Elm is like The Velvet Underground of web frameworks.

Not a ton of devs actually use it, but it seems like half the frameworks are influenced by it in one way or another.

The year is 2192. The British Prime Minister visits Brussels to ask for an extension of the Brexit deadline. No one remembers where this tradition originated, but every year it attracts many tourists from all over the world.

Since learning more about #accessibility, I've had some fun tabbing around different websites just to see what the experience is like. Sometimes it's actually more comfortable than using a mouse.

Slack has a neat feature: if you start tabbing around, it pops up an info message telling you about the keyboard shortcuts.

(I feel like I'm 12 and making shops to exchange gems for torches in zzt again, very good nostalgic feeling)

We can work in a way that’s efficient and humane; we don’t have to choose one over the other.

smashingmagazine.com/2019/10/d

Apparently CSS grid was implemented largely by an open source consultancy, not by browser vendors. What a great reminder of how vital open, decentralized communities are.
bkardell.com/blog/Beyond.html

What if AT&T acquired T-Mobile?

Downsides: reduced competition, increased costs, delayed rollout of 5G
Upsides: we could call it AT&T&T

"PWAs on iOS 13 beta: Here Comes Good News"

simicart.com/blog/pwa-ios-13-b

Looks like PWAs on iOS 13 will finally be fully usable. Looks like a landmark OS release for the iPad especially.

That said, I'm already using toot.cafe as a home screen web app on my iPad and it works quite well.

Icon Library by @bilelmoussaoui is here, and it's awesome!

It's the best way to find symbolic icons to use in your mockups and apps. Find icon names, copy icons into Inkscape, and include them in your project as gresources.

Get it while it's hot flathub.org/apps/details/org.g

"Making an accessible site doesn’t mean that you have to decide whether to use JavaScript or not. Accessibility is about making content available to as many people as possible"

medium.com/@matuzo/writing-jav

I've finally sunset the first open source project I built. I'm kind of bummed, kind of relieved, but mostly excited about the future.

github.com/352Media/flexMenu#w

every-layout.dev/ seems like an updated successor to learnlayout.com/. Looking forward to seeing more from these folks!

if you want to make yourself more effective, don't bother learning every new framework; focus on improving your soft skills. code is useless unless it's well-documented and readable enough for anyone to change it

Wise words on the debate over how to include CSS in JavaScript applications - and most other architecture debates!

"...the overarching theme that I think continues to get lost in super short social media conversations that we end up having, is that each solution has its own merits, and its own inefficiencies."

css-tricks.com/the-many-ways-t

RT @kvlly@twitter.com

You don't have to be an expert on a topic to write a blog post. The best "101" introductory blog posts are often the ones where you're walking through how YOU learned something new - both the wins and the struggles.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/kvlly/status/11478

TIL there's a scholarly journal focused on human-computer interaction! There's so much interesting stuff here, and a bunch of the articles are available for free.

academic.oup.com/iwc

Procrastination time: a cool site to learn how various parts of a synthesizer work together and build your own electronic sounds in the browser
learningsynths.ableton.com/

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