Friday 20 April 2018
Working with the new CSS Typed Object Model by Eric Bidelman. More Hoiudini goodness. Proper type systems (like Typescript and Stylable) enhance developer experience so much.
Getting rid of “grid-” prefix on CSS Grid Layout gutter properties – “A new story behind the scenes, about how it was to unprefix the grid layout gutter properties in Blink and WebKit”
Web Share Target API notes from Google’s very own Jimmy Tarbuck, Paul Kinlan
“[specificity] Specifity of ::slotted() is greater than :host” – interesting discussion on styling web components
Scroll to the future – “Everything you always wanted to know about implementing scrolling but were afraid to ask.” – because sometimes you have to do something that makes you queasy. I disabled right click on images once…
Casino Gets Hacked Through Its Internet-Connected Fish Tank Thermometer – “they managed to access the high-roller database of gamblers and “then pulled it back across the network, out the thermostat, and up to the cloud.”
The Art of the Command Line – “notes and tips on using the command-line that we’ve found useful”
Facebook moves 1.5bn users out of reach of new European privacy law – “Company moves responsibility for users from Ireland to the US where privacy laws are less strict”
Google’s $350 Billion Haircut an interesting look at how tech companies valuations, especially Google & Facebook whose revenue comes from advertising.
The Eponymous Laws of Tech – “A compendium of tech-related laws, fallacies, and other wisdom”
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