Dear Reader, A while back I wrote I love writing code! in which I talked about the fact that am not ashamed of the fact that I love writing code. Software development is my passion and I am blessed enough to be able to do it for a living. The other side of that coin is […]
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In one of my Twitch hour sessions I decided to attempt to build a Tetris clone inspired by news that Tetris turned 35 years old in June 2019. Given it was an hour of coding the game was far from complete but I had the shapes and I had dropping blocks and with around 4 more (offline) hours, I had a fully working …
Xdebug Update: August 2019
Tuesday, September 10th 2019, 09:25 BST
This is another of the monthly update reports in which I explain what happened with Xdebug development in this past month. It will be published on the first Tuesday after the 5th of each month. …
I got an email a few days ago. “I’m not a programmer. I’m a mom of two
kids: 9 and 14. They both seem to be interested in computers, but they
mostly play games. What would you recommend I do to help them make
a career in tech?” I’m not an expert in parenting, but I’m getting similar
requests rather often. It’s great …
We all know the mantra, own your space yet we all seem to love our walled gardens. At first it was Medium and we all gave them content only for them to take advantage of it. Instead of learning our lesson now everyone seems to be moving to dev.to or whatever flavor of the month is.
Social media is no better, just …
Really nice CSS Grid demo by Olivia NG. It’s a magazine containing twelve pages on The Avengers:
CSS Grid: Magazine Layouts →
Other nice CSS Grid Demos by Olivia include a Floor Plan and an Excel Spreadsheet
“Visual” Git Client for the CLI, which includes some features as seen in Sourcetree or Tower.
Installation per Homebrew:
brew install lazygit
Be sure to check the keybindings .
lazygit – Simple Terminal UI for git Commands →
Related: tig might also float your boat
The Webkit blog, on how to optimize your pages so that they don’t drain the battery of your visitors their devices:
Users spend a large proportion of their online time on mobile devices, and a significant fraction of the rest is users on untethered laptop computers. For both, battery life is critical. In this post, …
On August 26, 2019, the GitHub application was deployed to production with 100 percent of traffic on the newest Rails version: 6.0. This change came just 1.5 weeks after the final release of Rails 6.0 . Rails upgrades aren’t always something companies announce, but looking back at GitHub’s history of being on a …
(via Advait Kalakkad on Twitter: “I think about this picture a lot and it’s the best metaphor in my opinion for thinking about some weird futures with AI as a design partner https://t.co/yAxoGgjE6A” / Twitter )
Hi, I’m Gary, a Developer Evangelist for Twilio who’s based in Swansea. So if you’re using Twilio to power your communications or would like to know what we do, I’m the person for you. I’m local and keen to hang out with your dev teams and show you what we can do to help you engage your customers.
Drop me an email …
From the emerging spring to the impending autumn, I'm back in Oslo at the beginning of another series of European events that'll take me across Norway, Denmark, Hungary and Switzerland. This week's update comes from under the glow of a warm outdoor heater at ridiculous o'clock as my sleep cycle keeps me making early …