Covers fonts, hairlines and transparencies.
Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will pay EUR 3.79 billion to purchase substantially all of Nokia’s Devices & Services business, and EUR 1.65 billion to license Nokia’s patents, for a total transaction price of EUR 5.44 billion in cash. Microsoft will draw upon its overseas cash resources to fund the transaction. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2014, subject to approval by Nokia’s shareholders, regulatory approvals and other closing conditions.
We have a rule at Asana that all new engineers must ship something on their first day. It could be a tiny product improvement, or a fix to a bug or a typo—anything. But it has to get out to production.
Today, we’re announcing a new feature for developers called WordPress.com Connect, a secure and easy way for millions of WordPress.com users to log in to your website or app.
I’m guessing a plugin for self-hosted WordPress blogs will arrive shortly.
Cobbler is a Linux installation server that allows for rapid setup of network installation environments. It glues together and automates many associated Linux tasks so you do not have to hop between many various commands and applications when deploying new systems, and, in some cases, changing existing ones. Cobbler can help with provisioning, managing DNS and DHCP, package updates, power management, configuration management orchestration, and much more.
Prints out URLs of items in Safari’s Reading List
(via One Thing Well)
I recommend How To Cook Everything.
I’ve update my shortcode WordPress plugin — version 0.6 should be available for download any time now. This update adds one shortcode,
totalwordsbr (total number of words in published posts, with British-style grouping).
Miniflux is a minimalist and open source news reader.
Installing this right now. (via One Thing Well)
A great piece written last year by Anthony Finkelstein.
There is no doubt that gnuplot is really powerful. However, I find it seldom does what I want it to do by default. It’s also quite verbose, but then again, I’m struggling to think of was to make it less so.
Still, an invaluable tool.