The Changelog team will have a BIG presence at All Things Open in October. To celebrate, we’re giving away FREE tickets!
Here’s some hard-earned experience on how to validate an email address. If you listened to JS Party #39, then you already know this. If you think I’m about to hand the best regex you’ve ever seen…
When you hard-attach your library to a specific technology or framework, you limit its potential impact. By thinking ahead and putting in a little more effort, your library could benefit orders of magnitudes more people.
If you open source your work to (speculatively) make lots of money… you’re doing it wrong. There are much easier means to that end. But there are plenty of good reasons to do open source for free. Here’s three of them.
Until now, the best way to add a contributor to the list was via the CLI tool. That works great when you’re at your computer in “code mode”, but not when you’re mobile or just browsing the web.
Little bits of appreciation can make big differences in maintainers’ lives. Here’s one way you can show appreciation that will take less than five minutes out of your day and just might make someone else’s. 🙌
Hacktoberfest is here once again, and we devs will do just about anything for a free shirt.
However, there’s a war inside us. The Acquire Free Swag inclination is at odds with the Be Super Lazy inclination, leaving many wondering… “What’s the absolute easiest route to that sweet, sweet swag?!”
Very cool! I tried to get to a Command Prompt, but it seems key input has been disabled.
There’s lots of fun comments in this Twitter thread.
Overcast reports podcast subscriber counts in is crawler user agent. How cool is that? All podcast apps that have their own crawler should do this! 🙏
Reading Amjith’s git hack reminded me that I wrote up a few techniques I use to retain my dev flow between coding sessions. I wrote this post back in 2011, but I’m happy to report I still use #2 and #3 all the time. ✊
In retrospect, becoming a Brave Publisher was a no-brainer. We’re big fans/supporters of:
- Independent publishers
- New sustainability models
- Brandon Eich (listen to this RFC if you haven’t yet)
- Real-world cryptocurrency use cases
One bonus of talking with so many talented people is I got to learn about new projects they’ve been working on. Here’s 2 projects and a podcast that I think are worth passing on.
We all agree: naming things is hard. So hard, in fact, that it has become somewhat of a cliché amongst developers.