Open Source severs the link between good software and good software business, and the two veer off naturally in different directions. At worst, Open Source business models incentivize worse software. That above matches my own observations.

When you want to ask for help in programming …

then use the following template: Explain details that you see as much as possible. Environment, problem, etc. Explain exactly what you want – what you think should be happening. Explain what is actually happening. Explain why you think it should be working differently. By walking through all these steps you may find answer by yourself….

Web Frameworks: React vs Vue

Practical investigation on effectiveness of Virtual DOM (React) updates versus direct DOM updates (Vue). Clearly React takes significantly more CPU time for the task of updating 100 items list. That proves once again that there is no silver bullet in Web Front End design. Each task has its own optimal framework/architecture. “Ideal framework” should allow…

Maintainable CSS

I have found Maintainable CSS site exceptionally useful for designing maintainable CSS systems. Modular and encapsulated: Styles don’t bleed or cascade without your permission. Any design requirements: Completely flexible to your needs. No tooling required: But you can use tooling if you want to. Easy to learn: Read the guides and see. Any size project:…