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Rich Harris @Rich_Harris New York, New York

Open sourceror. I make graphics at the @nytimes

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Joined Twitter 1/25/09


@FredKSchott @youyuxi @boubiyeah @ddprrt @preactjs Depends what you're bundling — if mostly coarse-grained modules… https://t.co/MRYg0Q3TsJ
7/7
2020
@swyx @lihautan @sveltejs @antony 👀
7/6
2020
@alexandrosM @TaylorLorenz 🤷‍♂️A decade ago, two boys captivated me with their reflections on their dad’s deployment to Afghanistan. Then… https://t.co/RWApk1kmR3
Retweeted by Rich Harris @alexandrosM @TaylorLorenz How should I address them instead? Misogynistic douchebags that work in tech? Doesn't ro… https://t.co/mHg4qhUMG5VCs/tech bros — you really *should* read @TaylorLorenz! she's a brilliant reporter! and she understands the dynamic… https://t.co/KxX7haHQUv @helen8297 @mrbenbot @sveltejs 🙌 have you installed the VS Code extension? it should fix the syntax highlighting! https://t.co/PXS6JBMoOUI don’t think this photo will ever not make me laugh out loud https://t.co/MsPEmGX33y
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7/2
2020
@sourcerer_io can you follow me so i can DM you? would like to report something privatelyMy hottest take (which isn’t true but isn’t fully wrong) remains that the death of Google Reader made a space for t… https://t.co/oOwMhaH4Pg
Retweeted by Rich Harris🚨 The @Coding_Career Handbook is here! 🚨 It comes in 3 flavors. The Handbook: 450+ pages of everything I have le… https://t.co/rSkwhWQ3vD
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7/1
2020
@AdamRackis @BenLesh @SachaGreif Yep. Protest the meat industry by becoming vegetarian, not by yelling at people who work at the hog farm @BenLesh @SachaGreif Yeah. I read their open letter, it's barely coherent and infuriatingly glib. If using React is… https://t.co/CdhPYuOgd0 @SachaGreif an activist account thought it would endear people to their cause if they CC'd several hundred people w… https://t.co/d1LH4ybQIT @CommunityReact @ReactAdvanced @ReactEurope @ReactFest @ReactHooks @ReactJSLadies @ReactJSgirls @ReactLondon_https://t.co/ytUCyDAoW9 @0xca0a @DavidKPiano in other words they *are* framework-agnostic — you could easily build a hook to consume them:… https://t.co/2uVUD03Fet @0xca0a @DavidKPiano instead of hooks, we have spring/tween stores, which can be used to drive DOM, native views, G… https://t.co/falYzyNlwi @0xca0a @DavidKPiano that'd be nice, but you have to pick the right building block. our users would revolt if we ma… https://t.co/hlUcWEkS8Q @0xca0a @DavidKPiano ya, we're not going to adopt a construct we dislike for the sake of an 'ecosystem' when the fr… https://t.co/5pu2ujaRKbhttps://t.co/MTZz2IGhZC We put the most popular build tools through their paces to find out what they're good at,… https://t.co/36dVEZKZi3
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6/30
2020
@exclipy @DavidKondrad self-preservation: watched dozens of fellow reporters get laid off within months of starting… https://t.co/WrslUURLb5"I can't breathe." The words are so powerful because we naturally recoil at the idea of ignoring another human be… https://t.co/lU6m0xLev6
Retweeted by Rich Harris @exclipy @DavidKondrad Yeah, the flavour of the month thing is the bit that concerns me! Different flavour next mon… https://t.co/vNc55uqz1H @UgurVolkanGul @sveltejs @SvelteSociety this is rad! thank you for sharing itHere is a small IMDb movie comparison game where you can challenge your friends! inspired by @Rich_Harris 's cameop… https://t.co/1m8jHL1GI6
Retweeted by Rich Harris @mrsauravsahu @sveltejs Better late than never :) thank you for the fix! @seaofarrows good for you
6/29
2020
@fabiosantosart Definitely a solid case against it, yeah. I guess for Hey it's part of the whole 'no unread counts'… https://t.co/YUbEnOs7Ht @slightlylate you absolute crouton. you complete pasty. you total flapjack. you feckless bap. you superfluous bagel… https://t.co/d9rtvBFx0OI’ve started a new evening ritual: I leave all my technology inside except my Walkman, and I get into the hammock i… https://t.co/q6HYDjmDpD
