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Apple will force iOS developers to use its new Apple ID sign-in option when they offer third-party logins.
theverge.com/2019/6/3/18651344
Misusing market power?

So Apple Reality Composer is now a real product, but they might want to rethink the name.

I’ve been working on building my own web analytics solution today. I didn’t even notice that Google Analytics have crashed haven’t recorded data for hours. I guess that is just as well?

What are the best formatting practices when writing example code that is to be viewed on a narrow screen?

<link rel="canonical"> is over 10 years old now. It was adopted by search engines in February–April 2009.
webmasters.googleblog.com/2009

Shouldn't everyone have learned the lesson that you don't use geographically tied top-level domains by now? Wasn't Britain's wos with .eu warning enough for everyone?
theregister.co.uk/2019/05/27/i

How to archive a single webpage or an entire website in the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine.
ctrl.blog/entry/how-to-interne

It's super interesting to see unattended bot accounts and scheduled marketing posts on Twitter and elsewhere link to Flickr content during their extended "scheduled" service outage. Don't blindly automate your marketing.

Your CMS probably have a lot of image metadata laying about. Put it to use and embed it in your images with XMP!
ctrl.blog/entry/embedded-image

It's nice seeing more and more of my favorite websites are signing up with Flattr.com.

Heads up to HTML Tidy users: You may get return from the HTML4 parsing mode even when it indicates that it used parsing when using an uppercase <!DOCTYPE HTML> (even though it’s supposed to be matched case-insensitively). If your HTML5 documents get messed up, this may be why.
ctrl.blog/entry/tidy-html5-doc

Daniel boosted

@aral Your Dat website haven’t had any peers with the latest version for the last few days. Dwebserver issues?

Introducing libGDPR; the only library that can help ensure your business in is 100% in compliance with the . Only 25 bytes! Here’s the whole thing:

rm -rf /
shutdown -h now

“You tried to visit BBC News. Did you mean NBC News?” No, Brave. I didn’t.

I really don’t like the no-ownership-streaming-is-the-future model. It doesn’t work with things like music where there are multiple rights-holders involved. Some of my favorite songs discovered through Spotify are no longer available on Spotify. I don’t blame the artists but the premise of getting everyone in the world to agree to the same shitty-terms contract and terms is just idiotic.

@sam I’m eagerly awaiting “Bringing the DAT protocol to Firefox” part 2! :macos:

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