I think there is a lot of unused potential in optimising for end user productivity where there are boring solutions available. Mostly do less.
One of the under appreciated aspects of technical debt is that it makes it harder to get flow; certainly dealing with niggles and workarounds distracts developers from thinking holistically about a problem.
For our well-being, we take Slack off our phones when we’re on holiday. Leave it off, look after your well-being when you’re back to work as well.
As a web professional and a person who isn’t a native speaker but values privacy, it’s disheartening to see catering websites offering the choice between a phone call and a facebook message.
Also, it’s a business risk if your income is dependent on using a third-party community for essential business operations.
This used to be common knowledge in “web design” but it’s still true. Every time a site interrupts the visitor from achieving something on your site, (modal, sso login, login prompt, newsletter signup) the visitor loses focus and is less likely to meet the goal (or “lowers conversion tracking” if you’re using analytics). That’s why these things should be displayed after the main content when the visitor is naturally open for a new pathway.
Where do I go to figure out if a pc component is compatible with a version of Ubuntu?
Why FloC will expose your interests to all websites, on the Vivaldi blog
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So PHPStorm couldn’t find my node and vagrant executables… until I changed the
source command in my
.zshrc to point to a file instead of a symlink to the file. Which is weird, as it worked correctly for login and interactive shells before the change. Puzzled.
Was going to work on repoman (https://github.com/svandragt/repoman) for a bit today but it’s working well as it is.