Wednesday, February 8th, 2023

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Thank you so much for listening! 😊

And, yeah, I know how you feel: I too want to keep caring but it sure feels like going against the tide of “modern” web development. 😔

Friday, February 3rd, 2023

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Thank you so much for making Scribe!

I used to be torn when I’d read something interesting on Medium: why link to it when its bound to disappear any day? Now, I link away!

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023

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“In Defence of the Single Page Application”

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Tuesday, January 31st, 2023

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Maybe the proposal for a CSS :toggle pseudo-class could solve this?

Friday, January 27th, 2023

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On my phone’s home screen (an iPhone):

One screen deep:

Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

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Then there’s the original port number for the Web World Web: 2784

There’s a story behind it…

Monday, January 23rd, 2023

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I think you’re right—I’ll update it.

Friday, January 20th, 2023

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I challenge you to rework the genuinely good Kettle Companion:

(the obvious fixes are for their terrible website)

Thursday, January 19th, 2023

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Oh yes, I linked to that a while back:

Thanks for the reminder!

Tuesday, January 10th, 2023

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It’s no longer an issue. I was in California last month and that was fine.

But I think if you go to places like Florida in the summertime, there might be further questions to answer about tropical infectious diseases.

Friday, January 6th, 2023

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Yup, it’s classic POSSE: Post on your Own Site, Syndicate Elsewhere.

(Same with this reply: I’ve got a bookmarklet I use to pop open a new browser window pre-populated with the URL I’m replying to.)

Thursday, January 5th, 2023

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This is the first web component I ever recall seeing in the wild years ago, and I still think it’s a good example of doing one thing well:

Monday, January 2nd, 2023

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Saturday, December 31st, 2022

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Turns out 3 of my 4 “purchases” were projects I backed on Kickstarter:

  • The Wilderness Yet
  • Tom Delaney
  • Paddy Egan

All great albums!

The other one was Cormac Begley’s excellent “B”.

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I follow you for cats, astrophotography, and the almost complete lack of JavasScript …like you’re in a witness protection programme for OG JavaScript library authors. 😉

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RIP Jared Leto’s career.

Saturday, December 24th, 2022

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It snowed and snowed on Hoth, but Santa never came. What did that make Luke, Han, and Leia?

Rebels without a Claus.

Friday, December 23rd, 2022

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Everyone thinks I’m being sarcastic when they ask “What would you like for Christmas?” and I respond “Socks!”

But I genuinely want good socks!