Tags: twitter



Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

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I mean, “the line of command” sound pretty awesome actually!

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Your challenge—should you choose to accept it—is to rewrite the documentation in such a way that the phrase is only ever used as an adjective or only ever used as a noun. 🙂

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If used as an adjective, a hyphen helps disambiguate where to split the three words: “command-line tool.”

But used as a noun, a hyphen isn’t needed: “tool for the command line.”

Same with “front-end developer” and “the front end.”

Waitaminute… did Google deliberately ship support for the HTTP 103 status code in Chrome version 103? Or is this a numeroligical coincidence?


Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022

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Bar Casa Vallés in San Sebastian is where it was invented in the 1940s but it should be pretty much ubiquitous in most pintxo places.

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Have you been having gildas too?

Guindilla + olive + anchovy = yum!

Tuesday, June 21st, 2022

A beautifully drawn colour illustration of a fox running past a gnarled old oak tree with badgers sheltering among its roots.

Listening to a pre-release of the new @WildernessYet album and it’s wonderfully witchy stuff!

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Try it now (I just gave the server a kick).

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In practice I found it didn’t work too well—it was fine with the first build but then lumped subsequent builds into one slide.

Monday, June 20th, 2022

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I use the excellent abcjs library from @Rosen_Paul:


Sunday, June 19th, 2022

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I blame you.

Cameron smiling in front of Brighton’s futuristic-looking i360, a moving torus on a tall steel tower. Cameron clutching his cutlery and grinning over an overloaded plate of Sunday roast in a very British pub.

Giving @TheManInBlue a whistle-stop tour of Brighton.

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I don’t know about doing it purely with CSS, but here’s good advice on what ARIA to consider:


Or for the simplest use case, perhaps you could use the details element in HTML?

Saturday, June 18th, 2022

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No, we’re like vampires—we have to be invited in.

Friday, June 17th, 2022

A group of musicians sitting in a circle playing on concertinas, fiddles and banjo.

Playing tunes at a house session.

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

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Sorry, wrong link. This is where I wrote about it:


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Yes, I wrote about that here:


I’ve updated the script but for some reason the alt text doesn’t come through. I’m stumped!

Valentia Tereshkova in an orange jump suit wearing a helmet emblazoned with CCCP in front of a Soyuz capsule looks off to the side.

Happy Valentina’s Day to all who celebrate!

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Heard two good back-to-back talks from @Seldo and @Spolsky today …lots of grist for the blogging mill.

A young woman dressed in black standing confidently by a podium with a laptop on it.

Watching @CarolStran rock the stage.