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getify @getify Austin, TX

"Think outside the bandwagon." Founder, Teacher, Author, JavaScript Theologian, Symmathecist in the medium of software. Tweets also from: @YDKJS @FLJSbook

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@ewaite all out of stockI just completed "Deep #JavaScript Foundations, v3" by @getify on @FrontendMasters! https://t.co/SML5vWjjlm
Retweeted by getifythe good ones are all out of stock, but being sold "used" for 2-4x their normal retail price. SMH.who could have predicted before this crisis that one of the most impossible to get products in ridiculous demand wo… https://t.co/BfTnhUp592
4/4
2020
@_kstoddard what if JS fails but the CSS still loads, so it still looks like a button even though it's going to behave like a link?NEW THIS WEEK! A Leanpub Frontmatter Podcast Interview with Kyle Simpson, Author of the You Don't Know JS Yet Serie… https://t.co/Ap6mBWqIFL
Retweeted by getify @Sethran awesome, enjoy! :)I’m so fucking tired of every god damn article I share being https://t.co/yW4Fnevd3M. I wish google would shove it… https://t.co/I1EQxYoDlF
Retweeted by getifyeven better if it could be transpiled to WASM and still take advantage of the SIMD support that's being added.this looks impressive, wonder if it could make it's way to node (either in node core, or just as an extension): https://t.co/v8sOHlINRBExactly one year ago today I released https://t.co/vQdndb1QUB a web app that lets you compare the performance of di… https://t.co/BmpTunoC45
Retweeted by getify @_kstoddard *wasn't a link... @_kstoddard it feels weird to me click a link and have a modal pop up. it feels even weirder when I ctrl+click some… https://t.co/7l1OGJB4QJGreat job @pluralsight, that's really appreciated on all sides! https://t.co/Hk6RFZR3Da @pluralsight are you still paying royalties to course authors this month even though you're making the videos free to end users for April? @lytvynovayana @Namecheap yes, working again (and very fast!). thanks! :)Want to hear my thoughts on the @YDKJS 2nd-edition, teaching/learning, self-publishing books, the current state of… https://t.co/8ZL7wMDGQGOpen Web evangelist @getify is passionate about all things #JavaScript. Check out his #yglf19 talk “FOUC, and the D… https://t.co/8YioxnT14X
Retweeted by getifyBesides more family time, one of the best things of this quarantine is begin to read the new YDKJS series "You Don'… https://t.co/lorfXQNnoE
Retweeted by getify @DrawnByMouse there's a HUGE difference between what you're forced to do at work to collect a paycheck, and what yo… https://t.co/Ilhyn2qtzA @remidej I'm not actually critiquing linked-in here, I'm using it as an example of the inconsistency of the argumen… https://t.co/MIKt8yZD7t @getify Agreed - this feels very counter intuitive and hostile architecture-y. Like the Amazon refund page where ev… https://t.co/GCO2gpf6ja
Retweeted by getifyso...what do we think about this case? a <button> styled as a link, but that behaves as a button. you really want… https://t.co/eKYiVMKd6q @patrick_h_lauke btw, it's actually a button. so here we have the button-styled-as-link case in the real world, not… https://t.co/8ngR9j9jRg @patrick_h_lauke here's an example on linked-in... the "Start a post" thing is clearly styled like a link... even h… https://t.co/1AzgBvMAg8
Retweeted by getify @patrick_h_lauke here's an example on linked-in... the "Start a post" thing is clearly styled like a link... even h… https://t.co/1AzgBvMAg8 @filipcodes this brings up whether "address bar changing" actually matters to non-tech users. there's clearly "stab… https://t.co/22pQEetuKH
Retweeted by getify @patrick_h_lauke @brmathews side note: can you not cancel the mouse-down event on the button-styled-as-link to prevent the dip? @brmathews @patrick_h_lauke that's an absolutely terrible, possibly the worst, reason to make the choice between <a… https://t.co/ZFzsCg0Zun @filipcodes this brings up whether "address bar changing" actually matters to non-tech users. there's clearly "stab… https://t.co/22pQEetuKH @patrick_h_lauke if none of that visual expectation mattered, and a link could be a button or vice versa, there'd b… https://t.co/Am3OaNfcAM
Retweeted by getify @patrick_h_lauke if you show me a set of checkboxes that act like radio buttons, you're violating my expectations. that's worse UX.
