Everyone has JavaScript, right?
Your user requests your web app Has the page loaded yet? “All your users are non-JS while they're downloading your JS” — Jake Archibald Did the HTTP request for…
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Securely using .npmrc files in Docker images – Alexandra Ulsh
Building Docker images with private npm packages I recently completed a security audit of Docker images for a project. These images used .npmrc files ( npm…
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Kate Bush and me: David Mitchell on being a lifelong fan of the pop poet
Fierce … Kate Bush.Photograph: Record Company Handout I ’ve been a fan of Kate Bush for nearly 40 years. Being a fan, like being in love, is giddying, it’s as…
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Employment Teaches You How Not to be a Free Agent: You Have Stuff to Unlearn
Category: Free Agent Developers Recently, I was doing something that occupies a surprising amount of my time these days: using LinkedIn for lead gen. This…
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Language Specific Quotation Marks
This page shows how language specific quotation marks are set with CSS andthe unicodecharacters for the typographical quotes used in several languages. The…
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Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1—for People Who Haven’t Read the Update
3 Dec ember 2018 Published in UX No comments Happy United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018 ! The United Nations chose “Empowering…
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The Log: What every software engineer should know about real-time data's unifying abstraction
I joined LinkedIn about six years ago at a particularly interesting time. We were just beginning to run up against the limits of our monolithic, centralized…
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The right way to watch Neon Genesis Evangelion
This spring, Netflix will bring the mid-’90s animated series Neon Genesis Evangelion to the platform. For fans of the series, it’s an occasion on par with the…
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14 days ago
Adding value, by adding values
This week I had the great honour of being named by the RSA as the first Royal Designer for Industry for Service Design. My hope is to inspire the next…
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When your design system fails
We’ve heard a lot about great design systems, but what happens when they don’t work out? Introduction Any mature application will eventually experience a UI…
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Details about the event-stream incident
This is an analysis of the event-stream incident of which many of you became aware earlier this week. npm acts immediately to address operational concerns and…
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How to Retire Forever on a Fixed Chunk of Money
These last two articles have focused on how common it is for early retirees to continue making money after they say goodbye to the cubicle. I share stories like…
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Falcon Heavy Model - Flight 1
Falcon Heavy Model - Flight 1 20,154 views Up next Autoplay 6:45 TOP 10 Homemade ROCKETS Tech Planet 703K views 8:25 Flat Earthers vs. Falcon Heavy Launch hiith…
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We have liftoff: Edinburgh Observatory embarks on a new mission
Tourist magnet … the City Observatory, now part of the Collective gallery complex.Photograph: Murdo MacLeod for the Guardian E dinburgh’s old and elegant…
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Micro Frontends - extending the microservice idea to frontend development
Techniques, strategies and recipes for building a modern web app with multiple teams using different JavaScript frameworks . What are Micro Frontends? The term…
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Mute Background Noise
Technology FAQ Blog Download for free App for Mac One Button, No Noise. Mute the background noise during your calls Download for free Featured by Mute noise…
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Staff Augmentation is as Staff Augmentation Does
Category: The Life of a Programmer I’m in the process of drafting a post entitled “What Do You Know That People Would Pay You For?” But what I’ll put here in…
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The 100% correct way to split your chunks with Webpack
Working out the best way to serve up files to your users can be a tricky business. There’s so many different scenarios, different technologies, different…
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The Product Pragmatist – ProductCoalition.com
How often have you spent time in multi-day planning sessions, created a huge set of goals for the upcoming year, only to circle back a year later to find that…
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Inlining or Caching? Both Please! | Filament Group, Inc., Boston, MA
Posted by Scott 11/13/2018 Last week, I was finishing a section of my slides for a presentation at the Performance.Now() conference . In it, I was exploring…
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Git - git-rerere Documentation
Setup and Config git config help Getting and Creating Projects init clone Basic Snapshotting add status diff commit reset rm mv Branching and Merging branch…
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What I’m up to: tech leadership - Laughing Meme
I told myself at the 6 month mark of fun employment I’d publish my notes about what I’d been up to. I missed that. Did some yak shaving. Having a couple of…
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Redesigning your product and website for dark mode
Implementing dark mode is easy, but designing for it is less so. Here are some things you should consider when designing a dark mode version of your product or…
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$stdout - Remote Life
$stdout - Remote Life 228 views Published on 8 Nov 2018 Remote work is more than just a perk, it's a way of life. From being able to snack all day without…
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The best Apple Watch face and complication combos
Sadly the Apple Watch doesn't support third-party watch faces, and while that might change, you're stuck with what Apple has to offer right now. But that…
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You Should Change the Reason People Pay You
Category: From Developer to Consultant Quick — what’s the reason people pay you? Don’t ponder. Just freeze the first thing that comes into your mind. It’s…
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'The wrong type of development': the battle for Edinburgh's Leith Walk
The proposed development for Leith Walk.Photograph: Drum Property Group Like most ports, Leith has always been a place of change – and never more so than over…
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Are you caught in the 60% tax trap?
