Service workers, progressive web apps, fault tolerance… these are some of the terms that will dominate discussion around the next generation of websites. I decided to have a little play.
An email from a kind stranger contains a patch that fixes a bug on the Perpetual βeta website. A bug that I didn’t even know was there.
Get a system notification when a long-running shell task is complete, but only when the terminal window does not have focus.
A brief review/critique of Ben Halpern’s The Practical Developer, a website “devoted to helping programmers stay informed and make the best possible decisions on a day to day basis.”
A classic from Quinn Norton. Everything Is Broken is a thought provoking and alarming essay. It frightens me to consider just how fragile the technologies we rely on really are.
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