Email piping is a really useful trick if you want to parse emails sent to you with PHP. I’ve used it a few times now for a support ticket system I built as well as to detect bounce emails from a mailing list and remove invalid emails from the list.
My co-worker sent me this site today:
Great site for trying to find shades of a certain color or if you have a picky client that keeps asking for new colors close to the one you’re using for design. This is also good for finding hover state colors and saves me time from opening up Photoshop.
I will definitely be using this site a lot.
My coworker and I had been putting off looking into setting the cache expiry headers and enabling GZIP compression on our site. It had been on my to do list for a while after getting recommendations from the Google Page Speed and Yahoo YSlow Firefox add-ons for Firebug. Great add-ons for developing. Pick them up if you don’t have them already. Now, back to caching and compression.
If you’re interested to see what current browsers support which new properties, selectors and attributes in CSS3, take a look at this:
I can’t wait to see all these fully supported by all browsers. It will make a lot of things much easier. The new web forms 2.0 is also pretty sweet. Check the link to see more details about the new forms:
Many times we need to use multiple copies of the same image on our sites at different sizes. Instead of having to worry about managing multiple copies of the same image, we can use PHP with the GD library to create thumbnails of our full size images.