Via r/programming today, this is great: WinBox.js.
Via r/programming today: Intelligent brute forcing.
Today via r/programming: Speed matters. My favourite quote was from the end:
I like being able to make more things. I like being able to take on more ambitious projects. I like being good at what I do, and I like trying to get better.
This via r/programming today: Smart CSS Solutions For Common UI Challenges.
It’d be cool if your version control system could report through your text editor who else is working on any given file at the same time as you.
So over on The Configuration Complexity Clock the author says “at a certain level of complexity, hard-coding a solution may be the least evil option.” Programmers disparagingly call it “hard-coding” but I call it “specific”. Write specific applications! Generalisations aren’t useful until you have specific uses of them.
I am pleased to hear that Peter Norvig has left Google.
Today via Slashdot: Microsoft Warns of New Windows 11 Problems With Apps Using Unusual Registry Keys.
Today I happened upon: 20 Things I’ve Learned in my 20 Years as a Software Engineer. Of the 20 points my favourites were: “6. Sometimes you have to stop sharpening the saw, and just start cutting shit” and “8. Every system eventually sucks, get over it”.
Today via r/programming: CSS Grid or Flexbox? How to pick between the two CSS layout systems.