Parents with two children can claim up to £1,790 in child benefit.Photograph: Getty Images/Hero Images T his week’s budget promised an income tax giveaway next…
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Fold N Fly ✈
A database of paper airplanes with easy to follow folding instructions. The Basic Easy time aloft Basic Dart Easy distance The Stable Easy time aloft, acrobatic…
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Making your UI tests resilient to change – kentcdodds
Kent C. Dodds Making software development more accessible · Husband, Father, Latter-day Saint, Teacher, OSS, GDE, @TC39 · @PayPalEng @eggheadio @FrontendMasters…
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On Heroes | Jeffrey Snover's blog
Technology heroes are always difficult subject. As an engineering manager, I remember the first time I participated in a “life boat” drill where you have to…
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Hopefully Useful Techniques for Git Rebase | End Point
Hopefully Useful Techniques for Git Rebase ByEthan Rowe August 20, 2010 I recently had to spend a few hours merging Git branches to get a development branch in…
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How Auto-Tune Revolutionized the Sound of Popular Music | Pitchfork
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Mortgage Brokers for Contractors & Independent Professionals
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What evidence outside-IR35 contractors need to prove themselves
Given public sector engagers’ tendency to take a risk-averse approach when determining their contractors’ IR35 status , it is vital that independent workers…
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Start Performance Budgeting
If you're building a web experience and want to stay fast, a performance budget can be critical . For success, embrace performance budgets and learn to live…
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The TC39 process for ECMAScript features
This blog post explains the so-called TC39 process , which governs how ECMAScript features are designed, starting with ECMAScript 2016 (ES7). Related blog…
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Letting Agent Or Landlord Responsible For Securing Deposit?
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How the English Failed to Stamp Out the Scots Language
Gled tae meet ye. Aïda Amer (animation); thistle (shutterstock) Over the past few decades, as efforts to save endangered languages have become governmental…
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Raised by YouTube
Max Guther ChuChu TV, the company responsible for some of the most widely viewed toddler content on YouTube, has a suitably cute origin story. Vinoth Chandar,…
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What Everybody Is Getting Wrong About FIRE
Fig 1: Suze Orman’s opinion of our lifestyle, as captured in a crazy interview on Paula Pant’s Afford Anything podcast. In case you hadn’t already noticed it in…
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Agile in the UK Government - An Insider Reveals All
Key takeaways GDS are trying to transform the UK government, to become digital-by-default GDS philosophy puts users first, with a focus on agile principles and…
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Lessons from the UK Government's Digital Transformation Journey
Citizens can get the information and services they need more quickly because users' needs are considered in government service design, and suppliers can work…
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Why Are Enterprises So Slow?
tl;dr In this article I want to explain a few things about enterprises and their software, based on my experiences, and also describe what things need to be in…
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It doesn't have to be crazy at work
Get a free pack of "It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work" stickers It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work By Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson In the UK,…
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Tim Hecker: Konoyo Album Review | Pitchfork
For the last decade, Tim Hecker has been on a quest to unite musician and machine, to blur the border between the sources of his sounds and the output he…
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Crossrail: A Hole New World - London Reconnections
"It is the principle that bad news tends to accrue at a lower management level, because no one wants to be the person who moves a project risk marker from ‘yellow’ to ‘red’ on a RAG chart. As a result, pessimism and a belief that the project will overrun ‘bubbles up’ to a certain decision-making level but never beyond, as if hitting the thermal layer that exists in the ocean. Eventually, the issues reach critical mass and force their way through, leaving senior management wonder why everything ‘suddenly’ went wrong, when in fact the signs that the project was troubled existed at a lower level for some time."
