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A serious bug in mobile Chrome: Users relying on assistive technology to emulate touch can't open context menu anymore: by @thalon

The bug report is waiting for triage since september.

Any people involved in Chromium mobile on mastodon?

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#CSS Tip:

If you're searching for info about CSS, add "mdn" to your search (works for duckduck go, google, maybe other stuff?) to get the Mozilla Developer Network which is really really good documentation compared to some stuff out there.

From a designer's portfolio: "For this project, it was especially important that the content is as accessible as possible..."

The project website fails at first task: scroll to content is mouse only.

"... which is why we worked from a mobile-first design perspective to guarantee an equally good experience on both mobile and desktop."

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A game where your attention to details earns you a lot of coins. WARNING: Once you see the difference between the images, you won't be able to unseen...

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Now, we have a way to detect if a user has set system-level preferences to use a light or dark colour theme.

The Dark Web Rises:


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Somehow, this makes me sad:

A clear, concise and useful website getting turned into an admittedly visually appealing but in regard to content and usability way inferior version.

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WHOA! MIND BLOWN! AFTER ALL THESE YEARS! I never knew this simple little trick: "Javascript automatically creates variables for each HTML elements with an id."

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This is your 1500ms latency in real life situations -

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LED lighting is boring gamers, instead put dolls and lamps in your computer instead.

Today I taught the kid how to create a new folder with a file manager.

The digital natives...

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I’d tell you a Fibonacci joke, but it’s probably as bad as the last two you’ve heard combined.

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As the first post says, the problem is really with developer workflows, which are all about "productivity," how quickly you can "get started," rarely about security.

If you want to write a successful OSS project, make it dead-easy to get started. I'm in a rush! No time to vet! My boss isn't paying me to audit OSS projects, he's paying me to use them.

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Best things I've read on today's npm brouhaha:


I can't count the number of times I've handed over control of an npm package I owned to some random person on the internet. It used to be considered a best practice, a solution to OSS maintainer burnout. Ah well.

The computer says "Hello".

Or to say it differently, the build setup for the new project with watch tasks, dev server and everything is done.

$ ls -1 node_modules/ | wc -l

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OK from now on programmers don't get to name things

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More than 60% of Facebook users are entirely unaware of any algorithmic curation on Facebook at all #UKIGF18 [PDF]

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"A web of anxiety: accessibility for people with anxiety and panic disorders" by David Swallow

This is interesting. It hadn't occurred to me that "dark patterns" could be an accessibility problem for people with anxiety disorders.

Discovered a children's book about computer science. It starts with chapter 0. Promising.

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