I’m Laurence Hughes, a Glaswegian web developer, music maker, player of records and pinger of pongs. Fuzzy Logic is my online home, where I try out web stuff and ramble about code, music and more.
17 January 2019
Mac-Talla Nan Creag – The Sorrow of Derdiu
Just took delivery of this feast for the eyes and ears from Firecracker Recordings. Other Lands, Lord Of The Isles and friends on the sounds; House Of Traps and co. on the stellar artwork. Like the first release this was made in association with The Forestry Commission, is totally unique and I highly recommend grabbing a copy.
15 January 2019
With the help of the CSS descriptor
14 January 2019
You Were Never Really Here
Just watched You Were Never Really Here, directed by Lynne Ramsay and starring Joaquin Phoenix, with Clair. It’s hard-hitting and intense but really good. My favourite part was the opening 15 minutes which introduces Phoenix’s character Joe and uses Dark Streets from Johnny Greenwood’s excellent soundtrack to set the mood and tension perfectly.
11 January 2019
The web != print, however I still find some of print’s time-honoured terminology useful for naming things. For example I use standfirst to identify intro paragraphs on Greenhill Journal Entries. This Guardian document provides a useful reference.
10 January 2019
A free icon pack (with icons in SVG format) that may come in handy when I get around to levelling-up my SVG skills!
09 January 2019
Linked resource: Styling a Select Like It's 2019
Here’s a breakthrough in the always-frustrating field of styling form elements. Scott Jehl of Filament Group introduces a new technique for styling the
07 January 2019
A simple snippet for tracking page views on your website without having to add external libraries. This should save bandwidth and have a positive impact on the loading speed of a website. I’d be cautious about using this in production for now, but one to keep an eye on and try out at some point.
21 December 2018
Linked resource: 18 for 2018, #1: Turner Street Sound – Nothin’ But Magic
My buddy Tom Churchill knows a thing or two about good records so his round up of 2018’s finest releases is well worth checking. He kicks off with a beauty from Australia by Turner Street Sound.
16 December 2018
Clear-Site-DataHTTP header clears browsing data (cookies, storage, cache) associated with the requesting website. It can even be used to deregister service workers.
As a side note, I wonder if it might be an idea for me to update my website boilerplate to contain pages such as /clear-cookies, /clear-storage, and /clear-all. Then, if someone is having some weird cacheing-related problem on a website I developed, I can simply provide them with a link to one of those pages rather than asking them to hard-refresh or launch incognito windows.
13 December 2018his self-set challenge to recreate Reid Miles’ iconic Blue Note label artwork in the browser. I was really inspired by the way Steve used what he knew (classic album covers) to learn what he didn’t know (new layout techniques).
Steve has recently been revisiting his original work to introduce CSS Grid. Amazing project!