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Noun Project - Icons for Everything
1 million monochromatic icons, royalty free.
via:HackerNews  useful  graphics 
june 2018 by mcherm
Magic PNG Thumbnails - Tristan Hume
Pictures that render differently depending on whether gamma correction is working.
via:HackerNews  images  color  graphics 
september 2015 by mcherm
The Noun Project
Simple black-and-white icons. Decent variety. Creative Commons licensing.
useful  webdevelopment  design  graphics  via:boingboing 
november 2013 by mcherm
About those vector icons · Pushing Pixels
Why can't we just use vector art icons? Because designers simplify elements as they shrink, which is essential for clarity.
ui  webdesign  via:HackerNews  design  graphics 
april 2012 by mcherm
The Cicada Principle and Why It Matters to Web Designers » HTML & CSS, Layout » Design Festival
How to build a large nonrepeating background without large image files. Build from multiple layers; the upper layers have many transparent holes; layer sizes are relatively prime.
webdesign  math  graphics  via:HackerNews 
april 2011 by mcherm
TIL The whole truth about Lena [nsfw] : programming
The traditional image used to test image processing is a clip from Playboy.
via:reddit  images  graphics  gender 
may 2010 by mcherm
Gamma error in picture scaling
The scale of luminosity is not linear, it is logarithmic. Nearly all image scaling algorithms fail to take this into account.
color  light  images  graphics  interpolation  algorithms  via:reddit 
february 2010 by mcherm
Body By Victoria - Secure Computing: Sec-C
Analysis of an image that had been digitally manipulated, and an explanation of how the analysis allows the reviewer to tell what changes were made.
photoshop  graphics  via:HackerNews 
december 2009 by mcherm
It's software that lets you do a quick sketch, label components, then it finds matching images on the internet and glues them together to form a single photographic image that matches what you drew.
via:reddit  graphics 
october 2009 by mcherm
Some tools that take one or more shapes and find similar shapes that can tile the plane in some Escher-like fashion.
escher  art  math  geometry  graphics  via:reddit 
august 2009 by mcherm
Clever PNG Optimization Techniques | How-To | Smashing Magazine
Some interesting details about how PNG works and therefore how it can be made small.
webdesign  png  graphics  via:reddit  personal_net 
july 2009 by mcherm
Optimize all your PNG and JPEG images with one command using imgopt |
Somebody sticks together a script to run all the image size optimization tools one after another -- apparently the results are noticeably better than running just one of them. Also I hadn't realized that tuning your compression algorithm made this much difference.
compression  optimization  webdevelopment  webdesign  graphics  images  programming 
march 2009 by mcherm
All of Inflation’s Little Parts - The New York Times
A fascinating graphic describing what the US population spends its money on. The way in which the information is displayed is the most interesting feature -- it's actually quite a clever presentation mechanism.
graphics  information  infographics  visualisation  webdesign  nytimes  money  economics 
may 2008 by mcherm > Graphics Programming Black Book by Michael Abrash
A book on optimization (down to assembly, particularly focused on graphics) that's available as a free PDF. It's old (486 code) but quite well written. See, for instance, the chapter on linked lists.
assembly  programming  optimization  books  graphics  gameprogramming 
february 2008 by mcherm
GIF Movie Gear: Home
A shareware tool for creating animated GIFs. Also does excellent GIF compression.
december 2007 by mcherm
SitePoint Blogs » PNG8 - The Clear Winner
How the PNG format can be convinced to render alpha channel transparency on new browsers and degrade gracefully to 1-bit transparency on older browsers (IE6).
webdesign  graphics  personal_net 
november 2007 by mcherm
A site from some folks who do neat pixel graphics.
graphics  design  via:boingboing  art 
august 2007 by mcherm
Sui Help
Library for user interfaces built on top of the slick 2D gaming library in Java. NOTE: Later abandoned by its author, I think.
slick  programming  library  gui  graphics  sui  gameprogramming 
july 2007 by mcherm
slick-sui - Google Code
Library for user interfaces built on top of the slick 2D gaming library in Java.
slick  programming  library  gui  graphics 
july 2007 by mcherm

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