Putting together my new Shuttle PC

Description of my Shuttle PC hardware build

Feeling a bit prodigious, I bought a Shuttle PC the other day (SH55). It totally looks like a toaster, but it’s cool. It’s going to be an always-on HTPC for the living room. I am completely out of the consumer PC hardware loop and ended up getting the i7-860 (1156) instead of an i5. The major, major difference for these two would be the availability of integrated graphics on the i5, vs two extra cores on the i7. Wish I had gotten the i5, since then I would be able to play with the PC immediately…

Tips for Faster PSD to HTML Conversions

Photoshop, Firebug, and coding shortcuts to help you with pixel perfect layouts

Ever wonder how those PSD to HTML services do the job with such a quick turnaround, sometimes guaranteeing valid code in 24 hours on even the most complex PSDs? The task is roughly 40% breaking up the PSD logically, 20% coding, and 40% moving elements around until everything fits together. Here are some tips I’ve learned from years of experience and trying to find new techniques in those tutorials the web has too many of. Contents Photoshop Techniques Save for Web Convert to Smart Object…