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I work with JS and React. Brisbane, Australia.

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Joined Twitter 6/1/08


@just_brash @TheWrongNoel It's kinda there in the name. The "people are interchangble cogs rather than complex, uni… https://t.co/8CE5Oki0r7 @dhh @Jason The guy has the acquisition amounts of his previous companies as his Twitter bio. The $$$ is his literal identity. @andupotorac @harryh Slack's made a bunch of money, but IMO hasn't really been as transformative as you're making i… https://t.co/4PODJhtD0c
11/16
2019
Flying over Newcastle, and am pleased to report the stockpiles of coal are safe from the bushfires and smoke pollut… https://t.co/rPYQTpPNAk @catnaroek @16kbps If a language is not able to be understood by above average programmers, then it can't be that brilliant.
11/15
2019
Can we just call them what they really are? The apathetic Australians. The people who don't give a shit about anyth… https://t.co/2p5k5sZAmh @TransLinkSEQ @mjd6061 @QueenslandRail But will the Airtrain be free?
11/14
2019
@dmitriid @lambdadmitry Page load metrics are never the end goal. Improved conversions/usage/whatever are. Fast pag… https://t.co/xzr5DmdzyF @lambdadmitry @dmitriid Facebook was a server rendered PHP app with progressive enhancement. It didn't work for the… https://t.co/tZRH16asto
11/13
2019
@leighsales @PhillipCoorey Leigh, you're perpetuating the harmful myth that this is a debate where both sides are r… https://t.co/EjkxaFk7hR @johnallsopp The leader of a party who holds a single seat vs. the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia. As though th… https://t.co/jRdcjBU529
11/12
2019
Have y’all been following what’s happening with Instacart this week? The company is retaliating against workers, a… https://t.co/vdogWyce1m
Retweeted by Josh Duck
11/10
2019
Don't use a blacklist when you need a whitelist. It sounds an awful lot like Uber's default state was to keep dri… https://t.co/qSEPokAcfY
11/8
2019
@wycats One day I charted all the "faster page load lead to X% conversions improvements" numbers I could find. Unsu… https://t.co/fNneJBo5Q2
11/7
2019
I have some free copies of my new book Bootstrapping #Microservices to give away! PM me for a voucher code. If you… https://t.co/T8fxMMKD5p
Retweeted by Josh Duck
11/6
2019
@DanGilm77891588 @jeremycorbyn Would have Jeff Bezos not started Amazon if he though he might only make a hundred m… https://t.co/Ax8qCk8chv
11/4
2019
@anatudor Turns out that the CSS is generated on demand. Obviously it's not worth it for them to generate shorthand… https://t.co/qKhNZI8WUg @anatudor Sure. Breaking the styles out into unique classes might. Verbose declarations not so much. Might be a l… https://t.co/nr672L4Yg7
11/3
2019
@anatudor It almost looks like OOCSS, which can be more efficient for large codebase. @dmitriid They do all that: FB has tools to track and flag usage of JS, to split bundles efficiently, etc. Standard… https://t.co/LuW6aBveUl @dmitriid Concurrent mode is about sequencing work efficiently. Sounds like you're hitting inefficient/overuse of J… https://t.co/8ypbZCmceV
11/2
2019
@dmitriid I don't know what you're talking about. Is this something you've experienced, or that the React team has… https://t.co/mgN2NRpM1M @dmitriid FB engineers understand web performance to a degree few others do. Simple solutions are superior for most… https://t.co/aSCwArbRa3 @tuppaware @AshKyd The "lucky country" was a slight. And it applies now more than ever. https://t.co/WwpgelC1VZ @tuppaware @AshKyd But the economies! Won't someone think of the economy!?
11/1
2019
@sebmck Fair criticisms. * I've never been promoted to restart after 12 months with an S9. * Don't use Galaxy stor… https://t.co/3v4fjrko74
10/31
2019
@parisba Then shouldn't politicians be the ones to point fingers at? Though I don't see Republicans being in any ru… https://t.co/YKNIpRgZC5
10/28
2019
@parisba Name calling isn't constructive. Do you have any actual suggestions for what to do about Facebook?
10/27
2019
I've written a post about how the ABC turns CMS data into React components. This library is what powers our new web… https://t.co/w9in57jxrJ
10/24
2019
@floydophone It will be here in 2030, but require you to use QUIC v3 and a completely new way of writing templates… https://t.co/9oRNU4OjqN
10/23
2019
The Australian Federal Police vindicate every Hollywood movie ever made. https://t.co/EFRFfEC2Sz
10/21
2019
My favourite ABC URL is https://t.co/MBUZOKc82p – the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Australia Network Austral… https://t.co/y3CKQ8gVEr
10/14
2019
@domenic A lot of people feel that Google's stranglehold on the web means they won't listen to the community. When… https://t.co/S4BrBST1am
10/13
2019
@dgouldin @wincent On Samsung devices OLED displays with pure black have a jelly effect, as switching a pixel on is… https://t.co/BE0HoVlE2D
10/8
2019
@v1rtl @eranhammer @nodejs Picking a lightweight solution and adding only what you need can be a valid choice for s… https://t.co/TCyu4kyFvc
10/6
2019
@eranhammer @nodejs There is nothing wrong with being old. What particular problems are Express users likely to encounter?
10/4
2019
Congratulations, Simon. You're truly deserving of this. https://t.co/EUpbtihlMk"It's not really racist or sexist if we get an algorithm to do it". https://t.co/xDb9Y6hCJX
