#DeleteFacebook is still be going strong, and I have another Greasemonkey script for those who can’t delete their entire Facebook just yet. This time the script handles deleting videos from your video album.
#DeleteFacebook is getting a lot of momentum and I would love nothing more than to delete my Facebook. I haven’t really even been using it much lately. It has even started emailing me constantly trying to get me back, almost like an AI hotel in Altered Carbon. Unfortunately, there are a couple apps I use where Facebook is the only login method and I’m not quite ready to give up those apps.
Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2018 StackOverflow’s 2018 developer survey results are out. It’s a lot of data and perusing it was interesting but mostly confirmed things I already suspected Lesser known CSS quirks & advanced tips CSS has a lot of odd edge cases and caveats. This article goes through many of the lesser known ones. The Function Gateway Gloo looks like a really cool gateway if you are using functions or integrating multiple services.
The real cause of large DDoS This past week GitHub announced that it was the target of a massive DDoS attack. These kinds of attacks are becoming more and more common. Cloudflare wrote this article that goes into why these kinds of attacks are possible and advocates for solving the problem. How To Speed Up Continuous Integration Build With New NPM CI And package-lock.json There is a new command in NPM that is geared towards improving and speeding up CI builds.
WebAssembly Studio Mozilla created an online IDE for building simple WebAssembly apps in C or Rust. It’s a lot of fun to play around with and worth checking out. Building scalable microservices with gRPC When it comes to microservice architectures people frequently go straight for RESTful APIs and don’t even consider other options, unless they need an event driven architecture. It’s interesting to see something other than RESTful APIs used.
Let’s make multi-colored icons with SVG symbols and CSS variables Icon fonts, like Font Awesome, are great but they don’t allow you to have multi-colored icons. To accomplish this you can use SVG symbols. This article is a good walkthrough of how to reuse SVGs without a ton of repeated markup and how to apply colors. How to handle state in React State in React isn’t complicated in and of itself, but there are small gotchas that you need to watch out for.