Does your focus get thwarted by a whole hierarchy of distractions? If so, you’re definitely not alone!
We asked our Pixafy team how they stay focused on the tasks at hand in a world full of distractions. Here are their tips for staying on track: Continue reading
With shows like “Mad Men,” “White Collar” and “Downton Abbey” putting the suit back in the spotlight, Pixafy client Alton Lane is well-positioned for growth, and was featured in a recent Boston Globe article highlighting the trend. Continue reading
Sublime Text 2 is one of the fastest code editors around. It’s also stable and extendable, with a number of plugins that allow you to heavily customize your editor. We received a lot of interest on our previous blog post on Sublime Text 2, so we decided to write a follow-up with Sublime Text 2 advanced techniques. This is part one, for your reading pleasure!
May 17, 2013
Categories: Tech topics
Tags: advanced, advanced Sublime Text 2, code editor, Dropbox, echo, intellisense, Kurt Kemple, mklink, PHP, Snippets, ST2, Sublime Text 2, Sublime Text 2 projects, techniques, text editor
We recently asked our Pixafy team which apps they use on a regular basis and received a ton of responses! Last week, we brought you part 1 of “50 Essential Mobile Apps.” Here’s part 2, with 25 additional essential mobile apps that Pixafy folks use on a regular basis: Continue reading
May 16, 2013
Categories: Tech topics
Tags: games, Into the Dead, mobile, mobile apps, NYC Subway Maps, OpenTable, Pandora, Pulse, ROM Toolbox Lite, Seamless, Seconds Pro, Songza, SwiftKey, Team Viewer, Titanium backup, Tumblr, Twitter, Uber, UberConference, UberSync, Venmo, WebMD, WiFi Tether, Wunderground, Youmail, zombie apocalypse, zombies
Pixafy always looks at various benefits that we can offer our employees. We launched a new one we can’t wait to “dish” about: Catered lunches. Continue reading
Time Magazine featured SusieCakes in a recent write-up about how their business is bucking the trend of many bakeries that put too much focus on cupcakes, instead of quality baked goods as a whole. Continue reading
Working on a responsive site a little while ago, I was running into a very strange problem where elements were refusing to line up.
I had a list of menu links (<a> tags wrapped in <li>’s) and above them I had <h3> tags labeling each section. All the widths I was using are % based. The <h3> tags were 100% of the wrapper, the <li>’s the same (and their wrapping <ul>’s), and the <a> tags were 90% width with 5% padding on the sides (90%+5%+5% = 100%) width <span>’s wrapping the inner text.
And yet somehow the <h3>’s were appearing a tiny bit longer than the <a> tags when testing on mobile! In fact they were exactly 0.5px off. That is really odd and I knew it had to do something with subpixel rendering: Continue reading