Halfway each month, our newsletter for developers: The Transloadit Dev Times, brings three reads that our own developers found interesting on the web, and two Transloadit updates that may interest you.
Our own developer Abdelhadi Khiati shows us step by step how to compile this package for your next software project. This story made it to the Hacker News frontpage, so enjoy! ›
This service is very handy if you want to directly download all .eot, .woff, .woff2, .svg, .ttf files of a Google font. Furthermore it provides charset customization and CSS snippets, so if Google doesn't need to know who visited your website, getting fonts ready for self-hosting now becomes a breeze. Read post ›
There are a ton of reasons why Open Source is a great thing for you and your career, from doing wonders to your (personal) brand, to growing as a developer, and it feels great every single time someone thanks you for a project but what about the downsides? Read post ›
On 4 June at 5:32pm CEST, we deployed a backward-compatibility-breaking change. We learned that our resize strategy 'crop' did not function as advertised. It mimicked the behavior of its counterpart: 'fillcrop' instead. We fixed this but failed to consider that some customers might have been relying on the bad behavior. After several customers noticed we have reverted the change. Still, if you were accustomed to using our 'crop' resize strategy, please switch to 'fillcrop' instead. Any badly resized affected images can be re-resized if you also exported the ':original' files. Read post ›
We are very happy to announce that we have launched the Transloadit integration for Zapier. A beta version was already made available a few months ago for testing purposes and a lot of progress has been made as a result of that. We are now comfortable to slap a 1.0 tag onto it and see what people can do with this new toy. Read post ›