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Livewire
> Livewire is a full-stack framework for Laravel that makes building dynamic interfaces simple, without leaving the comfort of Laravel.
liveview  livewire  laravel  javascript 
5 weeks ago
pystrftime - strftime format generator
> Generate Python strftime format codes from a date string.

Type in a datetime string and get back a strftime format code. Works as advertised.
python  strftime  format  generator  datetime 
6 weeks ago
My Must-Have Apps, 2019 Edition - MacStories
> Every year in late October, I start putting together a rough list of candidates for my annual ‘Must-Have Apps’ story, which I’ve historically published in late December, right before the holiday break. As you can tell by the date on this article, the 2019 edition of this story is different: not only did I spend
apple  2019  app  ios  list 
10 weeks ago
Last Week in AWS - AWS News Sprinkled With a Side of Snark
> The signal to noise ratio is abysmal. We filter through it all to find the hidden gems, the community contributions-the stuff worth reading! Then we summarize it with snark and share it with you - minus the nonsense.

via @jacobian
research  news  billing  aws  newsletters  intel  services  cloud  blog  amazon_aws_billing  amazon  2019  lastweek 
10 weeks ago
A Free State classic: Downtown brewery shares its legendary Cheddar Ale Soup recipe | News, Sports, Jobs - Lawrence Journal-World: news, information, headlines and events in Lawrence, Kansas
I personally have never been a huge fan of Free States Brewery's Cheddar Ale Soup, but I am in the minority. For those who do:

> The recipe is as follows:
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> Free State Brewing Company Cheddar Ale Soup
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> 3 tablespoons salted butter
>
> 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
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> 1/4 cup minced yellow onion
>
> 1/4 cup small diced red bell pepper
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> 1/4 cup small diced green bell pepper
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> 2 garlic cloves, minced
>
> 1 cup Free State Ad Astra ale
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> 3 ounces cream cheese
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> 3 cups cream
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> 2 teaspoons salt
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> 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
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> 1 teaspoon hot sauce
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> Fresh parsley and thyme to taste
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> 6 ounces grated Alma white or yellow cheddar cheese
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> In 1 tablespoon butter, cook onion, peppers and garlic until onion is transparent. Add remaining butter and flour, stir well and cook mixture on medium-low heat for 5 minutes, stirring often. Add beer in small increments, mixing smooth after each addition. Cut cream cheese into smaller chunks and add to mixture. Mash and stir cream cheese until it is completely melted into mixture. Gradually add cream to mixture, mixing smooth after each addition. You may want to use a whisk at this point. Add seasonings, stir and heat to 160 degrees, being careful not to heat beyond this temperature. Add cheese in three increments stirring smooth with a whisk after each addition. If cheese is not melting after 30 seconds, check temperature and add heat if necessary. If soup is thin, add more cheese. If soup is thick, add milk. Serves 6-8.
recipes  freestatebrewery  lawrenceks 
december 2019
Used 2015 Retina MacBook Pro might be best MacBook you can buy now
> So, with all these caveats in mind, if you need a MacBook today, should you buy an old 2015 Retina MacBook Pro?

> No, if you don't rely on the keyboard.

I miss Steve Jobs' Apple. Share he was such a terrible person.
apple  macbookpro  macbook  mac 
november 2019
inessential: Happy 20th to This Blog!
> Old proverb: "The best time to start a blog is 20 years ago. The second-best time is today." :)
blog  daringfireball  blogging  starred  20th  entries  miniflux  writing 
november 2019
Use simple words and phrases | plainlanguage.gov
> Plain language makes it easier for the public to read, understand, and use government communications.
english  plainlanguage 
october 2019
Tracy Clayton, Another Round/Strong Black Legends - XOXO Festival (2019) - YouTube
> Launched in 2015, Another Round quickly became one of the internet's most-loved podcasts, propelled by co-hosts Tracy Clayton and Heben Nigatu's candid banter about race, gender, and pop culture, taking a much-needed break at the end of 2017. After a year away from the mic, Tracy returned as host of Netflix's Strong Black Legends, a weekly interview series with living legends of Black Hollywood.
videos  xoxo  video  article  conferences  apphole  towatch 
october 2019
It’s finally possible to code web apps on an iPad Pro
> iPadOS finally delivers a real browser. Let’s push it to the limit.
inspiracao  vscode  ipad  ios  ipad_pro  frommedium  how-to  development  ipados 
october 2019
Hushed-Private Phone Numbers, Talk, Text and Encrypted Messaging
Hushed could be a nice CoC number without having to give people my cell-phone number.
phone  sms  privacy  burner  android  app  messaging 
september 2019
Houzz - Home Design, Decorating and Remodeling Ideas and Inspiration, Kitchen and Bathroom Design
> The largest collection of interior design and decorating ideas on the Internet, including kitchens and bathrooms. Over 18 million inspiring photos and 100,000 idea books from top designers around the world. Remodeling and decorating ideas and inspiration for designing your kitchen, bath, patio and more.

