Tag: code

HTML 5 logo mashup

In case you didn’t know… there’s a new kid in town called HTML 5. This update to the language adds lots of new features, but rather surprisingly the W3C also released a logo for it:

Official badge logo for the HTML5 standard from W3C
Hopefully this logo, and the buzz and press that of the new features in HTML 5, are getting will speed it’s support amongst all browsers.

One sparse lunchtime I decided to knock one up myself that brought together the HTML 5 logo with the Rawkes rocket. The colours were a good match, and the concepts of the speed, frontiers & possibilities held in the rocket complimented those conveyed by the HTML 5 logo. Continue reading “HTML 5 logo mashup”

Git GUIs

The market is finally taking off.

While GUIs for Git have been around for a long time, they have never really offered all the features and ease of use of a “proper” GUI – they always felt like a stop-gap – and it was easier to stick to the command line. But times are changing. Git is increasingly popular, thanks in no small part to GitHub, and over the past few months I have been testing some of the new Mac GUIs for Git. They are much more mature and finally offer a viable alternative to the command line. While the jury is still out on which will become my workhorse, I thought I’d just share the frontrunners with you, especially as they can be harder to track down than more established software.