GoodUI

GoodUI.org

A Good User Interface has high conversion rates and is easy to use. In other words, it’s nice to both the business side as well as the people using it. Here is a running idea list…

How long can a file name be on windows?

It depends on the length of the complete path to the file (such as C:\Program Files\filename.txt). Windows limits a single path to 260 characters. This is why you might occasionally get an error when copying a file with a very long file name to a location that has a longer path than the file’s original location.

Source: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/file-names-extensions-faq#1TC=windows-7

2014 I ran into it (again) while extracting ZIP archives with Adobe AIR ZIP library. Note to myself: DO NOT FORGET WILL STILL BE VALID in 2020!

Sass vs. LESS

http://css-tricks.com/sass-vs-less/

“Which CSS preprocessor language should I choose?” is a hot topic lately. I’ve been asked in person several times and an online debate has been popping up every few days it seems. It’s nice that the conversation has largely turned from whether or not preprocessing is a good idea to which one language is best. Let’s do this thing.

URL Rewriting for the Fearful

http://24ways.org/2013/url-rewriting-for-the-fearful/

This isn’t going to be a comprehensive guide to every URL rewriting problem you might ever have. That would take us until Christmas. If you consider yourself a trial-and-error dabbler in the HTTP 500-infested waters of URL rewriting, then hopefully this will provide a little bit more of a basis to help you figure out what you’re doing. If you’ve ever found yourself staring at the white screen of death after screwing up your .htaccess file, don’t worry. As Michael Jackson once insipidly whined, you are not alone.