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ha.x0r.be/posts/chrome-is-a-go

Starting with Chrome 69, logging into a Google Site is tied to logging into Chrome.

(I created a blog for occasions where 500 characters just aren't enough)

Whining about Xcode Show more

HURD is broken GNU shit, Fuscia is broken Google shit, TempleOS is irrelevant, blockchain is a disease

RT @derKha@twitter.com
Jokes are such a weird thing to exist... it's like the brain going "Ohoho, you fooled my branch predictor? I'll give you some nice neurotransmitters for that"

new Patreon Show more

This is a regular Toot to remind people that #ObjC is a great language that people should use more instead of complaining about C++.

Don't get me wrong, I'm a proponent of freedom and openness and I consider Apple's AppStore policies to be a totalitarian nightmare for their software ecosystem, but:

I wonder what Apple's rationale is for prohibiting custom browser engines (โ€œApps that browse the web must use the iOS WebKit framework and WebKit Javascript.โ€) but letting custom GUI frameworks through.

One of them actively harms user experience, the other could lead to faster browsing. ๐Ÿค”

What they say: we've implemented our app using <a cross-platform framework in a JITed language>, it turned out to be very robust and flexible to the point where it incorporated our designer's wildest ideas

What they don't say: our finished product looks and behaves nothing like proper apps for any of the platforms we're targeting, takes up hundreds of megabytes of RAM and can barely maintain 20fps while scrolling even on flagship devices

LongestCocoa Show more

Apple keeps on disabling uBlock Origin because it will "slow down my web browsing experience."

Pretty sure that even with its slight added overhead on page rendering, NOT having to render gigantic piles of advertising elements will be a net performance gain.

Things are going to start moving fast leading up to the stable release next month:

- Documentation
- Easy Installation
- Federation
- Video
- Realtime timelines
- Notifications
- Federated Timeline
- APIs
- Mobile Apps (like @morii and @crushv's app)
- :pixelfed: Stories

#pixelfed #pixeldev

Librsvg 2.44.3 is out!

This one has a bunch of fixes after a round of fuzz testing, courtesy of @YaLTeR.

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Mastodon for Tech Folks

This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!

We adhere to an adapted version of the TootCat Code of Conduct and follow the Toot Cafรฉ list of blocked instances. Ash is the admin and is supported by Fuzzface as a moderator.

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