Silo

A repository of excerpts, examinations and experiments, iterated arbitrarily in keeping with the diabolical alliteration of this sentence. Some refer to log entries, which they support. Others stand alone in glorious solitude.

  1. Typography

    1. Font naming conventions
    2. Ligatures test suite
    3. Rendering test for display sizes
    4. @font-face test with Fontin Regular by Jos Buivenga
    5. 12 examples of paragraph typography
    6. Core web fonts test suite
    7. Spaces test suite
  2. CSS

    1. Complex type rendering test
    2. Elastic layout example
    3. Pixels to ems conversion table for CSS
  3. HTML

    1. HTML <button> test
    2. Placeholder markup with lorem ipsum
  4. Microformats

    1. Plain old semantic HTML badge
  5. PHP

    1. Discovering PHP versions and modules with phpinfo()
  6. Created Elsewhere

    1. Free WiFi Places in Bristol (Google Map)
Type tree with words forming the branches.

Lately in the Log

  1. Anakin Tue, 26th Jun 2012 {4}

    I’m pleased to be able to say that Analog is joining forces with…

  2. We, Who Are Web Designers Mon, 19th Sep 2011 {66}

    In 2003, my wife Lowri and I went to a christening party. We were friends…

  3. Ampersand, the Aftermath Wed, 22nd Jun 2011 {3}

    The first Ampersand web typography conference took place in Brighton last…

  4. Design Festival, The Setup, and Upcoming Posts Mon, 20th Jun 2011 {1}

    Wow, this has been a busy period. I’m just back from the Ampersand…

  5. Web Design as Narrative Architecture Wed, 30th Mar 2011 {12}

    Stories are everywhere. When they don’t exist we make up the…

  6. Ides of March Tue, 15th Mar 2011 {4}

    My friend and colleague, Chris, has shared a spiffing idea, the Ideas of…

Remarks from the log

  1. By pixelangry in We, Who Are Web Designers:

    Unfortunately, here in Italy, the figure of the web designer is seen as a figure who plays a nerd on the computer,…

  2. By George in Copywriting, Experience Design, Daleks & Julio:

    Thanks

  3. By Martins in Typeface != Font:

    Great post Jon, I stumbled across it by chance on Google..!!

  4. By DarkStar in Smoothing out the Creases in Web Fonts:

    I agree with Leicester that table is great!

  5. By Martin Varesio in Ampersand, the Aftermath:

    His dry, droll, richly-flavoured delivery was a humorous counterpoint to some controversial asides…

  6. By Steve Blakeborough in Display Type & the Raster Wars:

    Hi Jon, In Elliot’s recent and informative article http://bit.ly/13sAS5X he suggested you might be bullied…

People and XFN

Analog folks:

  1. Andrei Zmievski

  2. Chris Shiflett

  3. Jon Gibbins

Friends, colleagues, and authors with interesting voices:

  1. Ben Ramsey

  2. Dan Mall

  3. Denna Jones

  4. Ed Finkler

  5. Elizabeth Naramore

  6. Elliot Jay Stocks

  7. John D. Boardley

  8. Helgi Þormar Þorbjörnsson

  9. Joe Leech

  10. Jos Buivenga

  11. Kester Limb

  12. Nicola Pressi

  13. Patrick H. Lauke

  14. Piotr Fedorczyk

  15. Richard Rutter

  16. Rick Hurst

  17. Sean Coates

  18. Simon Pascal Klein

  19. Terry Chay

Live the questions and one day grow into the answers.