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Michael "notriddle" Howell

I am a very boring person.

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Is Giving Google All Your Data Worth The Convenience?

There are three big reasons why I don't like blocking resou...

If You Don't Know, Now You Know - GitHub Is Restricting Access For Users From Iran And A Few Other Embargoed Countries

MFW people on Twitter and DEV call GitHub "insane" because th...

The Trials and Tribulations of actix-web and the OSS community

I agree with you both on this matter. Harassing fafhrd91's ...

The Trials and Tribulations of actix-web and the OSS community

I, at least, am mostly upset that the README and home page ...

Language for markdown_helper?

I would assume Rust, probably. A number of Ruby users, like...

Joel is stepping down from Stack Overflow

Discourse, which is pretty much Stack's successor, already ...

Is Giving Google All Your Data Worth The Convenience?

It's the same story for me and most of my family; they drop...

#RoastMySetup

Brave is also adopting a pay-for-play ad blocking model. No...

#RoastMySetup

Don't use AdBlock. The unobtrusive ads program is pay-for-p...

How does a Map work?

Hashing is also not the only common implementation of an ab...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (Feb 4th edition)

Still have some E-easy issues open on bors-ng, The GitHub c...

Do you know there is a version of VSCode available without MS branding, telemetry or licensing?

Support? The Microsoft team probably won't help you with an...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (Jan 21st edition)

Bors-NG -- a GitHub app that keeps the master branch foreve...

What Would You Say for... File Tagging?

Hard links?

Even the Big Ones Mess Up

Then you will be eternally frustrated.

Even the Big Ones Mess Up

Doctors were harder on themselves than patients were when ...

Reset or not Reset CSS?

I prefer normalize.css.

Facebook Lied : A Facebook Feature Which Kills Another Feature

Reminds me of an article about Quora and their attitude tow...

90% of my job is...

Rationalizing the regulatory and process requirements into ...

Simplifying my setup.

If you are willing to go with an IDE, then you might as wel...

Are we Developers helping Google to build an unstoppable monopoly?

Have you ever compared normal Google search with doing a Go...

Is HTTP/2 really worth it?

Free services tend to go one of two ways: heavy marketing ...

Should programming languages be made for IDEs rather than humans?

If you're doing math, text sucks. Text-format math is ha...

How do you deal with One-upmanship ?

Ban it.

What I like about dev.to... and what I dont (DEP 0)

On Windows, hit the Win+. chord to get a pop-up dialog, com...

Which units of measure do you use and why in CSS?

px It's already scaled by browsers when you zoom anyway, a...

Evolution of My Personal Site

At the point where you have a few links and a picture, I wo...

There are only two types of automated software tests, fast ones and not fast ones

A well-designed type system can replace micro-scale "fast t...

Should the Quality of GitHub Projects Be Evaluated by Their Star Count?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betteridge's...

A curated list of (mostly) free resources for HTML, CSS, JavaScript and more

Mozilla Developer Network is the reference that we need, as...

What is the next big thing in frontend development?

Not Marvin, but I can think of two reasons: The Web specs...

Which cache engine to choose between redis or memcached and varnish.

Redis has more features, and, IME, isn't any slower. So I'd...

How much of a memory impact do tabs in my terminal have?

Yes. The point is to have a basis for comparison.

Explain DOM Like I'm Five

Right click on something in a web page, and choose "Inspect...

Dev is for?

I suggest using stackoverflow for this kind of questions, ...

Build your own blog with Hugo and Netlify

Hey, if you add a canonical_url: https://rozgonyiova.com/po...

​Linus Torvalds takes a break from Linux

The people who want to "keep politics out of FOSS" annoy me...

AlloyCI - A year since release

Could you please make the first mention of AlloyCI a link t...

What's with the 🦄?

I never use it.

Changelog: Sticky Post Actions UI Change

Personally, other than bookmark, I don't think any of these...

Are Google and Facebook Evil?

I'm not going to shut out my grandparents because they use ...

Are Google and Facebook Evil?

My friends and family use GMail, meaning I can't communicat...

What image-hosting sites do you use?

CloudFront is a pull CDN, meaning that it fetches a file wh...

Welcome Thread - v15

Awesome. This place needs a bit more variety; I was startin...

What's the deal with downing PHP development?

Let me start with a blatant opinion: I'd rather use PHP tha...

The Web I Want

You do not need a frontend framework for a website with hug...

The dev.to codebase will go open-source on August 8

It worked for Reddit. There are several forks of the site, ...

The dev.to codebase will go open-source on August 8

Yeah, but dev.to already has a mass of users on it, and it'...

Please don't write a class

You're missing the point: that example is completely useles...

What are the first differences you noticed in GitHub after Microsoft bought it? Post here yours!

Your shruggie is missing an arm. You need to write it like ...

Is it a good idea to leave your "digital fingerprint" in a company's project?

When you tell a potential employer "I worked on this proje...

How do I use .forEach on DOM Elements?

The MDN documentation also has an Array.from polyfill: dev...

Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.

The annoying part is that you're half-right. SO is not, and...

What is a website that you visit regularly despite its technical quality and user experience?

TaskCluster for GitHub. My bank has better UX than that ni...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (April 2 edition)

How's it compare to bhima, "a hospital information manageme...

How do you feel about braces and semicolons?

My ideal programming language would have explicit do/end ma...

Explain TCP like I'm five

I just got a message in a bottle. It says something like: I...

How long does your CI take?

About half an hour. The unit tests are pretty good, but we ...

Self Documenting code isn't

Anything with doctests. Unai Esteibar listed Elixir's exuni...

How Dogfood Makes Us Better Devs

Yeah, that is a thing. I wrote bors-ng for my company, but ...

Explain Rust like I'm five

What are RUST's strong points? Speed and correctness are...

What Elm and Rust Teach us About the Future

About Rust with MSVC: Rust's compiler backend is always LL...

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