These are things that I learned today (or on that day). Partly to help me keep writing, partly to help my failing memory, partly so I can "google my brain".


cli

  • Sorting files on your FAT 32 SD card
  • Debugging shell scripts
  • Escaping apostrophies in curl
  • computing

    • Fast mod
    • Index Bitmaps
    • css

      • Perfect fullscreen 4:3 aspect ratio
      • Text overflow
      • input[type=color] borders
      • Focus ring default styles
      • CSS calc's divide is unitless only
      • Mobile device selector
      • data

        • Postgres CSV import with JSON
        • http

          • curl -s isn't as useful as I thought
          • javascript

            • Old (way) Octal
            • Safari 10 supports module, but not nomodule
            • No undefsafe
            • Testing for NaN
            • New bytes from TextEncoder
            • node

              • Spawn sh on MacOS … doesn't
              • spectrum

                • Detecting (Next) Emulator or Hardware
                • On Layer 1,1 enhanced ULA mode
                • dot command stack
                • NextBASIC new routines switch out the "original" ROM
                • Clear also clears the stack
                • Custom fonts across layers
                • 48K
                • Cascading IFs > AND statements
                • Adding BMPs to the Spectrum Next
                • Doesn't cost to _try_
                • FOR … TO
                • Screen clean up at stop
                • Memory debugging banks