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new: share buttons

tue .

featured & graphics pages now have a little share menu at the bottom of the right sidebar
you can easily make posts linking here on your social media, copy the page url, see a printer-friendly version, and more!
scroll past the header for access, click the [+] icon for more options


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#FF #donezo

tue .

hey so, Freebie Friday is done for now! thanks to everyone who liked & reblogged, hope yall enjoyed, please feel free to keep using my graphics for your (non-commercial) stuff, and please do give me credit by linking to internetbee.neocities.org/graphics

i'm on tumblr @ALexiBeeArt

🌈🍄🌠🍅🔥👻💗👽🍬

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survey: shoe patterns

sun .

survey

wanna help me out? do you like shoes? let me know which of my digital patterns* you'd like to see on Threadless' slip-ons
the top four will go in July's shop update, then you can BUY EM from ME and WEAR EM. otherwise i'll just pick em all mySELF. GEEZ. i have to do E V E R Y T H I N G


*only patterns without clipart (don't own the rights) are eligible

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new layout options

wed .

SO... i think i've finally got a satisfactory grid + flexbox layout WITH responsive design for smaller devices -- anything under 500px switches to block/row display. I tested it out using the Chrome & Firefox consoles, and also my phone. please feel free to test it on your device(s) too
i've got two options: one with the header & footer as bookends, and the other w/ navigation & sidebar

  1. v1
  2. v2

gonna sit with these awhile, try and get some feedback before i implement. background colors are temporary visual aids. anyways, i want a vertical sliding navigation menu (buttons on the left column) to come down from the header in v1, and then in the @media rule (responsive) it'll stay there

  • before I apply this layout i need to fix-up the bottom archive feed displays on my featured pages (so much for leaving those alone right lmao) to replace the floats w/flexbox -- i like how it can split areas into equal parts, but also have the option of sizing certain content up/down proportionally
  • on friday, graphics is getting a fun new section when i update with this week's freebie : ¬ )
  • also you may have noticed i have a landing page now!
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spring cleaning: donezo

sat .

finished all my code spring cleaning! ❀❀❀ that'll be it for a while until i re-do my layout with grid & flexbox


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crawling out of hell

wed .

check it! i did this with my good brain! there's a few things i want to change in the overall layout, but for all intents & purposes there it is folks. color-coding the sections helps me SO MUCH

suck it, bad brain!

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coding hell

tue .

bad brain day, fussing over code, in the process of making pages a 3-column-grid instead of using side margins and negative numbers

ended-up undoing a whole shitton of work because i got too confused and jumbled. starting fresh some other time

added some spring-cleaning items to the to-do list

images source: Heather's Animations
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Flexbox

sat .

guess who's been learning about flexbox: c'est moi
i made the mistake of trying to just smash some code into my page to make it do what i wanted, but alas, twas a mess and did not work at all. so i started from the beginning instead

scaffolding, kids. scaffolding

I'm about halfway through this tour from Mozilla, just got through proportional sizing - flex: 1, flex 2, etc - and used it for the bottom part of my homepage

image source: Tuckersoft

wrong path, mate

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crafty gals

tue .

updates will be sparse for a bit, likely just pre-scheduled Freebie Friday graphics. MAYBE some new featured content in the form of a Threadless shop update? it depends on if i have time/energy to finish the next batch of collages

last night we had a crafty gals night with cards! pooled our resources, put on our design hats, rolled up our sleeves, then went into worker bee mode to make a stamp assembly line, fold inserts, address a stack of envelopes, whew! one of my friends has a Cricut and it's really freaking cool, you can put a marker in there and have it write things? really cool & also helpful when you have like 30 cards. we joked about telling people that we wrote them freehand, we're just that good. thank you J & K (& L)!

anyways Spring is here and she's ready to, like, very slowly get dressed & eat breakfast
i'm ready to curl up & watch a scary movie in bed

image source: Heather's Animations
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now serving: RSS feed

sat .

*RSS feed is live!* i wrote it my damn self and will also be maintaining it my damn self

some more things:

  • RSS links added to nav buttons, blog posts, home update screen
  • layout/design tweaks continue. though i've pledged to stop fussing with archived featured pages and just... let them be
  • i'm using Notepad++ for coding now, not cracking each page wide open every time i wanna futz around

as a special treat here's a lil peek at my to-do list, behind the scenes, the curtain unfurls



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space gems, grid fix

wed .

  1. new featured content: space gems
  2. featured page will now use display: block instead of grid when showing one image p/row. also nixed the containers & buttons - using grid with both image & text in the same row is causing me a coding headache so i've abandoned that idea for now lol
  3. in a related story, graphics now uses block instead of grid, w/just one preview image for each. click through to the post underneath for all versions - large, medium, small
  4. i made an 88x31 button for my lil corner of the web!!!! link me on your pages if you please
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footer

sun .

quick update: 88x31 badges on homepage, simplified footer

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tasty word art, coding

tue .

