Archive: October 8th, 2019

Great talk by @Shiiinobee at Codebar Brighton! (You should hire her!)

Great talk by @Shiiinobee at Codebar Brighton!

(You should hire her!)

You really don’t need all that JavaScript, I promise

The transcript of a fantastic talk by Stuart. The latter half is a demo of Portals, but in the early part of the talk, he absolutely nails the rise in popularity of complex front-end frameworks:

I think the reason people started inventing client-side frameworks is this: that you lose control when you load another page. You click on a link, you say to the browser: navigate to here. And that’s it; it’s now out of your hands and in the browser’s hands. And then the browser gives you back control when the new page loads.

Southern Mosaic

A beautiful audio and visual history of the Lomax’s journey across:

On March 31 1939, when John and Ruby Lomax left their vacation home on Port Aransas, Texas, they already had some idea of what they would encounter on their three-month, 6,502 mile journey through the southern United States collecting folk songs.

Replying to a tweet from @SaraSoueidan

I’m still chasing payment from the @Confront _SE conference in Malmö—it’s been a year now.