Houzz is a pretty interesting website for seeing current styles for people like myself who have no f'ing clue what I'm looking at.
design  house  competitor  architecture  inspiration  furniture  home  decorating  art_design_engineering 
august 2019
Good Eats is back! 🎉
> THIS IS NOT A DRILL Alton Brown and all of us here at Food Network know that fans have been asking -- pleading? -- for new episodes of Alton's famous serie...
video  food  pasta  goodeats  recipes  goodeatsthereturn 
august 2019
Ignore the Pain
> Years after that Kansas City-Buffalo game, I visited Priest in San Antonio. He would tell me about lying awake at night, staring at the ceiling, praying for the feeling to come back to his arms and legs. He told me about looking for cracks in the sidewalk when he walks because he knows that if he hits a crack wrong now, his whole body might crumple. He told me about the migraines that split his head open. He told me that he would never have a full-night's sleep for the rest of his life.
nfl  sports  longreads  football 
august 2019
Mr. Rogers's Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Kids - The Atlantic
> Per the pamphlet, there were nine steps for translating into Freddish:
>
> 1. "State the idea you wish to express as clearly as possible, and in terms preschoolers can understand." Example: It is dangerous to play in the street.
> 2. "Rephrase in a positive manner," as in It is good to play where it is safe.
> 3. "Rephrase the idea, bearing in mind that preschoolers cannot yet make subtle distinctions and need to be redirected to authorities they trust." As in, "Ask your parents where it is safe to play."
> 4. "Rephrase your idea to eliminate all elements that could be considered prescriptive, directive, or instructive." In the example, that'd mean getting rid of "ask": Your parents will tell you where it is safe to play.
> 5. "Rephrase any element that suggests certainty." That'd be "will": Your parents can tell you where it is safe to play.
> 6. "Rephrase your idea to eliminate any element that may not apply to all children." Not all children know their parents, so: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play.
> 7. "Add a simple motivational idea that gives preschoolers a reason to follow your advice." Perhaps: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play. It is good to listen to them.
> 8. "Rephrase your new statement, repeating the first step." "Good" represents a value judgment, so: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play. It is important to try to listen to them.
> 9. "Rephrase your idea a final time, relating it to some phase of development a preschooler can understand." Maybe: Your favorite grown-ups can tell you where it is safe to play. It is important to try to listen to them, and listening is an important part of growing.
writing  language  children  kids  parenting  communication 
july 2019
mitm.cool – connect to that petulant wifi already
> A tiny website that doesn't use HTTPS, with the express purpose of letting gated public WiFi MITM the request so you can sign in. I'm paying $50/year for the domain so I hope you use it.

> disclaimer: I think it's horrible that MITMing user requests is a legitimate strategy in 2019 but here we are. Please help build solutions to end this ridiculous situation if you care enough about it ✨

A better alternative than yahoo or MSN for navigating public/gated WiFi sign-on pages.
wifi  airplanes  hotels  flights 
july 2019
B612 – The font family
> B612 is an highly legible open source font family designed and tested to be used on aircraft cockpit screens.
librefont  b612  font  monospaced  airplane  design  airbus  opensource  typeface  typography  fonts 
july 2019
Webinar Recording: “Build-a-GitHub-Bot” with Mariatta Wijaya | PyCharm Blog
> She started with a bot that filed GitHub Issues, running from her laptop. She then switched to a bot triggered by a webhook, hosted at Heroku.

github  bots  video  tutorial 
june 2019
AddyOsmani.com - We shipped font-display to Google Fonts!
> The font-display descriptor lets you decide how your web fonts will render or fallback, depending on how long it takes for them to load. It supports a number of values including auto, block, swap, fallback and optional.
google  fonts 
june 2019
The ADHD-Dyslexia Connection: Dealing with Dual Diagnoses
> ADHD symptoms are usually apparent from the first day of school, whereas dyslexia is often not fully recognized until fourth or fifth grade, when the shift is made from learning to read to reading to learn. Parents who express concern early on are often told by teachers that “every student reads differently and they will catch up.”
dyslexia  adhd  learning  disability 
may 2019
Proxyman - Modern and intuitive HTTP debugging proxy on macOS
> Proxyman is a high-performance macOS app, which enables developers to view HTTP/HTTPS requests from apps and domains.
proxy  macos 
may 2019
Folding a Piece of Paper More than Seven Times
Spoiler: A high school student named Britney Gallivan proved that you could fold a piece of paper 12 times
paper  folding 
may 2019
CSS Utility Classes and "Separation of Concerns"
Tailwind CSS is great. This is a good overview for dispelling the CSS "Separation of Concerns" myths.
functionalcss  atomic  article  design  web  html  webdev  components  tailwindcss  css 
may 2019
Brad Frost Web Headquarters
> Well, it happened. A new headquarters for Brad Frost Web LLC is now in my backyard.




