSS code and images for rounded corners.” Handy.

    Tagged with: webdev • CSS • code • rounded-corners • tool • graphics • generator • design •

  4. Who Wins Hugos?

    Science fiction awards and age demographics. Interesting.

    Tagged with: sf • science • fiction • Hugo-Award • age • demographics •

  5. Cross browser concertina menu using only css

    Man, that’s damned sexy. I’m not up to reverse-engineering it yet, though. 🙁

    Tagged with: CSS • xhtml • menu • concertina • style • webdev •

  6. RSSless WordPress Plugin

    “Allows you to remove specific content of your posts from RSS feeds using short codes and replace it with any customizable message. Useful for removing embedded videos or images which don’t display properly in RSS readers.” Ha-hah!

    Tagged with: wordpress • RSS • content • plugin •

  7. The difficult choice

    “Either you believe that luck is dominant, in which case, why bother with effort? or You believe that luck is random, in which case it can be eliminated from your thinking and you can focus on all the stuff you can control.”

    Tagged with: personal • motivation • inspiration • responsibility • luck • effort •

  8. Massive List Of Killer Freelancing Tips By and For Our Readers

    “Hire people and use systems that can help you with the boring and unimportant tasks. Learn to manage your business so that you get to focus on the important tasks, the stuff you enjoy doing.” Loads more tips, some practical, some psychological.

    Tagged with: freelance • productivity • business • tips •

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