Reading Log - January 20, 2023 (#15)

RIP Tweetbot.

In Depth

Tapbots: In Memory of Tweetbot

Tweetbot was how I almost always consumed Twitter. I can’t imagine the service without it. I’ve been using Ivory by Tapbots for Mastodon and it’s amazing.

Link Blast

👨🏼‍💻 Software Development & Design

Integration Testing ASP.NET Core APIs incl. auth and database (Chris Klug)

A Perfect CI Process (Chris Coyier)

:has is an unforgiving selector (Geoff Graham)

Writing Custom Hooks with React (Andrew Evans)

fetch with Timeout (David Walsh)

Some more C# 11 (Tom Deseyn)

What if writing tests was a joyful experience? (James Somers)

We invested 10% to pay back tech debt; Here's what happened (Alex Ewerlöf)

Why is my Jest Suite so Slow? (Steven Lemon)

So you want to make a new JS framework (Dave Rupert)

🖥 Technology & the Internet

Twitter Makes It Official: No More 3rd Party Clients Allowed (Mike Masnick)

📈 Business & Finance

Google, Microsoft, Amazon and other tech companies have laid off more than 70,000 employees in the last year (Ashley Capoot & Sofia Pitt)

🔬 Science

NASA's Webb telescope has discovered its first exoplanet (Ayana Archie)

The James Webb Space Telescope is Finding Too Many Early Galaxies (Monica Young)

Drought, floods, wildfires: Climate change upends archaeology (Jennifer A. Kingson)

Roman civil engineering has lessons for the modern world (The Economist)

🎧 Podcasts

On the Media: It's a Machine's World

CYBER: The Government Isn't Coming for Your Gas Stoves

🎒 Everything Else

NTSB chair says EVs are getting too big and heavy (Jon Fingas)

The Art of Knowing When to Quit (Jim Nielsen)

🎵 A Song to Leave You With

Dave Hause - Hazard Lights