Retweeted by Rich Harris @ccverak @aboodman @dvassallo @dhh Not saying we can deal with it client side, whatever that would mean, just that… https://t.co/a8KsrYgtMT @aboodman @dvassallo @dhh Lot of truth there. Corollary: since the growth of serverless compute/data means that *no… https://t.co/SiqfOlgdHe
6/28
2020
@qoouep It's very easy indeed! In fact it's the default! You literally just need to not @ them @yawaramin @Micharch54 I think that'd be surprising for users — a URL shouldn't behave one way in minute 29 and a different way in minute 31 @FeifanZ `map` has been in the language since 2009! And implemented everywhere for ages (and easily polyfilled befo… https://t.co/90QQkqBeXz @Micharch54 @yawaramin Browser cache can't help with any content that was added dynamically @FeifanZ Maybe there are better examples of method chaining, but to me the JS reads more cleanly: s = "my dog has… https://t.co/xpfllR5LgN @Micharch54 @yawaramin In an SPA, navigation happens within a stateful context. In a traditional app, where the ent… https://t.co/Uj4KqoNgHP @yawaramin @Micharch54 it's *possible*, sure, I'm just saying it's not good UX. I don't think it makes sense to hav… https://t.co/gZUuDRFoBE @FeifanZ Am a bit of a monoglot so will have to take you at your word re stdlib — FWIW i feel quite productive with… https://t.co/H9Na5nVoJO @yawaramin @Micharch54 but how do you do it for your own feed in a way that doesn't render page numbers completely… https://t.co/AuZMatk7jh @FeifanZ Perhaps. I have faith! @FeifanZ For sure. Though I personally think that's happenstance, not something intrinsic to the language (or if it… https://t.co/OGLWaxWxi6 @FeifanZ I think it'll happen eventually! <prays to the WASM gods> @DanShappir @TonyWhomever Yeah, they'll definitely be a valuable addition to the platform. I'm just sceptical that… https://t.co/e2hiKFeA6Q @yawaramin @Micharch54 what do page numbers even correspond to when you have an infinite river of content? are we s… https://t.co/ty74Lr2rSQ @FeifanZ huh? not sure i follow. the whole thing about hey is that is *wasn't* developed in JS, except for a few sprinkles @FeifanZ It's not the scroll position that makes this hard, so much — it's that you need to load 120 (say) emails o… https://t.co/luvc3Kmi1v @stefanmaric_ Ah, my apologies — I totally misunderstood! My bad @stefanmaric_ Bit rude, honestly — I gave it a week, and have been thinking about this topic for years. I'm not try… https://t.co/mylrHdg9lm @DanShappir @TonyWhomever I'm a portal sceptic — it solves one fairly narrow problem, but doesn't fundamentally alt… https://t.co/F24WLwLIyP @maranomynet @dabernathy89 Good thing I didn't use that word in my original tweet then? But 'snitch tagging' is a w… https://t.co/2jk8nQch0Z @dino_k_29 @IslamAttrash It depends on client-side rendering, which is the opposite of their approach @maranomynet @dabernathy89 Because the motives don't matter; the outcome matters. The whole point of 'don't do this… https://t.co/MOYJdPW5BI @dabernathy89 it's bizarre. i guess people don't think of it as snitching at the time? (i deliberately avoided usin… https://t.co/35ZVKFVbj7 @TonyWhomever it's a hard problem for sure. i guess my point is that it's better to use tech that makes it *possibl… https://t.co/dENXrCXazw @kodlamadan it would just be me doing this the whole time https://t.co/EnsOcU86ia @IslamAttrash Yeah, keep the list of loaded emails in memory and restore scroll upon client-side navigation. The fi… https://t.co/LYzlflSnSODid you want to rope him into an argument of some kind? He has better things to do. Did you want me to persuade him… https://t.co/rqE7mu2s9xDon't tag someone into a thread unless you know what you're doing. I deliberately left DHH out of my thread last ni… https://t.co/mnVEuLoFyU @Micharch54 after my hot take last night i have to scroll that far just to see all my notifications 🙈 @Seamless can you please stop calling event.preventDefault() on click events on <a> elements if the user is cmd-cli… https://t.co/avSxgJv9je @brianleroux @adamwathan @spikebrehm @linear_app The bulk of my productivity time is spent on desktop. Most of my p… https://t.co/QBX4c6MqzQ @brianleroux @JonasKuske It's true that we don't