10/1
2019
@AshConnell @RobertBMenke @_jayphelps Having to rely on a massive third party lib (the equivalent of jQuery on ster… https://t.co/TktIy5f7NW @jlongster Perfectly valid design. GraphQL excels when you have many consumers with different requirements accessin… https://t.co/j6cBu3bzHj
9/28
2019
@AnnastaciaMP @ScottMorrisonMP @LNPQLD Please don't turn climate change action into a political point scoring. Do i… https://t.co/yh58XQ6FbxFollowing a week in which we saw global protests against climate change and deepening political division and corrup… https://t.co/Q8SjyDLCQT @samdastyari Seems consistent with his faith. Pentecostals are all about embracing their God and trusting that as l… https://t.co/AbCRIKQjwu
9/26
2019
@BarrettJelvik @TallPaulOregon @drvox The IPCC reports are probably a good place to start.
9/24
2019
It's funny to see people struggle to grasp at why they don't like this. Most fall back to the argument that differe… https://t.co/jxLVNZmQAV
9/22
2019
@drzax Josh is not a nickname. But maybe James being Jimmy or Melissa being Missy would be considered a nickname. @team_schrinner @Schrinner You need to work on your trolling, mate. Far to obvious.
9/21
2019
@yoavweiss @jaffathecake Other: how does CORS even work.
9/19
2019
@deecewan @troyhunt It's OK because banks use security through obscurity? Uh, what? Not to mention that brute forci… https://t.co/OAVU9vTQ0s
9/18
2019
@Ganticdotco I used to love the spam promising to improve my company's social media presence that were sent to my @fb.com email address.
9/17
2019
@rem @v1rtl Attributing negative characteristics and qualites based on race/skin colour/gender is a bad and incorre… https://t.co/UGkYdXHayj
9/14
2019
@csswizardry @ITkonekt Do you have a version with notes? @zackkanter @mipsytipsy SaaS has not made all errors cheap. You can't roll back a data breach. @jlongster Unsure what exact problems you're solving, but I found it easier to work with calendar days instead of d… https://t.co/1vL6SYGDrF
9/9
2019
@neilwrites @risj_oxford @flamingolondon Not a fan of the methodology. Social is winner-takes-all, news is not. A… https://t.co/Iyx0FtY8iT
9/6
2019
@rauschma LG Smart TV, baby. webOS lives.
9/3
2019
@thomasfuchs Well this Tweet wouldn't have got hundreds of likes and replies if it were an unordered list. So there's that.
9/2
2019
@sebmck You tease. @scottspark @abclifeau Congratulations Scott.Extremist contractors creating even more traffic problems for Brisbane commuters. https://t.co/gDHUKChAYH @wincent This is a problem I haven't solved yet, but I've seen the extreme consequences. Our CMS allows some editor… https://t.co/z0xsyOCLqd @Jamieallencook @glenmaddern You can do better than that, Jamie. @armann1671 @PoliticalKathy No, the next thing is that you meet with a doctor or child psychologist, who will be mo… https://t.co/Ft1xFm7EaU @wincent My DOM is not your API. Expecting otherwise places an unnecessary burden on developers. @wincent I fought hard against using versioning for highly coupled packages. The cognitive load to manage releases… https://t.co/UZ4pf3psXJ
8/29
2019
@PoliticalKathy Teachers don't prescribe medication, Kathy. Doctors do. @shellscape Companies are looking for more than technical competency. Learning that he would literally walk away if… https://t.co/cZX7Mk9nLl
8/28
2019
@team_schrinner Stop trying to politicise climate change. Protesting government inaction is not "extremist", and be… https://t.co/yBw8FMBvT3 @dan_abramov Stop with the self-flagellation. You're the most level header and compassionate person I know of in th… https://t.co/0mu2f6Lu4F @NathanBazley Red Hill is mentioned in this piece. Also that the Dad is an archaeologist and Mum works at the airpo… https://t.co/7PNr436ylN @glenmaddern The valid points in this article are better covered elsewhere in ways that don't attempt to shit all o… https://t.co/geC46Eyugx
8/27
2019
@tfswebb I'm such a bad millennial. My youngest had an imaginary friend, who in turn had her own imaginary friend. It got complicated. @codehitchhiker I honestly don't think Paul has said anything insightful in the last ten years. His Twitter feed is… https://t.co/2xrH7IBnIlSeems strange that Github beat Atlassian to launching a package registry. An Atlassian private registry would compl… https://t.co/lLQvm3N8yyA guide to successful Twittering. https://t.co/K1PNboV0NM
8/26
2019
Surprisingly hard on modern smartphones: Getting the current time with precision to the second.
8/25
2019
@jefflembeck It's hard. Key for me was understanding that people should take responsibility for their own success a… https://t.co/3D13rzvIir @kylehill @jefflembeck How do your reports feel about that? It's easy to be an apathetic and by-the-numbers manager… https://t.co/8kxCJYJhSeJeff Bezos is worth 100 billion dollars. The Burj Khalifa is 830m tall, which is over 4000 steps. Jeff wouldn't… https://t.co/DaojvPcfSyWealth as a staircase: Imagine that the median net worth, 100k USD, was a single step. A well-off person may eve… https://t.co/d1fTUeJ48O
8/24
2019
Fun fact: Battery capacity is affected by room temperature, which drops to its lowest between 2am and 6am. If you… https://t.co/rVFGb0m8MB
8/22
2019

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