Jon Blumenfeld

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My name is Jon Blumenfeld and this is my personal website. The Sparq Vault is where I curate things from around the internet that fascinate me on both a personal and professional level.

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Clearbit's Logo API

Clearbit’s Logo API

I just spent countless hours generating high resolution JPEGs for the Periodic Table of DevOps and the DevOps Tool Chest, and of course the second I stop doing this super labor intensive work one of my old coworkers sends me this. Clearbit has an API that will allow you to easily pass a url to […]

Best Favicon Generator

Best Favicon Generator

One of the annoying things you have to do when you create websites is come up with a favicon (because the client always asks for it, and you should always do it anyways). This tool give you not only the favicon, but also a host of other icons that you should be generating for apple, […]

Day 1 - The Variables of Successful Weight Loss

Day 1 – The Variables of Successful Weight Loss

I view at weight loss as an equation; a complex physiological equation that can manipulated by altering the variables associated with it. These variable, in my mind, are food, water, exercise, happiness, sleep, love, stress. These values will be different from day to day, but once you understand how to alter your lifestyle to move these […]

Instagram Filters in CSS3

Instagram Filters in CSS3

Everyone loves Instagram for their filters. It’s their secret sauce. I found these imitation CSS3 filter effects somewhere on the internet (I wish I could remember where), and they’ve helped my bring a lot of magic to my images here on Sparq Vault.

Fourth of July Desserts

Fourth of July Desserts

Fourth of July Watermelon Cake Fourth of July Puppy Chow Fourth or July Candy Bars Fourth of July SkewersFourth of July Fudge Fourth of July Bar Fourth of July Panna Cotta

Periodic Table of DevOps

Periodic Table of DevOps

The DevOps landscape is quite expansive. The depth and breadth of tooling available to us as companies is baffling…. All of this is compounded by the fact that many tools overlap in their capabilities and are perpetually shrinking or expanding their offerings on a daily basis.