have that many great examples, because we spent the last few years… https://t.co/a28iud9tLS @brianleroux @JonasKuske If your app • starts up instantly • is progressively enhanced • has instant client-side n… https://t.co/jsB6RPftCA @brianleroux @adamwathan @spikebrehm @linear_app You said 'daily driver' which implies desktop app — I don't use th… https://t.co/kPjTeRofgu @brianleroux @JonasKuske Looks that way! @brianleroux @JonasKuske That's interesting — I personally find it rather slow to navigate around, and I frequently… https://t.co/09wajgvf5C @adamwathan @brianleroux @spikebrehm @linear_app Do electron apps count? I spend most of my day in VSCode @derFBeste they're coming later this year apparently @brianleroux @spikebrehm Not moving goalposts. The goal of a productivity app is productivity — the initial load is… https://t.co/uUmsBn3rqK @brianleroux @JonasKuske great SSR-SPA examples out there, and that's exactly why I work on Svelte/Sapper — I also… https://t.co/GQlQN2Znna @brianleroux @JonasKuske Right, but try building it as a Rails app. Not just being snarky because they already did… https://t.co/cmPlHU9j2r @brianleroux @spikebrehm Odd! For me, Gmail is a much snappier experience than Hey, once it's eventually done loading @RReverser @frontsideair 🤔 @alexlouden yeah, if you're using webpack's loader you have more options i guess. but i expect more and more sites… https://t.co/kgqCsZG7hU @Dieulot https://t.co/HmBkwLUfpq @alexlouden @Emir_Ozdemirr @wongmjane @heyhey I'm actually wondering if that's true — I *think* that `import('./foo… https://t.co/NTbWLOXIdF @boubiyeah @tyleralove @dhh Right — a lot of times when we judge tech stacks by exemplar apps, we're really judging… https://t.co/dpCc54onMx @frontsideair Would you paginate Twitter? 😉 @negcx @boubiyeah Agree that SPA tooling isn't where it needs to be. I think that's the big project for the next co… https://t.co/kQchVi4FCj @jaredcwhite Ok I'll bite — how would you solve the problem I described? @JonasKuske @jaredcwhite Using cookies to store transient state is a world of hurt, I think. And a query param does… https://t.co/8n98QxT1OO @exclipy @DavidKondrad Definitely! I think the hard part is settling on a data layer that makes sense for everyone @boramacz Good point! @nicktencate @marbiano3 @adamwathan A hybrid SSR/SPA app can work just as well offline! @Micharch54 I think infinite loading is great UX. Would you paginate Twitter? The HEY team agrees that navigating b… https://t.co/WhhUPGE7Gw @Martin_Adams @pHzBox @garreh right — 'front-end' doesn't mean 'client-side', that's a common misconception. Your E… https://t.co/v2v3lUid6T @SteveALee @jaredcwhite yeah, i think localstorage is underused. but it doesn't help with SSR unfortunately — the b… https://t.co/DOVux8P7tc @spion yeah, this is one reason i don't tend to use installed Chrome Apps even though they're a neat idea — if I op… https://t.co/sNE6A0GbbO @deadwisdom https://t.co/D3HTLcqWuD @tyleralove @dhh He's right about almost everything! I strongly align with his values and philosophy, and I'm a hug… https://t.co/erxjvVfeBH @Emir_Ozdemirr @wongmjane @heyhey I'd actually argue that this is a case of it *working* — it failed to load some C… https://t.co/pTJRP73HpY @arvindamirtaa @wongmjane Yeah, I think server-first is important — I dislike client-only SPAs @ceskavich I paid my $99 at about the same time as I was writing this thread last night. I wish the UX was better,… https://t.co/rOTEQGBO5g @ZFLloyd Agree, for a certain class of apps (I'd be wary of using it for anything with any kind of animation that w… https://t.co/ejvDlPXbmf @deadwisdom Your LitElement site doesn't work without JavaScript. That's another drawback @garreh Have you tried frameworks like Next, Nuxt, Sapper? It's pretty seamless, and you don't need to write the lo… https://t.co/RKXkpgjpFg @PierB gets hairy pretty quickly. the SW's job is to serve a given URL, and that's something that really needs to b… https://t.co/hLcNMQSolQ @lukeed05 @boubiyeah yeah, and it'll frequently refresh the page if you switch back to the tab after a while, which… https://t.co/4iaQws46Xe
6/27
2020

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