  1. new featured content: tasty word art
  2. layout: buttons coded as links w/ability to right/middle-click
  3. layout: navigation buttons FINALLY stay fixed in the margins
  4. minor design tweaks

going out of town, no more updates until the end of next week

A. B.(ee)

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coding

thu .

alright folks we got a few updates to get into so buckle up

  • *new page: graphics*
    i been making these lil graphics on my phone which initially were for me to pad photos on instagram - square format i love & hate you - in a more fun way than just having a big black void. they're completely free-to-use, all i ask is you give me credit by name and link to my page (i do have a ko-fi for small tips if you're so inclined)
  • my #1 fan Jam Bones brought-up mobile devices viewing my site which then got us talking about overall responsive design, something i admittedly completely forgot about when i started this site; nostalgia is fun to a certain point, then you face the music
    to START this process i got rid of a lot of inline blocks to focus on the way stuff fills the content width while scrolling, tossed in some empty divs for margins, and added max-width:100% height:auto into the ol stylesheet
  • "call me" removed & put into storage for now

future goals:

  • look into & implement responsive / device friendly view
  • navigation buttons fixed in margin (scrolls w/page)
  • footer stays at bottom (doesn't scroll)
    essentially i want ^those^ two jokers to swap current behavior, the footer has been driving me bonkers for ages

o and one more thing: H4PPY V413N7IN3'5 D4Y, H4CK3R

image source: Heather's Animations --- Shodan, System Shock 2
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coding

sun .

ok, so like i JUST wanted to add a graphics page where i could have all my freebie graphics for viewin & downloadin, INSTEAD i ended up styling all the inline/block elements to be all screeny and whatnot, plus fussed with the layout on featured pages, plus plus did some cleaning etc which was then offset by all the extra crap i had to add for the screeny whatnots to display correctly lol

i'm gonna take away the floats on featured eventually bc i don't like them afterall, but right now my wrist is acting up so i'm out

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extra extra

sun .

READ ALL ABOUT IT! WEBSITE OWNER USES OUTDATED NON-STANDARD STYLE TAGS FOR LITERALLY NO REASON OTHER THAN IT'S AMUSING! : ¬ )
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coding

fri .

I liked this monitor + screen layout so much that i coded it into the blog feed on the homepage, including the scrollbar. visual continuity, holla

i also made a div specifically for scrollbar content above a certain height and coded that into: home, featured, and these blog posts. what i used before was a p tag with an id, which was ok enough except when i wanted another div inside (like caption) and the scrollbar got broken. learning, learning, learning...
it'd be fun to code some kind of, like... monitor stand for these to sit on top of?? i'll try doing that... some other time... right now i'm going stir-crazy and i need to get OUT. people to see, errands to run, sunlight to photosynthesize... see ya!

A. B.(ee)

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c o l d

wed .

IT'S REALLY COLD!!!! stuck inside!!

  • did ALL of the laundry
  • a lil KonMari in the dresser
  • practiced french-braiding my hair
  • probably drank at least slightly too much coffee
  • and now i'm setting-up a dedicated blog page here

my goal is to generate an RSS feed of the aforementioned blog so ppl can like & subscribe for updates

the guestbook is open if you feel like giving me some feedback, saying hi, writing a poem... etc

stay toasty buds

image source: Heather's Animations
A. B.(ee)

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The Elephant Ignores You

mon .

new featured content: The Elephant Ignores You
there may also be an easter egg hidden somewhere...

A. B.(ee)

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grand opening: Threadless shop

fri . *

new featured content: grand opening: threadless!! happy new beer everybody *<| : - )

*i published this with year typoed as 2011 lol

A. B.(ee)

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SUNSET SAM

tue .

new featured content: SUNSET SAM. we're vaporwaving now folks

also happy xmas

image source: Heather's Animations
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2hot4Tumblr

mon .

new featured content: 2hot4Tumblr (NSFWish lol), aka "female-presenting nipples,"

archive section also added at bottom of page

A. B.(ee)

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guestbook

sat .

my guestbook is live! write me something! how's my driving? how did you get here? what year is it? who am i??

A. B.(ee)

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coding

thu .

experimented with inline vs block vs inline-block, trying to make things all standardized so it's easy to add content AND have it look nice without a lot of extra futzing. also clean code... .. agh

i'm.... . . fussy : ~ )

A. B.(ee)

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coding

wed .

cleaned-up unnecessary HTML, streamlined .css, looked into a guestbook (coming s o o n ? ), added this update area

A. B.(ee)

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call me

tue .

I spent like.... . . a whole entire day coding some mobile phones in html/css/js so that they would a)look how i wanted, and b) do certain things when the home buttons are pressed. check them out on my call me page!!! : o )

A. B.(ee)

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Draw A Ghost

thu .

added featured to showcase current project(s) + related stuff

premiere content: Draw A Ghost for the Bitsy Ghost Jam!

A. B.(ee)

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Just A Bee On The Web

sat .

my website was born happy birthday

image source: Heather's Animations
A. B.(ee)