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@dmje commented on a post by @root Feb 8

Oo, interesting. What are your plans, to matrixify the whole thing?

Sorry for the lack of updates here. Putting all my time into the matrix/federation project that we’ll be switching over to soon. I’ll have it running on a separate domain, in case anybody wants to help test it and leave feedback.

Hey @root - is there a way of seeing all of everything on gurlic ordered by number of comments? My personal interest is in discussion, not really in links - I’ve got more than enough to read 😳 - would be good to be able to dip into threads where there is activity. Possible?

@dmje commented on a post by @rat Feb 5

WTF! Context please, @rat !

Cor. What a bloody lovely track. Never heard of this lady before. Gonna have to dig in to the album now, having heard this…

~ snigger ~

Wonder if my bug report will help

dmje responded to a post by Root
Jan 22

@root FFS he doesn’t even look like he’s concentrating on the music. He’s planning his next Lego project and thinking about sandwiches while knocking out some Chopin…

@dmje commented on a post by @Bitch Feb 5

Yeh, I think I agree. I think it’s gonna be hard scaling, but also I personally find it confusing from a UX point of view

Profiles and communities should be separated. For example, since my username is @Bitch, no subreddit can be named bitch. Part of the reason is because there’s nothing to differentiate profiles and subreddits (like u/ and r/ on reddit). p.rofile / c.ommunity; p.bitch / c.bitch?

Nodding very much about this. Some great comments in the thread too.

“Because in 10 years nothing you built today that depends on JS for the content will be available, visible, or archived anywhere on the web.

All your fancy front-end-JS-required frameworks are dead to history, a mere evolutionary blip in web app development practices. Perhaps they provided interesting ephemeral prototypes, nothing more.”

// cc @root and @digiterate_dingo ‘cos of recent convo :-)


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@dmje commented on a post by @digiterate_dingo Jan 16

I’m gunna go against the grain here. First of all I’m going to disagree with @root and suggest you steer well clear of js and any jamstack-ness. Instead I’d say go for something mature. Even something unsexy like php - just such an easy run up into it, no faff. Take this into a framework like Laravel if you want, but at first just learn native. Even more controversial - Wordpress - if you genuinely want to be up and running quickly, use that. We’re a wp development house, so I’m a zealot, but - it’s actually surprisingly good for building quick app prototypes…. ~ waits for storm of protest from hardcore devs ~

Heya everyone, I currently planning to work on a website/web application for a project. It would have client accounts, a UI/UX for selling digital content that would stay on that website.

I have a little experience but was wondering if there suggestions in terms of way to go, frameworks, how to make it lightweight, easy to maintain, and DRM friendly ?

Also, any advice, links on how-to’s, etc ?