Andrew Maxwell

Maxwell Weekly 7: #5

July 06, 2016
  1. Technology (video): The Mill BLACKBIRD
    • The Mill has created The Mill BLACKBIRD, the first fully adjustable car rig that creates photoreal CG cars – it’s a car rig that can be shot at any time, in any location, without the need to rely on a physical car.
  2. Web Development (video): Quick tip: Exposing your local web server
    • Need to share a local project you’re working on? Or test a webhook from a server? We have you covered with this quick tip.
  3. Web Development (video): FLIP: MicroTip #2 – Supercharged
    • FLIP converts expensive-to-animate properties (like top, left, width or height) to cheaper compositor-centric properties. Paul steps through how to FLIP your animations.
  4. Web Development (blog): Houdini: Maybe The Most Exciting Development In CSS You’ve Never Heard Of
    • Have you ever wanted to use a particular CSS feature but didn’t because it wasn’t fully supported in all browsers? Or, worse, it was supported in all browsers, but the support was buggy, inconsistent or even completely incompatible? If this has happened to you — and I’m betting it has — then you should care about Houdini.
  5. JavaScript (video): Node.js Foundation Board of Directors Meeting 06-27-2016
    • stdio problems and updates, ES module support still in discussion, and Electron connections and cross collaboration.
  6. Web Development (video): iTerm instant replay / time travel
    • Learn how to use instant replay in iTerm 2 and iTerm 3 to time travel to your previous commands. TLDR; cmd + alt + b
  7. Technology (video): EnLighting: An Indoor Visible Light Communication System based on Networked Light Bulbs
    • Disney’s research hub: The Internet of Things (IoT) envisions that many devices can connect to a network. Visible Light Communication (VLC) based on Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) is an attractive communication fabric for the IoT, as LEDs are readily available and can serve as transmitters as well as receivers.

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