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Svelte is a reactive JavaScript server-side compiler that changes the paradigm for reactivity back to vanilla JavaScript.

Semantic HTML5

Latest article looking at HTML5 semantic elements.

<article> <header> <nav> <aside> <section>

Header request response tool

Markdown rendering tool

It can be helpful to keep a markdown editor handy for your readme.md file at GitHub until you can code purely from memory.

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Google
Robert Hackett / Fortune
An overview of major quantum computing approaches as IBM, Google, Microsoft, and others work towards making quantum computers a reality  —  Quantum computing could help companies address problems as huge as supply chains and climate change.  Here's how IBM, Google, Microsoft …

Google
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet
Researchers: mobile Chrome, Safari, and Firefox failed to show phishing warnings between mid-2017 and late 2018 due to a Google Safe Browsing API issue  —  Google Safe Browsing didn't show phishing warnings for mobile browsers between mid-2017 and late-2018.

YouTube
Julia Alexander / The Verge
YouTube announces API changes that will hide live subscriber counts starting in August, sparking YouTuber protests to save analytics providers like Social Blade  —  Why one analytics site matters  —  To those outside of YouTube, Social Blade is just another analytics site that tracks subscriber growth or loss.

Security
Yogita Khatri / CoinDesk
Proxima Media, founded by Hollywood producer Ryan Kavanaugh, says it has raised $100M for Proxicoin, a token that enables fractional ownership of film projects  —  Proxima Media, a firm founded by film producer Ryan Kavanaugh, has raised $100 million for a token that allows investment in media content.

Facebook
Bryan Menegus / Gizmodo
Facebook decides to let the misleading Nancy Pelosi video remain on its platform indefinitely, but with a fact check, says it will limit the video's reach  —  Nancy Pelosi, the 79-year-old speaker of the House of Representatives, has been a frequent target for President Donald Trump and his political allies.

Security
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security
First American Financial's site exposed 885M files that included bank account numbers, mortgage and tax records, SSNs, wire transactions, drivers license pics  —  The Web site for Fortune 500 real estate title insurance giant First American Financial Corp. [NYSE:FAF] leaked hundreds of millions …

Security
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet
GnosticPlayers claims to have hacked graphic design service Canva and stolen names, usernames, email addresses of 139M users, and 61M strongly hashed passwords  —  Hacker claims to have stolen the data of 139 million Canva users.  —  Canva, a Sydney-based startup that's behind …

Javascript Indexing Details

Good extra information on SEO for JavaScript Indexing, including feedback on Angular, React, and Vue from Google's Martin Splitt. What's especially interesting is the ongoing discussion where Martin talks about indexing whereby he used to author a site which used a custom 404 page for the app page. The SEO consultant pointed this out to him and the rest is history.

SEO for JavaScript

The SEO for Developers column at Search Engine Land started in January. Tools on the back end for powering up interesting front end pieces like that are underway. It's an effort to build a proper Search Engine Land companion in Search Return. React and such is forthcoming but not until a need arises for content that begins largely static, however.

0day WordPress Security Woes

A security researcher dropping some 0days may have an axe to grind considering how bad the plugin ecosystem is. It has a "dizzying number of buggy, poorly-audited plugins in the WordPress repository."

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