Notes

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Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Reading Helliconia Summer by Brian Aldiss.

Going to Berlin. brb

Replying to a tweet from @dorobot

Franzbrötchen?

Ich komme gleich. Bis bald!

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Replying to a tweet from @tomprior

Thanks, Tom—I’m still very pleased with that talk, even after all this time.

https://adactio.com/articles/1508

Replying to a tweet from @hankchizljaw

I’m late to the party, but…

I highly recommend following the work of @shrell when it comes to performance—her talk at @ViewSourceConf was great!

Replying to a post on adactio.com

…And that feels “right” to me. Like, it’s a reasonable expectation that they know the building blocks but haven’t yet acquired the experience to assemble those building blocks into a robust codebase. Kinda short-term to long-term thinking.

Replying to a tweet from @kriesse

When I’ve hired junior devs, I’ve noticed they have a working knowledge of what’s inside the curly braces (properties and values) and less experience of what’s outside the curly braces (selectors) regarding modularity, maintainability, etc.

Monday, November 11th, 2019

Replying to a tweet from @robocell

what is truly driving the bloat, then?

Two words:

Third

Parties

https://almanac.httparchive.org/en/2019/third-parties

Sunday, November 10th, 2019

Checked in at Fox On the Downs. Sunday roast — with Jessica map

Checked in at Fox On the Downs. Sunday roast — with Jessica

Friday, November 8th, 2019

Fellow @FFConf attendees: remember that bit in @CSSwizardry’s talk where he refused to reveal the “secret” of ordering the tags in the head of your documents?

Well, there’s this thing called View Source… https://csswizardry.com/

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

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Checked in at The Joker. Wing night! — with Ana

Replying to a tweet from @heydonworks

You what the effort to be inclusive, Heydon?

Replying to a tweet from @ohhelloana

Yay! See you at Homebrew Website Club?

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday evening, in Brighton there’s Homebrew Website Club at 6pm in @68MiddleSt and @AsyncJS from 7:15 in @TheSkiff. If you’re in town for @FFConf, come along!

@seb_ly I saw this and thought of you: https://lightcommands.com/

I had so much fun during @CodebarBrighton last night, helping @SarahAlsherif write her first web page!

https://twitter.com/sarahalsherif/status/1191867047648677890

Monday, November 4th, 2019

Replying to a tweet from @csswizardry

Excellent—your technique is very similar to @wordridden’s. We should compare sometime (hint, hint).

Given that Google Search are beginning to remove URLs from search results (not even showing domain names!), this thing I wrote five years ago might be worth revisiting:

Seams. https://adactio.com/journal/6786

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Checked in at Jolly Brewer. Saturday morning tunes — with Jessica map

Checked in at Jolly Brewer. Saturday morning tunes — with Jessica

Friday, November 1st, 2019

Replying to a post on martymcgui.re

Oh, interesting! I shall investigate this further. Thank you muchly, Marty!