I like that @bencodezen has a “uses” page! He lists all of the tools he uses on a day to day basis. I get nerdcurious about other people’s setups (I also like seeing pictures of their offices)
Nice free Browser Cache Checker: giftofspeed.com/cache-checker
To this day TCP/UPD ports 666 are reserved for DOOM
do tech workers in the south have y’all-hands instead of all-hands
It’s not that left handed people are naturally more creative, it’s just that we spend our whole lives devising new ways to deal with every new discovery of yet another thing not built for us
Are you a student or recent graduate looking for UX work in the DC area? If yes, you should apply for the NPR UX Research Internship.
I’m auditing several WordPress plugins and it’s becoming more and more apparent that there is a severe need for an admin form framework to become part of core.
A simple form API where inputs are declared and submissions handled would save so much time/code.
THIS IS NOT A PARODY.
You can do your greatest work
Because instead of spreading your skills/energy/attention across many things you can pour *all of it* into one glorious epic thing you can maybe tell your grandkids about someday
In other words, whole-assing one thing instead of half-assing many
If you’re going to write about accessibility, don’t publish your post on @Medium. It’s not accessible, doesn’t offer alt text for images. Despite multiple requests over the years, @MediumSupport has no plans to improve accessibility on their site. #a11y #accessibility
Oh hey, new followers! Quick intro!
Hi! My name is Jessica! I am a Front-End Engineer in the DC area who has decided to be unemployed for a bit for…reasons. I will be looking for a job in the DC area soon-ish, so if you have leads, send them my way! 😁
“Yeah, we’ve got a website, but we’re going to put our blog on @medium.”
[alt-text: Bubbles from Trailer Park Boys looking confused.] t.co/irFEVB09eg
Here are some things I did to set up the business and how much they cost me. If I was on a tight budget I wouldn’t have done most of these things, or found cheaper alternatives. But nonetheless, I think this info can be useful to anyone going through the same process.
In my day we had to make websites by slicing images in Photoshop and exporting them to Dreamweaver to create table based layouts that broke if anyone changed the text… uphill. Both ways. In the snow!
Influencing behavior through coercion is not an example I want to pass to my kids.
It is sometime useful to have a senior developers in the team..