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Created this quick reference CSS shorthand site today: http://cssshorthand.com

Any suggestions for improvements?
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Learnt a lot of DevTools awesomeness recently, from these two sites:

- http://devtoolsecrets.com
- https://developers.google.com/chrome-developer-tools/docs/tips-and-tricks

Love this one.

Clear the cache and perform a hard reload
If you require a hard refresh, click and hold Chrome’s refresh button with the DevTools open. You should see a drop-down menu allowing you to clear the cache and do a hard reload in one go. Time saver!
https://developers.google.com/chrome-developer-tools/docs/tips-and-tricks#hard-reload
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Great article about repetitive body movements when thinking.

I do this sometimes. Leg shaking when nervous or planning. Playing with objects when thinking. Pacing when in deep thought.

These movements may appear weird but you shouldn't suppress them. Suppressing stimming uses your brain's executive function reserves, leaving less room for attention and problem solving. Stim on!
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Not worrying left more EF to focus on your test. Yeah, makes sense.
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Created this #bookmarklet to visualise how a 12 or 24-column layout works in Twitter Bootstrap. It also helps with detecting incorrect styling.
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Handy site to generate vender prefixes: 
http://prefixmycss.com/

Input
border-radius:5px;

Output
-webkit-border-radius:5px;
-moz-border-radius:5px;
border-radius:5px;
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How to make a survival stove
The soft material is cotton, the liquid is alcohol.

via /r/lifeprotips - http://www.reddit.com/r/LifeProTips/comments/15aqq8/how_to_make_a_survival_stove_xpost_from_rgifs_and/
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So good!
 
Reminder: Chrome DevTools can list the event handlers registered on any element. Inspect element > expand the 'Event Listeners' panel (to the right of your DOM tree). BOOM. All there.
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Continuous painting mode in DevTools rules! 
Turn it on via DevTools settings, then toggle CSS properties of your elements to see how paint time is improved!

Turns out when border-radius and box-shadow are used together - especially on large elements - this currently adds a lot to the paint time of a page. Paint time can be greatly improved by toggling one of these.
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Loving this Crash Course World History YouTube channel.
http://www.youtube.com/user/crashcourse

The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1 - here's the first episode.
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