24 Ways is doing their Advent Calendar thing.
2. • WOFF 2.0 – Learn more about the next generation Web Font Format and convert TTF to WOFF2 over command line without setup.
"Google Chrome Developers says:
The new WOFF 2.0 Web Font compression format offers a 30% average gain over WOFF 1.0 (up to 50%+ in some cases). WOFF 2.0 is available since Chrome 36 and Opera 23."
WOFF is an exciting, relatively new web font compression format.
“A common mistake with localized websites is considering the translated content to be just another version of the pages in the original language. Translation isn’t everything. Of course, for the user it’s all about the content: Is the content relevant and understandable and in line with the user’s cultural context?”
"A service worker is a script that is run by your browser in the background, separate from a web page, opening the door to features which don’t need a web page or user interaction. In the future this will include push messages, background sync, and geofencing, but the first feature it will launch with is the ability to intercept and handle network requests, including programmatically managing a cache of responses.
The reason this is such an exciting API is that it allows you to support offline experiences, giving developers complete control over what exactly that experience is."
A cool, free app for mockups.
I like this blog, and often get software productivity tips here.
"The very first WordCamp Salvador is set to take place in Brazil this weekend on December 6th, bringing together approximately 160 attendees who are excited about connecting through WordPress. The more developed south and southeast regions of Brazil have had WordCamps in the past, but WordCamp Salvador will be the first in the northeast.
Co-organizer Leo Baiano is the founder of Salvador’s first WordPress meetup group and has been instrumental in growing the local community over the past year. He discovered WordPress nine years ago, which led him to get involved in fostering his local community."
If you plan on going, take some extra time. This is wonderful place in Brazil.
“ In this series, we’re taking a look at what WordPress taxonomies are, their definition, when to use them, and how to incorporate them into our themes. To make sure we’re covering this in as much detail as possible, we’re approaching this from the perspective of a beginner.”