Web excursions are select bookmarks from Brett's travels around the internet. You can see them all on Pinboard. Visit the bookmarks page for previous Excursions.

Web Excursions for January 16, 2014

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CodePen - Top Pens of 2013
So much CSS/JS awesome.
Writing Is Thinking
A really good step-by-step through the process of writing. It has great advice for people who’ve always thought they couldn’t write, as well as some good reminders for those of us who already do.
Swiss modernism meets punk rock. A curious collection of re-imagined show posters.
Automating iOS: A Comprehensive Guide to URL Schemes and Drafts Actions
Man, there’s more to play with than I’ll ever have time for.
Status Board Electricity Price Tracker
My friend John Voorhees put together a great script for tracking ComEd’s electricity prices in Panic’s Status Board. Even if you’re not using ComEd’s service, it looks like a great learning tool for other Status Board users.