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Top picks — 2021 October

Building a modern website in 2021, conditional border in CSS, ARIA in HTML, Parcel v2, AWS Lambda Functions powered by AWS Graviton2 processor, VSCode in the browser, incluging one HTML in the other and more…

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Top picks — 2021 September

An Introduction to JQ, Google changes the algorithm to parse web page title (again), very helpful HTML parse htmlq, CSS Cascade Layers, beautiful CSS shadows, serverless observalibility, if/else for CSS, diagnose your HTML head and a lot more…

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Vertical vs horizontal scalability in software development

Scalability is the ability to increase or decrease resources based on demand. There are two types of scalability: vertical and horizontal. I always imagine a simple diagram that helps me to understand the concept. This mental shortcut helps me a lot, so maybe it will help you too.

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Book review: On Writing Well by William Zinsser

Some time ago, I discovered Seth’s Godin’s blog, and since then, I have read every single article by him. There is something about his writing style that I admire a lot. It is concise and keeps me reading even if the subject is not in the scope of my interests. People like Seth inspired me to invest some time in my writing skills.

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Book review: Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance

It is an inspiring tale that tells the story of Elon from early childhood in South Africa up to his recent successes in the space industry. A story based on series of interviews with Musks relatives and close friends. It is a book worthy of your time.

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Top picks — 2021 August

Chris Messina about Alfred app, 700,000 downloads of an empty npm package, security headers, native CSS modules, CSS neting, amazing Deno and a lot more…

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