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Bookmarked: https://inessential.com/2020/01/26/crash_math. On (software) quality. “If we …

Bookmarked: https://inessential.com/2020/01/26/crash_math.

On (software) quality.

If we get it down to a 0.1% chance, a given user could go, on average, 500 days between crashes. Which sounds great! Sounds like a super-stable app! But that would mean 100 crash reports a day, which is still a massive number of crashes.

inessential: Crash Math
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Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/godaddys-go-wordpress-theme-offers-a-page-building-experience-via-the-block-editor. I’ve got a bit of a …

Bookmarked: https://wptavern.com/godaddys-go-wordpress-theme-offers-a-page-building-experience-via-the-block-editor.

I’ve got a bit of a love-hate relationship with WordPress, but I’ll pick this (or one of Automattic’s themes) over Divi any time.

GoDaddy’s ‘Go’ WordPress Theme Offers a Page-Building Experience via the Block Editor
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Bookmarked: https://jlelse.blog/thoughts/2020/01/security-risk-embedding/. I would—before my tiny setup stopped …

Bookmarked: https://jlelse.blog/thoughts/2020/01/security-risk-embedding/.

I would—before my tiny setup stopped working, that is—scrape and cache avatars locally.

[Y]ou should consider enabling Content Security Policy (CSP) headers and only allow embedded content from trusted sites.

The security risk of embedding images from external sites
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Bookmarked: https://timkadlec.com/remembers/2020-01-10-what-i-read-in-2019/. Funny seeing Switch on here. It’s …

Bookmarked: https://timkadlec.com/remembers/2020-01-10-what-i-read-in-2019/.

Funny seeing Switch on here. It’s been sitting on my bookshelf for years. In fact, I’ve never, ever, fully finished a “self-help,” management or finance book. Got stuck about halfway The Subtle Art … and pretty close to the end of A Random Walk Down Wall St.

What I Read in 2019 - Web Performance Consulting | TimKadlec.com
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