I did web development before CSS existed. So, yes: you don't have to use it, if you don't want to.

Maybe, I have just failed getting into the US elections 😜

The Internet Archive have added a WebAssembly-based Flash emulator to their emulation suite, and are preserving 2000s-vintage Flash games, playable in a modern HTML5-capable browser:


Even with 25 years of web development experience, I can't tell what the difference is between shared hosting and serverless.

Deactivating a preloader, because perceived performance is better without it 😱

On Linux you can use Gnome Web (formerly known as Epiphany) to test Webkit. I use it as a replacement for testing Safari. wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Web/

Watched TWiT FLOSS Weekly and discovered the Olive video editor. I'll really have to try its node-based compositing. twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly/epi olivevideoeditor.org/

Platform.SH Deploy Friday starting in about half an hour. Join Gabriel Caruso and I along with Larry Garfield and Patrick Dawkins to talk about PHP and the upcoming 8.0 release.


No surprises in Matt vs. Matt (netlify vs. wordpress.com) discussion at the JAMStackConf.

Just discovered that the Joplin desktop app is huge: 685 MB. It is a note taking app. For comparison, LibreOffice is 767 MB and that is a whole suite of applications.

It's pretty cool that images can be created using pure implementation: github.com/kornelski/cavif-rs

There are already many encoders and decoders to choose from. That looks healthier than VP8 and WebP, which (AFAIK) still have only one implementation after 10 years.

I’ve set up phpc.chat as a community chat resource; it’s powered by open source Rocket.Chat. I don’t want it to take the place of other community spaces, but you’re welcome to use it for anything related to the PHP programming language, if your project needs a home.

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