> By using simple tooling myself, I ensure that the software I develop does not become unnecessarily reliant on IDEs. If you use grep instead of jump-to-definition too much indirection becomes intolerable. For what I do, I think this results in better software.
During an #accessibility review for a client I simulated blindness when using a screen reader. It gave me a vastly different perspective. I wrote something about it with two videos to demonstrate the differences.
As in flags are for changing settings of a command.
I wrote a blog post:
"How I built a browser extension in 2021 (using modern tools and libraries)"
To me, motivation is a big riddle. Why can I code hours on end at home but not at the office? What brings joy and what does not? Why is it that if I do a thing for money – for any extrinsic reward, probably! – I feel less intrinsically motivated? I heard that this effect can be shown in children. I still wonder about the reason, though. In the work place, I think part of it is that in capitalism, the things you enjoy so much you'll do for free, so paid work is often joyless. See alienation. 1/
Firefox is removing support for PWAs in v85. While conflicted, here are my thoughts.: https://rusingh.com/articles/2021/01/30/mozilla-pwas-chrome-mobile/
Mini-hack of the day:
Removed the Google Analytics script from my blog in favor of sendBeacon()-based custom code by @firstname.lastname@example.org (thank you!).
It’s smaller, it’s anonymous (I don’t track users anymore) and I can collect core web vital scores.
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