Want to view a single image on @imgur (literally its only job)? Good luck! You gotta successfully download (354KB) and run (1.21MB) of client-side React in order to get your image requested as resource 110 of 553. What should have been an IMG element became… this. t.co/XkrbZcLQQg
SQL tricks: single quote your strings
CloudFront distributions take a while to update, so take advantage of the time you spend waiting to write your doctoral thesis.
There’s only one place to see every resource in your AWS organization, in every region: the AWS bill.
The AWS Console is clearly built by multiple teams, some of which very obviously despise people.
SQL tricks: find duplicates
who said the platform isn’t useful
@dvassallo As a programmer a big part of your job is to know when it is good enough.
Basically, one way to help your site be accessible is to structure your content as if CSS doesn’t exist. A lot of users don’t navigate your site visually. Using this line of thinking will help a lot with #accessibility.
BEFORE WE CAN SEIZE THE MEANS OF PRODUCTION
WE MUST SEIZE THE MEANS OF STAGING
Job Alert: BuildWitt is looking for a remote, full-time WordPress developer.
You‘ll architect websites for construction and mining companies.
+ 5+ years experience
+ Strong PHP skills
+ in North America
Check it out.
OK, #WordPress folks. I didn’t ask last week because April Fool’s Day: who’s hiring? Just finished a three-month sabbatical and ready to jump back into it. Strengths are multisite and PHP, but that’s the tip of what I can do. See the whole scope at linkedin.com/in/susanwrotethis
Keen to get some more junior roles (dev, product, or design) up and running on Honest Work so drop me a DM if you’re interested in posting your junior/entry level role for free.
We have had solid testing tools for web apps for more than a decade, which enable programmers to keep legacy code maintained without the fear of breaking behavior.
And that’s why, about every two years, all code gets thrown away and rewritten in whatever framework is popular.
“Why most redesigns fail” by Girish Rawat. Classic truths every designer and product manager should know. Accessible, well paced article for folks at all levels of experience. Nice quick case studies of failed redesigns. link.medium.com/3V9YRoAEdT
Right. So not only is WordPress 5.0 coming out Thursday, so is PHP 7.3. More plugin compatibility checks needed.
Happy early birthday to me (my birthday is Sunday)?
If you want to stay relevant as a software developer for the next ten years?
These are the 3 major things you should focus on:
1. The ability to work in a team.
3. Coaching and uplifting those more junior than you.
Tech always changes. twitter.com/beeman_nl/status/106…
Actually, if you’re on Safari it’s now green so look for that. But remember – if you’re on Chrome it’s now grey so look for that *unless* you haven’t updated to v69 which means look for green. Oh – if it’s Chrome on mobile then don’t look for it because it’s not there.