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Wednesday 17th February, 2021 #

  • Emoji Version 13.1 - The latest set of emojis that will arrive in iOS 14.5 - I’m digging the beard gender equivalence, and face-with-spiral-eyes which I’m going to be calling ‘frazzled face’
  • What I Worked On - Paul Graham essay that takes you on a journey through all the stuff he’s worked on in his career, a interesting mix of programming, art and business, all taking place between the original dot com boom up until the present day, and it’s a pleasant read too
  • Front of the Front / Back of the Front - Chris Coyier comments on Brad Frost’s re-framing of frontend development - I think there’s an interesting discussion to be had in this area, but I’m not super into the tongue twister brain freeze naming they are using, I’d say clientside-frontend and clientside-backend might be better, but that’s still confusing, better just to have totally different names in the way that plasterer and brick layer are totally different roles, we just need to figure out where the walls are
  • GitHub - Pull request auto-merge is now generally available
  • Trello is redesigning its project management platform for a remote work future - This looks like a pretty major overhaul of the UI look and feel together with the introduction of several new ways to visualise the data