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André Staltz - The Web began dying in 2014, here's how
“25 years of the Web has gotten us used to foundational freedoms that we take for granted”
web  monopoly  netNeutrality  Internet  freespeech  freedom 
november 2017 by Jswindle
GitHub - raindropio/extensions: Source code of Raindrop.io browser extensions and Mac OS X app
Raindrop.io extensions

Source code of Raindrop.io browser extension (for Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera) and Mac OS X app.
How it works

It have one code base and separate wrappers for each environment. Including Atom-Shell with WebView and node.js wrapper for Mac OS X client implementation. Different appearance implemented with CSS media queries and specific environment classes.


chrome — Main code base of browser extension and Mac OS X app
chrome-build — Google Chrome and Opera build
desktop — Mac OS X build with Atom-Shell wrapper, config and specific sources
firefox — Firefox build with wrapper, config and specific sources
safari — Safari build with wrapper, config and specific sources
raindrop  gulp  web  dev 
january 2017 by Jswindle
The designer’s guide to the OSX command prompt
A tutorial for the modern web designer
The command prompt. Once the lofty domain of that guy you know with the computer science degree. Now more and more the every day domain of the hacker web designer.
osx  tutorial  cli  design  web 
august 2016 by Jswindle
How Google’s Web Crawler Bypasses Paywalls | Elaine's Idle Mind
Wall Street Journal fixed their “paste a headline into Google News” paywall trick. However, Google can still index the content.

Digital publications allow discriminatory access for search engines by inspecting HTTP request headers. The two relevant headers are Referer and User-Agent.
javascript  security  paywall  hacking  web 
july 2016 by Jswindle
The inventor of the Web thinks we need a new one http://flip.it/ywzSW
Although the internet has created millions of new opportunities for people around the world and made the sum of human knowledge available to anyone with a connection, it
encryption  web  Internet 
june 2016 by Jswindle
Save Netflix! | Electronic Frontier Foundation
Netflix is in terrible danger. In fact, these might be its last days.

Oh, not today's Netflix. The Netflix you're using today is fine. It made it—got to do something daring and edgy, prove out its model, and become part of the establishment.

But the next Netflix—the company so cool it makes Netflix look like Blockbuster Video—that Netflix is practically dead in the water.
DMCA  web  W3C  DRM  innovation  patents 
april 2016 by Jswindle
Confessions of a Fake Web Traffic Buyer — digiday.com
Online advertising has a fraud problem. Millions of ad impressions are being served to bots and non-human traffic, and ad tech companies are doing little to stop it. Digiday spoke with a former
web  bots  ads 
april 2016 by Jswindle
Back to the Roots Web with Jekyll
archived 23 Mar 2016 22:31:09 UTC
But one of the respondents to that post, Chad Black provided another outlet. “So, when do you ditch WordPress for something like Jekyll?”
And what, pray tell, is Jekyll?
Jekyll, my gui-besotten unfriends, is the best blogging platform I have ever seen. You run it, predictably, on the command line.
markdown  plainText  staticSite  jekyll  cli  blog  web 
march 2016 by Jswindle
Data Scraping Studio ™ - Web Scraping
Web scraping software to extract data from web pages, html, xml, pdfs in seconds. Data scraping studio allow you to do web mining, screen scraping and web page extraction with point and click feature...
scraper  development  tools  webCrawler  data  web  webScraping 
march 2016 by Jswindle
Bash: Display Web Page Content In Terminal
How can I fetch HTML web page content from bash and display on screen using shell utilities?
web  w3e  browser  text  wget  curl  lynx  cli 
march 2016 by Jswindle
HOW TO PAY for THIS BOOK | Butterick’s Practical Typography
this book is partly an ex­per­i­ment in tak­ing the web se­ri­ously as a book-pub­lish­ing medium.
publishing  pollen  books  typography  fonts  web  ebook 
february 2016 by Jswindle
Virtually massless CSS layout microlibrary via Pocket
css  design  layout  typography  web 
february 2016 by Jswindle
Jekyll • Simple, blog-aware, static sites
Transform your plain text into static websites and blogs. No more databases, comment moderation, or pesky updates to install—just your content. via Pocket
blog  jekuyll  ruby  static  web 
february 2016 by Jswindle
Welcome to Madoko
Write full-blown academic articles with internal references, mathematical formulas, and bibliographies. Madoko uses LaTeX to translate formulas and standard bibliography BibTeX files, and can typeset using any LaTeX document style. via Pocket
web  editor  singleSource  markdown  LaTeX  html 
january 2016 by Jswindle
Forbes forces readers to turn off ad blockers, promptly serves malware | ExtremeTech
For the past few weeks, Forbes.com has been forcing visitors to disable ad blockers if they want to read its content. Visitors to the site with Adblock or uBlock enabled are told they must disable it if they wish to see any Forbes content. via Pocket
ads  malware  web 
january 2016 by Jswindle
The Website Obesity Crisis
Let me start by saying that beautiful websites come in all sizes and page weights. I love big websites packed with images. I love high-resolution video. I love sprawling Javascript experiments or well-designed web apps. This talk isn't about any of those. via Pocket
web  bloat 
january 2016 by Jswindle
cantino/huginn · GitHub
What is Huginn? Huginn is a system for building agents that perform automated tasks for you online. They can read the web, watch for events, and take actions on your behalf. Huginn's Agents create and consume events, propagating them along a directed graph. via Pocket
automation  web 
january 2016 by Jswindle
Hands-on with Facebook M: the virtual assistant with a (real) human touch | The Verge
There’s something eerie about realizing you live in a time people once considered a sci-fi fantasy. In Spike Jonze’s Her, Joaquin Phoenix's character uses an artificial intelligence-powered operating system voiced by Scarlett Johansson. via Pocket
bots  AI  web  automation 
january 2016 by Jswindle

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