I love that when I start Firefox after restarting my machine, it not only reopens all windows with the right tabs, but even puts the windows in the right places across multiple displays. Even minimized windows remain in the dock.
Bram Moolenaar is the reason I'm using Vim today. And not just because he built it. So sad to hear of his passing, my condolences to his family.
Ugh, the macOS Slack client won't load anything when offline ... pretty terrible experience for 2023. Would be really useful to reference some recent messages while on this flight.
Often when I'm without wifi and I come across a link to a YouTube video, I want to add it to my watch later playlist, rather than "spend" my cell data on that. The YouTube app really adds insult to injury by immediately playing an ad as I'm adding the link to the playlist.
X no longer marks the spot where I wanna be sharing thoughts. Here's how I'm publishing and syndicating "notes" now:
Working on a video about how I'm syndicating this content from my own site to both micro.blog and mastodon.
Generating a new Github access token for your company's private NPM repo? Don't forget to include the read:packages scope! Just doesn't work the same (read: at all) without it. Spent 10 minutes learning that lesson.
Is there a privacy-conscious way to track rss feed subscriptions on a static site? It'd be cool to have some idea of how many people subscribe to a feed.
Probably simplest to self-host and check out the nginx logs, I guess.
Just spend 30 minutes figuring out why myPOST request was getting a 400 response. Turns out I was missing the "Content-Type": "application/json" header 😅
It's 2023. I can't believe how brittle Cypress tests still are. All front-end UI tests, for that matter.
Here's a note that has a UTC timestamp. Sorry for the test noise 😬
As usual, dates are pretty tricky. I wanted to record these notes in my local time zone, but now I see that causing issues on micro.blog. Tomorrow, I'll fix this to use UTC everywhere and display in local times where they makes sense.
The first version of my custom microblogging platform is in place. This'll be the first post that, if everything works, goes through the entire flow:
pidge on Vercel
static site repo in GitHub
I'm still doing Wordle most days, and also a few other pretty cool little mini-games:
Identifive: a word search puzzle with a single five-letter word.