MSIE7+ image resizing interpolation

MSIE7 and later by default use an image resizing algorithm that means that scaled down images can look blocky and rasterized. To solve this and make them smoother, we simply enable a much better resizing algorithm that is available in MSIE that produces results similar to what you’d expect from most image editing software.

/* bicubic resizing for non-native sized IMG */
<style type="text/css">
img { -ms-interpolation-mode: bicubic; }

Linux/Windows file cleanup

If you make heavy (or even typical) use of your computer, you’ll often notice that it just doesn’t seem as fast as it once was. For a slight increase in performance, disk space and to generally remove some of the ‘temporary’ files/cruft that are routinely written to disk you have a few options.

Here are a few of my current favorites for doing ‘Spring Cleaning’ on my computers… BleachBit and CCleaner

BleachBit is available on all major platforms (Windows, OS/X, Linux).