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Screenshots with Firefox

Take a screenshot with Firefox (no extension required). Open Developer Tools Settings and enable the “Take a screenshot” button. Then click the button :)

Screenshots with Chrome

Take a screenshot with Chrome (no extension required). Open DevTools, type Cmd + Shift + P, then type screenshot.

New iMac

After 10 years working on my 2010 iMac, my upgrade finally arrived. Shiny new iMac shipped from Ireland :)

Decaf

Too much caffeine weirds me out. But I love the taste of coffee. So once in a while I enjoy a small cup of decaf. Hits the spot.

Chris Coyier

Chris Coyier is a truly awesome person. One of the finest people I’ve ever worked with. Just #gottasayit

Excel SYLK fix

Excel won’t open CSV file because SYLK format? Open it with text editor and add an apostrophe ' at the beginning of the file, save changes, done.

Social media buttons

Displaying too many social media buttons and links all over the place imho makes you look desperate and frankly kinda sad.

Security scanner

Interesting and insightful domain security scanner. Could spend hours playing.

Spam attack

Seeing massive increases in spam and malicious attacks across the board. Nothing out of the ordinary, just a LOT more of it.

User is king

Content is king? No. The user is king.

Custom Avatars

Super useful post about making custom avatars in WordPress.

Bookstore progress

Making good progress on the new bookstore subdomain here at Perishable Press. Aiming for launch early Summer :)

Online Strategy

Playing the long game.

Weaponized Idiots

They have weaponized the idiots.

Never steal focus

Good software never steals focus from the user. Even during startup.

Post It Notes

After 10 years running my own business, I still manage schedules and tasks using old school post-it notes, sometimes simple sometimes very elaborate.

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Thoughts
Take a screenshot with Firefox (no extension required). Open Developer Tools Settings and enable the “Take a screenshot” button. Then click the button :)
Take a screenshot with Chrome (no extension required). Open DevTools, type Cmd + Shift + P, then type screenshot.
After 10 years working on my 2010 iMac, my upgrade finally arrived. Shiny new iMac shipped from Ireland :)
Too much caffeine weirds me out. But I love the taste of coffee. So once in a while I enjoy a small cup of decaf. Hits the spot.
Chris Coyier is a truly awesome person. One of the finest people I've ever worked with. Just #gottasayit
Excel won't open CSV file because SYLK format? Open it with text editor and add an apostrophe ' at the beginning of the file, save changes, done.
Displaying too many social media buttons and links all over the place imho makes you look desperate and frankly kinda sad.
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