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Jake Archibald ponders on Twitter about the state of web development
(make sure to read the whole thread)
— it seems that many developers are more obsessed about controlling the onslaught of complexity by creating and maintaining a plethora of tools, for pre- and post-compiling, minifying, deploying, testing, and automating every possible aspect of 'the workflow'.
Being a web developer seems to be more and more about mastering tools, not creating solutions that benefit the users. And how easy it is to get lost in this tool driven jungle, to ...
Jeremy Keith has published a new book, and anyone who's enjoyed one of his recent talks about the build-in robustness of the core web technologies, and how we managed to cripple it by designing with the wrong focus, might want to read this.
I certainly do, this is very much up my alley.
With a title like Resilient Web Design, you might think that this is a handbook for designing robust websites. This is not a handbook. It’s more like a history book. (…) You won’t find any code in here to
This morning this picture was shared across my Twitter timeline:
It is the logical map of complete 'internet' in 1973, created by Paul Newbury, whose son David (@workergnome) recently shared it on Twitter.
Wow, the Arpanet fitted on one single sheet of paper a few decades ago. :)
Reminds me again how 'new' this webfangled thing still is that since has become such a large part of our lives.