Hi all! This is a call to action for those who would like to help with their accessibility skills, or learn them while working on a not too complex web front-end. The quite popular Jitsi Meet web frontend has some accessibility issues which are preventing people with disabilities like me to participate in many meetings. These issues are low-hanging fruit. So if you would like to to do something good that really helps a lot of people and has big impact, here‘s the issue: https://github.com/jitsi/jitsi-meet/issues/4541
Today is the day to buy all the music https://mastodon.social/@walterebert/103843944592533108
Support artists this Friday on Bandcamp https://daily.bandcamp.com/features/bandcamp-covid-19-fundraiser
With a surge in working from home 😷 we have some tips to get started
🏁Getting started: https://docs.nextcloud.com/server/18/admin_manual/installation/index.html
📄How to install ONLYOFFICE (comes out of the box in Hub): https://nextcloud.com/blog/how-to-install-onlyoffice-in-nextcloud-hub-and-new-integration-feature/
🗨️How to set up TURN for Nextcloud Talk: https://help.nextcloud.com/t/howto-setup-nextcloud-talk-with-turn-server/30794
Any tips are welcome on where to buy music online to support artists #musicMonday
I was surprised that NYTimes still manages to detect Chrome Incognito mode (I thought Chrome had fixed that bug), so I dug in. How do they do it? It's actually pretty clever:
- Firefox: indexedDB throws an error in private browsing
- Safari: localStorage is disabled
- Edge/IE: indexedDB is null
- Chrome: estimate the available storage quota, if it's lower than ~125MB, then it's Incognito
Die Bundesregierung startet die öffentliche Konsultation zur neuen Datenstrategie. Ich freue mich dass ich bereits in der Expertenanhörung Impulse geben konnte. Zum Beispiel dass die Software Open Source sein sollte. http://www.Datenstrategie-Bundesregierung.de
I'm looking for an experienced WordPress plugin developer to help me out answering the more technical support questions for our Mailchimp for WordPress plugin (http://mc4wp.com) on a daily basis.
Requirements are ~2 hours of availability per day, have to be good at working on your own and willing to get really familiar with the plugin and code I wrote up to a decade ago.
Rewards: Good pay, lots of freedom. No crazy requests or demands, just very consistent work.
Mozilla's move to @matrix has officially been opened for the general public last night. Blog post here: http://exple.tive.org/blarg/2020/02/20/synchronous-messaging-were-live/
And if you missed my introduction to the #Riot web interface for screen reader users in December, here it is: https://marcozehe.de/2019/12/20/how-to-get-around-matrix-and-riot-with-a-screen-reader/
Neuer Blogbeitrag (Was ist denn dieses TV-Camp - und was hat das mit WordPress zu tun?) bei mir - https://is.gd/xxNqiQ
Switched out React for Preact in Koko Analytics earlier today and the whole thing took less than 30 minutes, including switching out the hash-based router. Such a great job by Jason Miller and the other contributors.
Just this change got the JS bundle (admin only) size down to 130 kB (from 260 kB). 🚀
And down to 120 kB by replacing whatwg-fetch by unfetch: https://github.com/developit/unfetch .
Usually, I don't do much content editing, but I used the WordPress Gutenberg editor for https://tv-camp.de/. There is still enough room for improvement.
Ubuntu created an container tool called Multipass https://multipass.run/.
Reminds me of The 5th Element.
Reality check for the future of the Open Web https://webdevlaw.uk/2020/02/15/conference-talk-wordpresss-role-in-a-changing-web/
Laravel Mix looks very promising to simplify Webpack setups https://laravel-mix.com/
"API Platform" looks interesting for developing webservices with PHP https://api-platform.com/
Today I released a new WordPress plugin, just in time for my local WP meetup tommorrow https://wordpress.org/plugins/wee-remove-xmlrpc-methods/
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