The user is king, end of story.

> Like a beautiful chair that is uncomfortable to sit in, design has failed when people choose not to use it. [...] It is not enough for an interface to satisfy the ego of its designer: it must be used!

From "Principles of User Interface Design", by Joshua Porter.

bokardo.com/principles-of-user

This quote brought to you as a response to stopthemingmy.app/.

College: We provide wordpress hosting!

Me: Cool, I'll use it for—

College: But you can't write a custom theme. And you can only install these 24 plugins. Cool, right?

is addictive, just because it's fun and well-made. Even when isn't involved and money isn't the point, software can still be addictive.

I realized how little I understand . I mean, I know what each line can do. But I don't understand it as system. Does anyone?

binyam.in/p/writing-css-with-p

“There is no such thing as 'zero-config' software. It's just someone else's hard-coded settings.” — Jordan Walke, creator of React

via Quincy Larson

Thanks to @sandfox, you can use the HSB color model in Sass.

I'm totally gonna use this little package.

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Mastodon doesn't have full-text search, so let's put some hashtags here:

npmjs.com/package/sass-hsv

A little late, but...

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?’” We honor Dr. MLK, Jr. by continuing his fight for a just and equitable world. Make MLK Day a day “on,” not a day “off.”

twitter.com/JCSBalt/status/148

TIL you "refactor" your code. Not "refractor". 🤦

After Mozilla recently began accepting donations via BitPay, many people started being vocal about cancelling Mozilla and Firefox and switching to other browsers.

I know crypto sucks, but don't y'all realize that the other browser engines are developed by megacorps that are LEAGUES ahead in terms of ecologic impact, and that are almost entirely built on top of evil business models?

Mozilla's only sin was accepting donations via BitPay. Please let's stop being so toxic about everything, and boycott BitPay and Bitcoin rather than Mozilla, shall we?

Why are so many developers bad at ? Here's a pop quiz:

1. Name 2 screen readers for Linux
2. Name 1 Firefox extensions which provide a screen reader. Name 2 for chrome.
3. Name 1 browser with a built-in screen reader

Trick questions.

Why is every beautiful app only for macOS? Related, macOS apps seem to never be cross-platform. And they wonder why electron is popular...

Fun fact, re

Copyright year is for the year you last updated the website. Not always the current year. [1] I dunno if it would be a valid copyright, if you auto-update it.

#2022

[1] copyright.gov/title17/92chap4.

👀 I mean, visit the webpage. Then scroll. Then keep scrolling. Thank you.

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Our updates on Google are blocked because mastodon instances require a 2FA by email that blocks Google bots. We can't disable it (cc @Gargron)
That means we currently can't use our Mastodon instance as planned.
We suggested them to create their own account but we don't get a reply.
So that's why we are stuck on that issue for weeks.

Anyone know of a Node.js library for creating a file pipeline? Something which could be used to create a tool like Gulp.

Dad humor is like machine code; it's only good in bits.

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