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Kap – An open-source screen recorder built with web technology

Just a few days ago version 2 of Kap got released. It’s an open-source screen recorder built using electron. Installation possible with Homebrew-Cask, after which the app sits neatly in the Menu Bar: brew update && brew cask install kap … Continue reading

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On release cycles and deprecating stuff

From “What Really Happened with Vista: An Insider’s Retrospective” by Ben Fathi: The three year release cycle meant we rarely knew what the competitive landscape and external ecosystem would look like when we started a release […] What we thought … Continue reading

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Why a software patch is called a patch

A common misconception is that a software bug is called a bug because of an actual bug – a moth – that got stuck in Harvard University’s Mark II calculator in 1947. The story goes that Grace Hopper found it, … Continue reading

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