Articles Tagged "development"
I was recently informed of an issue with the in-development version of
trash (one of the utilities in tools-osx) that required using an absolute path internally instead of a relative path. In most languages one can just run a path through
realpath() to get the absolute path for a relative path, but
trash was developed in) doesn’t have an equivalent. Many people suggest
readlink, but it’s generally only included in Linux distributions, so BSD-based operating systems (incl. Mac OS X) are a bit out of luck.
A brand spankin’ new website analysis tool aimed at improving SEO, but it’s already proven itself useful for fixing a few minor issues on a number of my sites. It certainly doesn’t cover everything, but it’s clean, concise, and covers a very good base.
Posting around here has been sporadic, at best, lately. With little to no time to author full articles this time of year, I figured I’d better improve the efficiency of my quick linking to tidbits I’ve found elsewhere online. I’ve got a ‘hyper’ section in Textpattern (my CMS of choice) for just such a task, akin to and inspired by the Daring Fireball Linked List, but it’s actually more cumbersome to post to. I usually include a quote and the title from the target site, it’s URL, switch it to the ‘hyper’ section, add some tags and a little commentary. A bookmarklet that could pull in much of that data for me to just tweak and comment could drastically reduce the amount of tab switching and cutting & pasting required.
Juriy Zaytsev’s overview of what can safely be cleaned up in HTML these days to save a few kilobytes per page load and simplify your markup at the same time.