Pens picked by the Editors of CodePen. MillionShort. Million Short is an experimental web search engine (really, more of a discovery engine) that allows you to REMOVE the top million (or top 100k, 10k, 1k, 100) sites from the results set.
We thought it might be somewhat interesting to see what we'd find if we just removed an entire slice of the web. The thinking was the same popular sites (we're not saying popular equals irrelevant) show up again and again, Million Short makes it easy to discover sites that just don't make it to the top of the search engine results for whatever reason (poor SEO, new site, small marketing budget, competitive keyword(s) etc.). Most people don't look beyond page 1 when doing a search and now they don't have to. So far, feedback has ranged from: "This sux! " to "Great supplementary search" to "I think its a great idea!.. UPDATE Jan 30, 2013: Million Short launches Voice Search. Tweet feedback to @millionshort. Interactive - Bear 71. FFFFOUND! School of Engineering - Stanford Engineering Everywhere.
Interactive Experiments Focused on HTML5. Experiments This is my creative lab and interactive playground.
It's focused on the exploration of interaction, visual effects and technologies. Device Loop Animation View the device loop A device loop animation that I created for the new slid.es home page. Flexing Pagination View Flexing Pagination A UI experiment with pagination arrows that "flex" when you hover or press them. Assorted CSS Animations I've been having a lot of fun creating these small CSS-only animations lately. View Cloud Animation View Spinner Animation View Hole Animation Ladda Open Ladda A UI concept which merges loading indicators into the action that invoked them. Kontext Open Kontext A context-shift transition inspired by iOS. Hypnos Open Hypnos An infinite and hypnotic animation on <canvas>.
Kort View demo A UI concept for thumbnail previews. Kort is the Swedish word for cards. Fokus Fokus emphasizes anything you select by covering the rest of the page with semi-transparent black. Fokus is also available as a Chrome extension. Linjer. Chrome Experiments - WebGL Globe. The WebGL Globe is an open platform for geographic data visualization.
We encourage you to copy the code, add your own data, and create your own. If you do create your own globe, please share it with us. Versionista: Track changes to any Web site. Mike Matas: A next-generation digital book. 3frames. Immersive Labs - Advertising Technology for smarter digital signs. 5 Tools to Improve Your Idea Before You Write a Line of Code. In my last post on ReadWriteStart, I talked about how, in many cases, it wasn't an advantage to build your start-up in stealth mode.
As a continuation of that theme, I thought it would be interesting to explore five tools you can use to iterate and improve your startup idea before writing one line of code. There is nothing worse than building a tool no one is interested in, so I'd encourage you to consider these options before starting down the path of building your next startup.
Specifically, these five tools can help you do three critical activities before starting to write a line of code: create a wireframe, get feedback from the target market and test value proposition through multiple landing pages. iMockups for Wireframing Concepts If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then a good mockup is worth 1,000 lines of code. Feedback on Concept from Target Market Once you've got a concept put together, it's often valuable to get some early feedback from your target market. Conclusion. Kinected Conference. Good Morning, Doug. REST API - Evri. Table of Contents 1 Introduction 2 Registration and API Use Limits 2 URIs and Response Types 3 Versioning 4 Resources 5 Core Concepts 6 Example Scenarios 7 Code Samples 8 Feedback and Troubleshooting 9 Known Issues Introduction The Evri API gives you programmatic access to Evri’s rich mapping of the entity web, or the web of people, places and things connected to one another via language itself.
A/B Testing you'll actually use. Not Coffee… But It’s Java. Pictaculous - A Color Palette Generator (courtesy of MailChimp)