Just as I’m finally embracing Twitter and putting a feed on the site, with Kevin Potts again leading the way, linking to two plugins…

…I’m reminded of why I was such a slow adopter in the first place by Michael Bester (author of kimili of the plugin fame)…

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In the SCSS these exist as

$primary-color: #008CBA;
$secondary-color: #e7e7e7;
$alert-color: #f04124;
$success-color: #43AC6A;
$warning-color: #f08a24;
$info-color: #a0d3e8;

…and can therefore be overwritten in _overrides.scss and ‘watched’ with Compass

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Funny the things you notice when watching Speed Code

Never mind that the icons are great, the site itself is a thing of beauty… (And even the way the repositories on Github are starred was another What’s that? moment. Anyway, Jan Kovarik gives his explanations at unmatchedstyle.com

Foundation Icon Fonts

Which then got me thinking… And looking! And Zurb has these also… (Does that sound American enough?)


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<txp:smd_calendar />

Fullsize calendar works fine, but problem for

<txp:smd_calendar size="small" />

txp mag

Okay, so it’s a bit like casting spells, but when everything’s up and running (Windows or OSX, so cmd or Terminal, and got Ruby smiling on both …actually with OSX being the biggest pain to get the right version), there are a couple of super commands at my disposal

foundation new MY_PROJECT

and, once CD-ed into that directory,

compass watch

How good is that?

Oh, and all overrides go into the _overrides.scss partial :-))

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Sounds like a Rush album, but getting into this again now… This is the future, and it’s already here. To ignore this any longer would be foolish indeed. In fact, I feel like I’ve been staring at the iPhone of the CMS/Blog world, and moaning about the lack of buttons!

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Read some great stuff today, and it seems that whilst hiding in my cave, things have moved on for the better…

I think I was Googling the (latest) best practice for iPhone and related contraption styling, which I found a rich seam at CSS Wizardry

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