My webdev related finds for Apr/May 2020

Published 5/8/2020

There is just so much content out there these days, that it's not only easy to miss, but also easy to forget it again. So I thought I just keep a journal of my favorite ones.

17 tips for great copywriting

Some neat tips for copywriting like "no one cares what you can do, everybody cares what you can do for them."


A fantastic resource for quickly grabbing some SVG elements for your website. No npm, no manual downloading, just click on an icon and it's in your clipboard.

68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice

Not explicitly dev related, but they very much translate to our industry.

For example:

  • "Always demand a deadline. A deadline weeds out the extraneous and the ordinary. It prevents you from trying to make it perfect, so you have to make it different. Different is better."
  • "Before you are old, attend as many funerals as you can bear, and listen. Nobody talks about the departed’s achievements. The only thing people will remember is what kind of person you were while you were achieving."

Microservices (video)

Or how they can go wrong...

LCH colors in CSS

Did you know that browsers can not display all available colors? It's missing like 50%?


Did you know?

If an object has a toJSON method and you call JSON.stringify (like when returning a response from a server), the result of toJSON will be stringified instead of the object. For a use case in the wild, check out the docs for adonis.js.