Remote Control OBS Studio with obs-websocket

If you’re using OBS Studio for your streaming needs, obs-websocket might come in handy: ot’s a WebSocket Server that allows you to remotely control OBS. Once installed and activated you can then use something like obs-tablet-remote as a GUI for it. obs-websocket WebSockets API for OBS Studio →OBS Tablet Remote → Via Patrick 💡 If […]

CSS leading-trim – The Future of Digital Typesetting

Ethan Wang, who works at Microsoft: In a standard text box, there’s almost always extra space above and below the actual text. Because of this, when you use a text box to measure and implement spacing, it ends up larger than you intended. The bigger the line height, the bigger the problem. You can see […]

Legacy to Laravel: How to Modernize an Aging PHP Application

The folks at Tighten: In this post, I’ll present some strategies we use at Tighten to convert legacy apps to Laravel gradually over time, without needing to perform a full rewrite. Whether you’re upgrading from an old framework or moving to a framework for the first time, following these steps will let you start benefitting […]

A Lightweight Masonry Solution

With Masonry being specced in Grid Layout Module Level 2 – and already being implemented in Firefox – Ana Tudor looked into whipping up a lightweight fallback for browsers that don’t support it. 🤔 Masonry Layout? Masonry is a grid layout based on columns, as popularized by Pinterest. Unlike other grid layouts, it doesn’t have […]

Chrome is about to hide parts of the URL

In Chrome 86, we’re going to experiment with how URLs are shown in the address bar on desktop platforms. Our goal is to understand — through real-world usage — whether showing URLs this way helps users realize they’re visiting a malicious website, and protects them from phishing and social engineering attacks. A shame they didn’t […]

Refactoring optional chaining into a large codebase: lessons learned

Lea Verou on how Optional Chaining affected her code, along with caveats and scenarios where it couldn’t be used. Now that optional chaining is supported across the board, I decided to finally refactor Mavo to use it. This is a moment I have been waiting for a long time, as I think optional chaining is […]