Colin's Weekly Roundup - 2/8/2013

I'm always on the lookout for exciting ideas and new technologies to broaden my knowledge of web development and design. Each week, I'll be posting links to articles on development, design and other miscellanious information that I find interesting. What follows are the highlights of the links I've recently discovered. I hope you find them as useful as I did.

Design / Frontend

BLOKK is a font for quick mock-ups and wireframing for clients who do not understand Latin

CSS Filter Effects

Ditching responsive design

Trello uses an icon font and so can you!

Secrets of the Chrome Developer Tools

Development / Backend

Does Mobile Web Performance Still Matter?

Git Branching Model

Keeping Domain Models Cohesive with Collaborators

Securing your website: A tough job, but someone's got to do it

Linux / System Management

Simply scale with Nginx, Memcached, PHP-FPM and APC

Checkpoint and Restore – live-migrating processes on a Linux system

Taking your (Windows) server’s pulse


Microsoft has updated its virtual machines for testing IE 6-8

History of the browser user-agent string

Just for Fun

“CSS is awesome” mug

This captcha is asking for trouble

xkcd: tar

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