Glen Maddern

I occasionally write code and argue with people. Never at the same time. Founder of http://goodfil.ms (@goodfilmshq)


CSS filters, GIFs, and performance

Or, how to persist in not learning Photoshop


A few months ago, I blatantly ripped off Charlie Gleason’s idea. His presentation at MelbJS featured greyscale, full-screen, animated GIFs (of his own face, among other things) behind the text on many slides. I discovered that he’d painstakingly edited and optimised each GIF in…


CSS filters, GIFs, and performance

Or, how to persist in not learning Photoshop


A few months ago, I blatantly ripped off Charlie Gleason’s idea. His presentation at MelbJS featured greyscale, full-screen, animated GIFs (of his own face, among other things) behind the text on many slides. I discovered that he’d painstakingly edited and optimised each GIF in…