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Hnews has already gotten into how this isn’t really a jamstack issue, just an issue with a 100% static site. …


inspiring slides from a talk on css for generative art

I haven’t touched generative art since the boring things they make you do in programming 101 courses, but this is truly cool–all the more so when you realize what the animations must look like. Not your father’s CSS! I wonder what might be satisfying to do as an intro level experiment in this sort …



If you want to learn Numpy, this is a great article for you. …


handy explainer on how to create a jekyll command plugin

I used this to tape together a printURL command so I could pass in a filename and get its URL to pass to a command line executable that sends Webmentions. It surprised me that that wasn’t somehow possible in the basic Jekyll install and that I couldn’t find somet…


If you want to learn Browser Automation with Python and Selenium, then this tutorial is for you…



How to deploy a CodeIgniter application?

Noob question but here it goes. The place I work at has a website written in CodeIgniter, a PHP framework. The creator of the codebase was contracted and when he gave me a demo, the code was just sitting in /home/www-user/public_html of the VPS and to show the code and make changes to it, he used …


Kontrast is a contrast checker

You can use Kontrast to choose background and text color combinations for your website or app that your users will find easy to read. Kontrast can help you improve the accessibility for your site or app for people with vision problems…


This isn’t my work, I found it on /r/opensource and found it interesting enough to post on here…


What are your favourite minimal CSS libraries?

Hi, since I’m currently looking for a CSS library to use on one of my projects and eventually a blog as well, I thought I’d ask you guys and gals for your favourite minimal CSS libraries. …


Could WebAssembly be disastrous for user privacy?

JavaScript is a bad programming language, but one of the benefits of it is that at least it’s high-level and interpreted, so we get at least some idea of what the website is doing, which privacy oriented browser extensions can take advantage of to block code and try and prevent the website from doin…



a collection of CSS text effects on codepen

weird CSS is very cool to me because of how efficiently it hooks into the browser to augment whatever document it’s attached to. …



Here’s a simpler alternative to WebSockets I recently learned about. It’s really easy to use and allows you to make a page live while keeping most of the logic on the server. I used it in a work project recently and it was a breeze. …



What are good practices for setting font sizes for a blog?

I am trying to make a theme for Hugo for a simple blog. But I don’t know what the standard practices for setting font size for the main text are. Right now I have left them untouched so they default to whatever you have set on your browser. But this doesn’t seem good because browser font size is usu…




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