Trim LilyPond SVG Output
8 Dec 2020
Music sheets typeset with Lilypond have a hardcoded height. This post explains, how to reduce the height to what is actually shown using Inkscape’s command-line interface.
Back from the MDN Doc Sprint
22 Jun 2011
The Mozilla Doc Sprint in Cincinnati was an extremely interesting event to be. This article sketches the deepest impressions I took home with me.
A Simple Icon Set
9 May 2011
For one of my recent projects I looked for simple icons, that are free to use. Well, to put it in a nutshell, I didn’t find, what I was looking for. So I fired up Inkscape and created a set that fits my need. Here it is, simple, plain, monochrome and free to use (a.k.a. in public domain).
Create CSS Sprites with ImageMagick
24 Jan 2011
After colorizing the SVG icons I needed to create images suitable for CSS sprites out of them. The first step is rasterizing the SVG files, as I described in the previous article. We now have a bundle of PNG files, which…
Colorizing Icons with `sed`
24 Jan 2011
Creating colorized versions of a base icon usuallycalls for heavy Photoshop actions.
Recently I created an SVG file with some simple black-and-white icons I wanted to use in an application. The file contains a red…
Wireframes with SVG
7 Jul 2009
The state of the art way to communicate between web designer and developer is via Photoshop. This article presents an alternative, SVG, that provides several advantages over the “traditional” way.