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    Images are hard. Is there a simpler way?

    Putting images on the web is hard, there are so many different considerations. I believe in some ways, we're making it hard for ourselves. Today, I'd like to discuss some of the issues, and provide some guidance.

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    Make your own (interactive) graphic novel

    As a child, I was spellbound by the 2000 AD comics. I always wanted to create something like it. After cultivating more front-end skills, I decided to try to make a graphic novel cross-breed for the web with microactions and auto-scrolling. This i...

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    How to add a favicon to your website

    A favicon is the small icon that represents your website. Over time, the requirements for adding a favicon to your website/web app got out of hand. Thankfully, it has gotten saner, now you can forgo a generator. Being able to use SVG has made a ma...

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    My article was #1 on Hackernews yesterday and it was an unpleasant experience

    I wrote an article on May 1st about Google updating the country associated with my account automatically. Yesterday, I received an email from someone telling me that the article was top of Hackernews. I read the thread and found it disconcerting.

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    Write a VS Code extension in JavaScript, not TypeScript ^

    The official docs for the VS Code API are oriented towards TypeScript and all of the examples are written in TypeScript. If you read the docs, it may not be apparent that you can build an extension in JavaScript. The purpose of this article is to ...

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