Monthly Archives: February 2011

Little Big Details: A Blog of UI Details

Michael, the guy behind Pro Blog Design and PliablePress, posted a link recently posted a link to a neat design blog recently. Known as “Little Big Details,” it features minor design elements that are exceptionally functional and possibly worth emulating.

I like the concept, especially since the most interesting parts of a design are often the little bits.

And it’s nice to see that I’m not the only one who found this nifty feature in the iPhone version of Twitter.

Little Big Details [Tumblr]

CodeIgniter 2.0 Released: No More PHP4 Support!

EllisLab just released version 2.0.0 of the CodeIgniter PHP framework. There are a few interesting new additions, such as a cache driver with APC and memcache support, the option to let controller handle 404 errors, and the deprecation and removal of Scaffolding. Perhaps the…

BlogBuzz February 5, 2011

Metered Internet Comes to Canada

The Canadian Radio-Telecommunications Commission approved Canada’s largest ISP, Bell Canada, to implement Usage Based Billing (metered internet). Instead of paying a flat rate for all-you-can-eat internet service, or around 200GB of monthly transfer, you pay $31.95 for 25GB worth of internet usage, and at…

Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming

It’s amazing how much JavaScript has changed over the years. What was once mainly used for creating pop-up windows, rollover images and the like is now an integral part of the modern web, making web applications like GMail and Twitter possible. I first learned…