Workaday Readings are the droll, dry, and dear pages I continuously tick through during my day.

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About Nika

“At Mozilla I often end up building my changes in a patch stack, and used git rebase -i1 to make changes to commits in response to review comments etc. Unfortunately, with a repository as large as mozilla-central2, git rebase -i has some downsides:”


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What Every Developer Should Learn Early On

“As a developer, you’ll hear a lot of crazy, unbelievable theories about what “lines of code” signify. Believe none of them. Lines of code is a ridiculous metric to base decisions on. In very rare cases it tells you something, in all the other cases, it tells you nothing.”


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Algebraic Effects for the Rest of Us

“Have you heard about algebraic effects? My first attempts to figure out what they are or why I should care about them were unsuccessful. I found a few pdfs but they only confused me more. (There’s something about academic pdfs that makes me sleepy.)”


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CSS flex box last space removed

“By setting the display of an item to flex I am finding the last space is removed from a text string so. Any text that is directly contained inside a block container element (not inside an inline element) must be treated as an anonymous inline element.”


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General sibling combinator

“The general sibling combinator (~) separates two selectors and matches the second element only if it follows the first element (though not necessarily immediately), and both are children of the same parent element.”


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When should you be using Web Workers?

“← Back to home When should you be using Web Workers? 2019-06-12 You should always use Web Workers. And in our current landscape of frameworks it’s virtually impossible. Did I get your attention with that? Good. Of course, as with any topic, there is nuance and I will lay that all out.”


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