Reading List: June 11 - June 24

June 24, 2022
3 Minute Read

Due to my trip last week to New York City, this list is a little bit longer.

👨🏼‍💻 Software Development

Mobile-First CSS: Is it Time for a Rethink - I've been plenty guilty of thinking desktop first even though I know it is often harder. Maybe it's time for me to rethink how I start my designs and layouts. (

CSS Modules - I opted for a mix of basic CSS and styled components for my blog. Maybe I'll end up revisiting this. This is a good overview of CSS Modules. (

The Collapse of Complex Software - Interesting take on how code and legacy systems can grow and grow and then implode (

Explaining TypeScript - Having started using TypeScript, it's now kind of painful to ever write JS nowadays. (

Maybe it's time to rethink our project structure with .NET 6 - I'll admit I haven't looked deeply at the new minimal API functionality, but this looks interesting. (

Some thoughts on naming tests - Test names can make understanding what tests are written to verify much easier. (

Announcing TypeScript 4.8 Beta - Info on what to expect in the next version of TypeScript (

How we think about browsers - Interesting take on supporting the different browsers and versions at GitHub. (

Have Single-Page Apps Ruined the Web? - Most of the dev work I've been doing has been building SPA using React. Interesting discussion on pros, cons, and what can be done to improve things. (

🖥 Technology

Firefox and Chrome are Squaring Off Over Ad-Blocker Extensions - For the moment, I've switched back to Firefox as my default browser. I'm curious as to how other Chromium-based browsers will handle this change. (

Trump's 'Free Speech' Social Network, Truth Social, Is Banning People For Truthing The Truth About January 6 Hearings - Color me shocked (

Artificial intelligence's new frontier - 💰 - AI is improving. (

Revealed: Our Plans For Thunderbird On Android - I'm not an Android user, but this looks like big news. I love Thunderbird on both Windows & Linux. (

Firefox rolls out Total Cookie Protection by default to all users worldwide - More privacy protection is always a good thing (

Volvo's commercial truck group is testing out hydrogen fuel cell semis - Still looks to be in its infancy and the infrastructure needs to be there, but any steps to get us off fossil fuels is a good thing. (

📈 Business and Finance

How to Stand Up to a Bear Market - 💰 - Markets today are looking scary. (

How Long Does it Take For Stocks to Bottom in a Bear Market? - Some thoughts given the current market (

Why You Might Buy Your Next Car Online - 💰 - There's something to be said for the convenience of online are getting to that point. (

The minivan is kind of making a comeback this summer - Not just for toting around kids anymore. Read the WSJ article here. (

🔬 Science

James Webb Space Telescope hit by tiny meteoroid - Uh oh...looks like the damage was minimal thankfully. (

Nasa starts shutting down Voyager after 50 years - It was bound to happen, but it's amazing they're still going after almost 50 years! (

🎒 Miscellaneous

Just Put Stuff Out There - I agree with Matthias here, not everything has to be perfect...just click publish! (

🎵 A Song to Leave You With

Will Varley - Weddings & Wars