Friday 20 November 2015
This week’s Golden Link:
Service Worker Cookbook from Mozilla “is a collection of working, practical examples of using service workers in modern web apps”
Progressive Web Apps 30 minute video from Chrome Dev Summit session with Alex Russell (Google) and Andreas Bovens (my boss, Opera).
Manifest Generator by me and Stuart Langridge mentioned in the video above, that scours your site for metadata and tries to make a manifest that you can download. Beta!
Better specifications for the sake of the Web – w3c blog by Virginie Galindo (@poulpita). TL:DR: summarise, don’t fragment, diagrams, examples.
After Endless Demonization Of Encryption, Police Find Paris Attackers Coordinated Via Unencrypted SMS Job ad:
Senior User Experience Designer Opera’s looking for one to work on Opera for Android with my nice boss, Andreas Bovens. “While professional UX experience is required, talent and ambition are your best assets”. Tell ’em I sent you. Talking of which,
A Recruitment Evening for Technically Talented Disabled People — BBC seeks web developers with disabilities.
Applying Flexbox to the Video Player – Laura Kalbag makes a video player even more responsiver with Flexbox
My captioning workflow – Using YouTube’s captioning tools to make video more accessible: step-by-step guide by Michael Lockrey
Fronteers 2015 videos and every single one has ME in it!
Interoperability Case Studies – BlinkOn 5 presentation by @foolip (Opera) and @RickByers (Google)
Interview with Gramneenphone CEO (the leading telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh) – “Although people in remote areas in Bangladesh still have no access to proper education and heath services, they are changing their lot just using internet as the power of internet is huge.” Talking of connecting the unconnected,
Opera won Best Disruptive Innovation award at AppsAfrica for sponsored web pass with 1 million free days of web access
Quantum computers a step closer to reality after silicon coding breakthrough
The Day Google Deleted Me – I’ve endorsed Terence Eden on LinkTin for his wildly inventive swearing in this
Miss Amazing – a beauty pageant for women with disabilities “judged on their levels of self-confidence” (Nothing to do with web development, but I liked it)
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