Video/Audio Encoding Cheat Sheet for FFmpeg

This is a small personal cheat sheet for encoding audio/video encoding where I put some of my most used stuff with FFmpeg and other tools. I use H.264 and AAC on MP4, M4V or MKV container most of the time. via

Refinery CMS SVN history in real time (video)

We’re very excited about that, and very grateful to the 70-plus contributors who’ve made it better and more powerful. In honor of you all, Phil Arndt created this awesome video (thanks also to Gource). It’s 125 MB, so you’ve been warned. But it really is worth checking out.  via

Create Dynamic and Textured 3D Text with Perspective in Photoshop and Illustrator

In this design tutorial you will be taken through an extensive step by step on how to create detailed 3D text that sits in created environment. We will map graphics onto our artwork, add lighting, texture and more utilizing Illustrator, Photoshop and a bit of patience. This tutorial assumes an Intermediate to Advanced level of […]

wkhtmltopdf – Convert html to pdf using webkit (qtwebkit)

Simple shell utility to convert html to pdf using the webkit rendering engine, and qt. via

Kaltura: Open Source Video Developer Community | Leading the Open Video Revolution

Open Source Video Solutions for Any SiteJoin Kaltura’s Open Video Community is the place to download the Kaltura Community Edition, Apps, Widgets and Plugins; ask questions, get community support; and contribute.Learn more about ways you can get involved. via

How to create the google plus one button effect using jquery?

It is one image containing multiple frames. I assume The image is used as background via CSS and the background position is changed rapidly (through JavaScript) to create the animation effect. The image is: 2   It’s called sprite animation and is how Google animated the Martha Graham logo earlier this year. There are jQuery […]

Google Docs to WordPress to InDesign

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Google Docs to WordPress to InDesign

Taking WordPress farther than your usual blog.

A New Way to Migrate WordPress Content Into Drupal

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) is an organization that seeks out and tests innovations in journalism to find the best solutions for use in the real world. Their new Palantir-developed Drupal website replaces a custom PHP website and two blogs. Part of our assignment involved migrating content from RJI’s WordPress blogs into Drupal. Initially, […]

Thoughts on Flash from Steve Jobs

New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too). Perhaps Adobe should focus more on creating great HTML5 tools for the future, and less on criticizing Apple for leaving the past behind. via