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 / CSS

Gestalt principles applied in design

Subtle patterns

UX Myths – debunking user experience misconceptions

Frontend / JavaScript

List out of Lambda – creating lists using nothing but functions

Dissecting the 1K minecart JS demo

Backend / General Development

PHP is meant to die

HTTP cookies, or how not to design protocols

5 ways to implement HTTPS in an insufficient manner

Free ebook about regular expressions

Linux / System Administration

netcat – the Swiss army knife of networking

Explain like I’m 5: Kerberos


Google going its own way, forking WebKit rendering engine

New California bill would allow customers access to what companies know about them

Collusion – Firefox add-on by Mozilla to show who’s tracking you online