F**king SVN. How does it work?! An SVN primer for the designer folks

SVN. It’s not scary, really. Ok, maybe a little. I know, you are a designer. Color and form are way more your thing. You might even hate code. Alas, your job now requires you to use SVN…. What is it? Why should I use it? HOW DOES IT WORK?! It’s…. it’s… overwhelming!

Never fear, with a basic understanding SVN, you can be up and running with it in no time. After reading this, you can wield even the crappiest of free SVN applications and start enjoying the benefits of version control!

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SVG animation made (pretty) easy with Raphael

Making some circles move with Raphael.js – which generates SVG DOM elements:

(click the background to start/stop the animation)

Raphael is not new. It’s been around for a while, but I first started with it a few months back for some work stuff. I though I might share.

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Let’s Brew: All Grain Wit Beer!

Smooth, subtle, white and hazy. Something to be drunk by the pint or liter. A nice counterpoint to the winter’s lineup of stout and porter. That pretty much sums up my feelings about wits. I have enjoyed many, but brewed none. It’s about time.

welcome to the Hoegardd region

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A sad day in minnesota

Eyedea’s death has bummed me out, a lot. I didn’t know him personally or anything, but I listen to his music. Back in high school, he helped change my view of hip hop (for the better).

Heartfelt condolences to his friends and family.

Smile – Eyedea & Abilites

Processing.js – Processing to the Canvas

As I may have mentioned, I have been playing around with my Arduino microcontroller, these days, which has exposed me to this fun Java framework called Processing. It’s got a simple syntax that is great for teaching people the basics of programming, yet it’s powerful enough to build some really cool stuff.

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