“Postmark has been acquired by ActiveCampaign - Wildbit”

Acquisitions are always worrying.

“You Don’t Need A UI Framework — Smashing Magazine”

‘About using “the platform”’

Google’s rhetoric has created the misconception that “web components” = a Google framework and “the platform” = code made by Googlers. This serves nobody.

“Web Scraping via Javascript Runtime Heap Snapshots - Adrian Cooney’s Blog”

Just… wow.

“Hard to work with. - Irrational Exuberance”

Not entirely sure I know what to think about this. Some of it feels familiar though.

“Chromium Blog: Chrome 102”

AccessHandle, an API for faster file- and worker-based persistence is now shipping in both Safari (iOS and macOS) and Chrome (desktop only, I think)

“Exploring the SameSite cookie attribute for preventing CSRF”

“Adactio: Journal—Suspicion”

Jeremy goes over some of the responses to his post on web dev trust.

“Trusting Browsers - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

A response to Jeremy Keith’s post on the lack of trust towards built-in APIs, pointing out some of the historical baggage.

“Adactio: Journal—Trust”

This trust dynamic, where devs mistrust built-in browser features (which are by definition more secure) but trust random code from npm, has perplexed me as well.

“Forget Passwords! - by Dorian Taylor”

There are few things about modern productivity that I dislike more than the Google Docs model of real-time collaboration. Writing with people watching over your shoulder has got to be one of the worst ways of writing ever invented.

“Michael Tsai - Blog - App Store Removing Old Apps That Still Work”

An overview of Apple’s latest instance of self-sabotage.

“Progressively Enhanced Builds - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

“Best Font for Online Reading: No Single Answer”

It depends, basically.

“Progressive Enhancement and HTML Forms: use FormData – Bram.us”

“Age of Invention: Myth-busting Innovation Prizes”

“Brief Note on Buttons, Enter, and Space — Adrian Roselli”

“You Don’t Hate Mocks; You Hate Side-Effects - The Code Whisperer”

“The Front-End Developer’s Guide to the Terminal”

“Organize your CSS declarations alphabetically – Eric Bailey”

Not really convinced but the argument is interesting.

“Ordering CSS Declarations - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

‘“Best Practice” is not a reason to do something – Chelsea Troy’

“Principles for hiring engineers with Jacob Kaplan-Moss (The Changelog #479) -> Changelog”

The reverse code review. Clever idea.

“Annual Performance Reviews Ruin Everything - by Elizabeth Ayer - Apr, 2022 - Medium”