london  transport  crossrail  projectmanagement  culture 
12 weeks ago
react-from-markup
Introduction react-from-markup lets you declare React components using simple, static markup. Why? Sometimes, your tech stack doesn’t speak JavaScript very…
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12 weeks ago
Next.js 7 | Hacker News
We use a bunch of Zeit’s tools (particularly Next.js and its static export feature) at Common (https://www.common.com — we’re hiring!), and they’re consistently…
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Value Prop Workshop: A “State Matrix Audit”
Category: You Asked For It Alright, let’s try something new for this week’s reader question. As regular readers know, I do a “you asked for it” column where I…
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Last minute flights: Skyscanner's guide to finding a late deal | Skyscanner's Travel Blog
In the era of budget airlines, are last minute flights dead? Not if you know how, when, and where to look... Here's some tried and tested tips on how to bag a…
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Ask HN: I just got my first team lead. What should I do? | Hacker News
Lucky me (29, Software Engineer from Berlin, Germany) recently got a new job as a Lead Architect for a startup.
Now I’d say I’m not a bad engineer, but I’ve…
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How to fail as a new engineering manager – Noteworthy - The Journal Blog
In 8 easy steps “A barista pouring coffee into a mug that says ugh on it at Bar Nine” by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash Congratulations - you’re a new manager! No,…
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What is ActivityPub, and how will it change the internet?
A new kind of social network There’s a new social network in town. It’s called Mastodon . You might have even heard of it. On the surface, Mastodon feels a lot…
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12 weeks ago
Promethease
Promethease is a literature retrieval system that builds a personal DNA report based on connecting a file of DNA genotypes to the scientific findings cited in SNPedia.
biology  genetics  23andme 
september 2018
Handling the Notch on iPhone X, XS, XR and XS Max.
Raise your hands if you love the notch on iPhone X, XS, XR or XS Max! Okay, not many hands went up there, but I’m sure as a developer you do love some extra…
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september 2018
Bridging the Gap Between Design & Code
‘Design & Code’ is a series about design and engineering experiments, processes, and learnings, brought to you by the AirSwap team. At AirSwap, we have an…
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september 2018
Visual Breaking Change in Design Systems
We Respect Code APIs. But What About Color, Type and Space? #4 of 6 of the series Releasing Design Systems: Outputs | Cadence | Versioning | Breaking |…
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september 2018
Design Systems
The Tale of Two Gardens O nce upon a time there lived two gardeners. Each was hired by the City Director to plant a garden for the city. The first gardener…
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september 2018
Private by Default
I want Feedbin to be the opposite of Big Social. I think people should have the right not to be tracked on the Internet and Feedbin can help facilitate that.…
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september 2018
The "Developer Experience" Bait-and-Switch | Infrequently Noted
TL;DR : we cannot continue to use as much JavaScript as is now “normal” and expect the web to flourish. At the same time, most developers experience no…
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september 2018
Game console browsers
A collection of information about the browsers in game consoles
web  browsers  consoles 
september 2018
Design Thinking Is Fundamentally Conservative and Preserves the Status Quo
Noctiluxx/Getty Images When it comes to design thinking, the bloom is off the rose. Billed as a set of tools for innovation, design thinking has been…
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september 2018
The principles behind Bulb’s design
Nearly a year ago we agreed on our design principles at Bulb . Ever since then, they have guided the way we work. This includes: Having shared principles helped…
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september 2018
The Font Loading Checklist—zachleat.com
The Font Loading Checklist 30 Aug 2018 Zach Leatherman 3 min read When I look back at the last four years that I’ve spent learning everything I could about web…
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september 2018
How do you mark up an accordion?
I made a poll on Twitter the other day asking the #lazyweb how they would mark up an FAQ section — or a list of questions and their corresponding answers. I…
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september 2018
commercetools | The eCommerce solution for innovators and visionaries
commercetools | The eCommerce solution for innovators and visionaries
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september 2018
Tech Notes: TypeScript at Google
September 01, 2018 I've been working on TypeScript for over two years now(!) so I thoughtI'd write a post or two to reflect. I should open with the…
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september 2018
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