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How We Built the World Wide Web in Five Days

At the most recent edition of Fronteers Conference – a conference which I’ve been attending for over 10 yeras by now – Jeremy Keith & Remy Sharp did a two-person talk on their rebuild of the original WorldWideWeb application back in February . Join (Je)Remy on a journey through time and space and code as …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Monday October 28, 2019


My favourite Git commit

David Thompson on his favorite Git commit: a single character fix, but with one hell of an explanation: In a different organisation, from a different developer, this entire commit message might have been change whitespace , or fix bug , or (depending on the team’s culture) some less than flattering opinions about …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Monday October 28, 2019


Meet Andy

Basecamp’s new head of marketing, Andy Didorosi , comes on the Rework podcast to talk about how he started a bus company in his hometown of Detroit to help …

Written by Signal vs. Noise - - Aggregated on Monday October 28, 2019


One simple trick to optimize React re-renders

Kent C. Dodds: If you’re experiencing React performance issues, try this: “Lift” the expensive component to a parent where it will be rendered less often. Then pass the expensive component down as a prop. You may find doing so solves your performance problem without needing to spread React.memo all …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Monday October 28, 2019


Who do you trust?

Dear Reader, There are people I trust, and others I do not. Who I trust largely depends on the context of the conversation. For example, if we are talking crypto-currencies, I trust my friend Luke Stokes. He has proven to me time and time again that he understands the domain-space and has earned my trust. […] The …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Monday October 28, 2019


Making sense of API response times

Mathias Hansen, co-founder of Geocodio, on how they analyze their API response times: For the longest time, we focused on average response times. It is a quick and simple metric that you can quickly break down by API endpoint and time window. […] While measuring average response time have their place they can also …

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Written by Bram.us - - Aggregated on Monday October 28, 2019


Interviews from php[world]: Cal Evans, Taylor Otwell, Samantha Quiñones, and …

In Episode 25 Our crew sat down and snagged some interviews in the atrium at php[world] in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia. This episode packs a lot into one hour and 13 minutes. Topics Practical static analysis tools like Psalm and PHPStan and moving away from DocBlocks to using native PHP 7 type hints. John …

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Written by php[architect] - The site for PHP professionals - - Aggregated on Monday October 28, 2019


Mistakes

Every Sunday I send out a newsletter and right now it’s at about 35,000 subscribers. It just so happens I made an embarrassing mistake in today’s issue: When someone first brought it to my attention I tweeted about it thinking it was a funny mistake, and since then I’ve had hundreds of emails about it. Now I …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Sunday October 27, 2019


2019 @Scale Conference recap

The @Scale Conference is an invitation-only technical event for engineers who work on large-scale platforms and technologies. This year’s event took place on October 16 at the San Jose Convention Center, where more than 1,300 attendees gathered to discuss how to build applications and services that scale to millions …

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Written by Facebook Code - - Aggregated on Friday October 25, 2019


Weekly Update 162

Ah, impending summer on the Gold Coast! It's that time of year when you can just start to sense those warm beach days and it's absolutely my favourite time of year here. Which means... it's time to head off to other events again. Fortunately it's all domestic this time as I head south to Sydney and Melbourne and …

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Written by Troy Hunt - - Aggregated on Friday October 25, 2019


Chopsticks Required

To keep your keyboard clean and free from grim use chopsticks when you are eating chips and other snacks. Products shown in the picture: Keyboard: Keychron K2 ( 10% off ) Chopsticks: Goldage Fiberglass  $6.99 for 5 pairs.  

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Friday October 25, 2019