Styling a Google Map

Google offers a very impressive map service.  Between JS and CSS, styling is usually very straightforward with tools like the Styling Wizard from Google: https://mapstyle.withgoogle.com/ However, some things can fall through the cracks.  Point of the matter – the arrow on the InfoWindow/Bubble/Box. Normally, the location bubble appears above the marker.  To change the placement…

Thematic fonts

Google fonts is a pretty awesome collection of web fonts.  There must be at least 500 of them.  Recently, I’ve gone through all of them for a project and, because it is such a time-consuming task, I took note of fonts that could possibly be used for very specific themes.  For reference, I am listing…

Alias your gmail address

I came across an article that talked about how to get around using the same email for two different Twitter accounts: http://grouptweet.com/blog/twitter-tip-create-multiple-twitter-accounts-with-the-same-email-address   To me, the article suggested that there would be a way to link two Twitter accounts to a single sign-on.  Really, the article was about calling out the “default address” for gmail.…