The Accessibility Project

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A community-driven effort to make web accessibility easier. Good selection of articles, how-tos and other resources.

Design Kit

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Design Kit is IDEO.org's platform to learn human-centered design, a creative approach to solving the world's most difficult problems. There's a really nice free PDF that explains the principles of HCD.

Spectacle app

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Mac utility for window control with simple, customizable keyboard shortcuts. Similar to BetterSnapTool, but free and Open Source.

Google Web Fonts Typographic Project

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Google Fonts has such a big collection of fonts that sometimes is difficult to find quality typefaces. This page offers some typographic inspiration using Google's web fonts.

I refactored CSS for 9 months and I survived

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I think that during the last 9 months I spent 80% of my time at work writing or refactoring CSS. Exciting, right? Well, the truth is that I had to change my mentality about how to do this kind of stuff. I had many years of experience doing CSS for small sites, sites with hundreds or a few thousand users. And I used to do this by my own, alone. Now I work on a e-learning web app that is used by several millions of kids across North America, Europe and Australia, and we have a team of developers working on the same code continuously. So the priorities and goals are different, and the performance and maintainability are in the top of the list.

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To blog or not to blog

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In the last few weeks I felt like I needed to write again and update this blog. Oh yes, I know this sounds like a cheap new year’s resolution and I know I have written these exact same words before, but this time I want to take it a bit more seriously and I have some good reasons to do it.

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Portland, OR

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A few weeks ago I had the chance to visit Portland. Lightspeed opened a new office there so it was the perfect excuse to visit another city and another state!

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