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The Small Web isn’t about going back to the days of GeoCities. It’s about going forward differently, using modern tech in a non-colonial manner.

It’s not about building clones of Twitter, YouTube, etc. There’s no way anyone can self-host a dozen different services. Instead, it’s about having a single-tenant place on the Web that you own and control without technical knowhow; a place you can add Twitter, YouTube, etc., *features* to.

small-tech.org/research-and-de

Gimme some good #RSS feeds I can look at. Am going old school.

In case you needed any further evidence that the rental market in Ireland is ludicrous, the most popular real estate site/app is called Daft.

npm init es6

Never have to manually type "type"="module" into your package.json files again.

You’re welcome :)

github.com/small-tech/npm-init

Something they don’t tell you when you’re writing a create-* script for npx/npm init: you can’t use ES Modules.

Well that was some good time wasted.

(And stay tuned for a Vite-free – hehe, see what I did there? Right, more coffee… – tool that I’ve just started working on that I’m tentatively calling NodeKit) ;)

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If you’re looking into server-side rendering with Vite, check out the TLS (https) and Svelte examples I whipped up recently for vite-plugin-ssr:

vite-plugin-ssr.com/https
vite-plugin-ssr.com/svelte

All I want people to do:

- Be able to find my site
- Look at my site and find things that might be interesting / useful there
- buy something that I have created
- sign up to a private newsletter if they're interested in what I do
- send things to the newsletter people that I think they might be interested in probably around once a month.

That's sort of it.

#WordPress #WooCommerce #privacy #open #web

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Trying to be good and open and honest about #cookies and #privacy is frankly quite difficult. Just wondering if there's a way of just removing ALL cookies from WordPress + WooCommerce websites.

Have done with the whole damn thing.

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„When life gives you lemons destroy capitalism!“

“I wish I could say speaking out or up is easy, but it’s not, especially when you find yourself the only one having a particular experience or understanding of an experience. It can be exhausting and often isolating, even (…actually…especially) if people support your message from a distance but do little to nothing to work alongside you; if they want you to be the ‘first domino’ but refuse to ever fall themselves.”

— Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa

blog.usejournal.com/i-was-invi

“I’m often painted as someone who speaks out ‘naturally’ and unapologetically.

But, unapologetic doesn’t mean unafraid or inherently brave.

Unapologetic doesn’t mean I don’t question myself constantly.

Unapologetic doesn’t erase my shyness and anxiety after I say or do something that unsettles me, then have to follow up with people afterward with no time to check in with myself.”

— Mwende "FreeQuency" Katwiwa

blog.usejournal.com/i-was-invi

They should call the Delta variant the “capitalism working as designed” variant.

The other day I saw the cutest pigeon outside my window. Just now when I was out I saw them walking down the street with their partner. It was nice to see the pigeon again.

Put her on the floor and went to light some lanterns. Came back and... Of course. `

Of course a Swift web framework is called “Perfect.” But of course it is…

*smh* :)

The web framework benchmark results list is a great resource not just to compare performance but to learn about frameworks you might not have heard of before (and fuck me, there are a lot!)

web-frameworks-benchmark.netli

Just read a post asking Eugen to resign from developing Mastodon and I really have to ask: what are you folks smoking?

It’s his project. It’s open source. Fork it if you want to. But what kind of mind-blowing sense of entitlement drives you to think you can tell someone they should stop working on something they’ve built?

*smh*

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