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

This is shop talk, not for general consumption! (lest you want to fall asleep 😉 )

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Upgrading Bash on macOS

“One thing that many macOS users don’t know is that they are using a completely outdated version of the Bash shell. However, it is highly recommended to use a newer version of Bash on macOS, because it enables you to use useful new features. This article explains how to do this.”


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Accessibility Check #1

“Today I’m starting my very first accessibility check. I’ll be auditing websites to see how well they implement accessibility and pointing out the problems and items that need improvement.”


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The Slotted Counter Pattern

“It is a common database pattern to increment an INT column when an event happens, such as a download or page view. You can go far with this pattern until bursts of these types of events happen in parallel and you experience contention on a single row.”


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Traits

“PHP implements a way to reuse code called Traits. Traits are a mechanism for code reuse in single inheritance languages such as PHP.”


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State management in Corvid

“Thanks to the Wix editor, when working with Velo you don’t need to deal with html/css when developing UI. Instead you get a full blown WYSIWYG editor where you can create the UI for your application.”


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Blade Templates

“Sage uses Laravel’s Blade(opens new window) templating engine. This gives you access to the Blade templating language, which includes a number of useful features.”


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