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Ubuntu Community Appreciation Day

by Canonical on 20 November 2015

Today we celebrate our amazing Ubuntu Community and show our appreciation for all the hard work put into making Ubuntu what it is today. Ubuntu is not just an...

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Using Vanilla with Jekyll

by Anthony Dillon on 19 November 2015

We’re using NPM as Vanilla’s package manager. Which gives us a number of advantages such as, an easy way to install and update the CSS framework. This all...

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Keynotes from my first PyCon – friendly and inspiring

by Robin Winslow on 7 October 2015

Last weekend I went to my first Pycon, my second conference in a fortnight. The conference runs from Friday to Monday, with 3 days of talks followed by one...

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Python learnings from PyCon

by Robin Winslow on 7 October 2015

The weekend before last, I went to PyCon UK 2015. I already wrote about the keynotes, which were more abstract. Here I’m going to talk about the other talks I...

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Prepare for when Ubuntu freezes

by Robin Winslow on 28 September 2015

I routinely have at least 20 tabs open in Chrome, 10 files open in Atom (my editor of choice) and I’m often running virtual machines as well. This means my...

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Publishing Vanilla

by Tristram Oaten on 24 August 2015

We’ve got a new CSS framework at Canonical, named Vanilla. My colleague Ant has a great write-up introducing Vanilla. Essentially it’s a CSS microframework...

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Django behind a proxy: Fixing absolute URLs

by Robin Winslow on 18 August 2015

I recently tried to setup OpenID for one of our sites to support authentication with login.ubuntu.com, and it took me much longer than I’d anticipated because...

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Vanilla: Creating a modular Sass library

by Robin Winslow on 5 August 2015

We recently introduced Vanilla framework, a light-weight styling framework which is intended to replace the old Guidelines framework as the basis for our...

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Converting old guidelines to vanilla

by Richard McCartney on 24 July 2015

How the previous guidelines worked Guidelines essentially is a framework built by the Canonical web design team. The whole framework has an array of tools to...

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The Grid System in detail

by Pierre Bertet on 16 June 2015

Following the article “To converge onto mobile, tablet, and desktop, think Grid Units”, here is a technical description of the way the Grid System behave. We...

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To converge onto mobile, tablet, and desktop, think Grid Units

by Canonical on 23 May 2015

In the converged world of Unity-8, applications will work on small mobile screens, tablets and desktop monitors (with a mouse and keyboard attached) as