Popular Developer and Design News #3

popular developer and designer news 3

How a ‘NULL’ License Plate Landed One Hacker in Ticket Hell, git-revise, Stop Misusing Toggle Switches, Time to First Byte, Google Discloses 20-Year-Old Unpatched Flaw Affecting All Versions of Windows, Running a Windows game on a Mac just got a little bit more feasible, Trouble Sans Serif Font

How a ‘NULL’ License Plate Landed One Hacker in Ticket Hell

A California license plate that says Null

Security researcher Joseph Tartaro thought NULL would make a fun license plate. He’s never been more wrong.


Introducing git-revise

git-revise is a history editing tool designed for the patch-stack workflow. It’s fast, non-destructive, and aims to provide a familiar, powerful, and easy to use re-imagining of the patch stack workflow.


Stop Misusing Toggle Switches

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There are times to use toggle switches and times not to. When designers misuse them, it leads to confused and frustrated users. Knowing when to use them requires understanding the different types of toggle states and options.


Time to First Byte: What It Is and Why It Matters

TTFB is a little opaque to say the least. It comprises so many different things that I often think we tend to just gloss over it. A lot of people surmise that TTFB is merely time spent on the server, but that is only a small fraction of the true extent of things.


Google Discloses 20-Year-Old Unpatched Flaw Affecting All Versions of Windows

A Google security researcher has just disclosed details of a 20-year-old unpatched high-severity vulnerability affecting all versions of Microsoft Windows, back from Windows XP to the latest Windows 10.


Running a Windows game on a Mac just got a little bit more feasible

Parallels Desktop, the virtualization software that allows you to run Windows on a Mac alongside macOS, now offers DirectX 11 support using Apple Metal, meaning it can render 3D graphics up to 15 percent faster. 


Trouble Sans Serif Font

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Trouble, the new sans font from FreeDesignClub.com will give you anything but! It’s able to add a little bang and sophistication to your work and also hold its own around those pretty scripts! Enjoy.

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