There’s nothing more frustrating to a top gamer (outside of bugs in a game) than dropped frames in a video game. If you’re playing a competitive multiplayer game like PUBG or Fortnite, where up to 100 people are simultaneously competing, dropped frames can be the difference between ecstasy or a bullet between the eyes. While […]
I work on a really complex debugger at Mozilla but, and don’t tell my colleagues, I sometimes enjoy simply using console.log and other console commands to get some simple output. I know, I know, but hey — whatever gets the job done. A few years ago I detailed console.time and console.timeEnd for measuring time for a given set […]
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In this episode: David blames his wife for getting sick and missing last week’s show, Todd’s got a new Jeep, and David then blames his wife for not letting him have a Jeep. Oh, and Max Lynch of Ionic Framework fame stops by to talk about Ionic, Stencil, Web Components, the state of mobile development, […]
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Working around Firefox at Mozilla means that you need to get acquainted with mercurial, the version control system that rivals git and svn. Like any tool, hg (mercurial) can be difficult until you’re well versed with it. And if you hg import a URL that doesn’t match up with what’s in the repo, you’ll get a […]
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Creating your own APIs can be a total nightmare: worrying about uptime, load balancing, data accuracy, caching, and all of the other risks would keep me up at night. And if your API relates to money in any way? If you get that wrong you could be costing yourself, your employer, or your client a […]
One of my favorite utilities is Homebrew, the shell utility for installing and upgrading other utilities — it’s a lazy developer’s dream. Dreams can easily turn to nightmares, however, and I recently learned that Homebrew caches older versions of installed packages, leading to loads of disk space being used up by old files. Want all […]
There used to be day that you could have a small to large website that didn’t require protection and worldwide CDN but, with how easy it is to initiate a DDoS attack and how important website speed is for search engine placement, it’s a given that you should look for a service to handle CDN […]
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