Today: Battleship in CSS, a new HTTP request library, Boring tunnels, and the return of Iron Fist.
How to build a flexible image uploader component using Vue.js 2.0 [freecodecamp].
A fun one: building Battleship in CSS [css-tricks].
Lepto is an automated image optimization suite via CLI and web interface [github].
Everything you need to know before creating a PWA [cleveroad].
Power up your React renders with render callbacks [codementor].
A guide to becoming an open source contributor [alistapart].
Got is a powerful HTTP request library [github].
This brief introduction to vim [dev] will get you up to speed with the infamous/legendary text editor.
An introduction to Docker [discoversdk].
Detours is a package from Microsoft for monitoring and instrumenting API calls on Windows [github].
On the Cards
Redesign a card-based Tumblr layout with CSS Grid [sitepoint].
Learn how a Microsoft designer built an internal Icon Library in his spare time [figma].
What Asana's product design manager learned by creating a popular Design System [medium].
Publii is a desktop-based CMS for creating static sites more easily [github].
Google has launched a new set of cloud storage tiers under the branding Google One [macstories].
Strange Russian satellites have been spotted in orbit [motherboard].
The Boring Company has proposed a 3.6 mile tunnel to Dodger Stadium [arstechnica].
Twitter has tried to explain why it is depriving users of any half-decent way to use its service [techcrunch].
A Melbourne teen has plead guilty to hacking into Apple's secure computer network [theage]. Once upon a time Apple probably would have hired the kid.
A Google Firebase update has added in-app messaging, JIRA integration and more [techcrunch].
An in-depth review of Android 9 Pie from [theverge].
A first look at Alphabet's experimental smart city [fastcompany].
Scientists have finally sequenced the wheat genome [arstechnica], one that's much more complex than our own. This could lead to breeding advancements that improve food security around the world.
Everything else (apps, fun tools, gaming, culture, funny stuff)
A look at how Pocket is becoming an essential platform for publishers burned by Facebook [bloomberg].
The Tonal home gym uses an engine to create resistance and looks much better in the home than your current equipment [fastcompany].
A neurological 'functional fingerprint' can identify brains over a lifetime [quantamagazine].
A new trailer for Iron Fist's second season pits Danny Rand against Steel Serpent [polygon].
Finally: melancholy illustrations of your favorite game characters [designfaves].
That's it for today's Versioning. And that's it from me for this stretch! Adam will be back next week with his usual assortment of high-quality links, and puns so finely crafted your eyes will roll right out of your head.
Until next time!
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