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Alex Somers & Sigur Rós – End

Alex Somers, partner of Sigur Rós’ Jónsi, has created the music for the Black Mirror episode “Hang the DJ”. I really like the album Alex has created for this episode. Next to “Into Place” and “Out There” the track “End” (featuring Sigur Rós) really stands out: Feels like classic Sigur Rós / Jónsi. Listen on …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Wednesday February 14, 2018


Counting With CSS Counters and CSS Grid

Thanks to Counting With CSS Counters and CSS Grid my attention was directed to this fact comes to using CSS Counters: The effectiveness of counter() wanes when we realize that an element displaying the total count can only appear after all the elements to be counted in the source code. This is because the …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Wednesday February 14, 2018


Everything Easy is Hard Again

Frank Chimero was out of the loop for 3 years when it comes to developing websites. Coming back he was put off by the complexity of how things have gotten. Take layouting for example, where we went from tables to floats to flexbox to grid layout. [With Grid Layout] I’m reminded of the table layouts I was doing in …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Friday February 9, 2018


Extended Validation Is Broken

https://stripe.ian.sh/ is an interesting site by Ian Carroll. See it? Take a closer look at the certificate. Yes, that’s one for “Stripe, Inc” … but, that’s not “Stripe, Inc” is it? This site uses an EV certificate for “Stripe, Inc”, that was legitimately issued by Comodo. However, when you hear “Stripe, …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Monday February 5, 2018


ESNext: JavaScript “Nullish Coalescing Operator”

One of my favorite ECMAScript Proposals is the “Optional Chaining Operator” . Another proposal that forms great duo with it is the “Nullish Coalescing Operator” (sometimes also referred to as “Nullary Coalescing Operator”) . Both proposals still are Stage-1, but don’t let that stop us from taking a peek into it …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Monday February 5, 2018


Fly and Control a Drone Using JavaScript

Whilst the video is only a sneak peek of a Code School tutorial, you can puzzle the pieces together yourself. The key part is the rolling-spider Node package which uses Bluetooth to communicate with the drone. var RollingSpider = require('rolling-spider'); var temporal = require('temporal'); var rollingSpider = …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Sunday February 4, 2018