Google Begins Testing Extension Manifest V3 Which Kills Adblockers. If you're still not using Firefox, now's the time to start. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/google-begins-testing-extension-manifest-v3-in-chrome-canary/
**Germany celebrates 30th anniversary of Berlin Wall's fall**
"Germany on Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that separated East and West Germany, with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier thanking Eastern European neighbours for enabling a peaceful revolution. "
Did you know, you can narrow down the suggestions from the firefox address bar using the following characters :
^ to search for matches in your browsing history.
* to search for matches in your bookmarks.
+ to search for matches in pages you’ve tagged.
% to search for matches in your currently open tabs.
# to search for matches in page titles.
$ to search for matches in web addresses (URLs).
? to search for matches in suggestions.
- Web interface: "Unsaved changes in $WORK - Would you like to save?"
- Me: (click Yes)
- Web interface: "Unknown error saving $WORK. ERR-050 SAVEFAIL"
- Me: (close windows, logs in again)
- Web interface: "Welcome! Would you like to recover previously unsaved session?"
- Me: (click Yes)
- Web interface: "Unknown error saving $WORK. ERR-095 RECOVERYFAIL"
- Me: (Throws computer out the window)
- Colleague: Oh, yeah, you have to duplicate and start again.
- Me: (Throws colleague out the window).
New blog post: "What I’ve learned about accessibility in SPAs" https://nolanlawson.com/2019/11/05/what-ive-learned-about-accessibility-in-spas/
This is why we can't have nice things 😞
"The study found that over 50% of sites using WebAssembly apply it for malicious deeds, such as cryptocurrency mining and malware code obfuscation"
I published my very first post on the Mozilla Web Developer Blog, AKA Mozilla hacks. In it, I write about all the cool new #accessibility #auditing features in Firefox 70, like the full page color contrast checker, color vision deficiency simulator, checking for missing text labels, and how to fix keyboard and focus issues. #a11y #webdev
Firefox 70 has a cool new feature that allows you to quickly jump to buttons in the browser toolbar via the keyboard, using incremental search. I've described the procedure on our Discourse forum, and feedback is welcome.
You want to try out the current state of Shortwave 📻, but don't want to compile it by yourself? No problem! 😉
There's a nightly repository available now! Just run
"flatpak install https://haeckerfelix.de/~repo/shortwave.flatpakref"
Need a Halloween costume idea? Here are some ideas generated by a neural net
Researchers Are Making Memes Accessible to the Blind
If you’re visually impaired, most internet memes are inaccessible. That needs to change.
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