Jacob Kaplan-Moss

37 items tagged β€œreference”

πŸ“Œ Pro Alterations: How to Shorten Jeans With the Original Hem

Nifty technique, I always wondered how to do this β€œright”! #

πŸ“Œ mini-lathe.com

Tons of info on small metalworking lathes. #

πŸ“Œ Brew Methods

Holy crap I love the Internet. #

πŸ“Œ JavaScript Garden

Another great example of good documentation usability -- check out the navigation. The context-aware navigation seems to be becoming common with JS docs, and it’s awesome. #

πŸ“Œ Rails Searchable API Doc

Nice-looking, highly searchable Rails API site and app. #

πŸ“Œ jQAPI - Alternative jQuery Documentation

Nifty jQuery API documentation site. #

πŸ“Œ Ruby QuickRef #
πŸ“Œ CSS3 Please! The Cross-Browser CSS3 Rule Generator

Nifty. #

πŸ“Œ Creating UI assets for the iPhone OS β€” Random Non Sequitur

Great roundup of the stuff to think about as you’re preparing graphics for the iPhone/iPad. #

πŸ“Œ Fondant Coverage Chart #
πŸ“Œ Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses #
πŸ“Œ Things UNIX can do atomically β€” Crowley Code!

Incredibly useful roundup of atomic syscalls (on POSIX, at least). I knew about link and open(O_CREAT | O_EXCL), but not the fcntl and mmap tricks which looks like they’d be really useful. #

πŸ“Œ Flip Flop Fly Ball

Amazing infographics of MLB baseball data. Really beautiful, funny, counter-intuitive stuff here. #

πŸ“Œ Home | Citizen Media Law Project

Free (CC-licensed) legal advice for citizen media creators. #

πŸ“Œ Global is the new private

Comparison of JavaScript frameworks (and some library stuff like GMaps) showing the globals and monkeypatches each framework has. Don’t miss the β€œcollision matrix” which shows, at a glance, which frameworks will compete with which others. #

πŸ“Œ The Money Meltdown

Really good roundup of links to info about what the fuck’s going on. #

πŸ“Œ Django cheat sheet (Mercurytide)

Really purty one-page cheat-sheet, updated for Django 1.0. #

πŸ“Œ The Strange Zen Of JavaScript: Function reference vs. function call

I sometimes think the difference between a good and a bad programmer is an understanding of first-class functions. #

πŸ“Œ Leisure and Business Travel Packing List - Travel Light with One Bag! #
πŸ“Œ ProgrammingLanguageTheoryTextsOnline < Techno < TWiki

If I thought I could actually make it through an entire textbook on a computer screen this would be amazing. #

πŸ“Œ Index of /mercurial/ref/v1.0

A couple of quite nice Mercurial quick-reference cards. #

πŸ“Œ Handbook of Applied Cryptography

Recommended by Bruce Schneir and available online for free. #

πŸ“Œ Travel: Find The Real Reason For Delays With Airline Cargo Sites

A useful tool for finding out what’s *really* going on when that flight’s delayed. #

πŸ“Œ code.sixapart.com/svn/perlbal/trunk/doc

Yes, there are docs for perlbal; you just need to know where to look. Also see the example configs (up a level and over). #

πŸ“Œ About:config entries - MozillaZine Knowledge Base

Complete guide to about:config. This is the best that I’ve found. #

πŸ“Œ Welcome to SeatGuru! Your Guide to Airplane Seats and In-flight Amenities

Finally bookmarking this because I always forget the URL. It’s a fantastic tool to help you figure out where to sit on those long flights. #

πŸ“Œ Free Quicksilver user guide ebook - Lifehacker #
πŸ“Œ Statistical Data Mining Tutorials

Um, wow. #

πŸ“Œ gotAPI.com - quick developer reference for CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, AJAX, SQL and more

Hey, pretty nifty. #

πŸ“Œ List of fictional expletives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Yippe-kay-yay, Mr. Falcon! #