The Daily Web

Developer stories, quotes and links by @vestimir

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  1. ProcessingJS is one of the most complete and extensive Canvas wrappers. In this tutorial we ge basic understanding of the library and the context of writing graphical based code. 
    http://joeycadle.com/blog/article/1/2012/22/01/html5-canvas-and-processing-js
  2. We are experiencing a renaissance of the typography, this time on the web. Here’s how to be perfect and fix common problems with fonts. 
    http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/2012/01/30/the-future-of-screen-typography-is-in-your-hands/
  3. A case study on the ‘Mobile FIrst’ approach in responsive design. 
    http://blog.easy-designs.net/archives/2011/10/12/from-mobile-friendly-to-mobile-first/
  4. Another case study by Upstatement, one of the companies associated with the responsive redesign of The Boston Globe. 
    http://upstatement.com/blog/2012/01/how-to-approach-a-responsive-design/
  5. "Refactoring, XP, TDD, many VM technologies came from the Smalltalk community." Why being polyglot helps your creativity. 
    http://victorsavkin.com/post/16375110741/why-smalltalk

Bonus: In this screencast Ryan Bates gets us onboard with Rails 3.2 and the new features it provides http://railscasts.com/episodes/318-upgrading-to-rails-3-2