Speed-hacking an old project for fun and… fun.
Drop64 is an easy drag-and-drop tool for generating Data URIs from any file.
Check it out at drop64.com.
Here’s a demo recording of how easy it is.
Some benefits of Data URIs are:
Fewer HTTP requests means faster page loads avoid cross-origin resource loading issues (fonts in Firefox, for example) you can paste the Data URI directly into your web browser URL bar to view the file (occasionally convenient) If you noticed the similarity to ColorPal, well done!