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2019-08-12 06.29.25

Why is modern web development so complicated? A long yet hasty explanation: Part 1! - vrk.dev by vrk.dev Modern frontend web development is a polarizing experience: many love it, others despise it.…

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The ineffectiveness of lonely icons

The ineffectiveness of lonely icons | Matt Wilcox, Web Developer & Tinkerer by Matt Wilcox What icons offer that's better than words, however, is rapid recognisability to those already familiar with that specific representation of the concept. This is why we have... road signs. That's also why we don't allow just anyone to drive a car based on the fact they can operate it mechanically. We require they learn the iconography. We require they study them, commit them to memory,…

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Usage ftp.pl [-netrc] [-u <i>user</i>] [-p <i>passwd</i>] -m server -s source_dir -t target_dir [-log_dir <i>/path/to/logs/file</i>] file1 file2 ... # Copyright 2000 Williams Interactive, Inc. # Programmer: Khurt Williams, 2000.10.18 # command switches are # -netrc : uses .netrc file to find user/passwd for the destination server # -u <i>user</i> : specify the user id # -p <i>passwd</i> :specify the passwd for user id # -m server : server ip or name # -s source_dir : source dir # -t target_dir…

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The Developer's Dystopian Future

The Developer's Dystopian Future by Ed Finkler I think about how I used to fill my time with coding. So much coding. I was willing to dive so deep into a library or framework or technology to learn it. My tolerance for learning curves grows smaller every day. New technologies, once exciting for the sake of newness, now seem like hassles. I’m less and less tolerant of hokey marketing filled with superlatives. I value stability and clarity. ..... I’m scared…

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