Or I could just do like Robin Rendle and say fuck it to AMP: robinrendle.com/notes/taking-s

"Here’s my hot take on this: fuck the algorithm, fuck the impressions, and fuck the king. I would rather trade those benefits and burn my website to the ground than be under the boot and heel and of some giant, uncaring corporation."

Fun fact: each book scanned for the Internet Archive has a unique identifier, usually the title of the item, or its first 16 characters; the volume number, or 00 if there isn't one; and the first 4 characters of the author. So:

Like how I must use these esoteric-looking generics to make it happy using mixins. At that point it becomes more a hinderance than a useful tool. It also has the effect of making the code more difficult to read which kind of defeats the purpose of wanting to use TypeScript in the first place.

Don't get me started on the time spent trying to guess what type names it expects from some built-in JavaScript things such as the DOM..

The thing I hate the most when writing complex things in JavaScript is the lack of typing and the... structure found in many languages. It simply becomes difficult to manage on things like web applications. I want strict types, private and protected properties/methods, traits/mixins, etc. TypeScript provides much of that, but when using it I find myself spending more time trying to work around its idiosyncrasies rather than actually coding.

Yeah, I know it supposedly doesn't matter because your video card is doing all the rendering anyway... at least according to the VBox people. Unfortunately Windows and Linux think they only have 256MB of video memory, and it makes VBox useless for many tasks (that have nothing to do with playing games).

VirtualBox's limitation of 128MB vram (256MB if you increase it on a VM via the command line) is the worst. The entire rest of the application is pretty much completely worthless without adequate video memory for modern OSes. Install Windows and poof popup saying simple UI is being used because there's not enough video memory... :/

@estebanm I haven't found elementary to be buggy, just not a fan of the GNOME workflow. I've installed just about everything except for enlightenment, but I've gotten furthest with an xfce+i3 vm so far; still not sure what I'll end up using, though. To use linux I'll have to write scripts to manage my wacom tablet settings and probably run something in qemu for photoshop and illustrator when I absolutely need them for something. It's fun tinkering with all this, though. Haha.

@estebanm I really like elementary's aesthetics especially being a macOS user for a long time but hate the GNOME 3 workflow which elementary inherits. I've been running a hackintosh for a year, and I hate how flimsy (unstable is too strong a word) it is, so I've been experimenting a lot with linux.

@estebanm Haha just starting a software project in general. Do you run elementary?

@estebanm Don't scratch that itch! It'll consume your life!

@lachralle Thanks! I messed up, but I wasn't sure if things were still working on a few peeps.

@lychee Yeah was doing it for some and not others. Maybe I'm done screwing up my mastodon install.

@nolan I've used a wacom tablet since around 1999 or so. I didn't have a choice of a pen display when I started, so I had to get used to it. I honestly don't remember how much time it took me to get used to it, but probably a while. I do remember wanting to toss the tablet when I first got it. However, today I can draw as well with the tablet as I can on paper. There's benefits too where I don't have to hunch over what I'm working on but instead can relax in my chair and look forward.

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