Finally got a chance to finish Nicole Sullivan’s (of Yahoo fame) presentation on OOCSS. On the surface, it’s kind of obvious that’s where things should be moving. But it’s surprising that I haven’t seen more about it on various UI/UX development sites I follow. The Compass framework is one that uses OOCSS.
Can’t wait to start implementing this strategy.
Discovered Spritemapper over the weekend. You simply point to it a css file and let it lose. Spritemapper does the rest. It combines all the images being used in the css into one big image sprite, writes out an updated css with all the corresponding coordinates to the images, and voilÃ …
Now that you can only install Lion via Mac App Store, it’s a little weird not having a boot disc with you at all times just in case… (though you shouldn’t need one).
But I made one anyway, primary reason being so that I don’t have to re-download it when I install it on Grace’s iMac.
After painstakingly backing my 27″ iMac, I upgraded to Mac OSX Lion. Not a whole lot changed total UX wise. But I do like what I see except for Launchpad.
Speaking of changes, one thing that broke was the driver for my old black & white Samsung ML-1710. I ended up having to install Splix-2.0.0 which worked decently… Well, it prints — and that’s really all I care about.