Open Letter to Apache OpenOffice: Today marks 20 years since the source code to OpenOffice was released. And today we say, LibreOffice is clearly the future of the suite (see the timeline). Let's all get behind it, for the benefit of all users: https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2020/10/12/open-letter-to-apache-openoffice/
Today is "Earth Overshoot Day" - meaning from today until the end of the year we use resources our planet can't provide sustainably. This is three weeks later than last year, due to Covid-19. #MoveTheDate
When I hear one of the conspiracy theories, I have to share this post as pretty much every time the person got the disinformation on Facebook.
Please get your parents off Facebook https://markosaric.com/off-facebook/
I was pretty much given free reign to choose my tools after very little convincing. And I got positive feedback from our sales and marketing guy, who said he was sceptical at first about "using such niche technology", but ended up being impressed by the quick progress.
Just three months after starting to conceptualize what we want to do, we just shipped the first version of our new project, "The Network". Here's a #blogpost about how the tech stack helped us: https://dev.to/zilti/the-tech-to-go-from-zero-to-shipping-in-just-3-months-2e1h
New day, more trouble for Google
"Google misled consumers to obtain their consent to expand the scope of personal information that Google could collect and combine about consumers’ internet activity, for use by Google, including for targeted advertising"
It is essential that software used in any part of the voting process be published free software. But additionally, while access and ease should be increased for all voters, the only acceptable voting system actually uses NO software: https://u.fsf.org/voting
New blog post on dev.to: How to write and deploy daemons for #freebsd https://dev.to/zilti/write-and-auto-deploy-daemons-on-freebsd-5m6
"Google no longer providing original URL in AMP for image search results"
Time to share this one again before it's too late:
How to fight back against Google AMP https://markosaric.com/google-amp/
A podcast episode about the #Fulcro #Clojure framework: https://soundcloud.com/user-959992602/s4-e6-fulcro-with-tony-kay-part-1
I really like working with Fulcro!
@mauiproject I looked at mauikit.org today. I tried to find out why I should use MAUI over Kirigami. But I found nothing. What functionality does it add over just using plain Kirigami? (Except for looking worse, it seems, though that is a subjective thing)
I wrote a blog post about the #Clojure #Workspaces tool for #Fulcro: https://dev.to/zilti/adding-custom-toolbar-buttons-to-fulcro-3-workspaces-cards-4306
I am a software developer and CTO at Sompani in Berlin, Germany, with a focus on all things Clojure, and also develop the The Network platform for venture capital funds.
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