Designing with OSS: Getting started

As few months ago, I decided to make an effort to see how much of my job I can do using only OSS (Open Source Software). I wanted to share my experience so far and welcome any tips/help you can share with me. This first post is about how I got started with a new computer/OS combo and not really much about design. The second (and third?) will be about using it to design.

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JS fitness

It’s time for me to make a daily effort (God help me) to get my Javascript skills in shape. Right now, my JS skills are super lazy and spend all day watching old soap operas, drinking syrup, and eating donut cheetos pie.

To do that, I’m gonna do a thing with Javascript daily. Some might be super simple like this first one. Some will be more involved (especially on those days where I’m feeling all “FUCK YEAH LET’S CODE A BUNCH”).

Here’s #1. Help me improve and comment a bunch on all of these.

See the Pen JS Fitness 1 by Michael Arestad (@MichaelArestad) on CodePen.

UPDATE Jan 3 2015: I created a CodePen collection.