All posts by Simone Rescio

Tilde and backtick for dummies

Operative system Mac, keyboard layout italian, Tilde To navigate to user root from shell Backtick To produce the gorgeous code snippets inline on Slack, but also on Bitbucket, and for  template string in ES6 Never again you’ll have to google these characters names to copy-paste them when you need them 🙇🏻‍♂️

Sony WH-1000XM3 review, top tier fame, trash at best

The title speaks clearly, I let myself be dazzled by the reviews and comparisons on YouTube of the various vs Bose where they boasted extreme superiority, and following the mantra of all the articles that praised their qualities stating they are “the best headphones money can buy” I got them for 349€, and I regretted it. The … Continue reading Sony WH-1000XM3 review, top tier fame, trash at best

Computer says no, or how a brake sensor could have saved me from a trip to the hospital

When it comes to self driving vehicles, the rightful critics that usually are brought up against this technology is that it cannot account for unpredictable events, like people not respecting road rules, not much is usually said about the flip side of the coin where the driver himself is not respecting said rules, and where … Continue reading Computer says no, or how a brake sensor could have saved me from a trip to the hospital

Codemotion 2018 @ Rome

The codemotion is back on the scene like every year, this time in Rome for the month of April, and to keep bench rather than new and flaming JavaScript frameworks (😅) are more and more news from the W3C built-in-the-browser that come adopted at an ever-increasing speed by our dear browser makers. https://rome2018.codemotionworld.com/ Part 1 … Continue reading Codemotion 2018 @ Rome

Absolute but not empty, CSS rendering bug in legacy Android and how to fix

What “Absolute” means Let’s start with a foreword on the main term of the subject, because as many things CSS names can be misleading in many ways. So first thing  doesn’t mean “absolute” in the natural language way, it’s not like an element with this property stops being tied to anything at all, rather we … Continue reading Absolute but not empty, CSS rendering bug in legacy Android and how to fix

#HACKDEV17 project SPID smart button

The web has revolutionized most aspects of our daily life in the private sector, the speed and ease that today’s big platforms provide for exchanging information to send messages and process purchases are proof of how these systems have made great strides in the last 20 years, unfortunately the same cannot be said for the … Continue reading #HACKDEV17 project SPID smart button

Internet Explorer 8 supports partially box-sizing in tables

Not so long ago, in the dark times when browsers did not have native developer tools, and Internet Explorer 6 was dominating the web landscape inflicting pain and sufferings to all of the Front End developers in the world, the fundamental property of CSS that is the box model, the formula that dictates how widths and heights sizes … Continue reading Internet Explorer 8 supports partially box-sizing in tables

Chrome changes its center of gravity, reference is not the document but the viewport

Each system needs coordinates and references rules, when speaking of two dimensional systems we have for the Cartesian one a source point starting from which the elements grow positively to the right and upwards, if you remove height units you move down. Take for example the famous puzzle game Tetris, as the blocks pile up, when … Continue reading Chrome changes its center of gravity, reference is not the document but the viewport