HTTPretty is a Python package for writing tests for code that interacts with remote web services. You write expectations for requests the test code should make and the responses, and the tests run without accessing real networks at all. Works particularly nicely with JSON-based protocols.Noted by Damian Cugley .
The original spec for cookies was GDPR compliant—and anticipated the advertising-driven disasterscape we live in today.
(Via Tony Finch's link log)Noted by Damian Cugley .
Letterform Archive is a museum of typography and type design in San Francisco and now has an online archive.Noted by Damian Cugley .
I am beginning to think that configurable web sites are a terrible idea. Here is an old article ranting about the hugely complicated web frameworks created so that sites may be built ‘without writing a single line of code’.Noted by Damian Cugley .
Visiting a factory that recycles lithium-ion batteries, which turns out to be both simple and complicated.
A quick introduction to the logic programming language Prolog.Noted by Damian Cugley .
How to read RSS in 2020. The RSS format has been around for decades and is stil alive for those who want ti use it.
(Via Laura Kalbag on Twitter)
pipx is a tool to help you install and run end-user applications written in Python. Each app is installed in its own virtualenv and the commands added to a directory you put on your path.Noted by Damian Cugley .
Using GitHub Actions to updatge the README of a repository of short tips & tricks articles.