SEO for Developers by Detlef Johnson
Major update: I've been hired by Jim Boykin of Internet Marketing Ninjas as a technologist to launch a service providng performance optimization that improve Core Web Vitals scores without the need for developers to get involved by using Cloudflare's security and CDN services with its edge computing capability.
5 ways to level up your Vim skills
Level up your Vim skills and kick your text editor up a notch with a few fun tricks.
Markdown rendering tool
Powered by VueJS a helpful little markdown editor is handy for your readme.md at GitHub and wherever else.
Head request response tool
Damilare Dosunmu / Rest of World
Activists and telecom experts say the Kenyan government's plan, permitted by the Supreme Court, to track counterfeit phones is “excessive” and threatens privacy — The Supreme Court granted the communications regulator permission to implement a program that combats counterfeits.
Andrew Logan / Texas Monthly
A profile of Tapbots founders Paul Haddad and Mark Jardine; ex-Twitter exec Amir Shevat says ~17% of engagement on Twitter historically was via third-party apps — After Elon Musk killed their Twitter app, two software developers in the North Texas suburbs are trying to shape the future of social media.
Aisha Majid / Press Gazette
Chartbeat data for 1,350 publishers: Twitter referral traffic fell from 1.9% in April 2018 to 1.2% in April 2023; medium-sized publishers' traffic dropped 40% — Twitter - already a small source of clicks for publishers - has further declined in importance as a traffic referrer in recent years.
Wes Fenlon / PC Gamer
The developers behind open-source GameCube and Wii emulator Dolphin say Nintendo sent Valve a DMCA takedown notice to block Dolphin's impending release on Steam — The GameCube & Wii emulator developers say the Steam release is “indefinitely postponed.” — On Friday, the developers behind …
María Luisa Paúl / Washington Post
Brazilian lawmakers file a complaint against Google for letting users download “Slavery Simulator” game on Google Play for about a month before taking it down — For about a month, Google Play users in Brazil could download a game that simulated what the South American nation looked …
In a policy reversal, a Portuguese government document outlines rationale for banning Huawei equipment in the country's 5G network, deeming it “high risk” — Lisbon's new security assessment could deal blow to Chinese telecom equipment group's ambitions in Europe
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."