Weekly Web Harvest for 2017-07-02
- WWW FAQs: What is the maximum length of a URL?
After 65,536 characters, the location bar no longer displays the URL in Windows Firefox 1.5.x. However, longer URLs will work. I stopped testing after 100,000 characters.
- Directus: Open-Source Headless CMS and API
might be fun to try out at some point
- South Carolina Inmate May Have Used Drone in Prison Escape, Officials Say – The New York Times
They are physically incarcerated, but they are no longer virtually incarcerated,” Mr. Stirling said.
- Rubik’s Snake – Wikipedia
“The snake is not a problem to be solved; it offers infinite possibilities of combination. It is a tool to test out ideas of shape in space. Speaking theoretically, the number of the snake’s combinations is limited. But speaking practically, that number is limitless, and a lifetime is not sufficient to realize all of its possibilities.”
This document originated from a bunch of most commonly used links and learning resources I sent to every new web developer on our full-stack web development team.
I hope this document can help one developer to have more power to do much more and much better, just like a spellbook does in fantasy worlds.
- In general, you should interview every quarter for a higher paying job. Legality of what I am wri… – justpaste.it
In general, you should interview every quarter for a higher paying job.
- PDFx – Extract references and metadata from PDF documents, and download all referenced PDFs | Chris Hager
- Scripting News: June 21, 2017
BTW, I hate the term “eating the dogfood.” As much as I love dogs, it says that our users are pets, not sentient human beings, our equals. It also says our software is dog food. I think as a kid, as an experiment, a few of us kids actually ate dog food. It’s a vague memory, that must have some basis in reality. It makes me nauseous to think about it. And that’s what I think about when I hear the term. Please, let’s find another way of saying “My software is good because I use it, and vice versa.”#
—Plus dog food is not good. Even dogs don’t like it.
- The Government Says It Wasted Millions of Dollars Dressing the Afghan Army in Proprietary Camouflage
There, they came across HyperStealth Biotechnology Corp., a company whose name seems to have tumbled out of a comic book (and which has, in fact, made uniforms for a Marvel movie, the bad Iron Man one).
Founded in 1999, the Canadian company started out around a plan to make “hyperbaric chambers and passive negative-ion generators for professional hockey players,” according to the Atlantic, but later pivoted to making copyrighted camouflage patterns, and maybe one day an invisibility cloak.
- 6 Resources that Designed Me as a Web Developer – Hacker Noon
Usually we choose which resources to review according to our skills set and our fields of interest. There are some resources that make us feel different after viewing/reading them. This feeling is hard to explain. It can be the understanding of issue we are trying to solve or something that wire up our points of knowledge.