Paul Knittel

The right way to build a product

All fonts bold in web browsers OS X 10.9.4

I just had this weird issue, where Open Sans showed up bold in all web browsers. Turns out there was a problem with the fonts installed. Easily fixed with Font Book :)

Remove 300ms delay on clicks for all mobile browsers

All you need is fastclick:

Seriously this is a weird conversation.

WYSIWYG Editors for the Web

Disabling text select

Pretty easy to do with this CSS:

p {
  -webkit-user-select: none;
  -khtml-user-select: none;
  -moz-user-select: none;
  -o-user-select: none;
  user-select: none;

DNS nightmare with Heroku

Getting DNS setup with Heroku isn’t exactly trivial

For real. This changes everything:

Experimental project to improve mouse in OS X, so it’s more like Windows.

(via dinhstag)


Paypal - When the PayPal app is in iOS app switch mode, activity and account details are blurred.

SASS - combinining mixins and multiple variables

At the time took me a while to work this out, so just here for reference:

@mixin calc($property, $expression…) {
  #{$property}: -moz-calc(#{$expression});
  #{$property}: -webkit-calc(#{$expression});
  #{$property}: calc(#{$expression});

Now you can use it like this to specify a calc:

.content { 
  @include calc(width, #{100%} - #{$menubar_width}); 

Engineers are lazy… and that’s a good thing

The easiest solutions are often the best ones. Lazy people find easy solutions. Read the full article here.