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whoa, i've been learning regular expressions* all wrong: benlynn.blogspot.com/2018/06/r

* the formal language / computability theory concept, not the thing in actual programming libraries and such

and of course now it's 2am and i'm too sleepy to do the braindumping writing session i set out to do an hour ago, but oh well, you win some, you lose some

wow the original author set up the repo for developing really well, i only had to tweak a little bit of config before i can just add text to the app and use the deploy command, and everything Just Works™: betaveros.github.io/themostdan

update: uhhh they removed literally the defining feature of most dangerous writing app.. i can export what i typed from the failure screen. now i'm *definitely* forking

...except not directly on free github pages because the path from the root is different and wow why am i doing this i just wanted to force myself to write some words

it looks like some book writing software acquired most dangerous writing app and added writing prompts (and analytics and tracking) (well, at least their privacy policy is pretty upfront about it)?

maybe this is useful to some people but uh, i'll probably pass...

fortunately the source is still on github github.com/maebert/themostdang and it looks like you can serve from the gh-pages branch quite well

@ryen axesslab.com/alt-texts/

Alt-texts: The Ultimate Guide

Published 15 October 2017, by Daniel Göransson

This post contains everything you need to know about alt-texts! When to use them and how to perfectly craft them. By me, Daniel, a web developer with vision impairment who use a screen reader in my day-to-day life.

unsoliticed idea for dealing with gab users of your mastodon app: paywall them. make gab access a premium feature, all proceeds go to the ACLU or SPLC or whatever

drewdevault.com/make-a-blog

Start a blog and write your first article, get $20. Write another 3 articles within six months and get another $20.

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a dating app simulation game where you're a monster trying to date other monsters: monstermatch.hiddenswitch.com/

it's supposed to use contrived characters to teach you about how dating apps work and how they have hidden biases, but

oh yeah i'm done with undergrad

it feels a little anticlimactic

humanebydesign.com/

this looks pretty and the content seems good but i'm somehow dubious that the colors and the way everything animates onto the screen reflect its own principles...

Making my software decisions based on dragons:

clang: ✔️ has a dragon
gcc: ❌ no dragon
kde plasma: ✔️ has a dragon
gnome: ❌ no dragon
wireguard: ✔️ has a dragon
openvpn: ❌ no dragon

Oh hey, I should post this here too! I made a CSS-only async chat by using background-image requests to send data and long-running http requests to return it.

github.com/kkuchta/css-only-ch

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