Why?
I've been in my house for almost 5 years and have always used one of the guest bedrooms as an office. But now that we have our daughter, things have shifted around quite a bit. One guest bedroom is now
life  lifegoals  shed  inspiration  homeoffice 
may 2019
Why software projects take longer than you think – a statistical model · Erik Bernhardsson
> Anyone who built software for a while knows that estimating how long something is going to take is hard. It’s hard to come up with an unbiased estimate of how long something will take, when fundamentally the work in itself is about solving something.
management  development  estimation  longreads  projectmanagement  programming  software  statistics  estimating 
may 2019
The NBA is obsessed with 3s, so let's finally fix the thing
> Where would Golden State put its line? What about Houston? You might think that Golden State would put their line closer in to get more 3s; however, their shooters all thrive from deep. Curry, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson all hit from 25-plus feet with relative ease. By drawing their line at, say, 26 feet, they would emphasize their skills while challenging their opponents to swim in the deep end.
nba  basketball  petty 
april 2019
James Harden is disrespecting the unwritten rules of the game
> "You could call a foul every time down the court if you chose," said Brinkley. "I always felt I didn't need the refs, I'm that good. That's how my mentors taught me: Go do what you do."
basketball  sports  nba  petty  men  rules  ethics 
april 2019
A Bookstore, Finally, Comes to the Bronx - The New York Times
> "Up to that point I had measured my success by how far I could get away from the Bronx,'' she told me recently. "I was disappointed in myself for thinking about leaving a community in no better condition that I had found it,'' she said.

> "Let's Bring a Goddamn Bookstore to the Bronx.''
toread  hacker_news 
april 2019
Software Journeyman – Smaller Python Docker Containers with Multi-Stage Builds and Python Wheels
> If your Docker Python build requires system dependencies that are NOT required at runtime, structure your build as follows: Use a multi-stage build Stage 1 installs system dependencies and uses them to build local wheels Stage 2 begins from the same base as Stage 1, copies wheels from Stage 1, and installs the wheels The rest of your build will be based on Stage 2 If you follow these steps, you'll end up with the smallest-possible Python Docker container with all your Python dependencies intact.
docker  multi-stage  builds  python  optimisation  multistage 
april 2019
GB Studio
> A free and easy to use retro adventure game creator for your favourite handheld video game system
gameboy  games  emulation  emulator  programming  game  gamedev  development 
april 2019
andrewgodwin/urlman
> Contribute to andrewgodwin/urlman development by creating an account on GitHub.
github  django  urls  python 
april 2019
Tabby Cat
> A new friend in every new tab. Available for Chrome and Firefox.

🐱🧶
gif  chrome_extension  toys  fun  cats 
april 2019
How to Automate Tasks on GitHub With Machine Learning for Fun and Profit
> A tutorial on how to build a GitHub App that predicts and applies issue labels using Tensorflow and public datasets.
k8s  machine_learning  kubernetes  kubeflow  tensorflow 
april 2019
How to Create an Index in Django Without Downtime – Real Python
> In this step-by-step Python tutorial, you'll get a solid understanding of the limitations of Django migrations by tackling a well known problem: creating an index in Django with no downtime.
docker  migrations  django_tr  python  hacker_news  toread  django 
april 2019
Vintage BASIC - Games
> The classic book BASIC Computer Games, published by Creative Computing, inspired a generation of programmers. The games were written by many people, and compiled by David H. Ahl. The fabulous illustrations accompanying each game were done by George Beker.
nostalgia  games  fun  basic  retro  programming  game_programming  history  compile 
april 2019
Hoop Reams - This American Life
> Writer Michael Lewis takes us inside the world of NBA refereeing. He explains how protests about unfair calls have increased in recent years.
podcasts  podcast  tal  basketball  refereeing 
april 2019
When to automate × Katy DeCorah
> You will know if you have a candidate for an automation when you have: a frequent manual process, consistent data, and a trigger.
automation 
april 2019
ESPN’s Jay Bilas talks Duke, UNC, Zion and the NCAA | Charlotte Observer
> Q: Your son, Anthony Bilas, told radio host David Glenn recently that his favorite college basketball announcer is Dick Vitale. How’d you take that?

> A: Yes, he did say that. And we’re going to miss my son when he decides he wants to come home. It’s unfortunate he won’t have anywhere to sleep from now on.
jayblias  basketball  ncaa 
april 2019
Why I miss Rails | chanind.github.io
> The world of tech moves fast, and there's always new frameworks and paradigms popping up that make developers' lives easier and allow us to build more and more powerful applications. But, these transitions don't always just make things better for developers - sometimes we take steps backwards and undo the progress we made in the past.

