I wrote an article for the Mozilla Hacks blog that's a brief technical introduction to ActivityPub. I also provide an intro to my simple #ActivityPub Node.js server.
"Unfortunately, low-code environments are promoted with the idea that this means you no longer need skilled development teams. Such suggestions ignore the fact that writing code is just a small part of what needs to happen to create high-quality software—practices such as source control, testing and careful design of solutions are just as important. "
Here's an awesome, accessible, detailed re-introduction to web components: https://hacks.mozilla.org/2018/11/the-power-of-web-components/
Heh, the Tiny Skylines bot generated a Game Boy palette! https://pinafore.social/statuses/101025784184989292
This article is definitely worth a read. https://tinnedfruit.com/articles/create-your-own-dysfunctional-single-page-app.html
JS frameworks like React and Vue are great hammers, but not every problem is a nail. A framework is no substitute for giving team members time to learn and handle tech debt.
A small change to shampoo and conditioner bottles makes a big difference for blind users. So cool!
IT'S OUUUUUUUUUT NOOOOOOOOOOW Y'ALL!!!!
Since some people are talking about the “death of the URL” … again … it felt like the right time to re-post something I wrote 2 years ag on the topic https://medium.com/@torgo/in-defense-of-the-url-adbec59c7cf4 including a link to research that seems to indicate people DO know what URLs are.
"Develop in more than one browser. Test in more than one browser. Use more than one browser.
You are both consumer and producer. You have a say in how the future plays out."
Sometime I want to make a bot that toots lines from the Angular docs.
For example, this gem:
"The target name is the name of a property. It may look like the name of an attribute but it never is. To appreciate the difference, you must develop a new way to think about template HTML."
"We'll just drop in this component," they said. "We can just accept the defaults," they said. https://mastodon.xyz/media/6dcUXbsrg426lrupj98
I love concise language, elegant design, strong coffee, and jazz.
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