Filing under: not very interesting but very useful (I hope) tutorials, here’s a step-by-step guide to accessing your local server (ex. the one you’ve got running on localhost:3000). Why might you need this? Because you need to test on IE and you have a not-Windows machine. Cool? Moving on. Getting the VM Download your VM for […]
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In talks discussing performance, speakers will often talk about what the “weight” of a website is. What does that actually mean? And how do you find it? How big is the page load? When we talk about “How much does this website weigh?” we tend to mean “How big is the page load”? This will […]
Per a recent(ish) request on Twitter, here are a few resources about learning to code by voice, which also hopefully give you a bit of context when you’re searching around the topic. If you have RSI and are looking to reduce stress on your nerves, check out a previous article I’ve written on the topic. […]
In a continuation of my “burn your résumé” theme from last month, I remembered a piece of data I read that I found fascinating. Come with me, on this journey, where we read this chart: Cool chart, right? Let me help: These stats are from a paper highlighted last year by the Harvard Business Review […]
Earlier this week, I wrote my first Firefox extension, a port of the “Millennials to Snake People” Chrome extension, which you might’ve read about in the Huffington Post, or The Verge, or quite a few other outlets. It simply takes the word “millennials” and re-writes it to “snake people.” It also rewrites quite a few […]