Retweeted by getify @patrick_h_lauke consider that native apps (iOS, Android) have a very strong sense of "standard UI controls" for di… https://t.co/Afp9Px0OLk
Retweeted by getify @Izzmo @patrick_h_lauke if semantics matter, they matter to all users. I agree that semantics matter for A11Y reaso… https://t.co/29kZXKPqla
Retweeted by getify @Izzmo @patrick_h_lauke Here's what I'm getting at: I think semantics matter. But I'm sorta eye-rolling at the pos… https://t.co/0qm3Isd6xc
Retweeted by getify @patrick_h_lauke if none of that visual expectation mattered, and a link could be a button or vice versa, there'd b… https://t.co/Am3OaNfcAM @patrick_h_lauke if you show me a set of checkboxes that act like radio buttons, you're violating my expectations. that's worse UX. @patrick_h_lauke consider that native apps (iOS, Android) have a very strong sense of "standard UI controls" for di… https://t.co/Afp9Px0OLk @patrick_h_lauke I don't think it's orthogonal at all, I think it's the whole point, that's why I'm pushing back on it with this thread. ;-) @Izzmo @patrick_h_lauke if semantics matter, they matter to all users. I agree that semantics matter for A11Y reaso… https://t.co/29kZXKPqla @Izzmo @patrick_h_lauke Here's what I'm getting at: I think semantics matter. But I'm sorta eye-rolling at the pos… https://t.co/0qm3Isd6xc @patrick_h_lauke I think they do care... in the ecommerce case, there's confusion about whether the click actually… https://t.co/JgKqPHdNGI @AshwinP I can't even remember the last real (actual, intentionally designed) website I saw that used different sty… https://t.co/0eOx2IhUGP @patrick_h_lauke IOW, do non-techie users ever have some sort of expectation about button vs link? I think they do. @patrick_h_lauke thought experiment: if a non-techie user is on an e-commerce page, and they see something that loo… https://t.co/qIvRZ0wgS7 @nithinpeter why does that thing "need" to look like a button? why can't it look like a link? ... I know the answ… https://t.co/41t3TydKFyIt seems to me that if you advocate "tricking" the user (with cross-styling) like this, then you've already invalid… https://t.co/0Jb5YJDXEYIOW, if a user sees something that looks like a button, don't they expect it to behave like a button (performing an… https://t.co/Xujx4xZ5SWExplain to me why we would rationally support the idea of styling a link to look like a button, or styling a button… https://t.co/EqqtVozzNV @lytvynovayana @Namecheap they all spin the browser for 1-2 minutes and then eventually fail with a 502 Bad Gateway. https://t.co/m6SAG6D5LQ @lytvynovayana @Namecheap **all** of my "URL Redirects" across dozens of my domains are down right now! what happened!?!?!?The US has ~4% of the world's population, yet has 25% of the overall COVID cases and 11% of the COVID deaths. @isiahmeadows1 @Namecheap @letsencrypt right now, you cannot use this "URL Redirect" feature on namecheap with .dev… https://t.co/1f5CXUKHsM @isiahmeadows1 @Namecheap @letsencrypt I wish, but I figure if browsers did kill HTTP-to-HTTPS redirects like that,… https://t.co/IAq7yHlDhg @theantitheory and if that's the case, then maybe single root-domain SSL certs should automatically work with "www"… https://t.co/bYqyvXJU8R @theantitheory perhaps the failing is that "www" is largely seen by people as being implicitly part of the domain,… https://t.co/51njCeMfyZ @theantitheory I'm pretty sure I understand HSTS. if it wasn't supposed to let you choose between applying to only… https://t.co/BFDymxDsNU @codyloyd ...or do we make a link because the behavior of the app is navigating to a new address/URL. IOW are sema… https://t.co/vY1vpWKTEr @codyloyd if the user thinks "what I'm about to do is an action, not navigating somewhere", but the app is actually… https://t.co/Y6WzLjHMcQ @Paceaux lol that's awesome... how long will you carry this out? @yazeedBee optional chaining for property access is OK, in my opinion. but I'm very much against optional call syntax: func.?()
4/3
2020
@fwoaroof @_Samuel_Howell_ also, if you do wildcard certs, you have to add in the extra complexity of needing to in… https://t.co/gQybFyQj99 @fwoaroof @_Samuel_Howell_ for some reason, it didn't seem like my cert files were updated in time for the server r… https://t.co/8kNrxtmQPc @fwoaroof @_Samuel_Howell_ And again, all this is possible... but I just think it's all too involved, too brittle,… https://t.co/flDvKNLpiI @fwoaroof @_Samuel_Howell_ I load my SSL certs inside of a node process, so I need to either write logic to "watch"… https://t.co/MyUDT1lkRF @_Samuel_Howell_ so you found it easy to set up the renewal of the wildcard certificate, including having to update… https://t.co/II1KosFoSz @fwoaroof @_Samuel_Howell_ That's the bit that I couldn't get to work nicely and smoothly. Do you restart your webs… https://t.co/UB6AvbRSzdBut that's just a little story about why April Fool's needed to be canceled this year. Good job everyone, yesterday… https://t.co/PW86RwJq7RIn the 8 seconds this prank lasted, she went from 0 to full on meltdown, and the meltdown continued LONG past being… https://t.co/EAH5sDPRk7Before you jump to assuming that we let this cruelty go on to prolong her/their suffering... my wife saw the reacti… https://t.co/MEJc3Fc23aOur third grade son, age 9, was upset in a funny (to us) sort of way, exclaiming how unfair that was, etc. Our fir… https://t.co/v0rAEKbqeSWe told our kids the school sent an email saying that since the rest of the year wasn't completed, that next year e… https://t.co/7LnRiemDFDMy wife and I only attempted one April Fool's joke yesterday... on our kids. It was proof that April Fool's was not… https://t.co/PTxuLa3pdU @_Samuel_Howell_ do you have experience running certbot yourself on a server you manage? @rhagigi I bring this up b/c I, a sighted-user, expected to be able to alt-click the first one (which is a button)… https://t.co/DICoOAcEOx @rhagigi and btw, I'm glad you bring up facebook. I recently switched to this new design (I'm guessing what you're… https://t.co/b4SzW9uphC @rhagigi For example, asking for a username in a modal, then the modal changes to asking for the password... in non… https://t.co/HVmNJW4PBu @rhagigi SPAs tend to introduce all sorts of interstitial UX states that are not relevant (or at least, not individ… https://t.co/alGzHraAn8 @rhagigi but if the SPA logic chooses *not* to update the address bar, is it now a button, even if it would clearly… https://t.co/emFoFdAXxO @DanShappir @littledan @wycats @littlecalculist there's some pretty important differences... 1. there's no nested… https://t.co/t62MtXLJ9f @littledan @DanShappir @wycats @littlecalculist heh, probably so that people don't persist in the misconception tha… https://t.co/r89OoifCqo @RBloth but implicitly, if something "stays a link" for the non-JS case, but in the presence of JS it's no longer d… https://t.co/aqAfO2EVY6 @mehdi_vasigh also, back to the "user profile" vs "edit user profile"... what if later, your SPA logic gets more so… https://t.co/Dp9T3VODLU @mehdi_vasigh yes, but is scrolling up or down actually "navigating", semantically speaking? am I "navigating" with… https://t.co/SksqBMt59q @mehdi_vasigh and what if, in SPA mode, you wouldn't update the URL, but in non-SPA mode, the URL would (obviously) have updated? @mehdi_vasigh a lot of sites used to change the #-hash part of the URL as the UI state changed, a sort of poor man'… https://t.co/J1h0jn7urx @RBloth so...it's OK for a link to act like a button, but not for a button to act like a link?IOW, are we sure that the perceived UX of the interaction (whether the user "sees" -- experiences -- a full page re… https://t.co/mLtKRGDYZrif you have an <a href> link in a page, and "normally" it would navigate to a new page... but then, in certain circ… https://t.co/PE03SlNH9Z @viktmv or do you go so far as to change it to a button when SPA mode is on, and back to a link when SPA mode is of… https://t.co/HVpxMYNdbT
Retweeted by getify @viktmv think about how you might build a site where it could operate in SPA mode or in non-SPA traditional page-lo… https://t.co/rijgsyFhqI
Retweeted by getify @viktmv or do you go so far as to change it to a button when SPA mode is on, and back to a link when SPA mode is of… https://t.co/HVpxMYNdbT @viktmv think about how you might build a site where it could operate in SPA mode or in non-SPA traditional page-lo… https://t.co/rijgsyFhqIAnd this twitter client has a button for popping open the "compose new tweet" modal... is that a navigation (link)… https://t.co/o79SI0MngjLike if you're on the user-profile page, and you want to edit your profile? Is that strictly navigating from user-… https://t.co/r98z9dqzuoI know semantics tell us that navigating from one location to another is supposed to be a link, whereas initiating… https://t.co/lZyRpkWnm8 @AmyShackles @FrontendMasters congrats! good work! @basilajith The web evolved, I & lots of people worked on JS over decades to get to asm.js then WebAssembly, which… https://t.co/15tvYsMit6
Retweeted by getifydespite the world relying on zoom right now, it's getting harder by the day to defend using it. just amazing. https://t.co/20hMJqQpSy(thread) Sigh. I think I'm coming to the conclusion that using .dev domains is not worth the hassle. Let me explain why...
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4/2
2020

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