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Senior Web Engineer. Open web / music. Remote DJ. Tall Dutch guy.

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Trying an Ubuntu 18.04 setup with XFCE, plank, albert, Ubuntu fonts and unsplash.

We're in 2019 and browsers and web systems still lose form content due to session timeouts (despite a session extension popup). Seriously wasted an hour.

It turns out if you enable the otherwise amazing Gnome Tweaks " Keyboard & Mouse > Pointer Location" setting then all your keyboard shortcuts using CTRL require doubling up, took me a week to figure that one out! on the desktop.

If you had to build a website to last 50 years what tech would you use?

I've updated my upgrade script with the composer based installation method. https://vandragt.com/2019/updating-known

For people who don’t understand UK Brexit, imho It’s all just about benefitting from a once in a lifetime realignment of how a nation is structured. Which explains the blinkers in use by some people in power. It isn’t going to result in a fairer society.

I’ve switched all my personal experiments to Chassis this morning. I like the concept of plugins on a local dev setup. https://docs.chassis.io/en/latest/

Sometimes I do research for a browser tab and want to go back to the last used tab when I close the research topic. Other times I want to review all open tabs and cycle through them without switching back to the last used one every time. I'm ctrl-tabbing to make all tabs active but a separate keyboard shortcut would be great

What's up with keyboard shortcuts on macos? For many system shortcuts, there's an application shortcut that does something different.

I hope iPads will become more repairable for everyone in the future. This LCD issue ours developed can be repaired only by a full swap, for 75% of the cost of a brand new faster iPad! If the price is based on value of the product instead of its cost, then so should the repair price be.