Please note that I’ll be on vacation for the next four upcoming weeks, so please don’t expect any WDRL before October, 7th again. Enjoy September, your work, your life!
- While many think Apple isn’t in the Artificial Intelligence game, this exclusive look gives some insights into why Apple handles things differently. An interesting read that reveals how Apple tries to do Artificial Intelligence with less user data and without tracking you — contrary to the industry’s big players.
- Jason Zimdars explains why not shipping a feature can be a virtue. An article about hidden costs, and why shipping does not equal success.
- The Web Methodology Project is a fresh guide to building web projects, and even though it’s still a work in progress, it already looks very useful. So keep an eye on it.
- It’s now possible to mitigate MIME confusion attacks in Firefox by sending the Header
X-Content-Type-Options: nosniffto the browsers.
- I’ve already shared some thoughts on using SRI, but now Troy Hunt explains why it’s important to use it right now if you reference external third-party scripts, for example jQuery, from its CDN.
- Mischa Andrews on why making websites and web apps accessible is not super-hard yet neglected so often and how we can get out of this mess.
- React.js comes with its own component model already built-in. However, it can still make sense to use Web Components in React.js applications as they offer some more advantages of the web platform and are a native web standard.
- Michael Scharnagl shares some neat techniques to reduce content shifting during page load to ensure a smooth reading experience for users. By setting intrinsic ratios for media,
font-size-adjust, or new techniques such as scroll anchoring, you can improve the situation enormously.
Work & Life
- Mercedes De Luca explains how false urgency harms productivity.