This but for Django, and I'm doubling down on Django.
archive  dev  miss  ruby  programming  news  react  best  rails  hacker  webdev 
march 2019
Turn high fidelity UI images into mockups
> Create low fidelity mockdowns, redact user information, use for explainer videos or concept walkthroughs.

Kind-of terrible. Kind-of amazing.
blockframes  graphics  image  prototyping  ui  tools  online  design  mockup  resources 
march 2019
kneufeld/alkali: a simple python database
> Alkali is a database engine, written in Python 3. It's raison d'etre is to provide a Django-like ORM while controlling the on disk format. If you already have your data in a real database like Postgres then you'll want SQLAlchemy, if however, your data is in json/yaml/csv/other/etc files then Alkali might be exactly what you're looking for.
python  data  django-like  orm  database 
march 2019
Easy to Remember Color Guide for Non-Designers - Send With SES
> NOTE: I'm not a designer. This is what i've self-learnt over the years because i couldn't afford good designers. I don't know if this is scientific. This works for me. I hope it works for you.
color  css  design  colors  programming  2019  webdesign  web  webdev  colour 
march 2019
Introduction - Mithril.js
> Mithril is a modern client-side Javascript framework for building Single Page Applications. It's small (< 8kb gzip), fast and provides routing and XHR utilities out of the box.
javascript  mithril  framework  -jsmicro  programming  js  webdev  spa  mvc  1808 
march 2019
bnb/mitm.cool: source code for mitm.cool, a dead-simple site that doesn't have SSL... allowing public WiFi to MITM the request and get you authenticated
> source code for mitm.cool, a dead-simple site that doesn't have SSL... allowing public WiFi to MITM the request and get you authenticated
march 2019
Getsunday.com
Lawn in a box service.
lawn  grass 
march 2019
Blue Yeti Tutorial: How To Use The Blue Yeti Microphone To Get Clear Audio For Your Videos
> Blue Yeti Microphone Tutorial: Everything you need to know to learn how to use the Blue Yeti Microphone.
research  podcasting  blue  yeti  tips  mics  recording 
march 2019
Why Marketing Matters
> I was honored to be given the opportunity to give a keynote address at O’Reilly’s 2018 Velocity Conference in NYC. Below is a web version of the talk — not a transcript, but a summary of the main ideas (with fewer jokes). I hope you enjoy.
research  marking 
march 2019
Companies that use Django & Django Integrations | StackShare
> See which companies are using Django, tech stacks, integrations, comments, reviews, votes, and the latest news
research  conference 
march 2019
Outreachy progress: 2019-02 – Sage Sharp
I love the format that Sage uses break down how the Outreachy applications were processed.
outreachy  research 
march 2019
Confir | Event Targeting Made Easy
> Confir is a platform designed to help teams target & manage events more efficiently.
research  conferences  sponsorship 
february 2019
New pytest plugin for Markdown reports
> Sometimes I would like to include a pytest test report in a GitHub issue or pull request comment, but do not want to manually reformat the CLI output. 😄
Thankfully, pytest can be extended and customized via plugins. Inspired by the fantastic pytest-html project, I created my new pytest plugin pytest-md for generating Markdown reports for pytest results! 📝
If you find it any useful, I’d love to hear from you via twitter!
pytest 
february 2019
My Twitch Live Coding Setup – Suz Hinton – Medium
> This article is an updated review of tools and software that I use to run my live coding stream each Sunday. If you're interested in the...
guide  podcasting  live  twitch  spring-tips  projects  live-streaming  education  streaming  macos 
february 2019
dead.io — A dead man's switch API
> We text and email you every couple of weeks and as long as you respond, we return false to your JSON endpoint. If you don't respond after repeated attempts, we return true.
death  deadmanswitch 
february 2019
[OFFICIAL] DRmare Spotify Music Converter for Mac - Download and Convert Spotify Music to MP3
> A smart Spotify music downloader to save any Spotify songs and playlists offline and convert Spotify Ogg Vorbis to universal MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, etc. losslessly for playing on any popular device and MP3 player.

I'm skeptical that this is legal, but I would love to be able to play my spotify lists on my old iPod Mini. Best iPod music device ever.
spotify 
february 2019
Building a static site with Parcel — Part 1 – Chester How – Medium
> In this two-part guide, we’ll learn how to use ParcelJS to build static sites and how to deploy the sites with Netlify. Let’s get started!
tailwind  css  tailwindcss 
february 2019
The Many Worlds of Programming - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻
> A look into the many worlds of programming and the pieces that make them up.
february 2019
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